Facebook: Whatsapp Acquisition & Why it Should Also Acquire Spotify

Facebook as a social network has grown by leaps and bounds over the last five years. However, only being a public social network is not going to cut…

Apple CarPlay – Puts Apple In The Dashboard But Challenges Galore!!

The world's second largest smartphone player Apple today forayed into the automotive sector in a much bigger way by announcing its latest offering…

Nokia’s X Factor : Rebuild Smartphone Leadership & Drive Microsoft-Nokia Cloud Services To Mass-Market

Nokia the world's second largest mobile phone supplier unveiled a new family of smartphones at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014, the Nokia X series…

China Clocks A Record 100 Million Smartphone Shipments in Q4 2013

Global smartphone market continued to grow by leaps and bounds thanks to the fast-growing emerging markets on the cusp of smartphone demand…

Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0: A Meaningful Innovation Growing into a ‘Power-Packed’ Ecosystem

We are now into a Personal Computing 3.0 revolution where computing devices have become highly personal, mobile and consume more content than we…

Market Monitor : Q4 2013 :: Handset & Smartphone Markets Landscape

Counterpoint Research team of Analysts have completed preliminary sizing of the global handset and smartphone market as few OEMs have already…

Apple Floors the Competition in the US during December 2013

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Monthly Market Pulse December report, Apple’s smartphone share in the US soared during December,…

Samsung’s Galaxy S4 and S3 Mini Topped the Sales Charts in Germany During 2013

The latest research from Counterpoint Research lists the bestselling mobile handsets for the Germany market for the full year 2013. Samsung dominated…

Samsung’s Galaxy Smartphones Capture 50% of the Top 10 Bestselling models in France during 2013

According to Counterpoint Research’s latest research, the Galaxy S3 mini and Galaxy S4 topped the list of bestselling mobile handsets in France…

Top Mobile Devices Trends in 2014

Technologically speaking there has never been a dull year in mobile industry. Every year promises and brings in new technologies, disruptions,…

Q3 2013 : Micromax Becomes The 11th Largest Global Mobile Phone Brand

According to latest research from Quarterly Market Monitor service, Asia was one of the fastest growing market in terms of mobile phones and…

Q3 2013 : Samsung Leads in 4 out of 5 Regions Globally in Mobile Phones

The worldwide mobile phones market grew 6% annually to reach a record third quarter shipments of 441 million units in Q3 2013 according to…

Moto G : Motorola’s Emerging Markets Play With Google At Heart

After almost a couple of years of efforts to revive the once popular "Razr" brand again (but  in the smartphone space) with limited success, Motorola…

Nokia Becomes The Fourth Largest Smartphone Brand in USA in Q3 2013

After years of struggle in one of the most premium and important smartphone market in the world, USA, Nokia is finally seeing its smartphone strategy…

Apple Captures Record 34 Percent of Japan Mobile Phone Sales in September

Despite a slow month of sales globally, Apple continued to double its market share in several of its major launch countries for its iPhone 5s &…

9 out of 10 Handsets Sold in China are Smartphones

Smartphone momentum continues in the world’s largest mobile market, China. According to the latest Monthly Market Pulse Report from Counterpoint…

BlackBerry & Dell, A Match Made On Earth?

Blackberry today formally announced its disappointing performance for its financial quarter ending August 30th. This was on the cards as we got early…

Apple iPhone 5s & 5c : Forget Low Cost Its Just High Profit !!

The most awaited launch event of the year kicked off today as Tim Cook unveiled the very expected iPhone 5s (but with a smaller s) and to everyone's…