Facebook-Jio deal

With Its Investment in Jio, Facebook Will Finally Be Able to Monetize WhatsApp

Facebook has announced it will invest $5.7 billion (INR 43,574 crore) in Jio Platforms Limited, part of Reliance Industries. This deal will make…

Smartphones With AMOLED Displays Are Set to Surpass 600 Million in Unit Sales in 2020

AMOLED Smartphone sales will grow 46% YoY in 2020 driven by an increased mix of Flexible OLED smartphones in $300-$500 price tier Top five…

XR2 Platform

XR2 5G platform- Extended reality’s pivotal moment

Qualcomm launched the world’s first 5G XR platform during the annual Snapdragon tech summit, XR2. This is in addition to the XR1 platform which now…

Always connected PC

POST EVENT COVERAGE: DAY 3 SNAPDRAGON TECH SUMMIT :: XR2 5G platform and always connected PC (ACPC)

Qualcomm made a lot of noise in the always-on-always connected (ACPC )PC space at the Snapdragon Summit Day 3 . The key selling points remain the…

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Post Event Coverage: Day 1 Snapdragon Tech Summit :: Qualcomm Accelerates Its 5G Efforts with New Mobile Platforms

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Tech Summit 2019 kicked off on 3rd December in Maui. Qualcomm has billed it as the largest launch event of the year for the…

Three Key Takeaways from Xiaomi Third Quarter Earnings Call

Xiaomi announced its third-quarter results recently. Xiaomi is having a mixed 2019 with only moderate  growth (2% YoY) in its smartphone business…

Counterpoint MEA Smartphone Market Share Q3 2019

MEA Smartphone Market Growth Slows in Q3 2019

New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires – November 28, 2019 MEA smartphone market grew just 2% YoY in Q3 2019. 2 out…

Security

Android Security Updates: An Important Element of Device Hygiene That Device Makers Often Miss

Consumers store more personal data on smartphones than any other device. But many are unaware of how risky this can be. Few consumers in our research…

Nokia Leads the Global Rankings in Updating Smartphone Software and Security

Key brands had fewer than a third of their sub-US$200 smartphones updated to the latest Android version. Nokia leads with more than 90% of its…

Apple Products

Apple Q3 FY19: iPhone Revenues Down 12%, But Wearables and Services Bridge the Gap

Apple reported its  Q3 FY19 result. The company’s fiscal calendar runs from October to September. Historically, Q3 of its fiscal year rarely has…

Market Share of Top Five Smartphone OEMs in Indonesia Reached Highest-Ever Level During Q1 2019

The Indonesian smartphone market is increasingly concentrated at the top with the market share of the top five smartphone OEMs reaching the…

Libra – Cryptocurrency’s Moment to Reach Masses but Challenges Ahead

Facebook has finally revealed details about its global payments plan with the announcement of Libra, a digital currency built on the foundation of…

Smartphone Growth in Emerging Markets Will Continue in 2019

Recently, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected that economic growth in emerging markets, during 2019, will be faster (4.7%) than developed…

2018 Premium Smartphone Segment Market Share

Apple Maintains Lead in Premium Smartphone Segment, OnePlus Enters Top Five Brands for the First Time in 2018

Apple continues to lead global premium smartphone segment by capturing more than half of the market while OnePlus entered the top five brands in the…

MWC Part 2: The Dawn of 5G

Foldable smartphones may have taken the spotlight at the 2019 MWC in Barcelona, but the more realistic jump in technology for smartphones is 5G.…

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India Imported $13 Billion Worth of Mobile Phone Components in 2018

New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos Aires February 22nd, 2019 The Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology’s Phased…

Smart Feature Phones to Create US$28 billion Revenue Opportunity

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego February 18th, 2019 As the penetration of smart feature phones increases across…

Premium Smartphone Segment Captures Over One-Fifth of the Smartphone Sales

According to Counterpoint Research’s Market Monitor Q3 2018, the global premium smartphone segment** continues to grow faster than the overall…