Counterpoint Research Can POCO Scale New Heights as Independent Brand?

Can POCO Scale New Heights as Independent Brand?

In 2020, Xiaomi spun off POCO as an independent company. Though POCO has separate management, it utilizes Xiaomi’s R&D capabilities, supply…

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Weekly Update: Global Coronavirus Impact and Implications

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Huawei’s Q1 2021 Smartphone Installed Base Share at 9.8%, Sales Share at 4.6%

Huawei’s Q1 2021 Smartphone Installed Base Share at 9.7%, Sales Share at 4.6%

One of the biggest issues faced by the smartphone market in 2020 was the tightening of US trade sanctions against Huawei. The company, which had…

The Summer Temperatures are Rising and so are the US Carrier Promotional Activities

We are one week from the end of the second quarter. Often, the official start to summer ushers in a slowdown with the major US carriers selling fewer…

China Passed Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law

China to be Cautious in Penalizing Businesses Under Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law

The new Anti-foreign Sanctions Law adopted by China earlier this month provides a legal basis for the previous administrative countermeasures…

Open RAN Cheerleader Vodafone Plays Safe With Incumbent Vendors

Last year, Vodafone announced plans to deploy open RAN across 2,500 rural sites in the UK, in what would be the largest commitment yet by an…

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NFT: Creating Buzz in Digital Ecosystem

During one of the worst pandemics in human history, cryptocurrencies made waves in the market. If the bitcoin saw wild fluctuations, Non-Fungible…

The United States Innovation and Competition Act and the Return of US Industrial Policy

The US government just got one step closer to passing its largest piece of industrial policy since the Cold War. And like the industrial policies of…

Biden’s $100-billion Broadband Bet - Counterpoint Research

Biden’s $100-billion Broadband Bet

The Biden administration announced its long-awaited infrastructure plan in March. The bill encompasses one of the largest investments in American…

INFOGRAPHIC: Q1 2021 | MOBILE MARKET MONITOR

Our Q1 2021 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one infographic each quarter to summarize the mobile handset market activities in a…

Apple’s PaaS : Privacy-as-a-Service

Apple is bold & brilliant. Since the launch of the first iPhone & iOS 12 years ago, Apple has transformed into a company sitting on a gold…

Counterpoint Research New Umbrella Entity to Refine India’s Digital Payment Ecosystem

New Umbrella Entity to Refine India’s Digital Payment Ecosystem

The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) move to allow private players to set up, manage and operate retail payment systems [officially described as a New…

Installed Base Data Testifies to iPhone 12’s Stellar Performance

Installed Base Data Testifies to iPhone 12’s Stellar Performance

Apple iPhone’s installed base increased by only 2% in Q1 2021 compared to Q1 2020. Unlike sales or shipments data, the installed base figure tells us…

全球智能硬件ODM/EMS产业发展及未来展望

2010年后,随着智能硬件产业链的完善,全球产业链分工不断细化,终端品牌厂商逐渐倾向于专注在前沿探索型技术研发、产品营销、品牌升级及售后服务方面,把主流产品的研发、设计或制造委外给专业的ODM(Original Design Manufacturing,即原始设计制造商), IDH…

Make in India and PLI Scheme

India’s PLI Push Paves New Path

Who would have ever known that a scheme introduced to drive the Indian government’s dream of making the country an electronics manufacturing hub…

Dark Clouds Loom in China for Ericsson – and Nokia?

Ericsson and Nokia continue to benefit from the absence of their Chinese rivals in many markets. Nokia recently surprised the market with…

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Qualcomm Extends 5G Smartphone Leadership with Snapdragon 778G 5G Mobile Platform

The new 7-series Snapdragon 778G SoC is built on TSMC’s 6nm node. The SoC supports Sub-6GHz and mmWave 5G connectivity. It supports a triple-camera…

Counterpoint Research Smartphones Beat DRAM Drum to Meet Performance Demand

Smartphones Beat DRAM Drum to Meet Performance Demand

Smartphones are getting more performant with each passing day, thanks to the confluence of user demands and technological advancements. One of their…