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Nov 07, 2019, 09:23 ET Counterpoint Research: Smartphone Market Decline Halts, Will 5G Help it Grow?

The global smartphone market showed signs of recovery ending a long period of continuous quarterly YoY declines. Shipments during 3Q 2019 were flat...


Jul 31, 2019, 07:05 ET Counterpoint Research: Combined Global Market Share of Huawei, OPPO, Vivo, Xiaomi and Realme Reaches Highest-Ever Level in Q2 2019

The combined global smartphone market share of Chinese majors Huawei, OPPO, Vivo, Xiaomi, and Realme (HOVXR) reached 42% in Q2 2019, the highest it...


Jul 18, 2019, 09:15 ET US Consumers Expecting to Pay More for 5G Smartphones; Excited for Rollout of 5G

Out of the total number of US consumers polled by Counterpoint Research's 5G Consumer Opinion Survey, 81% find 5G 'appealing' or 'very appealing'...


Jul 12, 2019, 09:00 ET Counterpoint Research: US 5G Smartphone Sales Extend Cross-Country in the First Month of Sales

The US market shows 5G smartphone sales in over 10 cities in May despite Verizon only launching 5G services in Chicago and Minneapolis, according to...


Jul 10, 2019, 09:37 ET Shipments of eSIM-based Devices to Reach Nearly 2 Billion Units by 2025

Shipments of eSIM-based devices will reach almost two billion units by 2025, up from 364 million in 2018, according to the latest research report...


Jul 03, 2019, 09:17 ET Counterpoint Research: Over 5 Million 5G Smartphones Will Be Sold In The US This Year

Counterpoint Research estimates that US 5G smartphone sales will exceed five million units in 2019 as carriers ramp their 5G networks and device...


Jun 26, 2019, 09:44 ET Global Connected Car Revenues to Grow Five-Fold by 2025

Revenues from connected cars globally are projected to grow five-fold, reaching over US$24 billion by 2025, the latest research by Counterpoint's...


May 02, 2019, 10:08 ET Counterpoint Research: Global Smartwatch Shipments Grew 48% YoY in Q1 2019 with One in Three Being an Apple Watch

Global smartwatch shipments grew a healthy rate of 48% year-over-year (YoY) in Q1 2019 driven by Apple, Samsung, Fitbit, and Huawei, according to the ...


Apr 17, 2019, 09:00 ET Apple iPhone XR Was the Top-Selling Smartphone in the US during February

The iPhone XR was Apple's best-selling smartphone in February, according to Counterpoint's monthly US smartphone churn tracker. The XR was...


Apr 12, 2019, 09:54 ET Samsung Galaxy S10 sales 16% higher than last year's Galaxy S9 series during first week in the US

Samsung's Galaxy S10 series had a successful debut in the US, according to Counterpoint's new weekly US smartphone model tracker. The new S10 series...


Apr 08, 2019, 09:23 ET Google Pixel 3 and OnePlus 6T sales driven by previous Samsung owners in Q4 2018

Over one-third of consumers who bought the Google Pixel 3 and the OnePlus 6T, during Q4 2018, were previous Samsung owners, according to Counterpoint ...


Mar 25, 2019, 11:07 ET January Marks 14th Consecutive Month of YoY decline in US Smartphone Sales

Smartphones sell-through in the US market fell 2.7% year-on-year (YoY) in January 2019 to 13.7 million units, according to the latest research from...


Mar 05, 2019, 12:07 ET US Online Market Sell-Through Rises to 12.4% of Overall Sales in Q4 2018

The share of smartphone sales in the United States through online channels grew to 12.4% of total sales in the country during Q4 2018. The share of...


Oct 31, 2018, 17:00 ET Apple Watch leads customer preferences in the USA

Counterpoint Research has just released its latest Consumer Lens study focusing on USA smartwatch consumers. This analysis uncovers the factors...