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The Refurbished Smartphones Market In India Is Growing 2X The New Smartphones Market

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Amid the saturation in few of the largest smartphone markets, the growth of the global smartphone industry has been slowing down for the last few quarters. All eyes are set on India considering low smartphone penetration and huge untapped market. Factoring the price-sensitive nature of buyers in India, the demand for refurbished smartphones is bound to rise. But what is...

OnePlus Dethrones Samsung In India’s Premium Smartphone Market [REPORT]

india's premium smartphone market
India, which is the world's second-biggest smartphone market, has finally witnessed a double-digit growth in Q2 2018, after flat first-quarter growth. After the flat YoY and 13% QoQ decline in Q1 2018, the premium smartphone segment - more than Rs. 30,000 - has also returned to double-digit growth, both on a year-over-year and quarter-over-quarter basis. According to the latest...

Global Smartphone Shipments Q1 2018: Samsung And Apple Indulged In A Seesaw Battle

global smartphone shipments Q1 2018
The global smartphone market has shrunk YoY for the second consecutive quarter in Q1 2018, according to the latest report from Counterpoint Research. The Korean tech giant Samsung has leapfrogged Apple to become the number one smartphone brand in the first quarter. Samsung shipped 78 million units of smartphones, with a market share of 21.7%. As per the report,...

Apple iPhone X Generated 5X Profit Than Combined Profit of 600 Android OEMs In Q4 2017

iPhone X profit share Q4 2017
iPhone X might have fallen short of expectations but performed beyond expectations for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) in terms of profit. Apple iPhone X has accounted 35% of total handset industry profit in Q4 2017, making it the most profitable smartphone of the fourth quarter of 2018, reports Counterpoint Research. Overall, Apple's handset industry profit share clocked 86% in the same quarter.Apple's performance...

The Number of 5G Smartphones To Cross 100 Million By 2021 [REPORT]

5G smartphone shipments
The immense upheaval in the mobile internet technology has led to an unprecedented demand for speed. The estimated growth in the number of 5G smartphones and the advent of the high-speed internet has triggered a fierce competition among telcos. The ever-changing data consumption habits of users have set the stage for the 5G network and that's why the number...

Global Mobile Handset Profit Q2 2017: Apple Has The Last Laugh

Apple mobile handset profit q2 2017
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has, once again, proved that Smartphone industry is not about selling more number of devices. The latest Counterpoint report depicts that despite accounting for just 9% of total Smartphone shipments in Q2 2017, Apple dominates the industry with a 65% share of global mobile handset profit in Q2 2017.The overall global mobile handset profit pool has...

Is The Market Share of Google Pixel Phones in India Really Worth the Hype?

Pixel Phones in India
The best of Android and Apple has raised the smartphone standards in the market. Google Pixel and iPhone 7 are giving a tough challenge to the Smartphone leader Samsung in India. According to ET, citing data from Counterpoint, a market research firm, Google Pixel and Pixel XL has captured 10% of premium smartphone market in India within just 17 days...

Smartphone Shipments India Q3 2016: Chinese OEMs Are Nightmare for Samsung and Other Players

The first half of 2016 turned out quite average for the Indian smartphone market. However, the smartphone shipments in India Q3 2016 is expected to clock a record figure of 35 million units, registering a 21% QoQ growth and 25% YoY growth, according to the research firm Counterpoint. This growth apparently has its roots in the ongoing festival season,...

Smartphone Market Growth In India Q1 2016: What Must The OEMs Learn to Survive?

mobile handset shipments in india q1 2016
2016 hasn't been a good year for smartphone OEMs around the world. However, for India, who has recently acquired the second spot in the list of the world's largest smartphone market, it seems that the smartphone juggernaut remains impossible to stop. Posting in at a healthy growth rate of 23% YoY, the latest report from Counterpoint, shows that the growth...

Online Smartphone Sales in India: Chinese OEMs Ride High On the Back of Flipkart

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As India rapidly gains in stature as the next big smartphone market, taking over from the likes of US in sheer volume of phones shipped, we find that smartphone OEMs have come up with newer business ideas to stake their claim on the Indian pie. Competing with established manufacturers like Samsung and Micromax can be tough for newcomers given...

Apple iPhone Price Cut In India Pays Off: Sales Skyrocketed In Q4 2015

iPhone price in India
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) crossed the $1 billion sales mark in November once it decided to push through the Indian market early in 2015. It recorded an impressive growth of 44% in sales during the recent financial year which ended on September 30, 2015.A fresh report from counterpoint suggests that Apple iPhone sales in India rose to a record number in the October-December, 2015 period...

Global Smartphone Shipments Q2 2015: Chinese OEMs Rule

Global smartphone shipments Q2 2015
Despite receiving a positive response to its flagship Galaxy S6 smartphone series, Samsung continued to struggle in the global smartphone market. According to the latest data from research firm Counterpoint, global smartphone shipments in Q2 2015 reached an all-time high of 370 million, but Samsung’s market share declined to 20 percent from 24.2 percent during the same period the...

Worldwide Smartphone Shipments Q1 2015: Samsung Is Back To Business

global smartphone shipments Q1 2015
Worldwide smartphone shipments reached 345 million units in Q1 2015, but what is more surprising is the fact that Samsung Group (KRX:005930) has reclaimed the top spot beating Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Lenovo Group Limited (HKG:0992). Samsung shipped 88.3 million smartphone units in the first quarter of the year, despite the 39% slump in its profits and 6.2% year-over-year...

Samsung Recorded 0% Growth In Smartphone Market In India During Q3 2014 !

India once perceived by the west as a land of snake charmers has emerged as one of the biggest internet and mobile phone markets in the recent times. With about 111 million smartphone shipped in India and 243 million active internet users by the end of the second quarter of this year the country presents enormous opportunities for smartphone...

Samsung Lost One-Third Of Its Global Smartphone Market To Xiaomi In Q3 2014 !

Rate of ballooning of the mobile handset industry had long back convinced industry experts of the future it beholds. Latest numbers reveal an even more interesting tidbit of this competitive market. The latest report on Mobile handset shipments in Q3, 2014 and Smartphone shipments in Q3 2014, from a research firm Counterpoint, puts it on a promising front. While...

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