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  • Xiaomi is No.3 in UK

    by Neil Mawston | Nov 16, 2020
    Xiaomi has emerged overnight to become the 3rd largest smartphone brand in the valuable UK market during 2020. Extensive online presence and a good range of And... ...
  • Apple iPhone Tops Japan

    by Neil Mawston | Nov 13, 2020
    New research from our Country Share Tracker (CST) shows Apple iPhone today sits at an all-time high and completely dominates the valuable Japanese smartpho... ...
  • Q3’20: Shift to Online Channels Continues for Smartphones in India

    by Rajeev Nair | Nov 10, 2020
    Online channels gained upper hand over the offline retailers in India, in Q3 2020, per our recent report available here from the Smartphone Country Share Tracke... ...
  • Q3’20: India Smartphone Market Hits Record High

    by Rajeev Nair | Oct 30, 2020
    Quarterly smartphone shipments were at their highest ever in India, as the market grew by 10% annually and 173% sequentially, in Q3 2020. Per our latest report,... ...
  • Xiaomi is No.3 Phone Brand in France

    by Neil Mawston | Oct 01, 2020
    New research from our Country Share Tracker (CST) service shows Xiaomi is now the 3rd largest mobile phone brand in France in the first half of 2020. Fran... ...
  • TCL Leaps to Record 3rd Spot in Canada Smartphones

    by Neil Mawston | Oct 01, 2020
    New research from our Country Share Tracker (CST) service shows TCL-Alcatel soared to a record 3rd place in the valuable Canada smartphone market during th... ...
  • Xiaomi Takes 7% Share of Europe Smartphone Revenue

    by Neil Mawston | Oct 01, 2020
    New research from our Country Share Tracker (CST) service shows Xiaomi captured a record 7% share of all smartphone REVENUE in the valuable Western Europe ... ...
  • Q2’20: Samsung Led in Most Smaller Smartphone Markets

    by Rajeev Nair | Sep 03, 2020
    Samsung led in 33 of the 45 smaller smartphone markets in Q2 2020. Per our latest report available here on the Next 45 markets from the Smartphone Country Share... ...
  • Apple Set to Open More India Retail Channels

    by Neil Mawston | Aug 25, 2020
    Apple has long sold its iPhones in India via third-party retailers, such as Amazon, Flipkart or Reliance Jio. But it has never sold them direct to the Indi... ...
  • Q2’20: Highest Ever Online Channel Share in India Smartphone Market

    by Rajeev Nair | Aug 06, 2020
    Online channel share continued to grow in the Indian smartphone market, in Q2 2020. It was at its highest ever share of  the overall volumes, in the quarte... ...
  • Q2’20 : India Smartphone Market in Steepest Decline Yet

    by Rajeev Nair | Jul 29, 2020
    COVID-19 pulled down the Indian smartphone market by -46% annually and -37% sequentially in Q2 2020. It was the steepest ever decline witnessed by the world&rsq... ...
  • India Smartphone Market set to Alter?

    by Rajeev Nair | Jul 17, 2020
    Indian smartphone market owing to internal and external factors is set to alter in the near future. The current Geo-political and Socio-economic dynamics favor ... ...
  • VinSmart Enters 5G Segment with Vsmart Aris 5G

    by Rajeev Nair | Jul 07, 2020
    VinSmart, the home grown smartphone firm from Vietnam, announced its entry into the 5G segment with Vsmart Aris 5G device.  It would be the first Vietnames... ...
  • OPPO A52 Launched in Kenya

    by Rajeev Nair | Jul 06, 2020
    OPPO has launched its mid-range A52 smartphone in the Kenyan market. This comes a month into the launch of its A92, here. Clearly OPPO is ramping up in Africa w... ...
  • Samsung’s Time to Reclaim India Smartphone Throne?

    by Rajeev Nair | Jun 25, 2020
    Is the current consumer sentiment turning against the Chinese smartphone vendors an opportunity for Samsung in India? Can it reclaim the top position in 2020, a... ...
  • Galaxy A21s Launched in India

    by Rajeev Nair | Jun 18, 2020
    Samsung launched its Galaxy A21s in the India market. The vendor has been ramping up its mid-price tier smartphone line up in recent times. Samsung was ranked t... ...
  • Q1’20: COVID Took Down Most Smartphone Markets

    by Rajeev Nair | May 22, 2020
    The “Next 45 markets” that we track accounted for 26% of the global smartphone shipments in Q1 2020. Most of these markets declined. The latest repo... ...
  • Q1’20: Online Channels were Prominent for Smartphones in India

    by Rajeev Nair | May 08, 2020
    What was the channel strategy and structure for Indian Smartphone vendors in Q1 2020? How much share the online channels garner. Please find the detailed analys... ...
  • UK Smartphones: What will Q2 Bring?

    by David Kerr | May 07, 2020
    7.4 million handsets shipped in the UK in Q4 2019 but the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting lockdown had a dire impact with shipments falling to 5M in Q1 2020. Wh... ...
  • India Smartphone Market Declines in Q1’ 2020

    by Rajeev Nair | Apr 27, 2020
    India Smartphone market declined by -3% annually and -20% sequentially, in Q1 2020. Detailed analysis is available here, from our Smartphone Country Share Track... ...

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