Tag Archives: Counterpoint

More Than 1 Billion Smartphones Will Ship With Fingerprint Scanner Next Year: Counterpoint

HIGHLIGHTS Fingerprint sensor is quickly becoming a common feature in smartphones Next year, the vast majority of smartphones are expected to ship with it Chinese phone makers are bringing fingerprint sensors to low-cost phones Fingerprint scanners, a feature that was introduced only four years ago, will be seen in nearly all of the smartphones that will ship next… Read More »

Huawei Surpasses Apple in Global Smartphone Sales, Takes Second Spot: Counterpoint

As Apple prepares to launch its next flagship device – probably iPhone 8 – on September 12, Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has surpassed Apple for the first time in global smartphone sales consistently for June and July. With August sales looking strong for the Chinese vendor, a hat-trick for Huawei, which is now at second spot after South Korean giant Samsung, could be on the… Read More »

Samsung Takes Lead From Apple in US Smartphone Market: Counterpoint

Samsung has taken the lead over Apple in the US smartphone market, according to the latest data by Counterpoint Research. It took Samsung 11 months to regain the top spot in the US market after losing it to rival Apple in April last year. According to the research firm, Samsung accounted for 28.8 percent smartphone sales in the… Read More »