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Apple bucked the trend in global smartwatch shipments in the first quarter of 2021, increasing its shipments by 50% year-on-year, compared to a growth rate of 35% for the overall market, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says.

Published in Hardware

Foldable smartphones, not everyone's cup of tea after some models received a less than stellar welcome, are still expected to ship 18 million units by the end of 2022, the technology research firm Counterpoint Research says.

Published in Mobility

Apple has taken the lead in another aspect of the smartphone market, the percentage of devices with secure chipsets, with 39% of the company's devices sold in the first half of 2020 having embedded hardware security.

Published in Mobility

American firm Qualcomm Technologies, with 29%, remained top of the market for smartphone application processors - also known as system-on-chip - during the second quarter of the year, despite losing three percentage points year-on-year.

Published in Mobility

Global revenue in the smartwatch market grew by 20% in the first half of 2020 despite the prevailing coronavirus pandemic, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says, adding that Apple, Garmin and Huawei contributed about 69% of the revenue generated.

Published in Hardware

The realme X50 Pro 5G, the company's flagship model launched last Monday in a number of countries — though not in Australia — is likely to shape the competitive 5G landscape this year, the tech analyst firm Counterpoint Research claims.

Published in Mobility

About two billion eSIM-based devices will ship globally by 2025, up from 364 million in 2018, the analyst company Counterpoint Research says, adding that most of these devices would have a hardware chip-based eSIM solution until 2025, after which there would be more integrated SIM-based solutions adopted.

Published in Mobility




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