To be honest, if you have been paying attention to the smartphone market over the past year, you know that HMD Global’s Nokia brand has been making a serious comeback. Now we have a more substantial report that reflect what everyone suspected: Nokia has had a killer year.
Counterpoint Research has published their report on the Smartphone market and they, like IDC earlier in the week, confirm that Huawei has passed Apple as the number two smartphone company in the world. But the Counterpoint report goes into more details than the IDC report on the “other” brands, of which Nokia is lumped into. That’s where you find that the brand has gained some 782% in market share since Q2 2017.