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We help product managers and senior executives to understand sales trends and competitor performance, to see emerging trends, and to capture future opportunities.
BayStreet Research provides timely primary research on the U.S. and Western European smartphone, tablet, and wearable markets. Using a proprietary methodology refined over more than fifteen years, BayStreet collects and maintains the premier database of mobile device sell-through data with rolling six month forecasts, and retail and wholesale pricing at the SKU level. Leveraging this data and our deep network of industry contacts, we provide unique insights and competitive intelligence on the smartphone industry, allowing our clients to truly understand the "why" behind the numbers.
Sell-through quantities by:
- Device type (smartphone, tablet, wearable)
- Sale type (postpaid, prepaid)
- Smartphone OS
- Wholesale and retail price
- Components (e.g., dual cameras) and other device characteristics (e.g., bezel size)
Installed base estimates
Six-month rolling forecasts by SKU
Apple, Samsung, HTC, LG, BlackBerry, Sony, Lenovo, Google, Microsoft, Alcatel, Huawei, ZTE, and Coolpad
With the increasing likelihood of a delayed launch of the OLED variant of the three iPhones launching this fall, we have adjusted our 2H17 forecast. Consequently, we now believe Q3 US iPhone sales will decline ~10% y/y, with ~40% of new flagship sales pushed into Q4. Read More
While we were expecting slightly more aggressive GS8 promotions y/y, T-Mobile preferred to remain on the sidelines, allowing AT&T & Verizon to offer relatively weaker GS8 launch promotions vs last year. Last year, all carriers quickly matched T-Mobile's aggressive... Read More
"Another wrinkle is that the new design is widely expected to cost a lot more--with a starting price rumored at more than $1,000. That is more in line with some of the company's MacBook computers, and it would make the new iPhone the most expensive phone ever in the U.S., according to Cliff Maldonado of BayStreet Research." Read More
"The Phone will be sold directly to consumers, but, according to BayStreet Research, more than 92% of U.S. phone buyers today buy their device through their mobile carrier, so Rubin might have a tough task getting the masses to buy in." Read More
"BayStreet Research recently predicted that, partly due to the rumored delay in the new iPhone’s availability, U.S. iPhone sales will fall roughly 10% in the third quarter of this year when compared with the third quarter of last year." Read More
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