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Infographic: Global Smartphone AP Market Share | Q4 2023

Global Smartphone AP Market Share by Shipments

MediaTek dominated the smartphone SoC market in Q4 2023 with a share of 36%. MediaTek had a strong fourth quarter with inventory restocking by smartphone OEMs. Growing demand for 5G and 4G SoCs and the successful ramp-up of the company’s third-generation flagship SoC, the Dimensity 9300, contributed to the growth. Qualcomm captured a 23% share in the smartphone AP/SoC market during the quarter. Qualcomm’s shipments increased in Q4 2023 due to restocking by smartphone OEMs and design wins for flagship chipsets Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 and Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 from Chinese smartphone OEMs.

Global Smartphone AP Market Share by Revenue

Apple dominated the AP market in Q4 2023 in terms of revenue with a 39% share. Apple’s revenue increased QoQ due to the launch of the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro series. Qualcomm captured the second position in the AP market in Q4 2023 with a 34% revenue share. The premium segment drove Qualcomm’s revenue with the launch of the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. Also, design wins for flagship chipset Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 from Chinese smartphone OEMs added to the revenues. MediaTek captured the third position with a share of 15% in the total global smartphone AP/SoC revenues. MediaTek’s revenue increased QoQ in Q4 2023 as the inventory restocking was done by smartphone OEMs.

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Published Date: March 2024

Global smartphone AP Shipment tracker by the top 20 best-selling Chipset Models in Q3 2023

Overview: This report tracks the smartphone AP/SoC Shipments by top 20 selling chipset models. We also cover historical data starting from Q1 2019 to Q3 2023. This report will help you to understand the Top selling AP/SoC models from the shipment perspective. Furthermore, we have also covered key specs for these AP/SoC covering market view by:

  • Foundry Details (like TSMC, Samsung. etc.)
  • Process node (5nm, 6nm, 8nm, etc.)
  • Manufacturing Process (FinFET, N7, N5, etc.)
  • CPU Cores Architecture and CPU Cores Count
  • ASP
  • Die Size

Table of Contents:

  • Global Smartphone AP/SoC Shipment by 20 Top selling Chipset Models Q1 2019-Q3 2023
  • Global Smartphone AP/SoC Shipment by Chipset Brands Q1 2019-Q3 2023

Summary:

Apple: Apple shipments grew in Q3 2023 due to the launch of iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 pro series.

MediaTek: MediaTek’s shipments increased in Q3 2023 as the inventory levels come down and the competition is growing in the entry-level 5G. 

Qualcomm: Qualcomm’s shipments in Q3 2023 grew as the inventory is now coming to a normal level. Design win for the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 in the Samsung Galaxy Fold/Flip series has also contributed to the growth in shipments.

Samsung: Samsung’s shipments slightly increased in Q3 2023. The launch of Samsung Galaxy M14 series with Exynos 1330 and Samsung Galaxy A54 series with Exynos 1380 has added volumes to the overall Samsung chipset segments.

UNISOC: UNISOC’s shipments remain flat in Q3 2023. It has gained some share in the $100-$150 LTE portfolio.

Published Date: December 2023

Global smartphone AP Shipment tracker by the top 20 best-selling Chipset Models in Q2 2023

Overview:

This report tracks the smartphone AP/SoC Shipments by top 20 selling chipset models. We also cover historical data starting from Q1 2019 to Q2 2023. This report will help you to understand the Top selling AP/SoC models from the shipment perspective. Furthermore, we have also covered key specs for these AP/SoC covering market view by:

  • Foundry Details (like TSMC, Samsung. etc.)
  • Process node (5nm, 6nm, 8nm, etc.)
  • Manufacturing Process (FinFET, N7, N5, etc.)
  • CPU Cores Architecture and CPU Cores Count
  • ASP
  • Die Size

Table of Contents:

  • Global Smartphone AP/SoC Shipment by 20 Top selling Chipset Models Q1 2019-Q2 2023
  • Global Smartphone AP/SoC Shipment by Chipset Brands Q1 2019-Q2 2023

Summary:

Apple: Apple’s chipset shipments declined QoQ in Q2 2023 due to seasonality.

MediaTek: MediaTek’s shipments slightly increased QoQ in Q2 2023 as the inventory levels came down.

Qualcomm: Qualcomm’s shipments slightly increased QoQ in Q2 2023. Inventories to normalize and demand to come back in H2 2023.

Samsung: Samsung’s shipments slightly increased in Q2 2023. The launch of Exynos 1330 and 1380 in the mid-high and low segments will add volumes to this segment.

UNISOC: UNISOC as the inventory levels come down, we are seeing a favorable H2 for 2023 after a weak Q1 2023.

Published Date: September 2023

Global Smartphone AP-SOC Revenue & Forecast Tracker by Model – Q2 2023

Overview:

This report tracks the smartphone AP/SoC and baseband revenues by Model for all the vendors. The scope of this report is to track the AP/SoC revenues from all the key vendors like Apple, Qualcomm, MediaTek, Huawei, Samsung, and UNISOC. This report also includes the ASPs of all the vendors by chipset model. We have covered all the main models starting from Q1 2020 to Q2 2023. We have also included a one-quarter forecast for Q3E 2023. This report will help you to understand the AP/SoC Market from the revenue perspective. Furthermore, we have also covered key specs for these AP/SoC covering market view by:

  • Network (4G/5G AP/SoC)
  • Foundry Details (like TSMC, Samsung. etc.)
  • Process node (5nm, 6nm, 8nm, etc.)
  • Manufacturing Process (FinFET, N7, N5, etc.)
  • CPU Cores Architecture and CPU Cores Count
  • Modem (External/Internal)
  • Modem Name
  • Secure Element Presence
  • Security Chip
  • AI Accelerator
  • ASPs by Model for (Apple, Qualcomm, MediaTek, Huawei, Samsung, and UNISOC)
  • Shipments by Model for (Apple, Qualcomm, MediaTek, Huawei, Samsung, and UNISOC)

Table of Contents: 

  • Global Smartphone AP/SoC Revenue by model PivotTable
  • Apple AP/SoC Revenue by Model Q1 2020 – Q3 2023E
  • MediaTek AP/SoC Revenue by Model Q1 2020 – Q3 2023E
  • Qualcomm AP/SoC Revenue by Model Q1 2020 – Q3 2023E
  • Huawei AP/SoC Revenue by Model Q1 2020 – Q3 2023E
  • Samsung AP/SoC Revenue by Model Q1 2020 – Q3 2023E
  • UNISOC AP/SoC Revenue by Model Q1 2020 – Q3 2023E
  • Google AP/SoC Revenue by Model Q1 2020 – Q3 2023E
  • JLQ AP/SoC Revenue by Model Q1 2020 – Q3 2023E

Summary:-

 Qualcomm: Qualcomm contributed nearly half of the smartphone AP/SoC and baseband revenues in Q2 2023.

MediaTek: MediaTek captured third position of the total global smartphone AP/SoC and baseband revenues. The AP/SoC and baseband revenues for MediaTek declined YoY in Q2 2023 due to ongoing customer inventory adjustments and the weak China market.

Apple: Apple AP/SoC revenue has slightly declined QoQ in Q2 2023 due to seasonality.

UNISOC: A larger part of the revenues is driven by the 4G AP/SoCs which have grown significantly over the past years. UNISOC continues to gain share in the low bands (<$99) driven by the LTE portfolio.

Samsung Exynos: Samsung revenue has declined YoY in Q2 2023 due to the loss of share to Qualcomm for flagship Samsung smartphones.

Published Date: September 2023

Global Smartphone AP-SOC Shipment & Forecast Tracker by Model – Q2 2023

Overview:

This report tracks the smartphone AP/SoC Shipments by Model for all the vendors. The scope of this report is from the AP/SoC shipments from all the key vendors like Apple, Qualcomm, MediaTek, Huawei, Samsung, UNISOC and JLQ. We have covered all the main models starting from Q1 2020 to Q2 2023. We have also included a one-quarter forecast for Q3E 2023. This report will help you to understand the AP/SoC Market from the shipment perspective. Furthermore, we have also covered key specs for these AP/SoC covering market view by:

  • Network (4G/5G AP/SoC)
  • Foundry Details (like TSMC, Samsung. etc.)
  • Process node (5nm, 6nm, 8nm, etc.)
  • Manufacturing Process (FinFET, N7, N5, etc.)
  • CPU Cores Architecture and CPU Cores Count
  • Modem (External/Internal)
  • Modem Name
  • Secure Element Presence
  • Security Chip
  • AI Accelerator

 Table of Contents:  

    • Global Smartphone AP/SoC Shipment by model PivotTable
    • Apple AP/SoC Shipments by Model Q1 2020 – Q3 2023E
    • MediaTek AP/SoC Shipments by Model Q1 2020 – Q3 2023E
    • Qualcomm AP/SoC Shipments by Model Q1 2020 – Q3 2023E
    • Huawei AP/SoC Shipments by Model Q1 2020 – Q3 2023E
    • Samsung AP/SoC Shipments by Model Q1 2020 – Q3 2023E
    • UNISOC AP/SoC Shipments by Model Q1 2020 – Q3 2023E
    • Google AP/SoC Shipments by Model Q1 2020 – Q3 2023E
    • JLQ AP/SoC Shipments by Model Q1 2020 – Q3 2023E

Summary:

“The global smartphone AP (Application Processor)/SoC (System on Chip) chipset shipments declined by 39% YoY in Q2 2023 due to inventory correction and weak demand from Chinese OEMs. MediaTek leads the smartphone SoC market with a share of 30.1%.”

Apple: Apple’s chipset shipments will increase in Q3 2023 due to seasonality.

MediaTek: MediaTek shipments will see growth in Q3 2023 as the inventory levels come down and the competition is growing in the entry-level 5G.

Qualcomm: In Q3 we forecast an increase in the shipments driven by the 400 and 600 series.

Samsung: Samsung’s shipments slightly increased in Q2 2023. The launch of Exynos 1330 and 1380 in the mid-high and low segments will add volumes to this segment.

UNISOC: UNISOC as the inventory levels come down, we are seeing a favorable H2 2023 after a weak Q1 2023.

Published Date: September 2023

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