TSMC’s Quarterly High-performance Computing Sales Surpass Smartphones for First Time in Q1 2022

TSMC reported its Q1 2022 revenue at $17.6 billion (up 12% QoQ). Among its different segments, the high-performance computing (HPC) segment posted…

Counterpoint Smartphone Indicators

Counterpoint Smartphone Indicators

Smartphone Indicators provides a view into the sector’s current events through the lens of our monthly & quarterly research reports. We share…

Global Semiconductor Shortage Likely to Ease Significantly in H2 2022

Global Semiconductor Shortage Likely to Ease Significantly in H2 2022 Despite China Lockdowns

London, Hong Kong, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – April 20, 2022 Global semiconductor chip shortages are likely to continue…

Region Wise Semiconductor Policy Plan

Efforts to Diversify Semiconductor Supply Chain Gather Pace

The past two years have brought out the importance of semiconductors in driving economies like never before. Whether it is the demand shock created…

Global Smartphone SOC market share by price band Counterpoint

Android Smartphone SoC Market: MediaTek Leads in Low-Mid Tiers, Qualcomm in Upper

The global Android smartphone AP (Application Processor)/SoC (System on Chip) sales grew 3.6% YoY in 2021, according to the latest research from…

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Applied Materials’ PPACt Play Drives Record Quarterly Revenues

Global secular trends in the electronics industry, like the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G, innovation in edge and cloud, are expected to continue to…

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Infographic: Q4 2021 | Semiconductors

Semiconductor Top 7 by revenues, Q4 2021: Samsung took the lead in 2021 with a strong DRAM and NAND flash market performance at the expense of…

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Qualcomm Gains Share in Smartphone AP/SoC Shipments in Q4 2021; MediaTek Continues to Lead

Qualcomm’s share reached 30% driven by the premium tier. UNISOC had a strong Q4 with its share reaching 11%. Qualcomm led the 5G baseband market…

Innovation Talk: Powering Up Smartphone Batteries With Features & Material Innovation

Counterpoint Research hosts speakers from DXOMARK, Xiaomi, Qualcomm and Sila Nanotechnologies to discuss the key trends in smartphone batteries. Some…

Virtual Event: 5G Monetization Forum with Neil Shah

Virtual Event: 5G Monetization Forum

Our Research Vice President Neil Shah will be speaking at the 5G Monetization Forum on 15th February 2022. The event is organized by RCR Wireless…

TSMC to Boost Capex in 2022 Driven by 5G Applications, High Performance Computing

TSMC has announced a capital spending of $40-44 billion for 2022 keeping in view its massive new fab construction plans. This is above the industry…

Whitepaper – 5G Smartphone SoC Development Trend

Overview: Globally, 5G smartphones have seen fast adoption rates in the past two years. For 2022, Counterpoint expects the worldwide 5G smartphone…

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MediaTek Leads Smartphone SoC Shipments in Q3 2021; UNISOC Reaches Double-digit Share

Qualcomm grew 9% QoQ due to dual sourcing from foundries. UNISOC market share entered double digits at 10%. Qualcomm led the 5G baseband market…

Infographic: Q3 2021 | Semiconductors

Semiconductor Top 7 by revenues, Q3 2021: Intel and Broadcom are two companies reported QoQ revenue decline in top 7 SK Hynix and Micron reported…

Indonesia Smartphone Shipments Drop 6% YoY in Q3 2021 on COVID-19, Supply Challenges

Indonesia Smartphone Shipments Drop 6% YoY in Q3 2021 on COVID-19, Supply Challenges

Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – November 18, 2021 Indonesia’s smartphone shipments declined 6% YoY in Q3 2021 mainly due…

Multi-sourcing, prioritizing premium helps Qualcomm exceed market expectations

Qualcomm ended the fiscal year with a huge bang, growing yearly revenues by 43% despite the global shortage of semiconductor components and continued…

RISC-V Adoption Picks Up Pace

IP design around the chipset architecture, security and cutting-edge performance improvements matching the advancements in manufacturing process and…

Semiconductor Shortage

When the Chips are Down: Governments Move to Address Shortage

If there is one thing that COVID-19 continues to teach us is to not underscore the early signs of any crisis. This holds particularly true for the…