Qualcomm On Track To Launch Open RAN 5G Macro Base Station Portfolio

Qualcomm is in the midst of developing a suite of open RAN-based 5G infrastructure products. Two years ago, the vendor announced a new line-up of…

A Promising Yet Challenging Market for Self-driving SoCs

ADAS penetration in global car shipments will reach 78.7% by 2024 as new players help drive the ADAS chip market. Level 2 category will have a…

Execution Woes and Economy Sink Intel Earnings

Intel, under immense pressure from internal execution delays in key segments – DCAI, AXG and product design, and economic headwinds from falling…

Counterpoint Research Intel

The uphill battle for Intel commences with its first earnings of 2022

Intel enters a year where Moore’s law has considerably slowed, supply chains are constantly under pressure from various macro and micro factors, PC…

Cellular IoT Chipset Market, Counterpoint Q4 2021

Qualcomm Retains Top Position in Global Cellular IoT Chipset Market in Q4 2021

Qualcomm, UNISOC and ASR  were the top three cellular IoT chipset vendors in Q4 2021. NB-IoT contributed to almost a third of the cellular IoT…

Infographic Q4 2021 Semiconductors Thumbnail

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…

Counterpoint Research - Q4 global semi revenue ranking feature

Samsung Takes Semiconductor Crown From Intel in 2021

London, Hong Kong, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – January 28, 2022 Semiconductor industry went through significant structural…

Counterpoint Research CES 2022: Chip Biggies See Loads of Action

CES 2022: Chip Biggies See Loads of Action

Against the backdrop of COVID-19 and component shortages, the recently concluded Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kept its date with announcements and…

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…

CES 2022 Automotive Announcements Counterpoint

Top 10 Automotive Announcements at CES 2022

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held this year from January 5 to 7 saw attendance from tech companies from various domains such as 5G,…

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…

counterpoint lenovo thinkpad x1 fold review lead image

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold Review: Folding Screen PC Hits a Sweet Spot Between Laptops & Tablets

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold is the world’s first foldable PC. It flaunts a crisp and vibrant 2K folding display. The folding PC features a sturdy,…

Counterpoint Research RISC-V-to-Shake-up-8.6-Billion-Semiconductor-IP-Market

RISC-V to Shake up $8.6-Billion Semiconductor IP Market

London, Hong Kong, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – September 13, 2021 IP design around the chipset architecture, security and…

No Stopping This Apple Cart: New Macs to Extend Chip Dominance

Apple’s new Mac will upend the Intel-dominated PC market and open up new opportunities, while the PC will be the next battleground for existing…

counterpoint apple m1 ipad pro lead

One in Five iPads Sold in 2022 to Have Apple’s M-series SoC

At its Spring Loaded event in April 2021, Apple made a bunch of announcements on new iMacs, Apple TV, iPad Pros, AirTags, and more. Apple also…

Counterpoint Research Intel enters $90B foundry business with IDM 2.0 strategy

Intel enters $90B foundry business with IDM 2.0 strategy

• Intel is fortifying its manufacturing business • It will compete directly with TSMC and Samsung foundries Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul,…

counterpoint macbook air m1 first impressions lead

First Impressions: MacBook Air M1 is a Breeze!

At the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June 2020, Apple announced its plans of switching from Intel chipsets to Apple Silicon in two…

Counterpoint Research: A Mega Wave of Capex Cycle Starts in Logic Semiconductor Industry

A Mega Wave of Capex Cycle Starts in Logic Semiconductor Industry

A bottom-up analysis on chip supply shortage and Intel’s CPU outsourcing plan from equipment and capex perspectives Since the beginning of this year,…