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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…

MWC 2022: 5G Open RAN, Private Networks, eSIM, Foldables & Sustainability Takes Center Stage

It was a great last week to physically go on the annual pilgrimage at the technology mecca GSMA MWC 2022 Barcelona after three years! It was a…

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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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AMD in 2021: A Year of Great Profits, Market Gains

AMD, one of the world’s leading chip companies, has reported a 49% YoY growth in its Q4 2021 revenue to $4.8 billion while increasing its gross…

EUV Technology Leader ASML Etches Successful Earnings Pattern

Semiconductor industry revenues are expected to reach around $1 trillion by 2030 due to increased demand in 5G, IoT, cloud computing, high…

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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…

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…

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…

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…

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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…

Global Smartphone Shipments, 2018 – 2021 Forecast (m units)

Semiconductor Shortages Hitting Smartphone Industry Hard; Counterpoint Lowers H2 2021 Shipment Forecasts

Smartphone shipment forecast for 2021 lowered to 1.4bn units, or 6% annual growth. Our previous forecast was 9% annual growth. This is mainly…

Infographic: Q2 2021 | Semiconductors

Semiconductor Top 7 by revenues, Q2 2021 Intel leads on laptop & server growth NVIDIA enters as GPU sales at all-time high Top 7 take 55% share……

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Podcast: US, India Look to Reshape Manufacturing Landscape

The geopolitical tensions between the US and China disrupted supply chains after sanctions against ZTE and Huawei. The global pandemic and lockdown…

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Massive Fab Expansion to Change Geographical Mix of Supply

Counterpoint estimates a 21% increase (CAGR) in the average annual wafer capacity of leading-edge logic (non-memory) IC nodes (defined by 10nm and…

Foundry Node Migration to Shape Smartphone SoC Zero-sum Game

MediaTek’s sufficient capacity support from TSMC’s 6/7nm is attributed to its market share gains in 2021. Its next flagship 5G SoCs, under TSMC’s…