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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…

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…

MediaTek Captures Record 43% Share of Smartphone AP/SoC Shipments in Q2 2021

Qualcomm dominated the 5G baseband market with a 55% share. Qualcomm has started dual sourcing from foundries to mitigate the supply chain…

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…

Foundry Strategy & Chipsets Supply Shaping Smartphone SoC Competitive Dynamics in 2021

Seoul, Taipei, Beijing, London, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Hong Kong - May 3, 2021 MediaTek to lead global smartphone SoC market with 37% share…

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Qualcomm to Drive 5G in Mass Market Smartphones With Snapdragon 4 Series 5G Platform

Qualcomm is the leading supplier of smartphone system-on-chip (SoC) for modem-to-RF-antenna systems and has been extending this lead in the…

Counterpoint Podcast: SoC Players Democratizing 4G & 5G Mobile & IoT Experiences

Podcast: SoC Players Democratizing 4G & 5G Mobile & IoT Experiences

We are living in an interesting time where 5G is finally making inroads in the mature markets like the US, the UK, China, and South Korea, among…

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Pixelworks Iris 5: A Tiny Chip That Brings Premium Visual Experiences to Affordable Smartphones

As smartphones become an important part of our daily lives, the environment has got highly competitive as it is driven by a handful of brands with…

Counterpoint Autonomous Driving Chip Development

New Entrants to Autonomous Vehicle Solutions Will Drive the Market in the Coming Decade

Autonomous driving is one of the most important applications for semiconductors in the next five years. The artificial intelligent (AI) chip in the…

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AMD Ready to Shake Up The Mobile GPU Market

It is extremely rare these days when a corporate announcement catches everyone by surprise. But in early June, AMD and Samsung shocked the tech…

Huawei Kirin 980: First Look

In the world of mobile SoCs, the heavyweight players from a market share point of view are all providers of merchant solutions. The standout leader…

LTE devices made up 77% of total shipments in Peru

Peru smartphone shipments grew 27% annually in Q3 2017, and 10% compared to the previous quarter. Since the entrance of Entel, the 4th operator, Peru…

Run-up to CES 2017

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) gets under way on 5th of January. We have a team of analysts present at the event meeting with tech companies…