Global Smartphone Application Processor (AP) Market Share: By Quarter

Global Smartphone AP Market Share: By Quarter 

This data is based on the smartphone AP/SoC shipments

Global Smartphone Chipsets Market Share (Q1 2020 – Q2 2021)
Brands Q1
2020
Q2
2020
Q3
2020
Q4
2020
Q1
2021
Q2
2021
MediaTek 25% 24% 33% 35% 37% 43%
Qualcomm 31% 32% 27% 23% 27% 24%
Apple 13% 13% 12% 21% 15% 14%
Unisoc 5% 4% 4% 4% 7% 9%
Samsung 14% 12% 12% 10% 9% 7%
HiSilicon (Huawei) 12% 15% 12% 7% 5% 3%

Source: Counterpoint Global Smartphone AP-SoC Shipments Tracker by Model: Q2 2021

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Global Highlights:

  • MediaTek continues to be the leader in the smartphone market with a 43% share. Dimensity 700 series was dominating the 5G volume and Helio P35 and G80 are popular in the LTE segment.
  • Qualcomm gained a share to reach 32% share, due to high-mid end 5G. The brand is focusing on a dual sourcing strategy from foundries to balance its offerings.
  • Apple captured the third spot with iPhone 12 sales maintaining momentum.
  • UNISOC had a strong first half, it has gained design wins with Honor, realme in the LTE smartphone market.

For a more detailed handset model level chipset tracker, click below:

              

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