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Competitive Landscape: Application Processor Vendors for Smartphones and Tablets, China, 2013

Published: 28 May 2013

ID: G00247121

Analyst(s): Jon Erensen , Roger Sheng , Mark Hung


Rapid growth in smartphone and media tablet production by Chinese makers offers attractive opportunities to local Chinese and global application processor vendors. MediaTek and Qualcomm lead in terms of unit shipments of smartphone processors, while Allwinner Technology leads for tablet processors.

Table Of Contents


  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Product Offering — Smart Balance in Performance and Cost for Selected Segmentation
    • Customer Base — Reliable and Trusted Partnerships Are Only Built on Profitable Business Experience
    • Delivery and Support — No Perfect Turnkey Solution, but Endless Requests for Engineering Support
  • Market Players
    • Competence Benchmarking of the Main Processor Vendors
  • The Future of Competition
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Allwinner Technology
    • Broadcom
    • Intel
    • Leadcore Technology
    • Marvell
    • MediaTek
    • Nvidia
    • Qualcomm
    • RDA Microelectronics
    • Fuzhou Rockchip Electronics
    • Samsung
    • Spreadtrum
  • References and Methodology

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