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Forecast Analysis: Mobile Phone Production and Semiconductors, Worldwide, 1Q14 Update

Published: 03 April 2014

ID: G00258498

Analyst(s): Jon Erensen, Michele Reitz, Nolan Reilly, Roger Sheng

Summary

Gartner forecasts mobile phone semiconductors will grow 7.4% in 2014 to nearly $71 billion, as smartphone unit production growth slows to 20% compared with 35% in 2013 amid a mix shift to entry-level smartphones.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Overview
  • Premium Smartphone
  • Utility/Basic Smartphone
  • Traditional Mobile Phone

Assumptions

  • Mobile Phone Unit Production
  • Mobile Phone Semiconductor Content

Market Model

  • Forecast Components
    • Mobile Phone Unit Production
    • Semiconductor Device Unit Content
    • Semiconductor Device ASPs
  • Influencing Factors
    • Channel Demand and End-Market Demand
    • Enterprise Budgets and Spending
    • Consumer Spending
    • System Design and Functional Integration
    • Features and Functions
    • Supply Versus Demand and Cost Reduction
    • R&D Spending
    • Capital Spending
  • Connections
    • Enterprise Budgets and Spending > Channel/End-Market Demand
    • Consumer Spending > Channel/End-Market Demand
    • Features and Functions > System Design
    • Device and Package Design > Functional Integration
    • Technology Node > Functional Integration
    • Device and Package Design > Features and Functions
    • Technology Node > Cost Reduction
    • Capital Spending > Manufacturing Utilization

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