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Competitive Landscape: Processor Architecture for Next-Generation Smartphones and Tablets, Worldwide, 2014

Published: 01 December 2014

ID: G00264759

Analyst(s): Werner Goertz, Amy Teng , Martin Reynolds , Sergis Mushell


By unlocking the value of cognizant computing and the Internet of Things, the three main processor architecture rivals will reshape the competitive landscape. Processor product managers must develop unique approaches for next-generation smartphones and tablets, to exploit new applications and uses.

Table Of Contents


  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Equally Matched
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
    • Cognizant Computing and the Internet of Things
    • The Effect of Heterogeneous Architectures
  • Competitive Profiles
    • ARM
    • Imagination Technologies
    • Intel
  • References and Methodology

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