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Market Insight: Top 10 Semiconductor Chip Buyers, Worldwide, 2015 (Preliminary)

Published: 18 January 2016

ID: G00294168

Analyst(s): Masatsune Yamaji


Four-year defending champion, Samsung Electronics, remained at the top but decreased its semiconductor spending in 2015. Lenovo also declined, but Apple and Huawei soundly increased their semiconductor demand in 2015.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Top 10 Customers for Semiconductor Chip Vendors
    • Samsung Electronics
    • Apple
    • Lenovo
    • Dell
    • HP Inc.
    • Huawei
    • Sony
    • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
    • LG Electronics
    • Cisco Systems

Background and Context

  • Business Models of Electronic Equipment Manufacturers

The Impact


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