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Market Insight: Top 10 Semiconductor Chip Buyers, Worldwide, 2016 (Preliminary)

Published: 18 January 2017

ID: G00299155

Analyst(s): Masatsune Yamaji

Summary

Semiconductor technology product marketing leaders must reshape their go-to-market strategy for their top customers, managing ongoing trends such as rapid growth of emerging Chinese OEMs, increasingly sizable industry consolidations and widening captive semiconductor solutions.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

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

Background and Context

  • How to Evaluate the Customer Value for Semiconductor Chip Vendors
  • Business Models of Electronic Equipment Manufacturers

The Impact

  • Chinese Market Is Becoming More Important
  • Semiconductor Buyers' Bargaining Power Will Become Stronger Through Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Captive Semiconductor Revenue, Including OEM/Foundry Direct ASIC, Will Increase

Conclusion

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