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Market Insight: Top 10 Semiconductor Chip Buyers, Worldwide, 2018 (Preliminary)

Published: 18 January 2019

ID: G00377664

Analyst(s): Masatsune Yamaji


Smartphone and PC markets are becoming saturated, but the leading OEMs in these markets gained more market share and increased their chip buying power. Technology product marketers at chip vendors must rebalance their sales resources toward potential customers through Gartner’s design TAM analysis.

Table Of Contents


  • Samsung Electronics
  • Apple
  • Huawei
  • Dell
  • Lenovo
  • BBK Electronics
  • HP Inc.
  • Kingston
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Xiaomi

Background and Context

The Impact

  • Market Consolidation in the PC and Smartphone Markets
  • Growing Chinese Electronics Industry
  • Memory Price Impact


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