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Market Share Analysis: Mobile Phone Application-Specific Semiconductors, Worldwide, 2018

Published: 13 May 2019

ID: G00390285

Analyst(s): Bill Ray , Jon Erensen , Roger Sheng


Mobile phone application-specific semiconductor revenue significantly underperformed the market, declining by 0.5% in 2018 to reach $40.5 billion. A correction in flagship smartphones, combined with expanding smartphone life cycles, dragged on the market.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Market Findings
  • Vendor Performance Highlights

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

  • Mobile Phone Semiconductors by Major Category
    • Cellular Baseband Processors
    • Application and Multimedia Processors
    • RF Front End and Transceivers
    • Wireless Connectivity

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • No. 1: Qualcomm
  • No. 2: Apple
  • No. 3: Broadcom
  • No. 4: Samsung Electronics
  • No. 5: MediaTek

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