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Market Share Analysis: Discrete Semiconductors, Worldwide, 2018

Published: 08 July 2019

ID: G00402806

Analyst(s): Samuel Wang , George Brocklehurst , Gaurav Gupta , Masatsune Yamaji


Discrete semiconductor revenue reached $22.7 billion in 2018, and at 11.2% growth, was one of the fastest-growth semiconductor device categories. Infineon maintained its lead position, but rapidly emerging wide-bandgap technology could help level the playing field.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Market Findings
  • Vendor Performance Highlights

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

  • Electrification, High-Density Compute and Early 5G Drive Growth
  • IGBT and Power MOSFET Demand Drives 300 mm Investment
  • Outlook: Supply Catches Up as Markets Weaken

Top Vendors Analyzed

Other Notable Vendors

Mergers and Acquisitions

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