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Report Highlight for Market Trends: 5G Impact on Smartphone Semiconductors

Published: 22 April 2020

ID: G00726344

Analyst(s): Jon Erensen, Roger Sheng

Summary

Despite challenging market conditions due to COVID-19, 5G smartphones are still expected to ramp up, with 187 million units now forecast to be produced in 2020. This ramp-up will impact 5G modems, RF front end and memory and will affect smartphone architectures, BOM costs and pricing.

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