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Invest Implications: Market Trends: 5G Impact on Smartphone Semiconductors

Published: 27 April 2020

ID: G00726956

Analyst(s): Tim Mahon


Despite challenging market conditions due to COVID-19, Gartner is forecasting that 187 million 5G smartphones will be produced in 2020. This ramp-up will impact 5G modems, RF front end and memory. It will also affect smartphone architectures, bill of material costs and pricing.

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