Tablet apps processor revenue grew 30% in Q1
The global tablet applications processor market registered a 30 per cent year-over-year growth to reach $912 million in Q1 2014, according to Strategy Analytics.
According to the report, Apple, Qualcomm, Intel, MediaTek and Samsung captured the top-five tablet applications processor spots in Q1 2014. Apple maintained its tablet applications processor lead with 30 percent revenue share, followed by Qualcomm with 18 percent revenue share and Intel with 11 per cent revenue share.
According to Sravan Kundojjala, Senior Analyst, “Qualcomm maintained its tablet applications processor momentum in Q1 2014 and scored multiple high-profile tablet design-wins with its Snapdragon 800 family of chips. Strategy Analytics estimates Qualcomm’s tablet applications processor shipments registered five-fold year-over-year growth in Q1 2014.”
According to Stuart Robinson, Director of the Strategy Analytics Handset Component Technologies service, “During Q1 2014, Intel, Marvell, MediaTek and Samsung also made good progress in the tablet applications processor market and registered strong shipment growth. Both Intel and MediaTek are aiming to ship 40 million or more tablet applications processors in 2014 and both companies appear to be on a good trajectory, based on their Q1 2014 momentum.”
Additionally, the global smartphone applications processor market registered a 25 per cent year-over-year growth to reach $4.7 billion in Q1 2014, according to Strategy Analytics.
Based on Strategy Analytics estimates, Qualcomm, Apple, MediaTek, Samsung and Spreadtrum grabbed the top-five smartphone applications processor spots in Q1 2014. Qualcomm continued its strong smartphone applications processor market lead with 53 percent revenue share, followed by Apple with 16 per cent revenue share and MediaTek with 13 per cent revenue share.