Roger Huang, DIGITIMES Research; Meiling Chen, DIGITIMES
Friday 19 December 2008
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Shipments in the third quarter grew only slightly, as orders from Motorola continued to decline and orders from Nokia were weaker than expected. Shipments to Nokia were also delayed. Shipment proportion of entry-level handsets dropped to below 40% in the third quarter due to declined orders from Motorola, Reliance and Huawei.
In 2018, global server shipments will grow 8.5% to reach 13.73 million units. Digitimes Research estimates server shipments worldwide will grow at a CAGR of 6.5% during the period 2017-2022, with growth mainly driven by large-scale data centers and the China market.
Digitimes Research estimates total shipments of smartphone APs worldwide will grow 1.5% on year to 1.67 billion units in 2018. The slowing growth in the smartphone market means global smartphone AP shipments will only grow at a mild pace in the next few years, reaching 1.77 billion units in 2021.