Jason Yang, DIGITIMES Research; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES
Tuesday 5 November 2013
Taiwan-based makers face growing competition from Japan- and Korea-based firms who are using more advanced panel lines to produce small- to medium-size applications. Some international handset vendors have shifted orders from Taiwan to Japan and Korea.
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 expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.