Taipei, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 22:05 (GMT+8)
mostly cloudy
Taipei
27°C
Digitimes Research: Tablet application processor shipments in China slip 2.7% in 1Q14
Eric Lin, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Wednesday 2 April 2014]

Shipments of tablet-use application processors (AP) in China edged down 2.7% sequentially in the first quarter of 2014, affected by seasonality, according to preliminary findings by Digitimes Research. However, the first-quarter shipments still represent a 37.6% on-year growth.

Local chipmaker Rockchip Electronics remained the top vendor in the segment in the first quarter but its shipments dipped by 4.8% sequentially. But rival company Allwinner Technology saw its shipments increase, buoyed by an improvement in product portfolio and an optimization of the software of its dual-core CPUs, estimated Digitimes Research.

MediaTek saw its tablet AP shipments to China slip 7.1% sequentially in the first quarter of 2014 after shipments reaching a peak in the previous quarter. Additionally, MediaTek's launch of a new AP without a baseband processor did little to lift its first-quarter shipments.

The combined share of the top-3 tablet AP vendors slipped 0.8pp to 76.5% in the first quarter of 2014 as compared to the previous quarter. Other vendors including HiSilicon Technologies, Nvidia and Intel doubled their shipments, while Amologic switched its focus to network STB devices.

Content from this blog post was provided by the Digitimes Research Tracking team, which focuses on shipment data and market trends in the global mobile device supply chain. Digitimes Research provides quarterly tracking services for market sectors such as Global Tablet, China Smartphone, China Smartphone AP, China Touch Panel, Taiwan ICT and Taiwan FPD. Click here for more information about Digitimes Research Tracking services.

Topics: Supply chain window

Companies: MediaTek

Realtime news
  • China market: Xiaomi launches new flagship smartphone

    Mobile + telecom | 12min ago

  • Apple new iPhones to come with different time tables to avoid competition

    Mobile + telecom | 28min ago

  • Delta expected to enjoy strong performance in 3Q14

    Before Going to Press | 12min ago

  • Samsung suffering from infighting; may impact upcoming smartphone plans, says report

    Before Going to Press | 28min ago

  • Han's Laser and Goodfeel to attend Touch Taiwan 2014

    Before Going to Press | 39min ago

  • TCAS 2014: BenQ to promote short-distance projectors

    Before Going to Press | 1h 1min ago

  • Digitimes Research: CSOT to see increased influence in AMOLED industry

    Before Going to Press | 1h 30min ago

  • North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.09 in June, says SEMI

    Before Going to Press | 1h 32min ago

  • Chassis makers doubtful about rumors Samsung to release metal chassis smartphone

    Before Going to Press | 1h 58min ago

  • Vendors partner with Wintel to release US$199-249 notebooks for 2H14

    Before Going to Press | 2h 12min ago

  • PTI reports EPS NT$1.96 for 1H14

    Before Going to Press | 2h 26min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Wi-Fi ecosystem keeps expanding

    Before Going to Press | 2h 56min ago

  • Google to incorporate NFC functionality into Android

    Before Going to Press | 3h 12min ago

  • Apple to become largest client for TSMC

    Before Going to Press | 3h 13min ago

  • Peak season TV demand expected to be flat on year

    Before Going to Press | 3h 14min ago

  • LCD monitor panel prices rise on tight supply, say Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | 3h 16min ago

Pause
 | 
View more

Analysis of China's revised domestic semiconductor industry goals

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jul 16, 18:09

Facing a funding shortage for local IC manufacturers, the China State Council in June 2014 published guidelines to strengthen government support for China's semiconductor industry, while stating the short-, mid-, and long-term goals for the related industry supply...

The transition to 4k TV - UHD TV market forecast, 2014-2017

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jun 26, 13:59

Ultra HD TV vendors are facing challenges due to an overall slowdown in the TV industry and are concerned whether relative supply chains can provide compatible Ultra HD content and services. However, trends show that content makers as well as panel and chip makers...

Taiwan notebooks – 2Q 2014

TAIWAN ICT | Jul 23, 12:53

Taiwan's notebook makers saw an unexpected sequential rise in shipments in the second quarter after the end of Microsoft's support for Windows XP generated a wave of replacement demand. Compared to the same period of last year, their shipments still dropped....

China smartphone market and industry – 1Q 2014

CHINA SMARTPHONE | May 15, 15:08

This report is divided into two sections; the first covers the China smartphone market, including shipments from international players and China-based players. The second section covers the China smartphone industry and covers shipments from local makers in the...

Taiwan LCD monitors – 1Q 2014

TAIWAN FPD | May 13, 15:41

Monitor shipments from Taiwan makers declined in the first quarter of 2014 mainly due to seasonality. And both upstream LCD panel suppliers and downstream system vendors remain conservative about the monitor market in the second quarter.

MSI Global N750Ti TF 2GD5/OC
DIGITIMES Marketing Services
2014 global mobile application processor market forecast
  • 2014 global high brightness LED market, trends and shipment forecast

    For the global LED lighting market, the market size will reach US$25.82 billion in 2014 or a market penetration rate of 23.4%. This is attributable to exponential shipment growth for light bulbs, tubes, and directional lamps.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.