Digitimes Research: China sees increased smartphone AP shipments in 2Q14
Eric Lin, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Wednesday 30 July 2014]
There were 103 million smartphone APs (application processors) shipped in the China market in the second quarter of 2014, increasing 13.2% on quarter and 11.5% on year, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan-based MediaTek was the largest IC design house accounting for 52.4% of the shipments, followed by Qualcomm with 21.4%, Spreadtrum Communications 9.7%, HiSilicon Technologies 5.3%, Marvell 4.4%, Leadcore Technology 2.9% and Nvidia 2.4%, Digitimes Research indicated.
MediaTek and Qualcomm saw second-quarter shipments rise 8% and 18.9% sequentially, while Spreadtrum saw a drop of 4.8%.
In terms of core architecture, Cortex-A7 accounted for 63% of shipments, Cortex-A9 for 17.5% and Cortex-A5 10%.
This article is an excerpt from a Digitimes Research Quarterly Data Report (China smartphone AP shipments – 2Q 2014). Visit our latest Data reports.