Monday 29 January 2024
Samsung may aim at cost reduction with introducing Exynos APs into flagship S24 series
Samsung Electronics introduced its Exynos AP in its latest flagship S24 series, indicating its intention to lower the cost of procuring Qualcomm's chips and signal a potential revival...
Tuesday 5 December 2023
Samsung's mobile AP procurement costs significantly surged due to dependence on Qualcomm
In recent years, Samsung Electronics has adopted custom-designed application processors (APs) from Qualcomm for its flagship smartphones, eliminating performance controversies associated...
Friday 6 October 2023
Samsung unveils Exynos 2400 as global AP market competition heats up
Samsung Electronics recently held a System LSI Tech Day event in the United States and announced the launch of a new mobile AP: Exynos 2400. Samsung indicated that the Exynos 2400...
Wednesday 9 August 2023
Samsung has all new Galaxy devices feature customized APs from Qualcomm
Samsung Electronics' newly unveiled foldable phones Galaxy Fold5/Flip5, as well as Galaxy Tab S9 series are all equipped with the Qualcomm's "Snapdragon 8 Gen2 for Galaxy" APs, which...
Friday 21 July 2023
Competition intensifying in stagnant Chinese smartphone market
Recent developments by Huawei in the Chinese 5G smartphone market have increased competition among processor suppliers and device manufacturers, according to industry sources.
Friday 21 July 2023
IC design houses continue to monitor inventory controls
IC design companies will continue to manage inventory levels through the fourth quarter of 2023 cautiously, setting the tone for the performance of the semiconductor industry during...
Wednesday 21 June 2023
Sluggish demand in China prompts Qualcomm, MediaTek to cut wafer starts and prices
China's mobile phone sales during the 618 shopping festival were disappointing, prompting Qualcomm and MediaTek to reduce wafer starts at foundries and lower chip prices, according...
Tuesday 13 June 2023
Amidst MR wave created by Apple, mobile AP makers still frontrunners for processors
The Vision Pro's high-spec MR (mixed reality) technology has not only amazed Apple enthusiasts but also received mostly positive reviews from those in the VR/AR industries. They believe...
Wednesday 3 May 2023
OSATs remain cautious about handset IC demand
OSATs remain cautious about handset IC demand despite the emergence of short lead-time orders, according to industry sources.
Friday 28 April 2023
Galaxy S23 plays vital role in bolstering Samsung 1Q23 profit performance
Robust sales of Galaxy 23 series handsets have successfully prevented Samsung Electronics from slipping into operating losses in the first quarter of 2023, and are expected to continue...
Tuesday 25 April 2023
Samsung mobile AP shipments buck trend increasing 15% in 1Q23
Samsung Electronics saw shipments increase 15% on year in the first quarter of 2023, benefitting from good midrange mobile application processor (AP) sales performance.
Wednesday 12 April 2023
Mobile phone AP supply chain expects recovery in 3Q23
Semiconductor backend packaging and testing and mobile phone power amplifier (PA) companies agree that visibility for large-scale orders is still unclear going into the second quarter...
Wednesday 4 January 2023
AI tech, own design architectures to steer Qualcomm future chips development
Qualcomm has laid out its future development roadmaps with focuses on AI technology and solutions, in-house developed Oryon CPU and AR glasses discrete architecture, all among forward-looking...
Wednesday 4 January 2023
Taiwan chipmakers eye high-end IC opportunities
Taiwan-based fabless chipmakers have enhanced their efforts to develop high-end chips such as mobile application processors (AP), OLED display driver ICs (DDI), ASICs, wireless communication...
Thursday 29 December 2022
Qualcomm likely to cut mobile phone SoC prices in 2023
Qualcomm is likely to cut prices for its mid-range and entry-level Snapdragon mobile phone processors, including the 400 and 600 series, in 2023, according to market sources.
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