The Taiwanese Smartphone Application IC Market, 4Q 2013
This research report presents market size and value forecast and recent quarter review of the Taiwanese smartphone baseband, transceiver, power amplifier, application processor, GPS IC, Bluetooth IC, and Wi-Fi IC markets. The report includes baseband, transceiver, power amplifier, application processor, GPS IC, Bluetooth IC, and Wi-Fi IC market volume, value, ASP, and market share by solution provider. The content of this report is based on primary data obtained through interviews with smartphone component makers. The report finds that Taiwanese smartphone application IC market volume witnessed sequential growth in the third quarter of 2013, mainly ascribed to shipment growth of the Apple iPhone 5S, 5C, new Nokia, and Xiaomi smartphones. In the fourth quarter of 2013, Taiwanese smartphone application IC market volume is anticipated to have grown considerably. Looking ahead to the first half of 2014, the market – though to experience a demand cool-down - is anticipated to be flooded with more 64-bit processors.