According to Strategy Analytics Mobile Components Technical Services, Q2 Smartphone App Processor Market Share Tracking 2019: Qualcomm Leads with 40% Revenue Share, Q2 2019. Global smartphone app processor (AP) market revenue fell 2 per cent year-on-year to $4.8bn. Qualcomm, Apple, Samsung LSI, hisilicon and MediaTek made up the top five in the global smartphone app processor (AP) market in 2019, according to the Study by Strategy Analytics. Qualcomm leads the way with 40 per cent of revenue, followed by Apple (20 per cent) and Samsung LSI (13 per cent).
In 2019, the AI-powered smartphone application processor (AP) accounted for nearly 50% of total smartphone app processor shipments, 20 percentage points higher than the 30% of Q2 in 2018.
Stuart Robinson, Executive Director of Mobile Components Services at Strategy Analytics, added, “Apple, hisilicon and Samsung LSI increased its cumulative shipment of smartphone app processors to 37% in Q2 in 2019. hisilicon was particularly outstanding, with a compound annual growth rate of 28%.
Despite the challenges of vertical competition, Qualcomm maintains its market share for smartphone application processors, with its flagship snapDragon 855 application processor performing well. Qualcomm’s enhanced snapDragon 600 series and the new snapDragon700 Series application processors are performing well in q2 2019. Qualcomm continues to leverage its strong relationship with Chinese smartphone makers to generate significant sales of its Dragon application processors. “