- Tram Ho
2020 is the year when the mobile chip market in China has experienced a significant decline due to the impact of US sanctions. Accordingly, chip shipments for smartphones only reached 307 million units, down 20.8% compared to 2019.
Among chip suppliers for smartphones in the Chinese market, MediaTek leads with 31.7% market share in the second half of 2020, marking a strong growth from 17.9% in The first half of 2020. Notably, MediaTek’s growth in market share comes after the market share decline of Huawei semiconductor maker HiSilicon. HiSilicon’s market share fell from 37% in the first half of 2020 to 27.2% in the second half of 2020. Likewise, even Qualcomm saw a decline from 30.8% market share in the first half of 2020. to 25.4% in the second half of 2020.
According to data from CINNO Research, MediaTek’s market share in the Chinese market in the second half of 2020 has nearly doubled compared to the second half of 2019. On the other hand, both Qualcomm and HiSilicon declined during the same period. . One of the reasons for MediaTek’s increased share of smartphone chips in the Chinese market is increased customer demand for smartphones with prices between 100 and 250. USD, in particular MediaTek is also offering affordable 5G chipsets for mid-range smartphones.
According to Gizmochina
Source : Genk