Strategy Analytics has summarized the results of the study on the world market of processors for tablet computers. Apple, Intel, MediaTek, Qualcomm and Samsung LSI remain the major players in the industry.
The undisputed leader is Apple with a share of 60.1% in the third quarter of last year. Intel follows with 13.3% and MediaTek closes the top 3 with a share of 9.1%.
It is noted that in the segment of gadgets with the Android operating system, MediaTek products accounted for almost half of shipments – 46%. The share of x86 chips in tablets was about 12% of total shipments, with Arm responsible for the rest.
Overall, tablet processor shipments increased 8% in revenue terms in the third quarter of last year, but declined 14% quantitatively. Average cost of products shipped increased 25% year over year.
About a third of the implemented processors offered support for cellular communications – 3G, 4G or 5G.