News – Price war looms in mobile processors, says Strategy Analytics
Wed 23 Apr 2014
It’s not just cloud service providers then in the midst of price battles. While the market is huge for baseband and apps processors for tablets and smartphones, valued at $37 billion market in 2018, Strategy Analytics says a price war is looming reports Electronics Weekly.
“The tablet processor market will have 14.6% CAGR 2013-8 while the smartphone processor market will grow at $10.8% CAGR 2013-18. That delivers a $7.2 billion tablet processor market in 2018 and a smartphone processor market of $30 billion.
Apps processors with an integrated baseband will increase to 17% in 2018 from just 2% in 2012. A price war is expected to have a significant impact on ASPs.”