|By Business Wire||
|September 3, 2012 07:37 AM EDT||
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/brx8vj/logic_market_track) has announced the addition of the "Logic Market Tracker" subscription to their offering.
Major application areas of interest for logic suppliers continue to be communications, consumer electronics, and computing. About 42 percent of logic revenue comes from the Communications market.
According to the latest data released by China's three largest mobile operators, namely China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom, the number of total mobile subscribers for China has now exceeded one billion. China Mobile leads the market with the greatest number of subscribers, currently at 667.2 million as of March 2012. Of the one billion mobile subscribers in China, approximately 15 percent of them are 3G users. China could now be considered the largest smartphone market. The Chinese 3G subscribers connect to a network based upon a proprietary TD-SDMA standard.
Qualcomm has just recently introduced a wireless chipset, specifically for the Chinese standard, and this will likely bring about growth for the Chinese smartphone market. Chinese smartphone maker Huawei is developing a strategy toward bringing its products to the U.S. market. Huawei is hoping to follow the previous success enjoyed by others Asian companies like Samsung, LG and HTC, which have all benefited from introducing products into the U.S. market. The dominant players in smartphones continue to be Samsung and Apple, in that order. Together the two companies own a greater than 50 percent share of the worldwide smartphone market. Competitors like Nokia, RIM and HTC trail far behind the market leaders in terms of shipments and also profitability.
Key Topics Covered:
Application Consumption Analysis
Supplier Market Share
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