Tag Archives: Qualcomm

Qualcomm to Rely on Snapdragon 400 Series for China Market Growth

28 Jul

Qualcomm’s intense promotions for its Snapdragon 800 series might not be having the desired effect in every global region. In China, currently the world’s largest and most crowded smartphone market, well known chip makers like Spreadtrum and Mediatek are all competing viciously with the US chip giant to acquire as much market share as they can and to gain major recognition among the country’s domestic mobile device manufacturers. (more…)

Qualcomm Cuts Prices to Defend Market Share

25 Jul

In response to the rising competition from MediaTek Inc., Qualcomm Inc., the world’s biggest maker of mobile phone chips, is reportedly reducing prices unprecedentedly in order to secure its leading position in the market. (more…)

MediaTek Preparing 64 bit LTE chip to Counter Qualcomm in 2015

8 Jul

Qualcomm’s growing stature in the chip industry will unlikely be a major threat to Taiwanese SoC designer MediaTek as it prepares to launch a major 64 bit processor in the market: the MT6795. (more…)

Global Baseband Chip Revenue Ranking: Mediatek Remains in Second Place, Spreadtrum Rises Past Intel for the First Time

30 Jun

Chinese chip maker Spreadtrum Communications has recently made a respectable run in the baseband chip industry, replacing Intel to become the third largest baseband chip maker in the world. The emerging company is currently only behind Mediatek and Qualcomm when it comes to revenue, but isn’t in any position to challenge their dominance just yet. (more…)