According to Strategy Analytics,  global smartphone application processor (AP) market grew 3% on year to US$10 billion in 1H16, while the tablet AP sector declined 34% to US$889 million.

Qualcomm still topped the smartphone AP market with 39% revenue share, followed by MediaTek with 23% and Apple with 15%.

In 1H16, HiSilicon, MediaTek, Samsung and Spreadtrum all saw their smartphone AP shipments register a strong double-digit shipment growth.

In the global tablet AP market, Apple led with 35% revenue share in the first half of 2016, followed by Qualcomm with 18% and Intel with 13%.

ARM-based tablet APs increased their share to 89% in 1H2016 from 83% in the same period last year.


Strategy Analytics:Global 1H16 smartphone AP market grows 3% while tablet AP sector declines

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