The first quarter of 2020 smartphone application processor (AP) revenue data report Strategy Analytics released by well-known market research institutions. Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the report shows that revenue in the global smartphone application processor market grew 6 percent to $4.7 billion in the first quarter of 2020.According to the data, Qualcomm, Hisilicon, apple, Samsung and MediaTek accounted for the top five revenue shares of the global Smartphone Application Processor (AP) market in the first quarter of 2020.
Strategy Analytics said Qualcomm Cellon 865 and Cellon 765/ G opened up a good start in 5 mobile phones and appeared in a large number of flagship phones. the 5 G processor is expected to account for 20% of total qualcomm AP shipments in the first quarter of 2020.
Despite the decline in smartphone shipments affected by covid-19, the revenue of smartphone AP market still has significant growth driven by the increase in average sales price of 5g AP.
Strategy analytics believes that almost all major AP providers have now shifted their focus to 5g, and 5g smartphone AP will drive revenue growth in the second half of 2020.