Multi-Core Processors in Smartphones

The smartphone market is growing fast; in 2016 it is expected to reach over 700 million units per annum. Smartphones are becoming increasingly sophisticated, with more functionality, improved performance and new applications, which is driving the need for higher performance applications processors. This study forecasts the market growth of multi-core processors in smartphones. It provides forecasts for ARM vs. x86 vs. MIPS cores and standalone vs. integrated solutions. It also profiles and provides SWOT analyses for all major suppliers.

  • Executive Brief: Top-Line Forecast
  • 1. Executive Summary
    • 1.1. Overall Market Trends
    • 1.2. Business Outlook
    • 1.3. Key Market Forecasts
  • 2. Total Market Overview
    • 2.1. Definitions
      • 2.1.1. Smartphone Definition
      • 2.1.2. Applications Processor Definition
    • 2.2. Market Overview
    • 2.3. Why Multi-core?
    • 2.4. Processor Core Architectures
  • 3. Competitive Landscape
    • 3.1. Supplier Market Shares
    • 3.2. Supplier Profiles, Product Families, and SWOT Analyses
      • 3.2.1. Apple
        • 3.2.1.1. Supplier Overview
        • 3.2.1.2. Main Product Families
        • 3.2.1.3. SWOT Analysis
          • 3.2.1.3.1. Strengths
          • 3.2.1.3.2. Weaknesses
          • 3.2.1.3.3. Opportunities
          • 3.2.1.3.4. Threats
      • 3.2.2. ARM
        • 3.2.2.1. Supplier Overview
        • 3.2.2.2. Main Product Families
        • 3.2.2.3. SWOT Analysis
          • 3.2.2.3.1. Strengths
          • 3.2.2.3.2. Weaknesses
          • 3.2.2.3.3. Opportunities
          • 3.2.2.3.4. Threats
      • 3.2.3. Broadcom
        • 3.2.3.1. Supplier Overview
        • 3.2.3.2. Main Product Families
        • 3.2.3.3. SWOT Analysis
          • 3.2.3.3.1. Strengths
          • 3.2.3.3.2. Weaknesses
          • 3.2.3.3.3. Opportunities
          • 3.2.3.3.4. Threats
      • 3.2.4. Freescale Semiconductor
        • 3.2.4.1. Supplier Overview
        • 3.2.4.2. Main Product Families
        • 3.2.4.3. SWOT Analysis
          • 3.2.4.3.1. Strengths
          • 3.2.4.3.2. Weaknesses
          • 3.2.4.3.3. Opportunities
          • 3.2.4.3.4. Threats
      • 3.2.5. Intel
        • 3.2.5.1. Supplier Overview
        • 3.2.5.2. Main Product Families
        • 3.2.5.3. SWOT Analysis
          • 3.2.5.3.1. Strengths
          • 3.2.5.3.2. Weaknesses
          • 3.2.5.3.3. Opportunities
          • 3.2.5.3.4. Threats
      • 3.2.6. Marvell
        • 3.2.6.1. Supplier Overview
        • 3.2.6.2. Main Product Families
        • 3.2.6.3. SWOT Analysis
          • 3.2.6.3.1. Strengths
          • 3.2.6.3.2. Weaknesses
          • 3.2.6.3.3. Opportunities
          • 3.2.6.3.4. Threats
      • 3.2.7. MIPS
        • 3.2.7.1. Supplier Overview
        • 3.2.7.2. Main Product Families
        • 3.2.7.3. SWOT Analysis
          • 3.2.7.3.1. Strengths
          • 3.2.7.3.2. Weaknesses
          • 3.2.7.3.3. Opportunities
          • 3.2.7.3.4. Threats
      • 3.2.8. NVIDIA
        • 3.2.8.1. Supplier Overview
        • 3.2.8.2. Main Product Families
        • 3.2.8.3. SWOT Analysis
          • 3.2.8.3.1. Strengths
          • 3.2.8.3.2. Weaknesses
          • 3.2.8.3.3. Opportunities
          • 3.2.8.3.4. Threats
      • 3.2.9. Qualcomm
        • 3.2.9.1. Supplier Overview
        • 3.2.9.2. Main Product Families
        • 3.2.9.3. SWOT Analysis
          • 3.2.9.3.1. Strengths
          • 3.2.9.3.2. Weaknesses
          • 3.2.9.3.3. Opportunities
          • 3.2.9.3.4. Threats
      • 3.2.10. Renesas Mobile Corporation
        • 3.2.10.1. Supplier Overview
        • 3.2.10.2. Main Product Families
        • 3.2.10.3. SWOT Analysis
          • 3.2.10.3.1. Strengths
          • 3.2.10.3.2. Weaknesses
          • 3.2.10.3.3. Opportunities
          • 3.2.10.3.4. Threats
      • 3.2.11. Samsung
        • 3.2.11.1. Supplier Overview
        • 3.2.11.2. Main Product Families
        • 3.2.11.3. SWOT Analysis
          • 3.2.11.3.1. Strengths
          • 3.2.11.3.2. Weaknesses
          • 3.2.11.3.3. Opportunities
          • 3.2.11.3.4. Threats
      • 3.2.12. ST-Ericsson
        • 3.2.12.1. Supplier Overview
        • 3.2.12.2. Main Product Families
        • 3.2.12.3. SWOT Analysis
          • 3.2.12.3.1. Strengths
          • 3.2.12.3.2. Weaknesses
          • 3.2.12.3.3. Opportunities
          • 3.2.12.3.4. Threats
      • 3.2.13. Texas Instruments
        • 3.2.13.1. Supplier Overview
        • 3.2.13.2. Main Product Families
        • 3.2.13.3. SWOT Analysis
          • 3.2.13.3.1. Strengths
          • 3.2.13.3.2. Weaknesses
          • 3.2.13.3.3. Opportunities
          • 3.2.13.3.4. Threats
    • 3.3. Supplier Summary
  • 4. Market Forecasts
    • 4.1. Forecast Methodology
    • 4.2. Key Assumptions
    • 4.3. Total Market
    • 4.4. Market by Core Number
    • 4.5. Market by Core Type
    • 4.6. Standalone vs. Integrated Solutions
    • 4.7. Market by Region
  • 5. Company Directory
  • 6. Acronyms

Charts

  1. Total Application Processors in Smartphones - Units, Revenues, and ASPs, World Market: 2010 to 2016
  2. Core Type, World Market: 2010 to 2016
  3. Total Application Processors in Smartphones - Units, Revenues and ASPs
  4. Core Count
  5. Core Type
  6. Standalone vs. Integrated
  7. Total Application Processors in Smartphones Market Shares

Figures

  1. ARM Cortex-A8
  2. ARM Cortex-A9 showing up to 4 cores
  3. ARM Cortex-A15 showing up to 4 cores.
  4. Freescale's i.MX31 applications processor based on an ARM 11 core.
  5. Freescale's i.MX515 applications processor based on an ARM Cortex-A8 core.
  6. Intel's Moorestown Platform
  7. The Intel Atom Processor Z6xx Series
  8. The Marvell Armada 618
  9. MIPS 1004K
  10. NVIDIA Tegra 2 Applications Processor
  11. Qualcomm's Snapdragon Integration
  12. Qualcomm's Chipset Roadmap
  13. Renesas Electronics' (NEC) EMMA Mobile 1D Applications Processor
  14. Renesas Electronics's SH-Mobile G4 Applications Processor/Baseband SoC
  15. Samsung's S3C6410 Applications Processor
  16. Samsung's S5PC100 Applications Processor
  17. Samsung's S5PC110 Applications Processor
  18. ST-Ericsson's U6715 Integrated Applications Processor/Baseband IC SoC
  19. ST-Ericsson's U5500 Integrated Applications Processor/Baseband IC SoC
  20. ST-Ericsson's U8500 Integrated Applications Processor/Baseband IC SoC
  21. Texas Instruments's OMAP 2 Applications Processor
  22. Texas Instruments's OMAP 3 Applications Processor
  23. Texas Instruments's OMAP 4 Applications Processor
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Publish Date
4Q 2010
Code
RR-WAPR-11
Research Type
Research Report Report
Pages
114