Intel as Underdog

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1Q 2012 | IN-1010466

Intel Announces Smartphone Designs Wins with China Unicom, Lenovo and Motorola Mobility


A strange thing has happened over the last 12 months. I’ve found myself supporting Intel (the world’s largest semiconductor supplier) as the underdog in the race for dominance of the smartphone applications processors market. My support of Intel is not because of a dislike for ARM; in fact as a Brit, I am a keen supporter. ARM is one of few UK-based companies that is having significant success in the semiconductor market and long may it succeed. However for any market to thrive and innovate it needs competition and so I was excited to see Intel’s long-awaited announcement that it had secured smartphone design wins with China Unicom, Motorola, and Lenovo.

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