The smartphone fashions launched in 2021 present rising choice of authentic gear producers (OEMs) in the direction of choosing multiple chipset suppliers for his or her smartphone portfolio.
According to market analysis agency Techarc, MediaTek led with 81 smartphone fashions launched on their chipset in opposition to Qualcomm which noticed 51 launches in India.
Realme, Samsung and Motorola had three chipset suppliers for the smartphones launched in 2021.
“The chipset landscape is changing fast as we see OEMs now becoming a competition to the fabless chipset makers,” stated Manish Rawat, senior analyst, Techarc.
“In 2021, the trend just started to emerge with no major impact on the market but 2022 and beyond, OEMs are likely to strengthen their own chipset roadmaps reducing dependability on the SoC makers,” he added.
While this offers OEMs higher management on creating differentiation proper on the core of the product, the chance for chipset makers, particularly in premium and flagship merchandise, is more likely to squeeze as these OEMs are introducing them with proprietary chipsets, the report famous.
After Apple, Samsung, Huawei, Google and OPPO have already unveiled their chipsets.
Vivo additionally introduced its first ISP (Image Signal Processor) final 12 months.
Among the fabless chipset makers, that is more likely to have an even bigger impression on Qualcomm as its chipsets are utilized by main OEMs for his or her premium and flagship fashions.
“At the same time, MediaTek would also see some impact on its Dimensity family which has started penetrating in the premium category of smartphones,” stated the report.
As 5G smartphone launches are going down at multiple tiers of the market, it is going to be a detailed competitors between Qualcomm and MediaTek in 2022 to steal the utmost 5G smartphone offers.