Most mobile SoCs GPUs shipped by Qualcomm in first half

Posted by Jon Peddie on October 26th 2012 | Permalink
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Apple holds steady, MediaTek and Samsung highest growth TIBURON, CA, October 25, 2012-Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated mobile devices graphics chip shipments and suppliers' market share for first half of 2012. We found that shipments of GPUs in mobile devices (tablets and smart phones) during the first half of 2012 had a growth year to year (1h'11 to 1h'12) of 69.4%. Samsung's sales surged in the first half giving them the highest CAGR for the year (179%), followed by Qualcomm (39%), which was already enjoying high shipment rates. MediaTek (included…

Imagination Technologies still biggest in GPU IP, Qualcomm single largest proprietary GPU supplier

Posted by Jon Peddie on October 23rd 2012 | Permalink
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Portable devices' GPU suppliers in a most dynamic market TIBURON, CA, October 19, 2012-Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated mobile devices graphics chip shipments for the first half of 2012. Mobile devices include smartphones, tablets, and game consoles. The market for portable devices (mobile devices that we can carry) continues to soar in spite of economic difficulties and general uncertainty. Although portable devices are not necessarily replacing the PC, they are outselling the PC. All of these devices have a graphics processor (GPU) integrated in the device's system on a chip…