Apple and MediaTek leads in Tablet Apps Processors in Q2 2021

In a recent research report by Strategy Analytics’ Handset Component Technologies, the tablet applications processor (AP) market grew 17 percent to $737 million in Q2 2021. The report title, “Tablet Apps Processor Market Share Tracker Q2 2021: Apple Takes 58 Percent Revenue Share“, estimates that Apple, Intel, Qualcomm, MediaTek and Samsung LSI captured the top-five tablet applications processor (AP) revenue share slots in Q2 2021.

The report also confirms that Apple has led the tablet AP market with 58 percent revenue share in Q2 2021, followed subsequently by Intel with 14 percent and Qualcomm with 10 percent.

Sravan Kundojjala, author of the report and Associate Directorof Handset Component Technologies service at Strategy Analytics, commented, “After registering five straight quarters of shipment growth, the tablet AP market declined 8 percent year-on-year in unit terms Q2 2021. However, compared to Q2 2019, the tablet AP market saw a 23 percent shipment growth. Despite shipment weakness, tablet AP revenues continue to hold up well, driven by robust average selling prices.”

Mr. Kundojjala, continued, “MediaTek saw its tablet AP shipments grow 19 percent in Q2 2021, driven by increased traction for its Helio P chips. Strategy Analytics estimates that MediaTek is on track to ship its highest ever annual tablet AP shipments in 2021. The x86 vendor Intel, on the other hand, grew its tablet AP shipments 22 percent in Q2 2021, thanks to Windows-based tablets. The mobile computing market will see significant activity in 2022 with AMD, Apple, Google, Intel, MediaTek, Microsoft, NVIDIA, Qualcomm and Samsung LSI all ramping up their computing efforts.”

Credited to Business Wire and Strategy Analytics

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