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Qualcomm to lead $4.3 bn smartphone wi-fi chip market in 2021

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New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Chip-maker Qualcomm is set to increase its lead in the $4.3 billion smartphone Wi-Fi chip market in 2021, despite Broadcom’s win in Apple’s iPhone 13, according to a new report.

Market research firm Strategy Analytics projects that Qualcomm, Broadcom and MediaTek will capture the top three spots in the $4.3 billion smartphone Wi-Fi chip market in 2021.

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“Qualcomm will continue to gain share in Wi-Fi in smartphones this year even as competition increases from MediaTek and others. Qualcomm leverages its market-leading Snapdragon platform to win share in smartphone Wi-Fi chips,” said Christopher Taylor, author of the report.

Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi 6E also helped boost the smartphone Wi-Fi chip market and “we expect rapid adoption of these technologies to provide growth opportunities for chip vendors in 2021 and beyond.”

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The report looked at estimated units and revenue for 2020 by Wi-Fi supplier, and then projected this forward to 2021 based on expected smartphone volume by brand and model.

“Broadcom continues to differentiate its Wi-Fi chips in the premium tier Wi-Fi despite stiff competition from platform players such as Qualcomm and MediaTek,” said Stephen Entwistle, VP of the Strategic Technologies Practice at Strategy Analytics.

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It appears that “Broadcom will go to extraordinary lengths to stay relevant, maintain its relationship with Apple, and expand its wins in smartphones,” he added.

–IANS

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