Strategy Analytics has reported the global tablet applications processor (AP) market grew 18 percent year-over-year to reach $4.2 billion in calendar year 2014.
The other findings and comments by the Strategy Analytics includes:
According to this research from Strategy Analytics, Apple, Intel, Qualcomm, MediaTek and Samsung LSI captured the top-five revenue share rankings in the tablet AP market in calendar year 2014. Apple continued its tablet AP market leadership with 27 percent revenue share, followed by Intel with 19 percent revenue share and Qualcomm with 16 percent revenue share.
According to Sravan Kundojjala, Associate Director, "Strategy Analytics estimates that Intel’s tablet AP shipments registered over 300 percent year-over-year growth in 2014 and for the first time Intel ranked number one in the non-iPad tablet AP supplier market on an annual basis. Intel is well positioned to continue its tablet AP momentum in 2015 with the help of low-cost Atom X3 and 14 nm-based Atom X5 and X7 APs."
According to Stuart Robinson, Executive Director of the Strategy Analytics Handset Component Technologies service, "Strategy Analytics estimates that 64-bit tablet APs accounted for over one-third of total tablet AP shipments in 2014 and Apple and Intel accounted for almost all of these shipments. Strategy Analytics estimates 64-bit tablet AP shipments will overtake 32-bit tablet AP shipments in 2015, thanks to the industry wide migration to 64-bit chips. "