Mediatek became the world’s first smartphone chip maker in the third quarter of 2020, with a market share of 31 percent, according to For data Counterpoint market research firm.
Mediatek’s strong performance in the smartphone sector in the price range of $ 100 to $ 250 and growth in key regions such as China and India helped the manufacturer to become the largest seller of smartphone chips.
Meanwhile, she prepares a company Qualcomm, the largest manufacturer of 5G chipsets in the third quarter of 2020.
Qualcomm chips are used among 39 percent of smartphones supporting 5G networks sold globally.
In the third quarter of 2020, the demand for 5G smartphones doubled.
And 17 percent of all smartphones sold in the third quarter of 2020 were 5G phones.
A third of the smartphones that are supposed to be shipped during the fourth quarter of 2020 are expected to support the fifth generation.
Qualcomm still has a chance to reclaim first place in the fourth quarter of 2020.
The US ban against Huawei has been beneficial to other manufacturers, such as Samsung and Xiaomi, as The share of MediaTek chips for Xiaomi more than three times compared to the same period last year.
Mediatek was also able to capitalize on the gap created by the US ban against Huawei.
When it comes to the development strategies of Qualcomm and Mediatek, they have rearranged their portfolios, and the focus on the consumer has played a major role here.
Last year, MediaTek launched the new G Series aimed at gaming devices, while the Dimensity chipset helped bring 5G into the lower price ranges.
And the device to support 5G networks was cheaper In the world, Realme V3, powered by MediaTek.
The immediate focus of chip vendors is on bringing 5G to the masses, which then unleash the various use cases for 5G networks, such as cloud gaming, which in turn leads to an increase in demand for higher-speed GPUs and more powerful processors.
Qualcomm and MediaTek continue to compete for the first place.