Global Application Processor Market 2015-2019 - Emergence of Smartphones, Tablet PCs, and Laptops as New Gaming Platform a Major Market Challenge

Nov 04, 2015, 15:10 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, Nov. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Application Processor Market 2015-2019" report to their offering.

The global application processor market to grow at a CAGR of 2.42% by revenue during 2014-2019.

The report, Global Application Processor Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report focuses on the market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global application processor market for 2015-2019 along with a technologic overview of the market.

The advances in graphics processing unit (GPU) architecture and new software designs require complex processing, which fuels the demand for efficient application processors, and prompts manufacturers to upgrade their designs. In addition, the development of octa-core processor has enhanced the performance of mobile devices by streamlining the process of multitasking. Also, the bigLITTLE core design, with low power cores and innovative architecture, offers a balance between peak performance and low energy consumption.

According to the report, the increase in sale of smartphones is contributing to the growth of the global application processor market. Decline in the ASP of smartphones and tablet PCs, and increase in urbanization and per capita income have increased the purchasing power of consumers in developing countries. Additionally, to meet the increased demand for handsets with the latest technology, OEMs are launching low-range, affordable devices for price sensitive markets like China and India. This will attract a large number of consumers, and increase their market penetration and share. This will increase the unit shipments of smartphones and tablet PCs, thereby contributing to the growth of the global application processor market.

Further, the report states increasing that demand-supply gap and the cyclical nature of the smartphone and tablet PCs market is also likely to affect market growth adversely during the forecast period.

The market has been segmented and sub-segmented on the following basis:

By end-user:

  • Smartphones
  • Entry-level smartphones
  • Mid-range smartphones
  • Premium smartphones
  • Tablet PCs
  • Laptops and hybrid-ultramobiles
  • Gaming consoles

Key vendors

  • Apple
  • Broadcom
  • Intel
  • MediaTek
  • Qualcomm
  • Samsung Electronics

Other prominent vendors

  • ARM
  • Freescale
  • Infineon
  • Marvel
  • Texas Instruments

Key Topics Covered:

Part 01: Executive summary

Part 02: Scope of the report

Part 03: Market research methodology

Part 04: Introduction

Part 05: Technology Landscape

Part 06: Market landscape

Part 07: Market segmentation by end user

Part 08: Geographical segmentation

Part 09: Key leading countries

Part 10: Market drivers

Part 11: Impact of drivers

Part 12: Market challenges

Part 13: Impact of drivers and challenges

Part 14: Market trends

Part 15: Vendor landscape

Part 16: Key vendor analysis

Part 17: Appendix

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