For decades, the only name that would have come into your mind when talking about the chipset market would have been Intel. Lately, there a couple more names such as Qualcomm and Samsung.
It is now emerging that Samsung has ousted Intel as the world leading chip manufacturer if the two companies’ annual financial reports are anything to go by. Bloomberg was the first to note Intel could be losing its market leadership to the South Korean tech giant based on their annual revenue; Intel has garnered $62.8 billion against Samsung’s $69.1 billion.
Though it is not easy comparing Intel and Samsung in such a straightforward manner. Intel’s core strength lies in manufacturing x86 chips, and in that niche, it remains the market leader giving a very wide distance to its nearest competitor. On the other hand, Samsung strength lies in the making of memory and flash storage. However, speaking from a purely monetary point of view, Samsung’s business racked in more revenue compared to Intel’s.
The prospects for Samsung’s business looks brighter compared to Intel’s business. That is because Intel’s focus remains in making CPUs, while the …read more
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