TrendForce: The world’s top ten IC design vendors
Huawei HiSilicon dropped out of the top ten and will release the final Kirin 9000 processor
TrendForce’s Top Industry Research Institute recently announced the world’s top ten IC design vendors, Broadcom ranked first and Qualcomm retired to second. Taiwan’s MediaTek ranked fourth, while HiSilicon was ranked outside the top ten.
Tuopu’s ranking is based on revenue in the second quarter of 2020. Broadcom made nearly $4 billion in revenue in a single quarter. Although Qualcomm performed well in its 5G business, its business growth was limited due to the delayed listing of Apple’s new iPhone. Revenue was surpassed by Broadcom.
MediaTek also benefited from 5G, achieving a revenue growth of 12.4% in the first half of the year. In addition, Taiwan has two companies including Novatek and Realtek in the top ten.
Regarding HiSilicon’s falling out of the top ten, Tuopu stated that HiSilicon was affected by the escalating US ban and could no longer exert its chip self-sufficiency for Huawei’s product lines. Under the premise that the US-China relationship has not improved, HiSilicon will The last Kirin processor was released (Yu Chengdong once announced that it is the Kirin 9000 processor), and other chips may face a similar situation.∼
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