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Robotics Developer   2/26/2013 1:33:04 AM
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I am impressed that so much of the IC market for cellphones has been captured by just two players. I am wondering if there will be any surprises in the coming year? Is it possible that some of the other new players to the top ten will be able to capture more market share or does Qualcomm and Samsung have a lock on the futures?

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sranje   2/27/2013 3:04:07 PM
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..."Samsung held firm to the No. 2 spot, capturing 21 percent of all handset core IC revenue..." IHS iSuppli data appears to be highly misleading. Samsung's data indicates that 110M of Exynoses were sold in 2012 - no connectivty combos, no transceivers. Hence their table should be taken with a big grain of salt -- it likely incudes Memories...

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