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Application Processor Market

Application Processor Market Analysis – By Core Type (Single-core, Dual-core, Quad-core, Hexa-core, Octa-core), By Device Type (Mobile Phones, PC Tablets & E-readers, Smart Wearables, Automotive ADAS & Infotainment Devices), By Industry (Consumer Electronics, Automotive), By Regional – Global Industry Size, Growth, Share, Trends, Demand, Strategy and Competitive Analysis Forecast Report to 2025.

  • ID : 5115326  |  
  • Published : Nov-2017  |  
  • Region : Global  |  
  • Pages : 163   |  
  • Publisher : 9Dimen Research

Application Processor Market Growth Drivers and Restraints:

The growth is primarily due to advancements in the graphics processing unit (GPU) and other complicated processing techniques. The development of octa-core processors has improved the performance of mobile devices by rationalizing the multitasking process.

Another major factor contributing to growth in the market is the increase in the adoption of smartphones. The high adoption rate contributes to the overall market growth due to an increased market for high-end graphics. Additionally, the rapid increase in urbanization and the purchasing power of consumers is making people purchase more and more extremely graphic capable application processors.

High demand for application processors from the custom electronics industry is one of the main factors driving the growth of the market. Moreover, these processors are also frequently being used in the automotive trade in automotive infotainment systems and ADAS systems; this factor is also expected to considerably increase the growth of the market in the coming years.

What is the Size of Application Processor Market?

 The application processor market is expected to be worth USD 29.3 billion by 2018 and reach USD 38.5 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 5.66% from 2018 to 2025.

Geographic Insights:

APAC is expected to account for the largest share of the application processor market during the projection period. The market in this region is also expected to witness significant growth during 2018-2023. High enactment of application processors in China has led to the dominant market position of APAC. This is due to the presence of manufacturing plants of some leading customer electronics companies in China.

Key players in the application processor market:

  • Apple (US)

  • Samsung Electronics (South Korea)

  • Qualcomm (US)
  • MediaTek (Taiwan)
  • NXP Semiconductors (Netherlands)
  • Texas Instruments (US)
  • HiSilicon Technologies (China).

Application Processor Market Segmentation:

By Core Type

  • Single-core
  • Dual-core
  • Quad-core
  • Hexa-core
  • Octa-core

By Device Type

  • Mobile Phones

  • PC Tablets & E-readers

  • Smart Wearables
  • Automotive ADAS & Infotainment Devices

By Industry

  • Consumer Electronics

  • Automotive

Application Processor Market - By Regions:

  • North America

  • Europe

  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa


The application processor market for the automotive industry is exacted to witness significant growth during the forecast period. Growing demand for automotive ADAS is one of the critical factors responsible for the growing demand for application processors in the automotive industry. The rise in demand for ADAS can be associated with the increasing consumer demand for the safe, efficient, and convenient driving experience.

Table of Contents:

  1. Introduction                                                                      
  2. Research Methodology                                                                   

    1. Analysis Design                                             

      1. Research Phases                                                            
      2. Secondary Research                                  
      3. Primary Research                                      
      4. Expert Validation                                       

    2. Study Timeline                                                

  3. Overview                                                                         

    1. Executive Summary                                                      
    2. Key Inferences                                                
    3. New Developments                                                      

  4. Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges Analysis (DROC)                                                             

    1. Application Processor Market Drivers                                               
    2. Application Processor Market Restraints                                                         
    3. Key Challenges                                               
    4. Current Opportunities in the Application Processor Market

  5. Application Processor Market Segmentation                                                                    

    1. By Core Type:

      1. Single-core
      2. Dual-core
      3. Quad-core
      4. Hexa-core
      5. Octa-core

    2. By Device Type:

      1. Mobile Phones
      2. PC Tablets & E-readers
      3. Smart Wearables
      4. Automotive ADAS & Infotainment Devices

    3. By Industry

      1. Consumer Electronics
      2. Automotive

  6. Geographical Analysis                                                                     

    1. North America

      1. U.S
      2. Canada
      3. Mexico

    2. Europe

      1. Germany
      2. France
      3. UK
      4. Italy
      5. Spain
      6. Rest of Europe

    3. Asia-Pacific

      1. Japan
      2. China
      3. Australia
      4. India
      5. South Korea
      6. Rest of Asia-Pacific

    4. Rest of the World

      1. Brazil
      2. South Africa
      3. Saudi Arabia
      4. Turkey
      5. United Arab Emirates
      6. Others

  7. Strategic Analysis                                                            

    1. PESTLE analysis                                             

      1. Political                                     
      2. Economic                                   
      3. Social                                           
      4. Technological                             
      5. Legal                                          
      6. Environmental                                            

    2. Porter’s five analysis                                                     

      1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers                                  
      2. Bargaining Power of Consumers                               
      3. Threat of New Entrants                             
      4. Threat of Substitute Products and Services                               
      5. Competitive Rivalry within the Industry          

    3. Supply Chain Analysis

      1. Raw Material Suppliers
      2. Manufacturers/Producers
      3. Distributors/Retailers/Wholesalers/E-Commerce
      4. End Users

  8. Application Processor Market Leaders' Analysis      

    1. Apple (US)

      1. Product Analysis                                        
      2. Strategic Evaluation and Operations                                          
      3. Financial analysis                                         
      4. Legal issues                                
      5. Recent Developments                               
      6. SWOT analysis                                           
      7. Analyst View      

    2. Samsung Electronics (South Korea)
    3. Qualcomm (US)
    4. MediaTek (Taiwan)
    5. NXP Semiconductors (Netherlands)
    6. Texas Instruments (US)
    7. NVIDIA (US)
    8. HiSilicon Technologies (China).

  9. Competitive Landscape                                                                   

    1. Application Processor Market share analysis                                                    
    2. Merger and Acquisition Analysis                                                   
    3. Agreements, collaborations and Joint Ventures                                                          
    4. New Product Launches                                                  

  10. Expert Opinions                                                             

    1. Application Processor Market Outlook                                                            
    2. Investment Opportunities                                                           

  11. Appendix                                                              

    1. List of Tables                          
    2. List of Figures

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