Diversifying the chipset shortage risks, Smartphone OEMs preferred multiple chipset portfolio in 2021.
MediaTek led with 81 smartphone models launched on their chipset against Qualcomm which saw 51 launches in India. Realme, Samsung and Motorola had three chipset suppliers for the smartphones launched in 2021.
Gurugram, India: The analyses based on the smartphone model launches in 2021 shows increasing preference of OEMs towards opting for multiple chipset suppliers for their smartphone portfolio. Increasingly, smartphone makers are diversifying the risks by going with multiple chip makers. Among key smartphone makers Apple, Xiaomi, Tecno, Infinix, LG, Asus and iQoo remained with single chipset supplier in 2021.