Global Baseband Processor Market to Reach US$ 92.5 Billion by 2032, Stimulated by Rising Demand for Smartphones

October 04, 2023 | Technology & Media

According to the latest report by IMARC Group, titled “Baseband Processor Market Report by Type (Single-Core Processor, Multi-Core Processor), Application (Tablets, Smartphones), and Region 2024-2032,” the global baseband processor market size reached US$ 51.8 Billion in 2023. A baseband processor is an essential component in wireless communication devices, such as smartphones, tablets, and other mobile gadgets. This specialized microprocessor controls the communication functions directly related to the device's radio signals and network connectivity. It handles tasks such as signal processing, encoding, decoding, and the modulation and demodulation of data as it travels between the device and the cellular network. The processor serves as the brain behind all radio-related activities in a mobile device, managing everything from phone calls and text messages to data transmission over cellular networks. It often works in conjunction with an application processor, which takes care of general-purpose tasks, such as running apps and managing the user interface.

Global Baseband Processor Market Trends:

The global market is majorly driven by the escalating demand for smartphones. With smartphones becoming increasingly sophisticated and serving multiple functions beyond mere communication, the need for powerful and efficient baseband processors is more critical than ever. The growing need for fast internet connections to improve device performance, and advancements in semiconductor technology are also impelling the market. Also, the transition from 4G to 5G networks necessitates improvements in baseband processors to handle higher data rates, lower latency, and improved energy efficiency, thus supporting the market. The market is further driven by the expanding Internet of Things (IoT) sector, where baseband processors find applications in devices ranging from smart home appliances to industrial sensors. Additionally, companies are also investing heavily in creating processors that are high-performing, energy-efficient, and cost-effective. Innovations in chip design, such as integration with application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs), are making baseband processors more versatile, thereby widening their potential range of applications. Looking forward, the market value is projected to reach US$ 92.5 Billion by 2032, expanding at a CAGR of 6.46% during 2024-2032.

Market Summary:

  • Based on the type, the market has been segmented into single-core processor and multi-core processor. Currently, multi-core processor represents the largest market segment.
  • On the basis of the application, the market has been divided into tablets and smartphones. Among these, smartphones exhibit a clear dominance in the market.
  • Region-wise, the market has been segmented into North America (the United States and Canada), Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, and others), Europe (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, and others), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and others), and the Middle East and Africa. Among these, Asia Pacific holds the leading position in the market.
  • The competitive landscape of the market has also been examined, with some of the key players being Broadcom Inc., HiSilicon (Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.), Intel Corporation, NXP Semiconductors N.V., Qualcomm Incorporated, Unisoc (Shanghai) Technologies Co. Ltd.

Report Scope:

Report Features Details
Base Year of the Analysis 2023
Historical Period 2018-2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Units US$ Billion
Scope of the Report Exploration of Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Catalysts and Challenges, Segment-Wise Historical and Predictive Market Assessment:
  • Type
  • Application
  • Region
Types Covered Single-Core Processor, Multi-Core Processor
Applications Covered Tablets, Smartphones
Regions Covered  Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
Countries Covered United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
Companies Covered Broadcom Inc., HiSilicon (Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.), Intel Corporation, NXP Semiconductors N.V., Qualcomm Incorporated, Unisoc (Shanghai) Technologies Co. Ltd., etc.
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