For some time now, Intel has been defeated by Samsung in the market of global semiconductors by taking a share of 12.8% of it, whereas Intel is now in the second position by taking a 9.8% share which is quite a great achievement for this company.
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If we talk about semiconductors, their demand is falling daily, which is a worry for some companies, especially Intels, as its semiconductor chips are mainly used in PCs. Samsung overtook Intel in 2019 as the demand for memory cards increased.
According to the news if we talk the top five companies in Global Semiconductor Market for shares are:
- Samsung (12.8%)
- Intel (9.8%)
- SK Hynix (6.8%)
- Qualcomm (5.9%)
- Micron (5.2%)
Samsung first surpassed Intel in 2017, but Intel reclaimed the top rank in 2019 and 2020. Nevertheless, because of the high demand for memory chips, Samsung once more outperformed it in 2018.