January 23, 2014

Samsung Retains Position as the Top Global Semiconductor Customer in 2013, According to Gartner

Samsung and Apple Together Consumed 17 Per Cent of Total Semiconductor Demand in 2013

Samsung Electronics and Apple remained the top semiconductor buyers in 2013, increasing their combined semiconductor demand by 17 per cent, according to Gartner, Inc. Samsung Electronics and Apple together consumed $53.7 billion of semiconductors in 2013, an increase of $7.7 billion from 2012 (see Figure 1).