Samsung’s mobile DRAM market share surged to record high in Q2
Latest market data shows that Samsung’s share of the global mobile DRAM market surged to record highs in the second quarter of this year. The rise in market share is attributed in part to increased orders from smartphone manufacturers, particularly those based in China. Data compiled by DRAMeXchange shows that Samsung held 61.5 percent of the mobile DRAM market in the April-June period of this year, registering growth of 1.1 percentage point over the first quarter.
The company ended up selling $2.42 billion worth of mobile DRAM in this period, seeing a 19.4 percent increase in revenues when compared to the previous quarter. Following Samsung in second place is local rival SK hynix which had a 25.1 percent market share in this period. Micron from the United States came in third place with 11.4 percent. The top three DRAM suppliers have benefitted from the overall 17.2 percent growth of the global mobile DRAM market on the back on increasing Chinese smartphone shipments being driven by the likes of Huawei, Vivo, and OPPO.