Research Reports

Global Smartphone Production Fell by 12.8% QoQ to 310 Million Units for 1Q22 as Weakening Demand Was Exacerbated by Seasonal Headwinds




Market intelligence firm TrendForce reports that smartphone brands raised their channel inventories for devices in 2021 as the COVID-19 pandemic caused delays in global logistics...

TrendForce Has Further Lowered Its Projection on Annual Smartphone Production to 1.333 Billion Units as Economic Fallout from China’s Dynamic Zero-COVID Policy Continues; Risk of Future Downward Corrections Remains High




The Semiconductor Research Department of global market intelligence firm TrendForce reports that the COVID-19 pandemic caused significant disruptions in the international logistics network during 2021...

Production Volume Could Drop for Some ODMs in 2Q22 Due to Enforcement of COVID-19 Lockdown in Shanghai


DRAM , NAND Flash , Notebook Computers , Smartphones


Global market intelligence firm TrendForce reports that another wave of COVID-19 outbreaks has swept through China in the recent period...

High Inflation Rung by Russia-Ukraine Warfare; Estimated Annual Smartphone Production Lowered to 1.366 Billion Units with High Risks of Continuous Reduction




As indicated by the survey of global market intelligence firm TrendForce, an observation on the performance of smartphone production as the end of 1Q22 draws near denotes...

Supply Status Updates on Key Components of Major Categories of End Products, Vol. 2


DRAM , Wafer Foundries , Smartphones


Looking at 1Q22, stock-up activities have slowed down a bit for the semiconductor components used in end products such as PCs, TVs, and smartphones...

NAND Flash Industry Analysis-1Q22


NAND Flash , Smartphones


An overview of the developments in the NAND Flash market during 1Q22 is as follow: In the earlier part of the quarter, the market continued to experience oversupply due to the effect of the off-season...

Smartphone Market Decode_1Q22


DRAM , NAND Flash , Panel Industry , Smartphones


TrendForce, a global market intelligence firm for the technology sectors, proudly presents “Smartphone Market Decode” – a quarterly research report that synergizes the resources of several in-house analyst teams such as the Department of Semiconductor Research, the Department of Display Research, the Department of ICT Application Research, etc.

In addition to the first-hand data on the device production figures of the major electronics brands and the latest overview of the supply chains for the key components, Smartphone Market Decode also covers the relevant topics pertaining to technological innovations and development trends. The report assists enterprises in adapting to the rapidly changing market environment by providing the most real-time and professional industry knowledge that can be used to make the best operational decisions.

Mobile DRAM Industry Analysis-1Q22


DRAM , Smartphones


Regarding the performance of the smartphone market during 2021, device production efforts of smartphone brands were constrained by several factors. First, the COVID-19 pandemic continued to cause disruptions around the world...

Taking Advantage of the Market Share Left by Huawei, Apple Raised iPhone Production to a Record High for 4Q21 and Thereby Contributed to the Highest QoQ Growth for 2021 at 9.5%




Market intelligence firm TrendForce reports that global smartphone production came to 356 million units for 4Q21, showing a QoQ increase of 9.5%...

Supply Status Updates on Key Components of Major Categories of End Products, Vol. 1


DRAM , NAND Flash , Smartphones


According to the latest market analysis by global market intelligence firm TrendForce, the global foundry industry has been experiencing capacity crunch for almost two years due to various factors including the COVID-19 pandemic...