For the initial time in the last 25 Years, Samsung has smacked the ever so admired Intel in its own commerce of chip manufacturing. The tech major of South Korea has shown its chip sales for 2017 of $69 Billion, which is $6 Billion extra in comparison to what Intel clocked—$63 Billion.
The report claims that Intel, in spite of crossing the mark of $63 Billion, displayed a development by 6%. The US-located firm already has its chips running on more than 90% of the computing gadgets. Samsung, in contrast, has its other processors including Exynos heading sturdy in particular markets. It is also the authorized maker for one chipset manufacture—Qualcomm. The chip manufacturer already has its processors of Snapdragon operating on almost all the Android handset in the sector.
Intel, in addition to ARM and AMD, may encounter some heat in first quarter of 2018 though for its latest incident of “Spectre” and “Meltdown,” which were 2 of the nastiest processors errors discovered and are said to have impacted almost all the computing devices and handsets.
On the other hand, both Intel and Samsung are already encountering tough rivalry arriving from Apple and some companies too. Apple is presently claimed to be operating on new co-chips for its Mac devices. In the mean time, Google is also rumored to bring additional custom silicon in coming period. The latest contract between HTC and Google might drive efforts of Google in vying with Apple by making its personalized processors with relative comfort.
MediaTek is one more contestant, which is not as huge as Intel, Qualcomm, or Samsung but is steadily receiving speed in the business of chip making. The firm previous month rolled out 3 new chips optimized for Android Oreo (Go Edition) OS of Google. A couple of days back it also declared its affiliation with Reliance Jio as well.