The global tablet applications processor (AP) market grew 14% year-over-year growth to reach $472 million, according to Strategy Analytics (, with Apple leading the way.

The research group calculates that Apple, Intel, Qualcomm, MediaTek and Samsung LSI captured the top-five revenue share spots in the global tablet applications processor market in quarter two (Q2) of 2019. Apple extended its tablet AP market share leadership with 42% revenue share in Q2 2019 followed by Intel with 19% and Qualcomm with 17%.

“Apple, HiSilicon, Qualcomm and Samsung LSI all registered a shipment growth in the tablet AP market in Q2 2019. Both HiSilicon and Samsung LSI improved their share at Huawei and Samsung Mobile, respectively and gained market share in Q2 2019,” says Stuart Robinson, executive director of the Strategy Analytics Handset Component Technologies service. “Qualcomm, on the other hand, scored multiple tablet design-wins with its modem-integrated Snapdragon 600 and 400-series of APs and gained share.”