MediaTek edges out Qualcomm as top smartphone chip supplier MediaTek

Taiwan-based integrated circuit designer MediaTek Inc has gone past its American rival Qualcomm to become the largest smartphone chip supplier worldwide in the third quarter of this year. More than 100 million smartphones were sold globally with MediaTek chipsets in Q3 2020.

MediaTek managed to take a 31 percent share of the global smartphone chip market in the July-September period, while Qualcomm had only 29 percent.