Taipei, Thursday, September 29, 2016 01:18 (GMT+8)
thunderstorms
Taipei
29°C
Digitimes Research: Mobile DRAM bit demand to rise 35.5% in 4Q13
Nobunaga Chai, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Thursday 26 September 2013]

Mobile DRAM bit demand is set to exceed 400 million gigabits (Gb) in the fourth quarter of 2013, up 35.5% on quarter and over 70% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

DRAM bit demand for smartphones will rise to 334 million Gb in the fourth quarter of 2013, up 39.1% sequentially and 92.1% on year, while that for tablets will increase 41.9% on quarter and 40.5% from a year ago to 65.8 million Gb, Digitimes Research said.

Mobile DRAM will spur a 26.8% increase in overall DRAM bit demand in 2013, Digitimes Research noted. Overall mobile DRAM bit demand is forecast to reach 1.28 billion Gb in 2013, up 74.8% from 733.5 million Gb in 2012, Digitimes Research said.

Overall niche-market DRAM bit demand will come to 502.8 million Gb in the fourth quarter of 2013, representing growth of 29.1% on quarter and 61.7% on year, Digitimes Research projected. In all of 2013, the bit demand is forecast to total about 1.53 billion Gb, up 65% from 926.8 million Gb in 2012, Digitimes Research said.

The overall DRAM market, which consists of PC- and server-use DRAM, and niche-market memory, is forecast to consume 4.145 billion Gb in 2013, according to Digitimes Research.

This article is an excerpt from a Chinese-language Digitimes Research report. Click here if you are interested in receiving more information about the content and price of a translated version of the full report.

*Consisting of DRAM parts for desktops, notebooks/netbooks and upgrade modules for PCs
**Consisting of mobile DRAM, specialty DRAM and graphics RAM
Source: Digitimes Research, September 2013

Realtime news
  • Digitimes Research: Global average LTE-based data transfer speed rises unnoticeable

    Mobile + telecom | 1h 51min ago

  • China market: Xiaomi launches Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus, Mi TV 3s

    Mobile + telecom | 2h 14min ago

  • Sharp buys back office building in Japan

    Before Going to Press | 3h 40min ago

  • Telecommunications and automotive players form global cross-industry 5G Automotive Association

    Before Going to Press | 4h 19min ago

  • NXP establishing security standards for smart cars in China with cross-sector collaborations

    Before Going to Press | 5h 18min ago

  • DRAM spot prices hit 7-month high, says DRAMeXchange

    Before Going to Press | 5h 19min ago

  • Analog IC firm Leadtrend grows shipments for mobile devices

    Before Going to Press | 5h 20min ago

  • Kingston affiliate buys 70% of Innostor

    Before Going to Press | 5h 20min ago

  • TS Solartech to lay off 200 employees

    Before Going to Press | 6h 4min ago

  • Lenovo to downsize personnel by 2%

    Before Going to Press | 6h 4min ago

  • IC design house ITE Tech looks to 12-15% sequential growth in 3Q16 revenues

    Before Going to Press | 6h 5min ago

  • Taiwan ranks 14th in WEF 2016 GCI

    Before Going to Press | 6h 5min ago

  • China market: Xiaomi launches Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus, Mi TV 3s

    Before Going to Press | 6h 7min ago

  • 53 million Ultra HD TVs to be globally shipped in 2016, says WitsView

    Before Going to Press | 6h 8min ago

  • Wistron NeWeb to post strong sales in 3Q16

    Before Going to Press | 6h 9min ago

Pause
 | 
View more
Iotexpo
Display panels for wearable devices
The transition to 4k TV - UHD TV market forecast, 2014-2017
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.