5G Chipset Market

Global 5G Chipset Market Research Report: By Type (Modems, RFICs, and Others), By Operating Frequency (Sub-6 GHz, 24-39 GHz, and Above 39 GHz), By Processing Node Type (7 nm, 10 nm, and Others), By Deployment Type (Telecom Base Station Equipment, Smartphones/Tablets, Connected Vehicles, Connected Devices, Broadband Access Gateway Devices, and Others), By Industry Vertical (Manufacturing, Energy & Utilities, Media & Entertainment, IT & Telecom, Transportation & Logistics, Healthcare, and Others), and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World) Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Regional Analysis, Competitor Analysis and Forecast 2023-2031.

ICT & Media | September 2023 | Report ID: EMR0084 | Pages: 277

The global 5G chipset market was USD 32.40 billion in 2022, and is predicted to reach approximately USD 147.03 billion by 2031, at a CAGR of 18.3% from 2023 to 2031. A 5G chipset is an integrated circuit that empowers various devices to establish connections and communicate through the fifth-generation (5G) wireless network. Found in smartphones, tablets, IoT devices, and other wireless gadgets, it plays a pivotal role. The 5G chipset integrates cutting-edge technologies that enable faster data speeds, reduced latency, and increased network capacity compared to previous generations. It supports multiple frequency bands, including sub-6 GHz and mm Wave bands, and incorporates techniques such as beamforming and massive MIMO to enhance coverage and signal strength. Moreover, the chipset includes security measures to ensure data privacy and protection. With the introduction of 5G chipsets, users can enjoy improved mobile connectivity, real-time applications, and the potential for transformative technologies like autonomous vehicles, remote surgery, and smart cities.




Report Attribute


Estimated Market Value (2022)

32.40 Bn

Projected Market Value (2031)

147.03 Bn

Base Year


Forecast Years

2023 - 2031

Scope of the Report

Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment- By Type, By Operating Frequency, By Processing Node Type, By Deployment Type, By Industry Vertical, & Region

Segments Covered

By Type, By Operating Frequency, By Processing Node Type, By Deployment Type, By Industry Vertical, & Region

Forecast Units

Value (USD Billion or Million), and Volume (Units)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD million/billion and CAGR from 2023 to 2031

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa, and Rest of World

Countries Covered

U.S., Canada, Mexico, U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina, GCC Countries, and South Africa, among others

Report Coverage

Market growth drivers, restraints, opportunities, Porter’s five forces analysis, PEST analysis, value chain analysis, regulatory landscape, market attractiveness analysis by segments and region, company market share analysis, and COVID-19 impact analysis.

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Global 5G Chipset Market Dynamics

The primary catalyst behind this trend is the increasing requirement for high-speed and low-latency connectivity. As bandwidth-intensive applications such as video streaming, virtual reality, and IoT devices gain popularity, the necessity for faster and more dependable networks has skyrocketed. The rising prevalence of 5G-enabled smartphones and devices has further propelled the demand for 5G chipsets. As consumers strive to upgrade their devices in order to harness the enhanced capabilities of 5G networks, there exists a substantial market opportunity for chipsets that facilitate seamless 5G connectivity. The advancement of sophisticated technologies like autonomous vehicles, smart cities, and industrial automation relies heavily on 5G networks, thereby intensifying the need for 5G chipsets.


Global 5G Chipset Market Drivers

  • Growing Demand for High-Speed and Low-Latency Connectivity

The increasing adoption of bandwidth-intensive applications such as video streaming, virtual reality, and IoT devices has fueled the need for faster and more reliable networks. 5G chipsets enable enhanced data speeds and reduced latency, meeting the requirements of these demanding applications.

  • Rising Popularity of 5G-Enabled Devices


  • High Development and Manufacturing Costs

Designing and manufacturing 5G chipsets involve substantial costs due to the complex nature of the technology. This can pose a challenge for smaller chip manufacturers or companies entering the market, as they may struggle to compete with established players who have greater resources and expertise.

  • Infrastructure Challenges


  • Expansion of 5G Networks

As 5G networks continue to expand globally, there is a significant opportunity for chip manufacturers to supply the increasing demand for 5G chipsets. This includes both the deployment of 5G networks in developed regions as well as the expansion of 5G coverage in emerging markets.

  • Emerging Applications and Industries


Segment Overview

By Type

Based on the type, the global 5G chipset market is segmented into modems, RFICs, and others. The RFICs segment is dominating the market with the largest revenue share of around 42.6% in 2022. RFICs are essential components of wireless communication systems because they transform digital signals into radio frequency signals for transmission and vice versa. They're common in 5G devices and infrastructure, such as smartphones, base stations, and other wireless devices. RFICs provide 5G network functionalities such as signal amplification, filtering, and modulation/demodulation. They are in charge of providing high-speed data transfer and minimal latency through effective and dependable wireless connection. The growing requirement for higher frequency bands in 5G networks, such as mmWave, necessitates the use of upgraded RFICs capable of handling these frequencies.

By Deployment

Based on the deployment type, the global 5G chipset market is segmented into telecom base station equipment, smartphones/tablets, connected vehicles, connected devices, broadband access gateway devices, and others. The smartphones segment is dominating the market with the largest revenue share of around 46.3% in 2022. Smartphones are a major driver of 5G adoption, as users seek to upgrade their handsets to take advantage of the expanded capabilities provided by 5G networks. As a result, 5G chipsets are in high demand to power these smartphones and allow continuous communication. Smartphone makers have aggressively incorporated 5G capabilities into their flagship products, resulting in a robust market for 5G chipsets.

By Processing Node

Based on processing node type, the global 5G chipset market is segmented into 7 nm, 10 nm, and others. The 7 nm segment is dominating the market with the largest revenue share of around 34.5% in 2022. It provides benefits like as greater performance, lower power consumption, and increased transistor density. These advantages are critical for addressing the requirements of 5G technology, which necessitates quicker data processing, higher bandwidth, and enhanced energy efficiency. The dominance of the 7 nm category is due to its ability to offer chipsets that match the strict criteria of 5G networks, enabling increased connection, lower latency, and additional functionality in smartphones, IoT devices, and other wireless applications.


Global 5G Chipset Market Overview by Region

By Region, the global 5G Chipset Market has been categorized into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. Asia-Pacific dominated the market with around 39.2% of revenue share in 2022. The region is home to some of the world's largest and fastest-growing economies, including India, Japan, China, and South Korea. These nations have made major investments in 5G infrastructure, resulting in a solid market for 5G chipsets. The area has a large population and a high smartphone penetration rate, which drives demand for 5G-enabled devices and, as a result, increases demand for 5G chipsets. Furthermore, the region has a strong manufacturing base, making it a hub for smartphone manufacture, which fuels the adoption of 5G chipsets.


Global 5G Chipset Market Competitive Landscape

In the global 5G chipset market, a small number of prominent players hold significant market dominance and have established a strong regional presence. These key participants are committed to ongoing research and development initiatives. Additionally, they actively engage in strategic growth endeavors such as product development, product launches, joint ventures, and partnerships. By pursuing these strategies, these companies aim to strengthen their market position and expand their customer base to capture a substantial share of the market.

The key players in the global 5G chipset market include MediaTek Inc., Huawei Technologies, Inc., Intel Corporation, Samsung, Infineon Technologies AG, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., Nokia Corporation, Unisoc Communications Inc., Qorvo, Inc., Anokiwave, Inc., Xilinx, Renesas Electronics Corporation, NXP Semiconductors NV, Analog Devices Inc., and various other key players.


Global 5G Chipset Market Recent Developments

In February 2023, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. has launched the Snapdragon X75, their latest 6th generation 5G radio frequency modem. The Snapdragon X75 5G modem's main selling point is its capability for 5G-Advanced (5G-A), a network technology that outperforms ordinary 5G connections. With this, the users may enjoy increased benefits like as greater bandwidth and lower latency with 5G-A, opening the door for a diverse variety of innovative applications for both consumers and corporations.


Scope of the Global 5G Chipset Market Report

5G Chipset Market Report Segmentation



By Type

  • Modems
  • RFICs
  • Others


By Operate Frequency

  • Sub-6 GHz
  • 24-39 GHz
  • Above 39 GHz


By Processing Node Type

  • 7 nm
  • 10 nm
  • Others


By Deployment Type

  • Telecom Base Station Equipment
  • Smartphones/Tablets
  • Connected Vehicles
  • Connected Devices
  • Broadband Access Gateway Devices
  • Others

By Geography

  • North America (USA, and Canada)
  • Europe (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Australia, Southeast Asia and Rest of Asia Pacific)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America)
  • Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC, and Rest of Middle East & Africa)

Customization Scope

  • Available upon request


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Objectives of the Study

The objectives of the study are summarized in 5 stages. They are as mentioned below:

  • Global 5G Chipset Market Size and Forecast:

To identify and estimate the market size for the global 5G chipset market segmented by type, by operating frequency, by processing node type, by deployment type, by industry vertical, region, and by value (in U.S. dollars). Also, to understand the consumption/ demand created by consumers of 5G chipset between 2019 and 2031.

  • Market Landscape and Trends:

To identify and infer the drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges for the global 5G chipset market

  • Market Influencing Factors:

To find out the factors which are affecting the sales of 5G chipset among consumers

  • Impact of COVID-19:

To identify and understand the various factors involved in the global 5G chipset market affected by the pandemic

  • Company Profiling:

To provide a detailed insight into the major companies operating in the market. The profiling will include the financial health of the company's past 2-3 years with segmental and regional revenue breakup, product offering, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and key strategies.

Intended Audience

  • 5G Chipset Manufacturers
  • Raw Material Suppliers
  • Retailers, Wholesalers, and Distributors
  • Governments, Associations, and Industrial Bodies
  • Investors and Trade Experts

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Market Analysis & size Estimation

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Frequently Asked Questions

The global 5G chipset market forecast period is 2023 - 2031.
According to 5G chipset market research, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of ~18.3% over the coming years.
North America is expected to register the highest CAGR during 2023 - 2031.
Asia-Pacific held the largest share in 2022.
The major companies operating in the global 5G chipset market include MediaTek Inc., Huawei Technologies, Inc., Intel Corporation, Samsung, Infineon Technologies AG, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., Unisoc Communications Inc., Qorvo, Inc., Anokiwave, Inc., Xilinx, Nokia Corporation, Renesas Electronics Corporation, NXP Semiconductors NV, Analog Devices Inc., and others.

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