According to the latest research by Strategy Analytics, the global smartphone memory market was $ 11.4 billion in the first quarter of 2021. Samsung Memory is the leader in this market, accounting for 49% of sales (DRAM and NAND in total). It is followed by SK Hynix and Micron. The three companies together generated over 80% of the global smartphone memory market revenue in the first quarter of 2021.

Samsung captured almost half of the smartphone memory market in Q1

The NAND flash memory market for smartphones saw an 18% year-over-year increase in revenue, driven by the adoption of UFS modules, especially in mid-range and high-end devices. Samsung Memory holds 42% of this market. It is followed by SK Hynix with 20%. Kioxia is in third place with 19%.

The annual revenue from smartphone DRAM chip sales in the first quarter of 2021 was up 21% year-on-year. Samsung Memory holds 54% of this market. It is followed by SK Hynix and Micron with 25% and 20% respectively.

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