Report shows mobile DRAM sales up 11% worldwide in Q2
CNATAIPEI, Taiwan -- Worldwide sales of mobile dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chips rose about 11 percent in the second quarter of this year from a quarter earlier on solid demand for smartphones, a research report said Wednesday.
August 15, 2013, 12:07 am TWN
The report, released by DRAMeXchange, a research division of Taipei-based TrendForce Corp., shows sales generated by mobile DRAM suppliers for the April-June period totaled US$2.891 billion, up from the US$2.601 billion recorded a quarter earlier.
During the three-month period, smartphone shipments rose 7 percent quarter-on-quarter to 222 million units, according to DRAMeXchange.
Expectations of an approaching peak season in the third quarter further boosted mobile DRAM sales as buyers moved to increase their inventory, the report said.