A power amplifier is an electronic device that boosts the output signal's power. The input signal's power is boosted to the point that it can drive a wide range of output devices, including radiofrequency transmitters, speakers, and headphones. Different semiconductor technologies, including gallium nitride (GaN), complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS), and gallium arsenide, are used to make power amplifiers (GaAs). Transceiver and power amplifier can be combined in a single chip with the help of CMOS technology. Compared to other power amplifiers, it has a low power consumption, low cost, and a high yield. In addition, GSM/EDGE, LTE, CDMA 2000, and other wireless communication technologies use CMOS amplifiers. Feature phones, tablets, and smartphones use them. All these factors are assisting the growth of CMOS power amplifier market share globally.
The global CMOS power amplifier market is segmented on the basis of product, application, and region. Based on product, the market is divided into GSM/EDGE, UMTS, LTE, CDMA 2000, TD-SCDMA, FOMA, Others. In terms of application, the market is categorized into Smart phone, Feature Phone, Connected Tablet, Others. Geographically, the market is analyzed across several regions such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America, Middle East & Africa (LAMEA).
Key players operating in the global CMOS power amplifier industry include Murata Manufacturing, QUALCOMM, Toshiba Corporation, Broadcom, ACCO Semiconductor, TI, DSP GROUP, Qorvo, Skyworks Solutions. These companies have adopted several strategies such as product launches, partnerships, collaborations, mergers & acquisitions, and joint ventures to strengthen their foothold in the global CMOS power amplifier market.
COVID-19 Impact Analysis
COVID-19 has had a substantial impact on the sector's fundamentals, including consumer behavior, business revenues, and a variety of company activities. Industries, including as telecommunications, utilities, and manufacturing depend largely on the performance of semiconductor technologies and related supply chains to manage communication networks, essential services, and important supplies. The COVID-19 outbreak has posed a significant strategic threat to electronics and manufacturing companies in recent months. The electronics and semiconductor manufacturing industries have been harmed by disruptions in raw material supply, temporary shutdown of manufacturing units, inadequate finance, and weak consumer demand. All these factors are hampering the growth of CMOS power amplifier market size globally
Top Impacting Factors
The introduction of 5G wireless technology is expected to minimize latency, improve user experience, and increase the amount of data that can be transferred. It is also intended to modernize device RF front-end needs. Due to its low costs and high yields, CMOS technology is likely to become more widely used in 5G RF front-end modules. Furthermore, several important players and researchers are concentrating their efforts on developing new CMOS power amplifiers to meet the high bandwidth needs of 5G technology, which is projected to give considerable development possibilities in the near future.
The internet of things (IoT) has brought in a plenty of technological improvements, including the shrinking of numerous gadgets and increased connectivity. Today's devices make it easier for users to send and receive films and data faster than prior versions of mobile devices. These gadgets, on the other hand, require power amplifiers that can provide higher coverage while using less battery power. As a result, the use of CMOS power amplifier industry is growing. Although CMOS power amplifiers provide cost-effective and highly integrated wireless communication, they have a number of disadvantages that limit their use.
Nonlinearity, low breakdown voltage, a lack of high-voltage capacitors, and RF model flaws are all major issues with CMOS power amplifier market trends. Furthermore, CMOS power amplifiers' naturally poor linearity (the amplifier's ability to produce signals that are exact replicas of the input) can cause distortion, making them unsuitable for modern high-PAR (peak-to-average ration) modulation schemes. In fact, when compared to other technologies, CMOS amplifiers have higher development costs and take longer to construct.
New Product Launches to Flourish the Market
In Sep 2020, Toshiba, a Japanese multinational conglomerate, introduced an Ultra-Low Current Consumption CMOS Operational Amplifier That Helps Battery-Powered Devices Last Longer. Operational amplifiers amplify weak signals from sensors, and they must also give lower current consumption to facilitate extended use between charges of battery-operated equipment, such as IoT edge devices and mobile devices. Toshiba improved the circuitry of the new operational amplifier using its CMOS process technology, resulting in industry-leading low current usage and decreased power consumption. The new device is a full-range input/output (Rail-to-Rail input/output) operational amplifier with a minimum supply voltage of 1.5V that outperforms its predecessor.
Surge in Usage in LTE Technology and Adoption in Smartphones
The widespread development and deployment of 4G wireless communication has boosted demand for greater capacity and faster transmission speeds. The CMOS power amplifier market is a prominent option as it meets the demands for low power, high capacity, and cheap cost in 4G technology. Furthermore, many major industry participants are focusing on the release of new CMOS power amplifiers that are compatible with LTE and LTE advanced technologies. CMOS power amplifier market opportunity has been embraced by various smartphone makers in recent years to take advantage of the benefits it provides, such as reduced power consumption and the requirement for less space in devices. Many power amplifier manufacturers, on the other hand, are now using CMOS technology instead of traditional technologies like GaAs and others. These companies are also working to improve their existing CMOS power amplifiers in order to meet the demands of forthcoming 3G and 4G LTE multi-band devices.
Key Benefits of the Report
- This study presents the analytical depiction of the CMOS power amplifier market along with the current trends and future estimations to determine the imminent investment pockets.
- The report presents information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities along with detailed analysis of the CMOS power amplifier market share.
- The current market is quantitatively analyzed to highlight CMOS power amplifier market growth scenario.
- Porter’s five forces analysis illustrates the potency of buyers & suppliers in the market.
- The report provides a detailed CMOS power amplifier market analysis based on competitive intensity and how the competition will take shape in the coming years.
Questions Answered in CMOS Power Amplifier Market Report
- Which are the leading players active in the CMOS power amplifier market?
- What are the detailed impacts of COVID-19 on the CMOS power amplifier market?
- What current trends will influence the market in the next few years?
- What are the driving factors, restraints, and opportunities in the CMOS power amplifier market forecast?
CMOS Power Amplifier Market Report Highlights
Key Market Players
Broadcom, Murata Manufacturing, ACCO Semiconductor, QUALCOMM, TI, DSP GROUP, Toshiba Corporation, Skyworks Solutions, Qorvo