June 18, 2024
Discrete Semiconductor Market

The Global Discrete Semiconductor Market Is Estimated To Propelled By Increasing Use Of Artificial Intelligence

The global Discrete Semiconductor Market, which produces discrete semiconductor components like transistors, diodes, and optoelectronics that have distinct functions, is estimated to be valued at US$ 38.16 Bn in 2024 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 5.0% over the forecast period 2024 to 2031, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.

Discrete semiconductors are used in various electronic devices to perform dedicated functions such as power control, signal amplification or rectification. Advantages of discrete semiconductors include high energy efficiency, compact size, reliability and durability. The growing needs for compact and efficient electronic components in automotive, industrial, communication and consumer electronics applications are driving the demand for discrete semiconductors.

Market key Trends:

The increasing use of artificial intelligence across various industries is propelling the growth of the discrete semiconductor market. Artificial intelligence requires high computing power which relies on powerful processors and semiconductors. Discrete semiconductors like microprocessors, memory chips, network interface cards used in AI systems consume lot of power. To support AI workloads, new generations of discrete semiconductors with higher processing speeds, larger memory and improved power efficiency are being developed. Leading discrete semiconductor manufacturers are investing heavily in AI chip research to cater to the surging needs of AI hardware. This growing reliance of AI on discrete semiconductors is expected to boost the revenues and innovation in this market during the forecast period.

SWOT Analysis

Strength: The discrete semiconductor market benefits from its wide applications in various end-use industries like consumer electronics, IT & telecommunication, industrial, automotive, military & defense, etc.
Weakness: High initial investment requirement for semiconductor manufacturing can pose challenges for new players. Dependence on a few key companies for semiconductor supply is also a weakness.
Opportunity: Growing demand for miniaturized and energy-efficient electronic products drives the opportunity for discrete semiconductors. Adoption of discrete devices in emerging technologies like IoT, AI, and robotics also presents growth prospects.
Threats: Trade restrictions and geopolitical tensions among major countries can disrupt the global supply chains of discrete semiconductors. Price fluctuations of key raw materials is also a potential threat.

Key Takeaways

The global Discrete Semiconductor Market Share  is expected to witness high growth over the forecast period of 2024 to 2031. The global Discrete Semiconductor Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 38.16 Bn in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 5.0% over the forecast period 2024 to 2031.

Regional analysis 

Asia Pacific currently dominates the global discrete semiconductor market and is expected to maintain its lead through 2031. China, Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan are major manufacturing hubs and have a clear advantage in terms of production scale and costs.

Key players

operating in the discrete semiconductor market are Ottobock, Össur hf, Teh Lin Pros. & Ortho. Inc., Shijiazhuang Wonderfu Rehabilitation Device Technology Co., Ltd., Hebei Baisite Prosthetic Orthotic Technology Co., Ltd., Beijing Jingbo Prosthetics & Orthotics Technical Co., Ltd., Nobel China Limited, Shijiazhuang Aofeite Import & Export Co., Ltd., e-Life International Co., Ltd., Rehan International Co., Ltd., and Xiamen Huakang Orthopedic Co., Ltd.

The global discrete semiconductor market offers lucrative growth opportunities with the increasing demand for miniaturized electronic devices across various industry verticals. Key players focus on expanding their manufacturing facilities and capacities to cater to the worldwide demand. Strategic partnerships and collaborations are expected to help prominent players strengthen their market position.

1. Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
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