back to article There's a new Chipzilla in town: Samsung topples Intel to become largest chip maker

The semiconductor shortage helped smartphone and memory chips in 2021, and Samsung toppled Intel to become the world's largest chip company, according to Counterpoint Research. Overall semiconductor revenue grew to $554.1bn in 2021, with 19 per cent growth coming from the memory and integrated circuit (IC) design sectors, the …

  1. Death Boffin


    Was wondering where TSMC placed on this list?

    1. T. F. M. Reader Silver badge

      Re: TSMC?

      That's Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company. The article says "[The] numbers do not include revenue from factories". I suspect it may have something to do with it.

    2. cswilly2

      Re: TSMC?

      TSMC was 3rd in this 20-Dec-2021 forecast behind Samsung and Intel according to:

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