Radio Frequency Front End (RFFE) industry was well-positioned prior to 2018 as 5G deployment plans began to take shape. Multiple collaborations between the US, the innovation hub, and APAC, the manufacturing hub, fueled the industry’s growth. The aim was to cater to the global demands of new applications and services. However, since then, the geopolitical divide, tech war, and the COVID-19 crisis have altogether changed the industry ambitions and such factors continue to reshape its future. Furthermore, considering 5G and the need to suffice its high requirements, RFFE for smartphones must also undergo many changes.
RFFE is a critical component of a smartphone device that impacts the overall radio communication and user experience. Thus, as a host of Industry 4.0 and VoIP applications are undergoing tests for deployment, companies are increasingly looking for new applications to leverage the benefits of a 5G network. This report analyzes the state of the RFFE industry for smartphones considering the recent growth in 5G commercialization, which is reshaping the wireless telecom space.
Based on our in-house market research expertise, we have analyzed the RFFE industry at a strategic framework level. Further, this analysis is followed by an overview of the relevant market size and various consumer factors which drive the smartphone industry in different geographic regions.