Apple and Samsung, biggest chip buyers during pandemic

Top 10 companies that bought the most electronic components in 2020, in the midst of a health crisis…

According to the latest figures from Gartner, $ 450 billion was spent by technology companies in 2020, of which 20% by Apple and Samsung Electronics alone.

Apple leader in spending for the purchase of semiconductors

Apple leads the table with 11.9% of total spending, followed by Samsung with 8.1%. The demand for electronic equipment during lockdowns due to the health crisis is not unrelated to such a high proportion of purchases.

Top 10 2019 renewed in 2020

Note in passing that this Top 10 2020 (illustration below via Statista) is exactly identical to that of 2019. On the other hand, in this year 2019 the investments of these ten companies represented 40.9% of the total, to show in 2020 42%.