Semiconductor Memory Market To Reach $240.66 Billion By 2030

January 2024 | Report Format: Electronic (PDF)

Semiconductor Memory Market Growth & Trends

The global semiconductor memory market size is expected to reach USD 240.66 billion by 2030, expanding at a CAGR of 11.6% from 2024 to 2030,according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.

The DRAM (Dynamic Random-Access Memory) chip holds a prominent position in consumer electronics. Designed to support high-speed data access and rapid multitasking, the DRAM chip has become indispensable in powering modern consumer electronic devices. The DRAM chip's lightning-fast data access speed for consumer electronics is a critical advantage. It enables smooth and seamless user experiences, making devices highly responsive and efficient. Whether it's smartphones, laptops, gaming consoles, or smart home devices, the DRAM chip plays a vital role in enhancing overall performance.

As the consumer electronics market continues to thrive with the proliferation of smart devices and digital technologies, the demand for DRAM memory chips is expected to soar, creating significant business opportunities in this segment. The use of semiconductor memory chips in industrial applications has become widespread, driven by the growing adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) technology in smart devices and cameras. This trend is expected to fuel the demand for non-volatile memory products in the market. Moreover, the rapid technological advancements in industrial applications, particularly with big data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) integration, are driving the need for faster processing and higher information storage capacities. As a result, the demand for memory chips is set to rise, supporting overall market growth.

Another significant opportunity for players in the DRAM market comes from the increasing integration of electronic components in automobiles and the continuous improvement of automotive systems. This trend is further boosting the demand for memory chips. Notably, the Asia Pacific region is crucial to substantial market growth. The region benefits from a competitive advantage in the semiconductor industry compared to North America, thanks to the availability of components at a lower cost and abundant raw materials. Moreover, the increasing production of memory chips and the rising penetration of high-tech gadgets in the Asia Pacific market are contributing factors to the region’s impressive growth in this industry.

The market is highly competitive. Major players are investing in Research & Development (R&D) to drive innovation. Some prominent players in the market include Micron Technology; Integrated Silicon Solution Inc.; Macronix International Co., Ltd.; and Samsung Electronics, among others. These key players are adopting different development strategies such as product launches, mergers & acquisitions, and others to expand their presence and market share in the market. Along with key strategies, these players are introducing new features to improve the customer experience.

In June 2023, Micron Technology, Inc. announced expanding its NAND and DRAM test and assembly facility in India. This state-of-the-art facility will serve as a vital manufacturing hub for DRAM and NAND products, catering to the surging demand from domestic and international markets. Micron's commitment to sustainability is evident, as the company aims to align the facility's construction and operation with its environmental goals and global commitments.

By establishing this advanced assembly and test facility in Gujarat, Micron is poised to enhance its manufacturing capabilities and strengthen its position in the semiconductor market. The strategic location in India allows the company to tap into the growing demand for memory products and meet the needs of customers in both local and international markets.

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Semiconductor Memory Market Report Highlights

  • The market is anticipated to witness substantial growth during the forecast period, owing to the rising adoption in various industries, including automotive, consumer electronics, and IT & telecom, among others

  • The dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) segment accounted for the highest market share, owing to the increasing usage of computing capabilities with AI in smartphones, smartwatches, and wearable devices, which, as a result, increases the demand for DRAM

  • The consumer electronics industry held with the largest market share, owing to the rising demand for semiconductor memory chips due to the adoption of wearable devices in hospitality services and healthcare applications, such as chronic disease management, fitness monitoring, and heart care monitoring

  • Key players in the market include Integrated Silicon Solution Inc., Micron Technology, Macronix International Co., Ltd., Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix, Taiwan Semiconductor, Texas Instruments, and Toshiba, among others. New product development and expansion remains the premiere/key/major strategy adopted by the leading manufacturers in the market

Semiconductor Memory Market Segmentation

Grand View Research has segmented the global semiconductor memory market based on type, application, and region

Semiconductor Memory Type Outlook (Volume, Million Units; Revenue, USD Billion; 2017 - 2030)

  • SRAM

  • MRAM

  • DRAM

  • Flash ROM

  • Others

Semiconductor Memory Application Outlook (Volume, Million Units; Revenue, USD Billion; 2017 - 2030)

  • Consumer Electronics

  • IT & Telecommunication

  • Automotive

  • Industrial

  • Aerospace & Defense

  • Medical

  • Others

Semiconductor Memory Regional Outlook (Volume, Million Units; Revenue, USD Billion; 2017 - 2030)

  • North America

    • U.S.

    • Canada

  • Europe

    • Germany

    • U.K.

    • France

    • Spain

    • Italy

  • Asia Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Taiwan

    • South Korea

    • Australia

  • Latin America

    • Brazil

    • Mexico

  • Middle East & Africa

    • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)

    • UAE

    • South Africa

List of Key Players of Semiconductor Memory Market

  • Integrated Silicon Solution Inc.

  • Micron Technology, Inc*

  • Macronix International Co., Ltd.

  • Samsung


  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited

  • Texas Instruments Incorporated

  • Infineon Technologies AG*

  • IBM Corporation


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