AMD send out a press release to boast that it has captured 53 percent of the mobile discrete graphics cards market in the first half of 2009. The company explains a 87.27 percent rise in unit sales delivered a 36.5 percent market share gain:
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that according to the latest industry data, notebook manufacturers have chosen ATI Mobility Radeon™ Premium graphics processors to drive more than half of today’s discrete graphics notebooks. The data for mobile discrete graphics reveals a 36.5% market share gain, and 87.27% more units sold quarter-over-quarter through the first six months of 2009.1 AMD now holds the “Number 1” position with an overall 53% mobile discrete market share. The incredible momentum behind ATI Mobility Radeon Premium graphics processors is a result of:
Advanced performance, leading features, and innovative technology delivered by the ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4000 series of graphics processors, such as ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4530 and ATI Mobility Radeon™ 4670, including support for the latest Microsoft DirectX® 10.1 enabling a home theater-quality HD multimedia experience, and an energy-efficient design for long battery life at work, at home or at play.
With well over 200 design wins of current and future commitments from leading manufacturers worldwide, customer adoption of the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4000 series of graphics processors has increased across a wide range of mobile discrete notebook segments, including the HP Pavilion dv6T, Alienware M17, Acer Aspire 5739G, Toshiba Satellite M500, Sony VAIO FW Series, Samsung R522, Asus W90Vp-X1, MSI GX623 and Dell Studio 15 -- a balanced portfolio of AMD- and competitor-based notebook platforms.
An augmented presence in retail, including Best Buy Canada and Future Shop with a focus on the HP Pavilion dv6 Artist Edition Entertainment Notebook PC featuring AMD Turion™ Ultra X2 Dual-Core Mobile Processor and ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4650 graphics.