Wayne Lam

Wayne Lam

Wayne Lam is principal analyst within the wireless communications team and is responsible for research related to the market tracking, forecast and supply chain analysis of mobilized devices.

Prior to joining the wireless group, Wayne served as a hardware analyst within the renowned IHS Teardown Services team, focusing on mobile handset designs. Wayne began his career as a process engineer at Intel Corp., starting with the 0.25um process technology through to the 300mm wafer manufacturing transition. He later took on the role of technical consultant at Symbian Inc., pioneering there in the smartphone operating systems space with leading handset OEMs.

More recently, Wayne has worked with firms like Qualcomm and Aerovironment in developing new business models and opportunities after graduating from business school. His research has been featured in various articles in major newspapers and magazines, such as The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg/BusinessWeek, and The Economist.

Wayne graduated with an MBA from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California (USC). He also earned two engineering degrees from Cornell University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).


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Qualcomm Bookends LTE product portfolio with budget Snapdragon 205

Qualcomm’s snapdragon 205 brings LTE connectivity to budget phones, indicating the company has not lost sight of the market segment. The latest SoC is aimed particularly at developing markets including India and...

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MWC 2017: Smartphone & Mobile Hardware Analysis -“The eve of the smartphone storm”

Mobile World Congress 2017 was again the event for companies like LG and Sony to show off their flagship devices. This year, however, MWC was as interesting for what was not launched, as for what was unveiled. Key OEMs chose not to launch flagship smartphone models because of chipset availability. Another hightlight of this year's 2017 is the re-launch of the BlackBerry and Nokia brands.

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Can Xiaomi Surge with its own SoC?

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, along with Xiaomi’s recent announcement of the Mi 5c, the company announced a milestone with the inclusion of its own “in-house” SoC, the Surge S1. The development of its own SoC may help improve Xiaomi’s IP position and unlock increased sales potential for its smartphones.

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