Best-Selling-Electronics

Best Selling Electronics

Electronic device
Shipments
(est. billion units)
Production years included Product type
MOSFET (MOS field-effect transistor) 13,000,000,000,000 1964–2018
Semiconductor
Floating-gate MOSFET (flash memory cell) 2,321,000,000,000 1992–1997, 2000–2018
MOS capacitor (DRAM memory cell) 228,000,000,000 1965–2007, 2009–2013, 2018
Discrete semiconductor device 5,041 1954–1957, 1966–1971, 2002–2018
Integrated circuit (IC) chip 4,044 1960–1997, 2000, 2002–2013, 2015–2018
Optoelectronic device 1,112 2002–2013, 2016
Discrete transistor 798 1954–1957, 1966–1971, 2011, 2013–2018
Analog integrated circuit chip 635 2002–2013, 2016
Discrete diode 593 2011, 2013–2015
Application-specific standard product (ASSP) 541 2002–2013
Power transistor 363 2011, 2013–2018
MOS memory chip 357 1992–1997, 2002–2013, 2016
Logic device 250 2002–2013, 2016
Microprocessor (MPU) / Microcontroller (MCU) 205 1971–1996, 2002–2014, 2016
Compact disc (CD) 200 1982–2007 Consumer
Flash memory chip 197 1987–2018
Semiconductor
Thyristor 189 2013–2015
System-on-a-chip (SoC) 131 1976–2017
Sensor / Actuator 87.7 2002–2013, 2016
Display driver chip 53.3 2003–2009, 2017–2018
Light-emitting diode (LED) 50 2009
Smart card (integrated circuit card) 50 1977–2019 Consumer
CMOS image sensor 34.5 2007–2018 Semiconductor
SIM card (universal integrated circuit card) 34.1 1991–2018 Consumer
Flat-panel display (FPD) 30.2 1999–2009, 2017–2018
Consumer
Audio cassette tape 30 1963–2019
Application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) 25.6 2002–2013 Semiconductor
Payment card 22.1 1967–2018
Consumer
Digital versatile disc (DVD) 20 1996–2012
Mobile phone 19.4 1994–2018
Smartphone 10.1 2007–2018
Video cassette 10 1976–2000
Hard disk drive (HDD) 9.15 1976–2018
EMV (Chip & PIN) smart payment card 8.2 1995–2019
Transistor radio 7 1954–2012
Personal computer (PC) 6.93 1975–2019
NAND flash memory controller chip 5 2007–2017
Semiconductor
RF CMOS (radio-frequency CMOS) switch 5 2000–2017
Flip chip 4.81 1997–2001
Audio codec sound chip 3.78 2013
Universal Serial Bus (USB) 3.7 2011
Video game cartridge 3.4 1983–2013
Consumer
Smart payment card 3.04 2018
Television set (TV set) 3 1936–2019
Synchronous SRAM memory chip 2.7 1995–2015 Semiconductor
Graphics processing unit (GPU) 2 1996–2014 Consumer
Short-range wireless IC chip 1.67 2009 Semiconductor
Video game console 1.58 1976–2019
Consumer
Laptop computer 1.45 2010–2017
DVD player 1.3 1996–2007
Vacuum tube 1.3 1966–1970 Vacuum
Landline telephone 1.26 1950–2005
Consumer
Tablet computer 1.24 2010–2017
USB controller 1.2 1997–2011
Desktop computer 1.14 2010–2017
Home video game console 1.03 1976–2019
CD player 1 1982–2004
Video cassette recorder (VCR) 1 1976–2006

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronics_industry#List_of_best-selling_electronic_devices