Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2032

Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Market Research Report by Peripheral Device (Analog and Digital Devices), Packaging Type (8-Bit Packaging, 16-Bit Packaging, 32-Bit Packaging) and End-Use Industry (Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Servers and Data Centers, Consumer Electronics, Telecommunications, Healthcare, Media and Entertainment and Manufacturing), And by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) –Market Forecast Till 2032.

ID: MRFR/ICT/9351-HCR | 141 Pages | Author: Aarti Dhapte | February 2024         

Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Market Overview


Worldwide Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Market Size was estimated at USD 1.1 Billion in 2022. The Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller market industry is projected to grow from USD 1.37 Billion in 2023 to USD 8.37 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 25.3% during the projected timeframe (2023 - 2032). Increasing demand for energy conservation in electronic applications and Increasing acceptance of energy-efficient devices are the key market drivers contributing to market growth and expansion.


Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Market Overview


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Market Trends


Growing demand for energy conservation in electronic applications is driving market growth.


The rising demand for energy conservation in electronic applications drives the Market CAGR for ultra-low-power microcontroller. The rising popularity of low-battery-powered IoT-enabled smart devices, which include wireless networks of sensors and vehicle engine control systems, is predicted to propel the worldwide market forward. Furthermore, smart meters, temperature sensors, and linked home consoles that collect real-world inputs that include acceleration, velocity, temperature, and atmospheric pressure and convert them to digital signals will likely fuel worldwide market expansion. The rising usage of gadgets for consumers, such as mobile phones, laptops, home automation systems, and smart appliances, together with the lowering size of electrical components in electronic devices, are the primary reasons driving the ultra-low power microcontroller industry. Furthermore, manufacturers focus on producing low-power gadgets, propelling the market growth. The rising usage of construction and residence automation systems and the growing acceptance of energy-efficient gadgets drive demand for inexpensive microcontrollers. Leading corporations' increased spending in research and development will provide significant prospects to the industry.


Additionally, one of the reasons predicted to drive development in the worldwide Ultra-low-power microcontrollers market is the increasing usage of consumer and connected devices, which is projected to increase demand for energy-efficient solutions. These electrical components are found in household appliances such as laundry machines, dishwashers, and convection heaters. These are used in electronic devices, which include mobile phones, smart TVs, smartwatches, Bluetooth speakers, video games, earbuds and headphones to minimize power consumption while maintaining excellent performance and functionality. The rising usage of electronic devices is augmented by their application in linked networks and IoT.


Semiconductors are critical components of electronic devices ranging from automobiles and manufacturing machines to cell phones and retail gadgets. China is the largest user and provider of smartphones, PCs, and tablets, accounting for around 1/3rd of the transistor industry. Memory costs will tend to flatten because of the need for items created by the worldwide lockdown scenario. The ultra-low-power microprocessor industry is expected to return quickly due to increased demand for smart devices, particularly in the healthcare sector.


For instance, IEA stated that all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicle sales will quadruple to 6.6 million by 2021. Electric vehicle sales will continue to rise as governments take initiatives to decrease carbon emissions, creating attractive development potential for the ultra-low power microcontroller industry. Thus, demand for Ultra-Low-Power Microcontrollers is anticipated to increase throughout the projected timeframe due to the rising demand for energy conservation in electronic applications. Thus, driving the Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller market revenue.


Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Market Segment Insights


Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Peripheral Device Insights


The Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller market segmentation, based on Peripheral Devices, includes Analog Devices and Digital Devices. The analog devices category dominated the market, accounting for 53% of market revenue (USD 0.6 Billion) in 2022 because of the expansion of the automobile and construction sectors in developing economies. Furthermore, increased use of tempered glass in furniture will likely drive the overall market.


Figure 1: Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Market, by Type, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)


Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Market, by Type, 2022 & 2032


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Packaging Type Insights


The Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller market segmentation, based on Packaging Types, includes 8-Bit Packaging, 16-Bit Packaging and 32-Bit Packaging. The 32-bit packaging category generated the highest market revenue of about 42% (USD 0.5 billion) in 2022. This is primarily because sophisticated glass has numerous and flexible uses for residential panes & shopfronts.


Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller End-Use Insights


The Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller market segmentation, based on End-Use, includes Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Servers and Data Centers, Consumer Electronics, Telecommunications, Healthcare, Media & Entertainment, and Manufacturing. The consumer electronics category dominated the market, accounting for 38% of market revenue (USD 0.4 Billion) in 2022. The substantial rise in green constructions, energy-efficient buildings, population expansion, and rising incomes will likely drive the overall market during the projected timeframe.


Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Regional Insights


By region, the research provides market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. The North American Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller market accounts for the second-highest market share; ultra-low energy microcontrollers in handheld medical electronic gadgets are increasing, boosting the market growth in the North American area.


Further, the major countries studied in the market report are the US, Canada, German, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure 2: Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Market Share by Region 2022 (USD Billion)


Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Market Share by Region 2022


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


Europe region’s Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller market is expected to grow quickly during the projected timeframe because of the growing need for microcontrollers in embedded electronics for consumer electronics, automotive, defense, and health. Further, the German Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller market holds the largest market share, and the UK Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller market is expected to grow and expand significantly in the European region during the projected timeframe.


The Asia-Pacific Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Market will dominate during the projected timeframe. This is due to the rising demand for medical devices, which will likely propel the Asia-Pacific region in the worldwide market throughout the forecast. Moreover, China’s Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller market dominates the market share, and the Indian Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller market is expected to expand and grow steadily in the Asia-Pacific region during the projected timeframe.


Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Leading market players invested heavily in research and Development (R&D) to scale up their manufacturing units and develop technologically advanced solutions, which will help the Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller market grow worldwide. Market participants are also undertaking various organic or inorganic strategic approaches to strengthen and expand their footprint, with significant market developments including new Peripheral Device portfolios, contractual deals, mergers and acquisitions, capital expenditure, higher investments, and strategic alliances with other organizations. Businesses are also coming up with marketing strategies such as digital marketing, social media influencing, and content marketing to increase their scope of profit earnings. The Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller industry must offer cost-effective and sustainable options to survive in a highly fragmented and dynamic market climate.


Manufacturing locally to minimize operational expenses and offer aftermarket services to customers is one of the critical business strategies organizations use in the Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller industry to benefit customers and capture untapped market share and revenue. The Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller industry has recently offered significant advantages to the Advanced Materials industry. Moreover, more industry participants are utilizing and adopting cutting-edge technology has grown substantially. Major players in the Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller market include Atmel Corp., Cypress, EPSON Semiconductor, Freescale Semiconductor, Fujitsu, Holte, Infineon Technologies, Intel Crop. Microchip Technology, NXP Semiconductors, Renesas Electronics Corporation, Silicon Laboratories, STMicroelectronics, and Texas Instruments are attempting to expand market share and demand by investing in R&D operations to produce sustainable and affordable solutions.


ROHM creates integrated circuits (ICs), electronic components, and other components for electronics. ROHM was founded in 1958 in Kyoto as a maker of tiny electronic components. ROHM Semiconductor is a market pioneer in mechanisms LSIs, individual parts, and module products, employing cutting-edge technology. ROHM Semiconductor, a manufacturer of integrated chips (ICs) and electronic components, launched its device training AI chip in November 2022. This chip uses algorithms to forecast electronic system faults, including motors and sensors.


Infineon Technologies creates, manufactures, and sells various semiconductor devices for the interactions, automotive, and storage chip sectors. The firm was established on April 1, 1999, and is based in Munich, Germany. The firm creates, develops, produces, and sells application-specific integrated circuits. It sells microcontrollers, radio frequency equipment, sensors, interfaces, and transistors. Infineon Technologies AG confirmed the release of AIROC Bluetooth LE in December 2021, which has a 96-MHz Arm Cortex-M4 microprocessor with considerable computational capability.


Key Companies in the Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller market include



Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Industry Developments


November 2022: ROHM Semiconductor, a manufacturer of integrated chips (ICs) and electronic components, launched its device training AI chip in November 2022. This chip uses algorithms to forecast electronic system faults, including motors and sensors.


December 2021: Infineon Technologies AG confirmed the release of AIROC Bluetooth LE in December 2021, which has a 96-MHz Arm Cortex-M4 microprocessor with considerable computational capability.


December 2021: Renesas Electronics Corp will release two ultra-low-power microcontrollers within its RL78 MCUs series for car actuator and sensors control in December 2021.


Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Market Segmentation


Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Type Outlook




  • Analog Devices




  • Digital Devices




Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Packaging Type Outlook




  • 8-Bit Packaging




  • 16-Bit Packaging




  • 32-Bit Packaging




Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller End-Use Outlook




  • Aerospace & Defense




  • Automotive




  • Servers and Data Centers




  • Consumer Electronics




  • Telecommunications




  • Healthcare




  • Media and Entertainment




  • Manufacturing




Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Regional Outlook




  • North America



    • US




    • Canada






  • Europe



    • Germany




    • France




    • UK




    • Italy




    • Spain




    • Rest of Europe






  • Asia-Pacific



    • China




    • Japan




    • India




    • Australia




    • South Korea




    • Australia




    • Rest of Asia-Pacific






  • Rest of the World



    • Middle East




    • Africa




    • Latin America





Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2022 USD 1.1 Billion
Market Size 2023 USD 1.37 Billion
Market Size 2032 USD 8.37 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 25.3% (2023-2032)
Base Year 2022
Market Forecast Period 2023-2032
Historical Data 2018- 2022
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Peripheral Device, Packaging Type, End-Use, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The US, Canada, German, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled Atmel Corp., Cypress, EPSON Semiconductor, Freescale Semiconductor, Fujitsu, Holte, Infineon Technologies, Intel Crop, Microchip Technology, NXP Semiconductors, Renesas Electronics Corp, Silicon Lab, STMicroelectronics, Texas instruments
Key Market Opportunities Power electronics are increasingly being used in the electric car business.
Key Market Dynamics Increasing demand for energy conservation in electronic applications Increasing acceptance of energy-efficient devices Growing usage of ultra-low-power microcontrollers that in industrial and automotive sectors




Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The worldwide Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller market size was estimated at USD 1.1 Billion in 2022.

The Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 25.3% during the projected timeframe.

The key players in the Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller Market are Atmel, Cypress, EPSON Semiconductor, Freescale Semiconductor, Fujitsu, Holte, Infineon Technologies, Intel Crop., Microchip Technology, NXP Semiconductors, Renesas Electronics Corporation, Silicon Laboratories, STMicroelectronics, Texas Instruments.

The Analog Devices category dominated the market in 2022.

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