Huawei faces several problems with the functioning of the company. Due to new sanctions imposed by the United States, the latest company is forced to stop the development of its flag Kirin chipsets.
Huawei backup plan
However, the impact of the new restrictions it has introduced seems to be US government, will not be as bad as the sale of smartphones. Of course, only in comparison with the company's main industry, which is telecommunications equipment.
According to the latest report from Korea, the company Huawei ensure that there are enough chipsets used in the telecommunication station that can last for years. The company reportedly started supplying a large number of semiconductors for intercompany operations since last year.
Due to the fact that the life cycle of chipsets used in telecommunication stations is much longer than that of chipsets used in smartphones, unlike the mobile phone business, they will not have problems using the latest chipset.
Chipsets used in telecommunication stations focus more on stability a reliability.
Last year, the company announced a chipset Tiangang pre 5G telecommunications station that supports 3,5 GHz and 2,6 GHz. Company TSMC produced a chipset using the 7 nm process back in 2018, being the main supplier since last year.
The end of Kirin's chipset?
Spoločnosť Huawei and its 70 affiliates were included in the United States list of entities. This requires a special business permit from the government.
Therefore, the contracted chipset manufacturer company Huawei TSMC it was forbidden to accept new orders from a Chinese company and from 15. September thus completely stopping the production of chips HISILICON.
In line with these developments, the CEO of Huawei confirmed that Kirin 9000 will be the last flagship chipset of the company. It will also power the upcoming series of smartphones Mate 40.
However, it is likely that chipsets middle class they will continue to be produced as they are currently produced in China by SMIC.
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