China-based Huawei's worldwide reach
Monday 11 September 2023
Weekly news roundup: ASML CEO warns against compelling China to be innovative and other top stories
These are the most-read stories on the DIGITIMES Asia website during the week of September 4–8:
Monday 11 September 2023
Huawei shines in spotlight, but optimism amid US sanctions remains premature
Huawei was put into the spotlight after it launched the Mate 60 Pro powered by a secretive SMIC-made SoC. However, it is too early to be optimistic about Huawei's breakthrough from...
Friday 8 September 2023
Qualcomm may be most affected by Huawei-SMIC collaboration, says DIGITIMES Research
If Huawei can revive its handset business by rolling out more 5G and other handset-related chips with support from SMIC's 14nm and 7nm manufacturing capability, Qualcomm and MediaTek...
Thursday 7 September 2023
SK Hynix investigates use of its chips in Huawei phone
SK Hynix Inc. has opened an investigation into the use of its chips in the latest phone from Huawei Technologies Co., after a teardown of the device revealed its memory and flash...
Thursday 7 September 2023
ASML CEO warns against 'compelling China to be innovative'
Semiconductor equipment firm ASML is seeing a negative effect on US' containment policy towards China. ASML CEO Peter Wennink shared his views on the China issue, as well as export...
Wednesday 6 September 2023
Huawei localized over 90% of components for Mate 60 Pro
Huawei's unveiling of the Mate 60 Pro has shaken the industry. The company has demonstrated to the world, by producing a flagship smartphone featuring most components made or developed...
Wednesday 6 September 2023
Huawei has reportedly increased Mate 60 Pro output to 15 million units
Huawei's Mate 60 series of smartphones have hit the shelves of all e-commerce channels as well as Huawei's official website and stores in China on September 3. Orders from Huawei...
Wednesday 6 September 2023
Huawei vs. Apple? The next battleground could involve satellite operators
In a surprising move, Huawei unveiled its latest 5G smartphone at the end of August, strategically timing its release ahead of Apple's anticipated 2023 smartphone launch. Beyond its...
Wednesday 6 September 2023
Huawei Mate 60 Pro and Mate X shows growth potential in the industry
In a market somewhat bereft of high-growth segments, foldable smartphones have emerged as the singular bright spot. Huawei's Mate 60 Pro, featuring 5G, has ignited a surge in sales,...
Wednesday 6 September 2023
Huawei chip development attracting market attention, may spread beyond handsets
Huawei's in-house developed chip architecture has piqued the market's interest, and the company may accelerate the development of non-handset chips, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 5 September 2023
TechInsights confirms Huawei's SoC made by SMIC N+2 7nm node
TechInsights' latest report pointed out that its lab in Ottawa, Canada, has confirmed that the SoC of Huawei's Mate 60 Pro smartphone was manufactured by SMIC's N+2 7nm process node...
Tuesday 5 September 2023
Is Huawei's Mate 60 Pro the start of a long-term comeback?
Currently, Huawei's global smartphone shipment sits at less than 30 million units annually. Can it return to its previous peak of 200 million units? The answer to this question is...
Tuesday 5 September 2023
Huawei goes against the grain and stocks up cell phone components
In the escalating trade tension between China and the United States, Huawei has been doubling down on its 5G mobile technology. According to industry insiders, Huawei has also been...
Tuesday 5 September 2023
Huawei's Ascend and Kirin 9000S chips lead Huawei out of the sanction slump
Huawei's recent chipset advancements have once again propelled the company into the limelight. Its in-house computing chip Ascend is said to be comparable to A100 by Nvidia; another...
Tuesday 5 September 2023
Support for Huawei 7nm chip could hurt SMIC profitability, say sources
For SMIC, providing support for Huawei's 7nm chip without access to EUV technology could prove to be detrimental to its profitability, according to industry sources.