Caixin
Caixin Global – Latest China News & Headlines

Home >

ABOUT US

CX Tech is Caixin Global's real-time tech news portal, featuring 24-hour news, short-form analysis, and roundups from business and tech media in China.

TRENDING
Forget About 5G, China Says. We’re Already Developing 6G
Alibaba Sued by Home Appliance Maker Over E-Commerce Marketing
WeChat Pay Eyes Foreign Visitors in Race with Alipay
LATEST
Gree to Invest $290 Million in Another Chipmaker
China Raises Annual Rare Earths Quotas at Least 10%
Update: Alibaba’s ‘Double 11’ Shopping Gala Reaches New High as Hong Kong IPO Looms
‘Double 11’ Spending Boom Comes at Environmental Cost, Study Warns
Tencent’s Pony Ma Gallops Back Onto List of World’s Best-Performing CEOs
Two More Chinese Firms Downsize U.S. IPOs as Investor Interest Cools
The Sinister Side to China’s Most Successful Rural High School
Bank Regulator Denies Sweeping Plan to Merge of Troubled Small and Midsized Banks
Tencent Eyes U.S. Gamers Through Deeper Ties with Nintendo: Report
Government-Backed Report Points Finger at AI, Foreign Websites for Spreading ‘Misinformation’
China Mulls Further Electric-Car Subsidy Cuts
Caixin Summit: Don’t Abandon Traditional Industries While Encouraging New Technology, Renowned Researcher Says
Alibaba Increases Stake in Cainiao Network to 63% from 51%
China’s New NEV Battery Recycling Mandate Puts the Onus on Struggling Carmakers
Baidu CEO Robin Li Chirps Up Achievements Despite Quarterly Loss
Update: Alibaba Heads to Hong Kong — Finally
Vivo Chooses Samsung Chips for New 5G Phones
Didi Apologizes, Modifies ‘Sexist’ Hitch Relaunch Plan
New York Tech Company Charged With Selling Chinese Spy Equipment to U.S. Government
China’s Cabinet Lifts Foreign-Capital Limits in Sweeping Opening-Up Policy Statement
Huawei Rolls Out New Kirin Chip for Mid-Range Phones

By Zhao Runhua / Jun 21, 2019 07:06 PM / Business & Tech

Photo: VCG

Photo: VCG

Chinese smartphone-maker Huawei unveiled another homegrown smartphone chip Friday, while under a U.S. ban that limits its access to American component suppliers.

The Kirin 810 chip will be used in mid-range smartphones from the Nova 5 series, which are priced from 2,799 yuan ($407), Huawei said. The 810 is one of the Kirin series made by Huawei chip unit HiSilicon, based on designs by U.K.-based chip designer Arm Ltd.

Arm told Caixin earlier this week that it was seeking a “swift solution” from U.S. policymakers on its future relationship with Huawei.

The U.S. government placed Huawei on an export blacklist that effectively banned it from doing business with U.S. suppliers like Qualcomm and Google.

In response, HiSilicon’s chief executive said in an internal memo that a contingency chip plan Huawei had been working on for years would be put into use “overnight,” and said that Huawei would maintain “continuous supply of most its products” with the help of HiSilicon. HiSilicon has boasted that some Kirin chips can compete with products from competitors like Qualcomm Inc. and Nvidia Corp.

Huawei said during the Nova 5 launch event that its 2019 smartphone shipments had hit 100 million by the end of May.

Contact Reporter Zhao Runhua (runhuazhao@caixin.com)

Share this article
Open WeChat and scan the QR code