Huawei to run out of SoCs soon, smartphone manufacturing to halt

Yolanda Curtis
August 9, 2020

At present, China's domestic semiconductor process has not yet catalyzed, and the Huawei Mate 40 Kirin 9000 chip, is likely to become the last generation of Kirin high-end chip.

Huawei CEO Yu Chengdong told a tech industry forum on Friday that production of the company's high-end Kirin 9000 chipset would stop from September 15, due to United States sanctions.

Huawei CEO Richard Yu displays the new Huawei Mate X foldable 5G smartphone at the Mobile World Congress, in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019.

RRB- Inc is lobbying the US federal government to withdraw constraints on sale of parts to Huawei Technologies Co [HWT.UL], after the Chinese business was blacklisted by the United States, The Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.

Huawei will stop making its Kirin Chipsets beginning next month, according to the Chinese financial magazine Caixin.

"This is a very huge loss for us", Yu explained Friday at an marketplace convention, China Info 100, according to a movie recording of his responses posted on many web sites.

Under the current sanctions, they are unable to provide the required support to the company, and supplies will stop September 15, Caixin reported. He added that the company's sale will probably be lower than last year's 240 million handsets. Chinese officials accuse Washington of applying nationwide protection as an justification to prevent a competitor to US tech industries. Huawei denies it spies for China. US President recently imposed sanctions on Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat as well.

Earlier, Huawei announced its global sales rose 13.1 per cent over a year ago to $65 billion in the first half of 2020. Yu mentioned that was due to potent profits of large-finish items but gave no facts. That is due to fears its obtain to own data about hundreds of thousands of American buyers may be a protection danger.

On Thursday, President Donald Trump announced a ban on unspecified transactions with TikTok and the Chinese owner of WeChat, a popular messaging service.

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