Huawei Prepares & # 39; Alternative Chips & # 39; to deal with US Ban
Wartime generals are planning the worst. And the leader of the Huawei chip unit has prepared its plan, according to a recent leaked document.
The Chief Executive Officer – He Tingbo – said that Huawei proposed years ago that the US government might "suppress" the company and cut channels to provide US-related chip-related technology
And in fact, this fear has become a reality.
On Wednesday, the US Department of Commerce said it was putting Huawei on a blacklist that could ban it from doing business with its US suppliers. The company responded to that it will pursue "remedies immediately and find a solution" if the business is banned in the United States.
The move can particularly interfere with Huawei's chip production, which depends on American components. Therefore, the chipset HiSilicon has developed "alternative chips" for just such a scenario ̵
As the United States, the "insane" decision to put Huawei on the blacklist "without proof" and "history has made the choice" to put all reserved alternative chips into formal use "made one night, the letter said.
Huawei's smartphone business plowed forward, unveiling its 5G smartphone Mate 20 X in London on Thursday, state-run Xinhua News Agency . Mate 20 X uses the Balong 5000 chip, released in January before Huaweis shift to "alternative chips ".
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