Pocketnow Daily: iPhone 13 Camera Leak Says A LOT about iPhone 12… (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about possible camera configuration in the iPhone 13, the color options for the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series and more
OPPO flagship
OPPO could have Qualcomm, MediaTek and HiSilicon engineers working on its new chip
OPPO may have started to recruit personnel for the development of its future chipsets in well-known companies such as Qualcomm, and other silicon producers
HUAWEI steps up its in-house chip design capabilities
Unnamed sources suggest that HUAWEI wants to achieve independence not only from the chip design, but also from the production standpoint.
Huawei Kirin 990 confirmed by IFA 2019 banner
The HiSilcon Kirin 990 is coming. It will most likely debut on the Mate30-series, but the company has started teasing its next-gen chip for IFA 2019. 
The new Kirin 990 has been teased by Huawei with potential 5G support and launch date
The next IFA 2019 event just got a bit more interesting with the latest teaser from Huawei that confirms we may see the new Kirin 990
Kirin 980
Huawei’s HiSilicon ramps up TSMC 7nm chip orders
The Huawei HiSilicon chip division is ramping up its 7nm chip orders with TSMC in order to ensure there are enough components for the P30 series.
Huawei’s HiSilicon has been preparing for a U.S. ban, says it’s ready
Huawei-owned chip-designer HiSilicon said on Friday that it has been secretly preparing and developing products in the case of a potential U.S. ban.
5G modem chips for smartphones become strategic resources after Intel’s exit
Now that Intel has announced its exit from the smartphone 5G modem chip game, there are only five modem chip makers left in the industry.
7nm chip orders ramping up for TSMC
A recent report suggests that 7nm chip orders placed with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) are ramping up.
Huawei
Huawei to build chip factory / R&D superhub in the U.K.?
Huawei has leased 500 acres of land in Cambridge UK, and it is reportedly planning on building a chip factory and R&D hub.
Huawei to enter the smart display market, report suggests
A recent report citing unnamed industry sources claims that Huawei might be considering entering the smart display market.
tsmc
TSMC massively benefits from Huawei and its HiSilicon chip orders
A recent report not only talks about how Huawei and HiSilicon are driving serious growth for TSMC, but it also could surpass Apple in chip orders.
Kirin 980
Qualcomm, MediaTek, HiSilicon to increase R&D personnel in Taiwan
A recent report citing several sources reveals that key SoC players like Qualcomm, MediaTek, and HiSilicon are looking to increase R&D personnel in Taiwan.
Global smartphone processor shipments will continue to fall this year
Smartphone application processor shipments will continue to fall globally this year, according to a recent DigiTimes Research.
tsmc
TSMC temporary shutdown due to substandard chemical
A temporary shutdown has partially affected chip production at TSMC, and, according to reports, it was due to a substandard chemical.
tsmc
After Apple, Huawei and Qualcomm also reducing 7nm orders with TSMC?
A report from China talks about TSMC’s production capacity for the first half of the year and how Huawei and Qualcomm join Apple in reducing orders.
While not a Nintendo Switch, Huawei Mate 20 X is a gamer’s phablet
It’s not a console, it’s an Android smartphone that’s meant for playing all the games. And it has an amazing two-part cooling system to do it with.
7nm technology
Transition to 7nm technology slower due to insane costs
High costs and uncertain benefits are slowing chipmakers down in transitioning to 7nm technology production of processors.
Who said IFA 2018 isn’t about phones? | #PNWeekly 320
Nine Android phones have launched and we expect more to come along soon. We also cover Xiaomi’s OPPO Find X and other mobile tech news in our show!
Huawei totally takes over | IFA 2018 Daily: Day 1
A slew of announcement came from the Chinese tech giant today, but there are other wearables and phones to look out for from margin players.
Kirin 980
Kirin 980 specs: all-new CPU, GPU and Dual NPU
These are the Kirin 980 specs, as Huawei just unveiled its next generation 7nm SoC at the ongoing IFA 2018 trade show in Berlin.
Honor Note 10 announced with turbo, turbo, turbo
CPU Turbo, GPU Turbo, everything’s gotta be fast and cool for the Honor Note 10 with a 7-inch screen. It’s a big deal for mobile gamers in China.
The HiKey 970 is a Huawei-infused development board
It’s a development board meant more for established tech firms and startups working in emerging fields. And with AI, neural processing and a lot more in this board, it’s fitting.
Huawei P20 name could replace P11
We’re learning about three phones from Huawei that could be coming at MWC 2018. They apparently have better names than what we’ve been figuring.
Huawei Mate 10’s Kirin 970 hits 1.2Gbps downlink, looks to step in with the crowd
The Kirin 970 will be the first to strive for gigabit speeds on the Huawei Mate 10 as Qualcomm prepares for release early next year.