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
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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 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 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.
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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 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.

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.
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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.
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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.

Kirin 970 chip specs leaked out and, with it, the Huawei Mate 10’s potential

We’ve got new substance for the Mate 10, but how fast and how strong is this silicon? The numbers are here and so is a new set of renders.

TSMC in full production mode on chipsets slated for iPhone 8, Huawei Mate 10

Both the Kirin 970 for the Huawei Mate 10 and the Apple A11 for the fall’s new iPhones are being made with 10nm fabrications.

Huawei Mate 10 to utilize Japan Display’s 2:1 LCD

The Mate 10 is expected to take a little influence from the industry and from Apple in particular with a new view, facial scanning and more.