Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei's consumer business group, launches the Mate 30 smartphone series in Munich, Germany, on September 19, 2019. Photo: ReutersRichard Yu, CEO of Huawei's consumer business group, launches the Mate 30 smartphone series in Munich, Germany, on September 19, 2019. Photo: Reuters
Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei's consumer business group, launches the Mate 30 smartphone series in Munich, Germany, on September 19, 2019. Photo: Reuters

Huawei smartphones could be less appealing to consumers without in-house Kirin chips that compete with Qualcomm and Apple

  • Huawei’s Kirin chips make smartphones such as the P40 and upcoming Mate 40 top-performers in areas like photography
  • Huawei can work closely with Chinese chip suppliers, but it will lose some key advantages, analysts say

Topic |   Huawei
Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei's consumer business group, launches the Mate 30 smartphone series in Munich, Germany, on September 19, 2019. Photo: ReutersRichard Yu, CEO of Huawei's consumer business group, launches the Mate 30 smartphone series in Munich, Germany, on September 19, 2019. Photo: Reuters
Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei's consumer business group, launches the Mate 30 smartphone series in Munich, Germany, on September 19, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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