HiSilicon is Huawei’s chip design company. Photo: Handout
HiSilicon is Huawei’s chip design company. Photo: Handout
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Tech war: Huawei’s stealth chip production plan becomes a guessing game for industry insiders as US sanctions keep it hemmed in

  • Huawei’s in-house chip design unit HiSilicon has the ability to design advanced chips but it is a different undertaking to fabricate chips
  • Huawei’s once-lucrative smartphone business has been hobbled by US trade sanctions that have cut off its access to advanced chips