A ZTE logo is seen on its building in Shenzhen, China, 12 March 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE A ZTE logo is seen on its building in Shenzhen, China, 12 March 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
A ZTE logo is seen on its building in Shenzhen, China, 12 March 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE

Chinese telecoms giant ZTE clarifies that it only designs chips, does not make them, after share price spikes

  • The clarification from Shenzhen-based ZTE came at a time when China is doubling down on efforts to build up its chipmaking capability
  • Huawei was using the 7nm process at TSMC to pack 6.9 billion transistors on its Kirin 980 smartphone chip

Topic |   ZTE
A ZTE logo is seen on its building in Shenzhen, China, 12 March 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE A ZTE logo is seen on its building in Shenzhen, China, 12 March 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
A ZTE logo is seen on its building in Shenzhen, China, 12 March 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
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