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Chinese tech giant Huawei avoided unveiling its new 5G smartphones during its recent autumn season launch event. Instead, the company focused on electric vehicles, unveiling its first sedan and luxury SUV.
On Monday, September 25, the Chinese telecommunications and tech giant huawei The breakthrough breakthrough has kept quiet about its new 5G phone.
Instead of unveiling a smartphone, the company be provided A glimpse of its upcoming electric vehicles, its entry-level sedan and a luxury SUV were unveiled. Additionally, Huawei has partnered with an automaker to market vehicles under the AITO brand.
Additionally, Huawei launched a new pair of wireless earbuds, priced at around 1,499 yuan ($205), which include the company’s Kirin A2 chip. These product announcements took place at Huawei’s autumn season launch event, which Huawei livestreamed in Mandarin on Monday afternoon.
The non-announcement of the smartphone disappointed many online enthusiasts. In contrast, early indications from the event host, Richard Yu, executive director and CEO of Huawei’s consumer business group, had indicated that details of no more smartphones would be revealed during the event. Yu also oversees the company’s car-related operations.
Nevertheless, many viewers, especially on the Bilibili video platform, expressed a desire for information regarding the smartphone.
Huawei’s extravagant product launch event began with an orchestral and choral performance of a Chinese song called “My Dream”. The event also included a brief speech by Hong Kong celebrity Andy Lau, discussing Huawei’s introduction of luxury watch designs.
However, despite trying to create a positive atmosphere around Huawei and China’s technological capabilities, the high-profile event did not result in any concrete smartphone announcements.
During the event, the company unveiled a new version of its smartwatch, a tablet claimed to be lighter and thinner than an iPad, and a stylus that connects to the tablet using Huawei’s NearLink technology, similar to Bluetooth. Is.
Huawei is getting stronger with chip production
About a month ago, Huawei discreetly introduced its latest smartphone, the Mate 60 Pro, which, according to reviews, boasts 5G-level download speeds thanks to an advanced semiconductor chip. This release indicated that Huawei can still use cutting-edge technologies despite facing US sanctions.
Analysis by TechInsights shows that Huawei produced its Kirin 9000s chip, which powers the Huawei Mate 60 Pro, using an advanced 7-nanometer process by China’s chip-making giant, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC). Comes inside. Previously, this 7nm process required an EUV lithography machine from Dutch company ASML, which also restricted sales in China. It remains uncertain whether the latest chip production involved older machines or alternative procurement methods.
Huawei did not comment when asked about TechInsights’ findings. Under the pressure of US sanctions, which disrupted critical smartphone technology supplies such as semiconductors and Google software, Huawei’s consumer business revenue has experienced a 50% decline.
The Trump administration began restricting Huawei’s access to such technology in 2019, saying the Chinese telecommunications giant posed a national security risk because of alleged ties to the Chinese Communist Party and the country’s military. Huawei has consistently denied the existence of any such risks.
In the current year, Huawei hoped to resume the launch of its major consumer products on a “normal” schedule.
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