Samsung and Mediatek bid for Huawei's 5G mobile chips

Samsung and mediatek

As the tension between Huawei and the US government intensifies, the Chinese company is looking for more ways to reduce its dependence on the West. Therefore, both Samsung and MediaTek are focusing on Huawei ’s 5G mobile chip orders because it plans to leave Qualcomm later this year.

For those who do not know, Samsung (similar to MediaTek) is also the main manufacturer of mobile chipsets. Currently, there are only four major 5G mobile chip manufacturers in the world, including Qualcomm, MediaTek, Samsung, and Huawei. Huawei has developed and delivered its own HiSilicon Kirin 5G chip series on its flagship smartphone, which is processed by TSMC.

Now, the Chinese technology giant seems to be likely to seek other options, Samsung and MediaTek are viable options. The former is famous for Exynos chips, while the latter has released the Density series of 5G mobile processors. Hou Mingjuan, vice president of Qualcomm, said that it is worth noting that the 5G market is relatively unaffected by the recent pandemic, and this year will still maintain a high demand and growth rate.

This means that OEMs will still seek 5G networks and their corresponding technologies. Therefore, if Huawei plans to buy SoCs from other manufacturers, then its flagship series and even low-end mobile phones will require a large number of 5G chips. Although, under the increasing pressure of the United States, it remains to be seen what direction Huawei plans to take.

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