Huawei has launched the P50 series phones in the second half of the year, but the launch has taken months from its initial stage. The new Mate 50 series, which should have been released in the second half of the year, could not be unveiled this year.
According to the latest information, Huawei’s Mate 50 series has made a major breakthrough in supply, and the future will be as scheduled. Due to some well-known reasons, Huawei was included in the list of entities, and Huawei, therefore, lost its US supply chain partners, which spend billions of dollars each year.
In addition, any foundry that uses American technology to manufacture advanced chips is prohibited from providing services to Huawei. As the inventory of HiSilicon Kirin 9000 series chips bottoms out, Huawei has been forced to use Snapdragon 888 chips on some models.
According to documents obtained by Reuters, 113 suppliers have obtained export licenses worth 61 billion U.S. dollars, allowing them to supply Huawei; and SMIC’s suppliers have obtained 188 licenses worth about 42 billion U.S. dollars. Dollar. More than 90% of the license applications submitted by SMIC’s suppliers were approved, and 69% of the license requests submitted by suppliers that shipped to Huawei were approved.
Of course, most of the licenses obtained by the supply chain are for non-sensitive products. For example, 80 of the 113 licenses obtained by Huawei’s US supply chain members and 121 of the 188 licenses approved by SMIC suppliers are not supplying licenses for sensitive products.