Huawei’s woes had been well-documented lately. With the United States placing bans and sanctions at the corporate in addition to its providers, the corporate has been compelled to make some tricky choices. Now Honor, one of Huawei’s subsidiaries, is shifting in opposition to MediaTek chipsets in an effort to stay trade shifting ahead.
As Huawei owns Honor, it simplest made sense that the subsidiary would use Huawei’s Kirin chips in its units. However, with the sanctions in position, Honor in point of fact has no selection however to make use of an alternate. That choice comes from MediaTek.
As reported by means of, the president of Honor’s trade unit spoke at an match and mentioned some answers the corporate may make use of. Honor taking a look in opposition to MediaTek’s 5G chipsets is one such resolution, despite the fact that it’s in point of fact just a stopgap for the entire issues Huawei is going through because it strikes ahead.
This wouldn’t be the primary time Huawei, Honor, and MediaTek have labored in combination, as MediaTek provides parts for Huawei’s quite a lot of IoT and networking merchandise. This could be a primary for smartphone chipsets, despite the fact that.
Time will inform if the USA sanctions are lifted and Huawei’s trade can get again to standard, however they have been simply lately re-signed by means of President Trump till 2021, so it seems like Huawei and different firms that the USA deems a danger to nationwide safety will proceed to have problems.