News & Reviews: chips
Jul 26, 2022
Intel and MediaTek have announced a strategic partnership under the former’s foundry services, whereby Intel will be manufacturing chips for the Taiwanese fabless semiconductor company. The partnership is meant to help MediaTek build a more balanced, resilient supply chain.
Sep 05, 2021
Huawei regained access to Qualcomm chips this year, even if it can only get 4G variants. For instance, the recently launched P50 series came with the Snapdragon 888 4G. Now, two more Huawei devices with Snapdragon chipsets are on the way.
Aug 27, 2021
HUAWEI could be taking small steps to free itself from the US trade ban as it's reported that the Chinese company could be allowed to purchase chips from the country again. However, the chips are not for smartphones but car parts such as video screens and sensors. Therefore, you might need to put the thought of the company gaining back its access to the Qualcomm chips or even Android on hold.
Feb 17, 2021
A new report is claiming that Apple was the largest buyer of semiconductor chips in 2020. According to Gartner, the tech giant had spent 53.6 billion USD (~RM216 billion) and took 11.9% of the global market share, representing 24% growth year-on-year. Let's read on to find out why Apple had to spend so much on semiconductors.