(CTN News) – After a brief break, Huawei has just unveiled itsflagship lineup, the Mate 60 is based on the company’s own Kirin 9000S chip after using it in its previous models.
This means that Huawei is no longer relying on Qualcomm for chipsets, and this could result in Qualcomm losing billions of dollars in sales in the future as a result.
When we look at Huawei’s own Kirin silicon, we can clearly that the company is not to back down regardless of the accursed US trade prevents the company from receiving any American to 5G.
In light of the Kirin 9000S, Huawei may finally be able to become competitive again on the market with the Kirinthe chipset will the performance of the most powerful Snapdragon SoCs when it comes to efficiency and performance.
Huawei is still one of Qualcomm’s largest customers for its SoCs, despite the US trade ban, which is why itbe a huge setback for Qualcomm if the ban into effect, as Huawei was one of its biggest customers.
purchase 40-42 million units from Qualcomm in 2023, compared to 25 million units in 2022.
According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Huawei plans to fully switch over to Kirin SoCs by 2024, which means Qualcomm will lose around 50 to 60 million shipments next year, which is a disturbing figure.
The Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chip is Qualcomm’s next flagship chip thatcost $180 per unit when it is released later this year.
Consequently, if Qualcomm60 million Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 shipments, this would translate a loss of a whopping $10.8 billion for the company.
The Chinese company Huawei has not revealed any plans to release Kirin SoCs to other Chinese phone makers. However, if it does, it is most likely that the Kirin SoCs will be cheaper than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Genis rumored to get a price hike this time around.
The Exynos 2400 is another competitor that Qualcomm needs to keep an eyeis supposed to arrive in a few markets with the Galaxy S24 lineup by the end of this year.