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US Sanctions Fail Again: Huawei Unveils New Smartphone With Its Own Advanced Chip

• Zero Hedge

Huawei Technologies Co., which has faced several years of US semiconductor sanctions, unveiled a new smartphone with a cutting-edge 7-nanometer processor in China. While this processor matches the performance of Apple's iPhones from 2018, it raises questions about the effectiveness of US sanctions in curbing China's progress in chip technology. There are concerns this development could enrage Washington. 

Bloomberg purchased a Huawei Mate 60 Pro. The handset was delivered to TechInsights for a complete teardown. They found a new Kirin 9000s chip manufactured in China by Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp.