Huawei has faced a lot of US restrictions around the export of 5G and other technologies over the past few years. As of 2021, the Chinese smartphone brand depends solely on Qualcomm for chipsets. Now, a China tip has suggested that Huawei is preparing to announce a new chip in the second half of this year. The surprise chip is said to be based on a new packaging technology. The tipper also suggests that preparations for Huawei’s Mate X3 foldable smartphone will begin in a few days.
A China tip on Weibo declare that thing Huawei is looking to deliver small surprises this year in the form of a new chip. The upcoming chip designed with new packaging technology is expected to launch in the second half of this year. However, there is no official confirmation from Huawei regarding the reported details.
US officials put Huawei on a trade blacklist in 2019. According to one recent report According to Reuters, the Biden administration has stopped licensing American companies to export most items to China’s Huawei. California-based Qualcomm has been allowed to sell 4G smartphone chips to Huawei in 2020.
The tipper also suggests that preparations for the Huawei Mate X3 foldable smartphone will begin in two days. It is expected to come with next-generation satellite connectivity. Using this advanced communication feature, users will be able to send and receive short messages via direct satellite network. Huawei Mate X3 foldable smartphone is said to be working as a successor to HuaweiMate X2Launched in February 2021.
Huawei Mate X3 is expected to run on the latest version of HarmonyOS 2.0.1 and can be powered by the Kirin 9000 4G SoC. This unannounced phone appeared with model number PAL-AL00 on China’s state telecommunications certification authority TENAA last year. The list suggests 4G connectivity and dual SIM support. It is said to have a 4,500mAh battery. China Compulsory Certification (3C) listing suggest support for 66W fast charging.
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