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Post time 2018-4-23 16:19:38 |Display all floors
huaqiao Post time: 2018-4-22 15:31
ZTE will learn that it is better to develop its own chips and buy domestic parts than rely on foreig ...

Huawei launched in 2017 the Kirin 970 chip that is now in its high-end Mate 10 Pro device...

Xiaomi launched a chip last year called the Surge S1 processor chipset that is in its mid-range Mi 5C smartphone.  But tat is an old story;  Xiaomi is researching chips that enable artificial intelligence (AI) on mobile devices, but has not made a decision on whether to make one, the head of its international business has told CNBC.

Speaking to CNBC at Xiaomi's store opening in Barcelona, Spain, ahead of Mobile World Congress, which begins Monday, Wang Xiang said the company is exploring AI-specific chips.

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Chinaman2017 Post time: 2018-4-22 15:11
It seems like a bad news to ZTE; however, it's a good strengthening point to China as a whole to p ...

"It seems like a bad news to ZTE; however, it's a good strengthening point to China as a whole to place more emphasis on her domestic chipset development."

Yeah, but that's small consolation, only after being hit so hard then think of placing more emphasis on domestic development.
Don't you think it is a bit late? Besides, in the global supply chain, it is still more economical to source from cheaper overseas suppliers than pouring millions into trying to develop one's own chips, not to mention it takes a long time, assuming they can succeed!

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Post time 2018-4-24 16:22:21 |Display all floors
emanreus Post time: 2018-4-23 16:19
Huawei launched in 2017 the Kirin 970 chip that is now in its high-end Mate 10 Pro device...

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ZTE should follow what Huawei and Xiaomi are doing. Based on what I read, chips with AI are made slightly different from the normal PC or memory chips made by Intel or Samsung. And Intel is also looking into this type of AI chips as well.

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Post time 2018-4-24 16:46:51 |Display all floors
pnp Post time: 2018-4-24 12:41
"It seems like a bad news to ZTE; however, it's a good strengthening point to China as a whole to  ...

Most Chinese smartphone OEMs have already ditched Qualcomm for Spreadtrum, Mediatek, Rockchip, etc. with Huawei and Xiaomi opting to design their own mobile SoCs. But ZTE stuck with Qualcomm to the very end.

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