Nikkei: Huawei will cut phone production by more than half in 2021

19 February 2021
And that's compared to 2020, which already marked a decrease in output over 2019 as trade restrictions started to come into effect.

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Vall, 20 Feb 2021Indeed ,I bet Apple paid Trump to do that. And all the boo... moreyeah even huawei's kirin is better than samsung's exynos

  • Anonymous

"The reason is that Huawei can’t source components necessary to build 5G phones, so it will have to focus on 4G devices."

What a load of crap! There is no mention of anything about 4G devices in the original Nikkei report. Huawei has made announcement a while ago that all the new smartphones released in 2021 will be 5G and 5G only. If Huawei ships 80 million smartphones in 2021, they will be 80 million 5G smartphones. If you add another 70-100 million 5G smartphones shipped by Honor, it is not that much of a "drop".

There is a shortage of SoCs for Huawei, but there is not shortage of any other 5G components.

Huawei = Trash

  • Anonymous

Booka Flock, 19 Feb 2021100%. A lot of people like to blame the U.S. here for being... moreLoooool.

Look I'm not a communist. But everything the usa did commercially under Trump was about keeping competition in its place. He discovered a little known Kennedy era cold war law that lets a president (unchecked!!) put tariffs on anything because "national security". Then proceeded to block everything from Chinese goods to European and Japanese goods. Huawei it's just a piece of the picture. Now you'll say something along the lines of "China does the same!!" ... yeah who cares. The USA is behaving like a big bully, and China is a bully too

mandalaphone, 22 Feb 2021One thing for sure, I'll take your solid-proof-reliabl... moreif you want proof from anything i said i will provide link for source

Hemedans, 20 Feb 2021Huawei received around 1.5B earning from patents since 2015... moreOne thing for sure, I'll take your solid-proof-reliable analysis with a cubic meter of salt!

Shui8, 20 Feb 2021Its not protecting any US branded product, the ban hurts th... moreSuch plans will and have always miserably failed. Blocking technological advancement by preventing imports is a joke. Now Huawei (and many other tech firms for that matter) will mobilize all their resources to build new technologies and secure alternative supply chains that circumvent this and future bans.

  • Zim boy

I hate bullies who can't take business competition on the market well & start harassing competitors instead of just being innovative & creative enough

  • Luiseklu

Anonymous, 21 Feb 2021I'll hold on to my Huawei P30 which is serving me well... moreThe best Technologies

  • Anonymous

I'll hold on to my Huawei P30 which is serving me well until 5G become main stream. P60, P70 who knows?

  • Anonymous

Ok, I get it. Half of you guys hate US, the other half hates China.
And before saying I am wrong, just look at the comment section.

  • I am a GOD

Samsung Huawei and many others come and go....Apple is staying put like a Giant

Anonymous, 20 Feb 2021One day China will be independent and can tell the US to ta... moreCommunist detected

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 20 Feb 2021One day China will be independent and can tell the US to ta... morethat day is a long time away lol
unless you count them copying and pasting others stuff as their own which they do every day

  • Anonymous

Modest Mind, 20 Feb 2021Shame on You USA? For what? For protecting itself and its c... moreGoogle do spy us.... Apple too

  • Anonymous

One day China will be independent and can tell the US to take a hike.

  • Anonymous

Miranda mc David , 20 Feb 2021Can't wait to get hold of the p50 I'm so in love ... moreSame here, can't wait until the slim non-Pro P50 releases to buy it.

Hemedans, 20 Feb 2021Huawei received around 1.5B earning from patents since 2015... moreYou're right even Microsoft collect billions from Android without doing anything lol. I can't find anything that phone manufacturers have to pay Hauwei to use in their phone.

Anonymous, 20 Feb 2021Huawei's patents are in wireless telecommunications wh... moreHuawei received around 1.5B earning from patents since 2015 (source Huawei themselves) that's around 300m per year. It's so low from a company with most patents right?

Nokia from single customer like Apple got one time payment of 2B usd and ongoing royalties.

Lot of companies like Qualcomm, Nokia, Ericson etc earn more like Huawei, in short 90% of 5g Licence revenue are shared between three companies Nokia, Ericson and Qualcomm.

Huawei patents are just Quantity in numbers they don't have any technology which can stand up and made other companies to depend on them

  • Anonymous

Vall, 20 Feb 2021Indeed ,I bet Apple paid Trump to do that. And all the boo... moreTrump isn’t even president anymore so you guys can stop blaming him for all your problems