Huawei reveals new chip for flagship phone

|About: QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)|By:, SA News Editor

Aiming to take control of its supply chain amid pressure from the U.S., Huawei has unveiled a new 5G processor for its mobile devices called the Kirin 990.

The move takes aim at competitors like Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) and shows it will continue to bolster its chip technology amid political headwinds.

The Kirin 990 will power Huawei's upcoming flagship smartphone, the Mate 30, which the Chinese firm hopes will rival Apple's latest iPhones.

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