Ban On Huawei Kirin Chips Unharms BD Cell Phone Market2 min read
The US sanctions to suspend China’s Huawei from creating Kirin chipsets from September 15. As a matter of fact, the high-end Kirin chipset is a key segment of the Compatible Huawei smartphones.
Be that as it may, the effect of the sanctions isn’t probably going to grow to Bangladesh’s cell phone market. In fact, this company has an ostensible offer in the cell phone market here.
Further, The yearly interest for the handsets in the nation is around 3.60 crore. Moreover with the absolute market size, the world’s biggest cell phone seller Huawei holds just a 4% share in Bangladesh.
“Kirin chips are used for the Huawei flagship series only. Moreover, only Huawei uses its chips. Therefore, other brands will not face any issue regarding Huawei as they use separate chips for their devices.”
– Ashraf Haque, Executive Director of Edison Group
Under the circumstances, many well-reputed experts stated their opinions over the fact. For the most part, Bangladeshi cell phone producers generally use Taiwan and USA’s chips, for example, MediaTek, MTK, and Qualcomm. Along these lines, Bangladeshi manufacturers will not face any chips sourcing issue because of the most recent US sanctions on the creation of Huawei Kirin chips.
At present, nine organizations are manufacturing cell phones in Bangladesh. In 2019, they made 70 lakh of cell phones, including 20 lakh of the smartphone.
Because of the progressing exchange war between the US and China, Huawei’s innovation market is steadily diminishing in Bangladesh. Notably, the Chinese tech giant enlisted a 35% drop in income in Bangladesh a year ago.
As of the second quarter of 2020, Huawei is the top cell phone seller in the world with a 19.6% portion of the worldwide cell phone market. Nonetheless, the brand has around 4% share in the Bangladesh market, with Samsung holding the top situation here.
At this instant, Huawei is not sitting idle. They are doing extensive research and build alternatives. Furthermore, the company is coming up with devices and software preventing US copyrights.