These claims are unfounded publically, but continue to dog Huawei, which has been granted several 90-day extensions to trade with some USA companies.
In a statement to the Wall Street Journal, a Huawei spokesman said it's the company's "clear preference to continue to integrate and buy components from U.S. supply partners". However, it seems that Huawei has already tackled this problem by completely excluding components by the American companies from its smartphones and networking equipment.More news: Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Deluxe Edition Is Discounted on Amazon
According to analysis by UBS and Japanese technology firm Fomalhaut Techno Solutions, seen by the Wall Street Journal, Huawei's latest phones had no U.S. parts. The publication cites a report from UBS and Fomalhaut Techno Solutions.
While chips in older models of the Mate 30 are said to have come from Cirrus Logic, a Texas-based chipmaker, newer models' chips are supplied by NXP Semiconductors, which operates in the Netherlands.For its part, Huawei has remained bullishly optimistic about its ability to cope with USA sanctions. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth chips, meanwhile, come from Huawei's own HiSilicon semiconductor division, rather than Broadcom.More news: Robert Pattinson Hopes Playing Batman Won't Lead to Twilight-Level Fandom
"We would like to continue using American components", a spokesperson said. "If this ends up being impossible because of the decisions of the United States government, we will have no choice but to look for supply alternatives from other non-US sources". "All of our 5G is now America-free".
The company is very much caught up in the US-China trade war and has, some say, become a scapegoat for the American view that Chinese tech is built with backdoors to spy on Americans who buy and use it. What the usteardown does display, nevertheless, is that Huawei is fully able to manufacturing high-end smartphones with out American suppliers. "That has been taken out of our hands", John Suffolk, Huawei's top cybersecurity official told the publication. It's good for Huawei. The 5G phone was unveiled in September, with its own Huawei app store and Huawei Assistant.More news: United States could increase tariffs after WTO rejects European Union denials over Airbus subsidies