Chinese handset maker Huawei Technologies expects its smartphone chip business will help further drive revenue, signaling that the company could try to compete in the world's mobile chip market.
"In the future, whether it be mobile broadband devices, tablets, or smartphones, Huawei will be able to provide its own core chip solution," said Huawei executive vice president Eric Xu.
He made the comment on Wednesday during the company's annual analyst summit, when asked how Huawei would grow its smartphone market share without losing money to marketing efforts.
"If we cannot make money from smartphones, we can still make money from the chipset offerings," Xu said. "If we can make money from every smartphone chip, then it will be substantial." Read more...