Chinese mobile phone company Huawei unveiled its latest Mate 60 Pro. According to a teardown report by analysis firm TechInsights, Huawei Technologies and China's top chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) have built an advanced 7-nanometre processor to power its latest smartphone.
The 7nm chip represents a breakthrough in China’s chipmaking capability. It was previously believed that the best China could achieve was about 14nm.
Has China managed to circumvent US restrictions? What are the implications of Huawei’s new chip on China-US relations? Where is China-US tech war heading？
Lianhe Zaobao’s Global Heartbeat podcast invites Professor Chen Bo from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China, and Dr Tan Kong Yam, Professor of Economics from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore to share their insights. Hosted by Lianhe Zaobao’s Associate Editor, Han Yong Hong, Global Heartbeat is a Mandarin weekly news and current affairs podcast that is updated every Tuesday, 7.00 PM SGT. It is available on zaobao.sg, Apple Podcast, Google Podcasts, Spotify and other podcast platforms.