Huawei prioritizes Ascend AI processors over Kirin smartphone chips

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Huawei is facing a dilemma in choosing between selling smartphones featuring HiSilicon Kirin 9000S processors and AI servers with Ascend 910B processors due to limited production capacity at the SMIC fab.

As selling servers earns more profits, Huawei has decided to prioritize production of Ascend 910B processors over Kirin 9000S system-on-chips. Huawei’s focus on developing its own AI hardware and software has led to this decision to stay competitive in the long term.

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