Sanctions by the U.S.and its allies, as you know, have badly affected Huawei Technologies in terms of sales of smartphones and base stations for communication networks, but the Chinese giant is seeking new niches for further development, and supplies of modern equipment for the energy sector may become a way to save the company in the difficult current conditions.Image source: Huawei Technologies Last June, Huawei managed to separate into an independent structural unit of its business.Originally, Huawei had to produce them to equip its own base stations with autonomous power supply, but now the corresponding solutions are supplied to a wide range of customers.The interest in Huawei energy systems in the Asian region is very high, according to the company's representative.While the revenue of Huawei Technologies as a whole decreased by 28.5 percent in 2021 under the burden of sanctions, the energy business showed a 30 percent revenue growth and it is going to maintain the same dynamics this year.The unit employs about 6,000 people, and there are 12 research centers of the relevant profile scattered across China, Asia and Europe.Huawei energy equipment is produced in China using components from different countries, but if necessary, the company is ready to organize the production of such products abroad as well.Diversification of supply channels allowed the company to avoid a significant impact of lockdowns in China on its core business.Huawei has high hopes for the upcoming migration to electric vehicles - the development of charging infrastructure will not do without the use of this brand's power generation equipment.Currently, solar power plants in Singapore, Indonesia and Cambodia are actively using Huawei solutions, and the brand's profile products are in high demand in the region.
Contrary to rumors, Huawei introduced the MateStation B515 desktop computer on AMD chip instead of ARM
Today, November 21, the official website of Huawei published a publication with information about the desktop PC MateStation B515. The set, in addition to the system unit itself, includes a monitor, a keyboard with a fingerprint scanner and a computer mouse. And the heart will be the chip from AMD.
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Earlier we wrote about rumors that the computer will be built on a 7nm Kunpeng 920 (D920S10) ARM processor developed by HiSilicon. Apparently, the company thought that the Windows computer market is not quite ready for such changes, so the MateStation B515 was based on AMD chips. Only two modifications of are available; with AMD Ryzen 5 4600G or AMD Ryzen 7 4700G processor. Both versions will use integrated graphics Radeon. The amount of RAM varies from 8 to 16 Gbytes of DDR4 type. For data storage there is a combination of M.2 SSD format with 256 or 512 Gbytes of capacity and a 1 Tbyte hard drive. Modules Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11ac, of course, are available. The operating system became Windows 10 Home with pre-installed programs from Huawei, including Huawei Share, which allows you to quickly share files with Huawei smartphones over a wireless connection and run mobile applications from your smartphone on your computer. The computer comes with a 23.8-inch FullHD IPS monitor, a keyboard with built-in fingerprint scanner that connects via USB, and a wired mouse. Prices and start date are not yet announced.
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