Huawei Manages to Make Smartphones Without American Chips

For China’s top smartphone maker, U.S. suppliers are increasingly a nice-to-have, not a must-have
American tech companies are getting the go-ahead to resume business with Chinese smartphone giant Huawei Technologies Co., but it may be too late: It is now building smartphones without U.S. chips.

Huawei’s latest phone, which it unveiled in September-the Mate 30 with a curved display and wide-angle cameras that competes with Apple Inc.’s iPhone 11-contained no U.S. parts, according to an analysis by UBS and Fomalhaut Techno Solutions, a Japanese technology lab that took the device apart to inspect its insides.

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