RESILIENT: Blows to its China business due to US-imposed export restrictions would not affect earnings, as it could ‘fill the void quickly,’ the chipmaker said
Date: Oct 29, 2020
By: Lisa Wang / Staff reporter
The Taoyuan-based chipmaker produces wafers used in vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers for Apple Inc’s iPhone 12 series to unlock the smartphones via facial identification, as well as power amplifiers for the company’s first 5G devices.
Demand for Wi-Fi roosters also shows strong momentum due to the remote-working trend, it said.
Those growth drivers would offset orders lost in its business with HiSilicon Technologies Co (海思), a semiconductor arm of Huawei Technologies Co (華為), as Win has stopped shipping chips to the Chinese company after export restrictions imposed by the US took effect on Sept. 15.