According to the Taiwan Economic Daily, the New Ban on China by the United States has made MediaTek’s 5G chip protrude, and product shipments of MediaTek’s “Tianyi 800” and “Tianyi 600” have soared, urgently looking for TSMC found a replacement. Supply chain revealed that MediaTek in response to 5G chip shipments increased significantly, has been divided into three waves to TSMC additional orders, additional tablets per month more than 20,000 pieces.
Covering 7nm and 12nm, with a 7nm process as the main, and at the same time began to enter 5nm, tsinto the power to fill the capacity gap after Hess stopped placing orders.
The supply chain says 5nm will be mediaTek’s next wave of preemption of medium- and high-order 5G mobile phone chips. And in recent days Qualcomm also in June in TSMC 5nm process cast.
TSMC and MediaTek have never commented on the status of orders.