Huawei Mate 60 Pro teardown reveals 47% Chinese parts in phone – Nikkei Asia

TOKYO — Huawei Technologies is increasingly sourcing components for its smartphones in China, with a teardown of the recently released Mate 60 Pro showing Chinese parts constituting 47% on a value basis — up 18 percentage points from a model analyzed three years ago.

Nikkei, together with research firm Fomalhaut Techno Solutions, disassembled Huawei’s high-end smartphone to analyze component costs. The Mate 60 Pro was released in August for the Chinese market. The manufacturer of each component was identified, with the share of overall cost calculated by country.

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