The growing concern about security across Huawei Technologies can & # 39; enable Samsung Electronics to challenge the giant Chinese in the communications market wireless fifth generation, said an executive with the company of Korea t & # 39; South.
While Samsung remains & # 39; the largest world producer of & # 39; smartphones and semiconductors, Huawei dominates with networks & # 39; & # 39 ;. wide margin However, its market position is threatened, as country after another block the use of its products in a climate 5G & # 39; & # 39 concern you; used to expel the Chinese government. Huawei denies any involvement in & # 39; & # 39 activities, espionage.
"Strategically, these concerns enable us to get more market share", said S. Abraham Kim, vice president of mobile division & # 39; Samsung, f & # 39; conference in & # 39; Seoul on the Wednesday. "Huawei has maintained dominance in network marketing from the era of & # 39; 4G LTE, but we are at the forefront of 5G technology used in smartphones", he said.
Samsung is planning to launch a phone capable 5G plus & # 39; phone with a flexible screen next year. The firm believes that these devices are your best option to reactivate the sales decrease, as consumers expect more time to upgrade their smartphones.
However, remaining technical challenges, said Kim. The 5G signals can be blocked under way to maintain the phone, which implies the need to put more modules & # 39; antenna properties already limited & # 39; phone, along with & # 39; big battery. Samsung is now studying how to split the parties & # 39; inside & # 39; device in & # 39; two layers while reducing the total thickness, said Kim.
The heat creates another challenge, because the 5G technology transmit much more data and more energy, you can & # 39; cause the phone stand too much to sustain. Samsung is working to limit the temperature to just over 40 degrees Celsius, the executive said.
Recently, Huawei replaced Apple as the second largest smartphone manufacturer in the world and narrow the gap with & # 39; Samsung. However, the worries over the global business of Chinese companies rose as the financial director & # 39; Huawei, Meng Wanzhou, was arrested for his alleged conspiracy to subvert & # 39; banks and to remove the sanctions that the US imposed on Iran. Meng was released on Tuesday, but faces extradition to the United States.