We all know very well that earlier a few days ago, we reported that little by little, the US companies were simply breaking their ties with the well-known Chinese smartphone maker Huawei. And as a result of the trade war between the US and China, we have discovered that, just after the loss of the ARM license, which prevents them from manufacturing any processor, now Huawei smartphones will also be unable to use the microSD cards as well.
Huawei Banned From The SD Association: No More microSD
Earlier a few days ago, we reported that little by little, the US companies are simply breaking their ties with the well-known Chinese smartphone maker Huawei. And as a result of the trade war between the US and China, we have discovered that, just after the loss of the ARM license, which prevents them from manufacturing any processor, now Huawei smartphones will also be unable to use the microSD cards as well.
Yes, recently, the SD Association, which handles the manufacturers that encourage the use of SD cards and microSD in the devices we use every day, had Huawei as a member. However, the fact is that the company has been suspended from the association due to the trade war between the US and China.
Until a few days ago, the well-known Chinese smartphone maker Huawei appeared in the list of companies that were part of the association, just between HTC and Huizhou. But, now, the company has disappeared from the list without further explanation.
As we all know very well, for a manufacturer, it is essential to be part of the SD Association to provide slots for microSD and SD cards in devices like smartphones, cameras, computers, laptops, and tablets.
Hence, when the well-known Chinese brand Huawei is out, the future smartphones that the company will launch will not be able to provide a slot for microSD cards. However, the current smartphones should have no significant problem since they had signed agreements and licenses before all this happened; of course, it may seem quite funny to say this, but the fact is that no one will come to take the slot of a smartphone that already has it.
Moreover, if you don’t know, then let me recall that the SD Association is based in San Ramon, which is a well-known City in California, United States, so, logically, it joins other barriers of companies based in the country, like Intel, Qualcomm, Microsoft, AMD and much more.
But, now, many of you might be thinking that what about ARM, as it is based in the United Kingdom? Now, let me elaborate on it for you; although ARM is based in the United Kingdom, it uses technologies from the United States. Hence, at the moment, there is no other association that has yet eliminated the well-known Chinese brand Huawei.
In short, if we clarify the situation of the companies based in the United States, then let me tell you that they are simply declining to do business with the Chinese brand Huawei, as currently, they have no other option available to perform or implement.
As the United States has clarified, if all the tech companies in the US break the law and rules of the country, then they will also face the same situation as Huawei; hence. As a result, the US law will block them, as they have done with Huawei.
Hence, this sensitive situation is currently hurting companies more than Huawei. So, what do you think about this? Share all your views and thoughts in the comment section below. And if you liked this post, do not forget to share this post with your friends and family.