HiSilicon (海思半导体有限公司) is a fabless semiconductor company. It provides chipset solutions and services for devices used in smart homes, smart cities, smart mobility, telecom networks, wireless terminals, and digital media. Hisilicon's portfolio covers a range of fields, including smart vision, smart IoT, smart media, smart transportation, automotive electronics, display, mobile SoC, data centers, and optical transceivers.

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Parent CompanyHuawei
HQShenzhen Shi, CN
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Hisilicon was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Shenzhen Shi, CN

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Key People/Management at Hisilicon

Ji Wang

Ji Wang

Danny So

Danny So

Jian Lin

Jian Lin

Yangbao Jin

Yangbao Jin

Head of R&D
Yuepeng Gao

Yuepeng Gao

HR Director
Yu Bo

Yu Bo

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Hisilicon Office Locations

Hisilicon has an office in Shenzhen Shi
Shenzhen Shi, CN (HQ)
Jiaxian Rd, Longgang Qu
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Hisilicon Financials and Metrics

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Hisilicon is a subsidiary of Huawei

Hisilicon Revenue

Hisilicon's revenue was reported to be $7.57 b in Y, 2018 which is a 34.2% increase from the previous period.
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Hisilicon Operating Metrics

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Chip Shipments

22.17 m22.21 m

Patents and Patent Applications

8 k

Types of Chipsets Developed to Date

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Hisilicon Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

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Hisilicon Tech (Suzhou) Co.,Ltd.

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Hisilicon News and Updates

Huawei HiSilicon’s new self developed 28nm OLED driver chip will begin mass production this year

While Chinese companies account for about half of the LCD market, the OLED panels and its driver chips are dominated by South Korean companies like Samsung. But now, Huawei has entered into OLED driver chip development with its new self developed OLED driver chip.

Huawei has made a PC powered by its own silicon as well, a HiSilicon-designed ARM CPU

The Kunpeng 920 (D920S10) was developed by HiSilicon and fabbed by TSMC on a 7nm process. The processors used in the MateStation will have four or eight cores clocked at 2.6 GHz (the top Kunpeng 920 chips can have 64 cores and 180W TDP, but those are for other projects).

Huawei Mate 40 RS teardown reveals self-developed memory chip

The teardown starts predictably by heating up the back of the device and using a suction cup to pry it open. Aside from the exclusive octagon-shaped rear design, the Mate 40 RS is nearly identical in design to the Mate 40 Pro on the inside.

HiSilicon Takes Home Two Awards at the 2020 CUVA Ceremony

The China UHD Video Industry Alliance (CUVA) awards ceremony and 8K night were held in Guangzhou on November 3, 2020. Gao Yuyue, Deputy Secretary-General for the Guangzhou Municipal Government, and Ren Aiguang, Deputy Director of Electronics Department at the Ministry of Industry and Information Tec…

HiSilicon Leads UHD Video Industry into Promising Era, with All-New HDR Standards

HiSilicon showcased a series of next-generation 4K and 8K chipsets including CUVA HDR, AVS2, AVS3, 3D Audio, and China DRM technical standards and powered by innovative 5G and AI-supported technologies, at the 2020 World Conference on Ultra HD Video (4K/8K) Industry held in Guangzhou, cementing the …

Huawei Mate 40’s HiSilicon Kirin 9000 chip ranks 1st in AI Benchmark

Earlier today (23rd October 2020), Huawei had officially launched the Mate 40 series. The lineup is the latest flagship from the company and feature top notch specs like the HiSilicon Kirin 9000 chip, which has even topped the list in an AI Benchmark.

Hisilicon Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Hisilicon founded?

    Hisilicon was founded in 2004.

  • Who are Hisilicon key executives?

    Hisilicon's key executives are Ji Wang, Danny So and Jian Lin.

  • How many employees does Hisilicon have?

    Hisilicon has 2,539 employees.

  • What is Hisilicon revenue?

    Latest Hisilicon annual revenue is $7.6 b.

  • What is Hisilicon revenue per employee?

    Latest Hisilicon revenue per employee is $3 m.

  • Who are Hisilicon competitors?

    Competitors of Hisilicon include Unigroup Guoxin Microelectronics, Novatek Microelectronics and Sequans Communications.

  • Where is Hisilicon headquarters?

    Hisilicon headquarters is located at Jiaxian Rd, Longgang Qu, Shenzhen Shi.

  • Where are Hisilicon offices?

    Hisilicon has an office in Shenzhen Shi.

  • How many offices does Hisilicon have?

    Hisilicon has 1 office.