Chinese electronics manufacturer Lenovo plans to launch the production of PC and phones based on domestic CPU "Baikal". This information confirms the Ministry of industry and trade, but neither component parts, neither the timing nor the size of the likely supply is still unknown.
As informs the newspaper "Vedomosti", Lenovo is negotiating with a Russian company "T-platforms" on the possible use in personal products processors, released its subsidiary company "Baikal electronics". The CEO of Lenovo in Russia, CIS and Eastern Europe Gleb Mishin has approved the information, adding that we are talking about mobile devices and personal computers.
With all this adept Chinese firms did not disclose data on the timing and possible supplies, also called the place of production devices on the basis of Russian processors, citing a confidentiality agreement. But Mishin expects that technology Lenovo with domestic processors will enjoy the confidence of the customers that will help the company in the struggle with rivals.
In addition, the adept "Baikal electronics" Andrey Malafeev denied to explain the negotiations with the counterparty, but reported that the company is considered commercial and is counting on demand from not only public authorities but also private visitors.
Remember that at the end of may "Baikal electronics" has released the engineering model of the multi-core processor "Baikal-T1" with a frequency of 1.2 GHz on process technology 28 nm. On the same day it was reported that the production of this processor will be engaged in the factory of the Taiwanese company TSMC. Funds for preparation for mass production of chips "Baikal-T1" the company has received from the industry development Fund (EDF) under the Ministry of industry and trade in late August, the expert Council of the Fund has confirmed the issuance of the company's loans to 500 million rubles. By 2020 the company plans to produce 5 million processors.
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