Because of the U.S. ban, currently, the production of Kirin chip developed by Huawei HiSilicon has been suspended. The Kirin 9000 is the newest phone processor designed by Huawei HiSilicon. According to our sources, although the production of the chip has been suspended, the design of which is still in progress, including both the next-generation Kirin and 3nm chips are under R&D and design. Meanwhile, the development of the new chip mask aligner is advanced in a steady manner. According to the current progress, it is speculated that China’s mask aligner will achieve a breakthrough in 2022 and be able to produce the next-generation Kirin chip at that time.