NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 2: A Samsung Galaxy logo is displayed on a screen prior to the start of a launch event for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 at the Hammerstein Ballroom, August 2, 2016 in New York City. The stylus equipped smartphone will be available starting August 19, with preorders starting August 3.
S21 Fan Edition: Production DelayBloomberg reported that the Fan Edition of S21 could face a production delay due to a shortage of Qualcomm processors globally. It is first reported the development on June 12, in which it cited a person close to the situation. It was reported that the budget-friendly smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888. “While we cannot discuss details of the unreleased product, nothing has been determined regarding the alleged production suspension,” Samsung briefly told Bloomberg in a text message after the report surfaced. The initial report has since been deleted.
Samsung Chip Shortage
Samsung is battling a serious problem with chip shortage. It even warned that its flagship phones are facing a possible delay due to it.
It dubbed the shortage issue as a “serious imbalance” of semiconductors.
Furthermore, the South Korean company is not the first tech company to talk about the drying supplies of chips.
The matter’s extent has also affected the auto industry. Elon Musk, the Tesla CEO, even blamed other companies for hoarding as the primary reason why the supply vanishes at a rapid phase.
Despite the tribulation that the world’s largest phone maker goes up against, it vowed to find a solution for it. To be exact, On March 17, Samsung said that it is working closely with its partners around the world to balance out the supply, as per NDTV.
“Despite the difficult environment, our business leaders are meeting partners overseas to solve these problems. It’s hard to say the shortage issue has been solved 100 percent,” Samsung said via NDTV.
Written by Teejay Boris