Counterpoint Research says that the chip shortage is “hitting smartphone industry hard” and, as a result, the forecast for smartphone shipments in 2021 has been lowered to 1.41 billion units, from 1.45 billion.
Some smartphone makers are currently reporting that they are only receiving approximately 70% or even less of requested volumes. BTW Galaxy S21 FE has seemingly been canceled due to the chip shortage.
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