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Devastating chip shortages could hit smartphones soon, too – ARNnet

A Reuters report says the industry-wide chip shortage could being affecting smartphone processors from Qualcomm, including the flagship Snapdragon 888.

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For the past several months, carmakers have been struggling with a chip shortage due to pandemic-related demand for consumer electronics. Now a new report suggests that shortage could hit smartphones, too.
According to Reuters’ sources at Samsung and other phone makers, the chip shortage affecting the industry has reached all levels of smartphone processors, including Qualcomms new Snapdragon 888 flagship that powers Samsung’s Galaxy S21 and other high-end phones. The report notes that the shortfall…

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