Samsung is perhaps having a tricky 12 months – after a great deal of rumors instructed the Galaxy Be aware 21 might have been canceled, a brand new one has instructed the Galaxy S21 FE, the one different large non-foldable cellphone we have been anticipating from the corporate in 2021, might have gone the best way of the dodo too.
This comes from Korean information web site ET Information, which spoke to suppliers concerned in Samsung’s provide chain. In keeping with the report, the worldwide chipset scarcity meant Samsung needed to ditch its Galaxy S21 FE plans and has due to this fact contacted its suppliers to droop orders for the gadget.
This makes it sound fairly last-minute, as if the Galaxy S21 FE was in one of many ultimate phases of manufacturing, earlier than being canned.
The worldwide chipset scarcity is an enormous ongoing difficulty within the tech world with not sufficient silicon to construct the processors (consider them as your gadget’s mind) wanted for telephones, computer systems, video games consoles and extra.
In keeping with different studies, that is why the Be aware 21 is regarded as canceled. The worldwide chipset scarcity has affected a great deal of different corporations too.
It is laborious to know precisely what the report says, although, as a result of fairly quickly after being printed, it was taken offline, in a mysterious flip of occasions.
What’s been canceled: the report or the cellphone?
The truth that ET Information’ report on the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE has been taken offline, is an enormous purple flag for its veracity.
It is attainable the web site obtained new info to contradict the printed report, or one thing else occurred, in order that the positioning determined the knowledge it had printed was incorrect.
So is the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE canceled? Whereas there isn’t any means of figuring out for positive proper now, it is most likely finest to attend for extra info earlier than making an assumption – rumors will be unsuitable and cellphone particulars can change.
We do not even know for positive that the Galaxy Be aware 21 is not coming, and Samsung’s personal CEO weighed in on that matter. TechRadar has reached out to Samsung for touch upon this story, and we are going to replace this text once we hear again.
We’re nonetheless anticipating the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Z Fold 3 to return later within the 12 months – they have been slated to launch alongside the S21 FE cellphone – and there isn’t any motive to imagine they have been got rid of. So we’ll positively get extra Samsung telephones this 12 months, although whether or not they’re foldable and costly, or flat and low cost, stays to be seen.