- Realme has confirmed that the Realme 9 series has been postponed to 2022.
- The company blamed the delayed launch on a global chip shortage.
Realme usually launches two numbered series of mobile phones every year, and this tradition can be traced back to when it was first launched. It launched Realme 1 and 2 in 2018, Realme 3 and 5 series in 2019, and Realme 6 and 7 series last year.
It has already launched the Realme 8 series this year, so you would think that the Realme 9 series will be launched later in 2021.Unfortunately, Realme India and Europe CEO Madhav Sheth now tells GSM Arena But in fact, it’s not. Sheth cited the global chip shortage as a reason for the delay in the release of the Realme 9 series.
“We resolved this issue through close discussions with chipset manufacturers, and the Realme 9 series will be available to users in 2022,” the executive said. However, Sheth claims that all remaining Realme launches in 2021 will proceed as planned.
Nevertheless, those in the low-cost mobile phone market now have one less choice. But there are still some good choices, such as Realme 8 series, Redmi Note 10 series, and Samsung’s Galaxy A and M series.
However, Realme is not the only company affected by the industry-wide chip shortage, because Samsung apparently also delayed the release of the Galaxy S21 FE due to this shortage.As part of the partnership between Google and Reliance, the low-cost JioPhone Next has also It is said that Postponed the September 10th release.