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Qualcomm chief expects semiconductor shortage to decline next year

Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon said that the global chip shortage has already improved, and a further decline in semiconductor shortages is expected next year, especially compared to 2020.

Source: qualcomm.com

Source: qualcomm.com

As reported by the South Korean media, while many smartphone manufacturers cannot buy enough chipsets for their gadgets from Qualcomm, which negatively affects the production and sales of their gadgets.

Last week’s announcement contrasts with statements from other industry representatives. So, earlier, the head of Intel, Pat Gelsinger, predicted that the global shortage of chips will remain until 2023. Arm CEO Simon Segars warned that the chip situation in the future would be even worse than it is now.

Qualcomm recently unveiled the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 mobile chipset, which, according to the South Korean portal ET News, will be handled by Samsung – it largely depends on the accuracy of Amon’s predictions. In addition, according to the portal The elecQualcomm’s ability to meet customer market demand will depend on the profitability of the new 4nm platform.

Amon declined to comment on the question of reporters who wanted to know if the company is committed to long-term cooperation with Samsung and whether it is ready in the future to use the latest 3-nm Gate All-Around (GAA) process technology, which will begin mass production of semiconductors next year. …

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