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Reliance Jio postpones JioPhone Next launch amid global chip shortage

Monday 13 September 2021 | 04:38 CET | News
Indian operator Reliance Jio has confirmed that the launch of its JioPhone Next smartphone will be delayed by a few weeks, before Diwali. The delay is due to the global semiconductor chip shortage, The Indian Express reports. Jio says "this additional time will also help mitigate the current industry-wide, global semiconductor shortages".

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Google / Reliance Jio / Snapchat
Countries: India
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