back to article Chip shortage to end this year – at least for us: Xiaomi

Chinese smartphones-and-more manufacturer Xiaomi believes its silicon supply chain will return to normal in the second half of 2022 – and by next year it may even have an embarrassment of riches to consider when it shops for components. Speaking on the company's Q4 2021 earnings call, company president Wang Xiang said "the …

  1. Elledan


    Reading responses by car manufacturers and analyst reports, they seem to also concur that the situation for them is likely to improve by the second half of this year as well. It would seem that this first half of 2022 sees many demand gaps being filled, which should allow for other demand to be filled faster.

    With some luck this should mean that the situation will improve very rapidly. Whether things will be 'normal' again by the end of 2022? Doubtful, but it does seem likely that 2023 will be a lot less terrible for sourcing components and as a result for buying the devices they go into, whether cars, PS5s or GPUs.

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