2021 has been a weird year for smartphones. Well, it's been a weird year for a lot of things, but smartphones have been no exception, with a number of them being delayed, canceled or getting a limited launch. The Samsung Galaxy Note 21 is the biggest casualty of the year in smartphones, as Samsung has now confirmed that it won't be coming , but it's not alone in being absent. The OnePlus 9T is also rumored to be canceled (assuming it was ever planned), while the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE has reportedly been delayed (but may also fail to launch), and the Google Pixel 5a is only confirmed to be launching in the US and Japan , rather than the world at large. So what's going on? There are a number of factors at play, and some things we know for sure, while others we can take an educated guess at. Below then, we'll explain broadly why many anticipated phones are likely arriving late – or not at all. The Covid-19 factor The obvious reason that this has been a weird year for phones is the same reason that it's been a weird year for almost everything else – Covid-19…. Read full this story
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