Snapdragon SoC 835 is not the only cause of the deficit Xiaomi Mi 6
Despite the fact that Xiaomi has promised to work to improve the situation of availability of new smartphones in stores, the flagship Xiaomi Mi 6 still cannot be find in free sale. It is sold on the lightning sales limited editions.
Earlier it was reported that the cause of the deficit Xiaomi Mi 6 is a single-chip system Snapdragon 835, which is manufactured by Samsung according to the norms of 10-nanometer of technological process. Livin the share of manufactured Snapdragon 835 is designed for smartphones Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, so other manufacturers have to wait their turn.
But there is another reason for what is happening. In the beginning of the year Chinese analyst pan Sutan (Pan Jiutang) stated that in the near future more companies will use ceramics as the body material for its smartphones. The information was confirmed by another analyst.
In practice, there is a lack of ceramic panels, the percentage of defects in the production of which remains quite high. The source also reports a shortage of other key components, without specifying exactly what was going on.