realme has confirmed that the next generation and successor the of the popular midrange line realme 8 smartphones will arrive this 2022.
The tech industry has been largely impacted by the global shortage of CPUs. Brands can either make an agile product portfolio or compromise on the processors to use. We have quickly adjusted our product roadmap and hence #realme9series will be delayed to 2022. pic.twitter.com/g75j8hFUqU
— Francis Wong (@FrancisRealme) September 10, 2021
According to Francis Wong, the CMO of realme India and Europe, the company was hit with the global shortage of CPUs and they do not want to compromise the processors that they’ll be using.
This is good news to the realme 8 users as the series won’t reach the end of life anytime soon. There’s no word regarding the specifications of the next realme 9 smartphones but expect some changes in the processor in the next generation.