According to a report, South Korea and Japan are in midst of a trade war which could lead to smartphones getting expensive in near future. The news might come as a setback to tech-savvy gen-next. Japan has imposed tighter norms on certain chemicals imported from South Korea for manufacturing of semiconductors, which are used in making chips and components used in gadgets, including smartphones. South Korea is home to two of the biggest makers of semiconductors, which supply 60 per cent of components used in memory chips globally.
Published On: Jul 23, 2019