LG Stylo with Helio P10
MediaTek has announced that it has just launched its first MediaTek powered smartphone on the Verizon wireless network. The phone is manufactured by LG, is called Stylo 2V and it is the first-ever MediaTek-powered CDMA/LTE smartphone by Verizon Wireless. This is a big win for the Taiwanese company that will open many doors for the company.
Exclusive: iPhone 7 Plus too
Fudzilla has already written a long article on the iPhone 7 with Intel and Qualcomm chipset that affects USA customers but it turns out that at least some parts of the European Union will get an Intel and Qualcomm based iPhone 7 too. We recommend you to read that earlier piece as the modem performance will affect your overall iPhone 7 experience.
4G is cool for cats
EE has added Cat 9 capabilities to its 4G network and claims the new layer will keep smartphones 'faster on EE than any other UK network'.
Here is why
Intel, Samsung, MediaTek, Huawei and Qualcomm all claim the leadership for 5G and most of them will have a tough time to deliver on this promise. Nokia, Huawei and Ericsson - from the networking component standpoint - claim they can do great things with 5G.
Industry insiders confirmed
Contrary to our previous reports we got a tip that iPhone SE will continue using Qualcomm modems and not change to Intel.
1Gbps and higher peak rates, starting with 3GPP Release 13
Recently, Qualcomm has published a new corporate presentation detailing its path from 3GPP’s “Release 13” (March 2016) and beyond for LTE networks– also more conveniently known as 4.5G LTE “Advanced Pro” – with a development timeframe between 2016 and 2020.
4G was big in China
MediaTek captured an impressive 4G market share especially in China. According to MediaTek's CJ Hsieh, the company’s presidentphone market will continue to grow in 2016 especially in emerging markets.
Wants to jump on record growth
Qualcomm has said that it is optimistic about China despite the fact that it is having problems flogging licences in the country.