Helio X27 and X23 launched
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 01 December 2016 17:28

Helio X27 and X23 launched


Addition to Helio X20 and X25

MediaTek has announced two more Helio X20 series products - a Helio X27 and an X23 and as you can figure out from the names, Helio X27 is faster than the X25 while X23 is a bit slower. 

MediaTek and Nvidia are the fastest growing chip companies
Published in Processors


Jumping two places since last year


MediaTek and Nvidia will be the two fastest growing companies in 2016, according to a report prepared by beancounters at IC Insights.

MediaTek introduces 4K video streaming for smartphones
Published in Mobiles


Works with any Ultra HDTV using a MediaTek chipset

On Sunday, MediaTek announced UltraCast, a new chipset-enabled streaming technology that allows users of MediaTek Helio-based smartphones to stream 4K content wirelessly to their television sets and set-top boxes.

MediaTek VP mentions Helio X30 in 10nm
Published in Mobiles
Sunday, 20 November 2016 14:05

MediaTek VP mentions Helio X30 in 10nm


Coming in 1H 2017

Qualcomm was the first to announce 10nm SoC and claims that it has started shipping to OEMs but it looks like MediaTek won’t be that far behind either. 

UMi Plus E comes with Helio P20 and 6GB RAM
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 10 November 2016 15:25

UMi Plus E comes with Helio P20 and 6GB RAM


Available for pre-order at US $199.99

UMi has unveiled its latest smartphone, the UMi Plus E, which features a 5.5-inch FHD screen and will be one of the first available smartphones with Mediatek's Helio P20 octa-core chipset.

MediaTek expects Q4 revenue to drop 15 percent
Published in News
Thursday, 03 November 2016 23:51

MediaTek expects Q4 revenue to drop 15 percent


Increasing production of 28nm chips


Earlier this week, MediaTek reported a net profit growth of 19 percent during the third quarter of 2016, but now expects revenue momentum to slow down in the fourth quarter as it ramps up production capacity of 28nm chips.

MediaTek launches its first Verizon phone
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 21 October 2016 14:59

MediaTek launches its first Verizon phone


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. 

MediaTek launches Helio P15 chipset
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 18 October 2016 21:58

MediaTek launches Helio P15 chipset


Up to 10 percent improvement over Helio P10

According to a report coming from China, MediaTek has released its new Helio P15 chipset, an upgrade to the quite popular Helio P10 chipset.

MediaTek plans Indian expansion
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 10 October 2016 12:29

MediaTek plans Indian expansion


Leaning on the next big thing

Now that the Chinese smartphone market has become saturated, telco makers are trying to jump through all the hoops the Indian government is setting up so they can set up shop there.

Helio X30 shaping up at 10nm
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 10 October 2016 11:11

Helio X30 shaping up at 10nm


2x A73, 4X A53 and 4X A35

MediaTek has started making rather unique chips and its strategy was even followed by some of its competition. Helio X20 / X25 was the world’s first deca-core SoC that did a decent job, but Helio X30 again packs deca-core with an impressive alignment.