Helio, is it me you are looking for?
TSMC is gearing up to build MediaTek's new Helio X30 SoC using the 10nm process and it looks like everything will be set for volume production in the first quarter of 2017.
New guidance as sales pick up in China
MediaTek has released its revenue guidance for the year and claims that it will see its reviews grow by 25 percent over last year.
November, 6GB RAM
It looks like MediaTek wants to get on board with 6GB RAM phones and the Helio P20 platform may well be the first one to support it.
Shaping a 16nm FinFET part
The Coolpad A9S-9 is the first phone spotted in the GFX Bench database and what makes this phone special is the fact that this is the first time we've seen a 16nm FinFET Plus based Helio P20 in the wild.
Helio X20 costs Yuan 1999 (270 Eur, $299)
After Meizu MX5 came the MX6 and yet again the company chose the deca-core Helio X20 processor and packed it in a 5.5 inch phone that is 7.25 millimeters thin. Let’s not forget that the Helio X20 also brings the Cat 6. modem in play with support for carrier aggregation.
Everyone wants its chips
MediaTek is to announce its third quarter results soon and the word on the street is that the outfit will do rather well.
Ranging from $75 to $180
There is a mobile phone sale currently going on with some of last year's top of the range mainstream phones are going for $130 to 180 USD.
While CEO questions Meizu MX6 purpose
Meizu Pro 7 might be the flagship Meizu phone with a curved screen that goes directly after the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and similar edged devices. The picture of the rear surface appeared and at the same time someone leaked an internal mail from Meizu's CEO expressing concerns that MX6 is too similar to Meizu 6 Pro.
Apples are not the only fruit
The Tame Apple Press has been running down Qualcomm since its favourite company announced it was buying chips from Intel, but there are good reasons why the American chipmaker should not care that much.