TSMC readies MediaTek's 10nm SoC
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 09 August 2016 11:33

TSMC readies MediaTek's 10nm SoC


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.

Mediatek predicts 25 per cent growth
Published in News
Friday, 05 August 2016 12:40

Mediatek predicts 25 per cent growth


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.

Vernee Mars announces Helio P20 phone
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 04 August 2016 09:07

Vernee Mars announces Helio P20 phone


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. 

MediaTek P20 powered Coolpad A9S-9 spotted
Published in Mobiles


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. 

Meizu MX 6 is 5.5 inches tall
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 19 July 2016 20:12

Meizu MX 6 is 5.5 inches tall


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. 

MediaTek expected to do well in the third quarter
Published in Processors


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.

Discounted older MediaTek phones up for grabs
Published in Mobiles


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.

Edge screen Meizu might be coming soon
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 06 July 2016 12:25

Edge screen Meizu might be coming soon

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. 

Why Apple deal is not so important to Qualcomm
Published in Processors


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.

MediaTek & TSMC go full on in Taiwan again
Published in News


MT6625 shortage to end after earthquake

MediaTek and its manufacturing partner TSMC are back to being flat out in Taiwan bringing to an end the MT6625 communications chip shortage.