MediaTek and Orange team up on IoT
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 12:02

MediaTek and Orange team up on IoT


IoT Booster Programme

MediaTek and Orange announced a new collaboration to market IoT tailored offerings embedding ready-to-use cellular connectivity to address the growing industrial demand for connected objects.

MediaTek introduces Helio P20
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 10:38

MediaTek introduces Helio P20


16nm PDDR4X and eight A53 at 2.3GHz


Sony showcased its zero bezel Xperia XA with Helio P10 at the Mobile World Congress today along with its next generation mainstream processor the Helio P20.

MediaTek and NTT DOCOMO make 5G pact
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 10:14

MediaTek and NTT DOCOMO make 5G pact


Developing 5G air interface and chipsets

NTT DOCOMO and MediaTek have signed a pact to drive 5G technology development.

Sony unveils its Xperia X series smartphones
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 22 February 2016 19:29

Sony unveils its Xperia X series smartphones


Three new smartphones from Sony

Sony has kicked of Mobile World Congress 2016 show in Barcelona with three new smartphones that will be a part of its new Xperia X series, the Xperia XA, Xperia X and the Xperia X Performance, all based on the same 5-inch screen but with different design and different chipsets.

Zopo Speed 8 to launch at MWC 2016
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 10:35

Zopo Speed 8 to launch at MWC 2016


Helio X20 with 4GB RAM

With the Mobile World Congress is just around the corner, word has leaked out that some Chinese manufacturers are planning to launch a clutch of Helio X20 phones at the show.

Gionee Elife S8 Helio P10 launches at MWC
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 12 February 2016 15:49

Gionee Elife S8 Helio P10 launches at MWC


Confirmed, but shipping in March…

Gionee Elife S8 will launch at the Mobile World Congress 2016 and the company has sent invitations. The phone will launch on Monday February 22, but it will ship at a later date.

Doogee F7 is affordable Helio X20
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 12 February 2016 15:20

Doogee F7 is affordable Helio X20


$169.99 killer price

The Meizu MX6 and MX6 Mini might be the biggest design wins that the Helio X20 might get but Doogee F7 might be the most affordable one. The company is expected to launch its Doogee F7 in Q2 2016 and sell it for $169.99 killer price.

MEIZU PRO 5 MINI gets Helio X20
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 15:27

MEIZU PRO 5 MINI gets Helio X20


First major design wins pictured

MediaTek has won over one of China's biggest mobile companies, MEIZU and the MEIZU Pro 5 mini might have scored the first Helio X20 major design win. 

Helio X20 scores 7006 in GeekBenchmult-core test
Published in Mobiles


Official score and screenshot revealed

Fudzilla has been given an official GeekBench score for a Helio X20 device. This is not the device that will ship to the customers, but a chip in the final stages of development.

Mediatek sold 400 million smartphone SoCs last year
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And 40-45 million tablet SoCs

The mobile phone market will be interesting in 2016. In 2015 Mediatek confirmed that company sold 400 million smartphone SoCs and there is an indication that the company might sell more Helio chips in 2016.