Mediatek sold 400 million smartphone SoCs last year
Published in Mobiles


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.

Helio P20 will be Mediatek 16nm SoC
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 14:41

Helio P20 will be Mediatek 16nm SoC


Coming to customers in Q3 2016

Helio P10 phones will start shipping before the end of Q1 2016 and Mediatek is already working on its P20 – a 16nm improved version of the chip.

Helio X30 coming this year
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 13:58

Helio X30 coming this year


Confirmed by MediaTek CFO

MediaTek’s a Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David Ku has confirmed that the company plans to ship the X30 in 2016.

MediaTek expects 10 per cent revenue increase
Published in News
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 10:18

MediaTek expects 10 per cent revenue increase


Margins likely to stay the same

MediaTek expects to see a 10 per cent revenue increase over 2016, however it is not likely to see an improvement in its gross margins and the first part of the year is not going to be that great.

Bluboo Xfire 2 3G phone costs just $59.99
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 01 February 2016 09:09

Bluboo Xfire 2 3G phone costs just $59.99


Comes with 720P and 1.3 GHz Quad A7 CPU

While many people plan to buy 4G capable phones this year, Chinese manufacturer Bluboo is releasing something which is so cheap you might think twice.

LeEco has an L2 with Helio X20 coming
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 28 January 2016 09:57

LeEco has an L2 with Helio X20 coming


Artist previously known as LeTv

At CES 2016 we saw the world's first Snapdragon 820 device under the bonnet of an LeTv Max PRO. As of now it will be called LeEco Max PRO and should be in the shops soon.

Lenovo K5 Note officially out
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 10:33

Lenovo K5 Note officially out


First official Helio P10 phone

Lenovo has launched its Lenovo K5 Note which is probably the world's first Helio P10 phone. 

MediaTek adding LTE cat 6 to entry level SoCs
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 08:38

MediaTek adding LTE cat 6 to entry level SoCs


Quad or octa A53 with 300 Mbit download and 50 Mbit uploads

MediaTek appears to be ready to give three more entry level processors LTE Cat 6 so they can mangage a 300 Mbit download and 50 Mbit upload.  We already knew that the high-end deca-core X20 and mainstream eight core P10 were getting LTE Cat 6.

HTC One M10 will arrive after February
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 22 January 2016 12:47

HTC One M10 will arrive after February


Mobile World Congress 2016 will not get a wiff of Perfume

The HTC One M10 won't launch at the Mobile World Congress 2016, despite that the LG G4, Galaxy S7 and Edge and a few other phones will be there to take advantage of the publicity. 

Meizu MX6 to feature Helio X20
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 21 January 2016 09:10

Meizu MX6 to feature Helio X20


Mediatek's long
SoC tradition continues

The Meizu MX6 looks set to ship with a MediaTek Helios X20 ten core and Mali T880 MP4 GPU under the bonnet.