Elephone ELE MediaTek Android Wear smartwatch listed
Published in Wearables


Round, all-metal, 400mAh battery

The Elephone ELE smartwatch has been listed, and as we suspected it is based on MediaTek’s MT2601 system-on-chip (SoC). 

Samsung's mobile GPU might be ready for 2017
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 09:58

Samsung's mobile GPU might be ready for 2017


Things got delayed for two years 

A year ago Fudzilla revealed that Samsung has been building a mobile GPU. We are still as puzzled about it now as we were then,  but there are more confirmations that they should finish it in the 2017 – 2018 timeframe.

Helio P10 MT6755 spills its beans
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 09:24

Helio P10 MT6755 spills its beans


Spec revealed by GFXBench 3.1

Mainstream phones powered with the SoC from MediaTek are headed for an upgrade. The Helio P10 MT6755 has found its way to the GFXBench 3.1 benchmark which has revealed some interesting statistics.

MediaTek looks to the IoT
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 01 October 2015 12:24

MediaTek looks to the IoT


Expands eco-system

MediaTek is quietly building an ecosystem to drive IoT strategy to push its System on Chip shipments across multiple devices.

MediaTek will sell 400 million smartphone SoCs this year
Published in Mobiles


40 million heading to Western Europe

MediaTek is winning market share in all territories as the outfit moves to challenge Qualcomm. . 

MediaTek Helio X20 goes after deep learning
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 13:22

MediaTek Helio X20 goes after deep learning


Neural networking 

MediaTek has revealed that its latest generation 10 core processor will be targeting neural networks and tge deep learning market.

MediaTek to sell 150 million LTE chips in 2015
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 11:11

MediaTek to sell 150 million LTE chips in 2015


In 18 month from zero to 180 million

MediaTek's Chief marketing officer Johan Lodenius has just mentioned that MediaTek plans to sell 150 million LTE chipsets in 2015.

Huawei’s Nexus isn’t the only hot Chinese phone launch
Published in Mobiles


Big and small brands rolling out flashy 5-inchers

By the end of the month, we will have a couple of new Nexus devices, including the first Nexus-brand phone manufactured by a Chinese brand, Huawei.

Omate launches two Android watches
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 11:04

Omate launches two Android watches


TrueSmart+ and TrueSmart-i

Smartwatch maker Omate has announced two new Android 5.1 watches with quite impressive hardware and $169 price tag. 

Amazon Fire TV 2015 is a huge win for MediaTek
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 21 September 2015 10:01

Amazon Fire TV 2015 is a huge win for MediaTek


World's first Cortex 72 shipping in millions

Qualcomm made quite a big deal last year about winning the Amazon's Fire TV with its Snapdragon 600 processor. We have to admit that this was quite a sweet deal with great processing power and a lot of streaming capabilities selling for very acceptable $99.