Review: 6 millimetres of zinc alloy and glass on a budget
Inexpensive phones have to end up with a cheap feeling finish and unimpressive design? Cubot begs to differ, so the company has rolled out the Cubot X16, an ultrathin mainstream phone with a premium feel, priced at just $150.
All thanks to government cash
ZTE has received a pile of cash from the Chinese government to speed up the development of its own application processors based around ARM designs.
4000 mAh, Xelio X10 metal and fingerprint
We told you that Xiaomi would launch its mainstream phone today and we got things right – the Red Mi Note 3 is officially in the shops.
Xiaomi confirms product name
One of the China's largest mobile phone manufacturers, Xiaomi will launch its successor to a Redmi Note 2 at its event that starts on the November 24.
Claims that it is the most efficient
British chipdesigner ARM has announced details of its new Cortex-A35 64-bit processor and it has a swathe of new features.
Review: Octa-core, metal frame, 2.5D glass for $119
Although most Asian budget phones come in the 5.5-inch form factor, many export brands have recognised the need for 5-inch devices with a good spec and low price.
Sinking as Mediatek grows
Last week’s Qualcomm results confirmed what Wall Street had suspected for a while – Qualcomm is in trouble.
Richtek acquisition was a good deal
MediaTek posted record quarterly results yesterday thanks partly to its purchase of analogue IC specialist Richtek Technology.
Commoditised Android Wear coming soon
Remember Mlais? The Hong Kong smartphone startup is back with its first Android Wear watch, based on MediaTek’s new MT2601 platform.
Review: MTK Helio X10 on a budget
Xiaomi’s second-generation Redmi Note was released a couple of months ago, and it started shipping just weeks ago, but you still can’t buy it directly if you happen to live in the west. Are Europeans and Americans missing out? Yep, they surely are.