Neck and neck with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810
While Qualcomm's 20nm Snapdragon 810 SoC might be the star of upcoming flagship smartphones, it appears that MediaTek has its own horse for the race, the octa-core MT6795.
Qualcomm in trouble
Recently Samsung announced that serial production of its new 14nm SoC has already commenced. The new part is going to end up in Samsung Galaxy S6 and a few other devices.
Snapdragon 800 inside
Qualcomm was always a very innovative company, but it needed a lot of time to master and conquer new markets.
Thermal issues filed under FUD
A new report suggests Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 is in fact cooler than its predecessor, despite rumours to the contrary.
Because communists despise anti-competitive practices
The Glorious People’s Republic of China has imposed a $975 million fine on Qualcomm, citing the chipmakers anti-competitive practices.
At Qualcomm’s expense
UBS expects MediaTek to gain market share at Qualcomm’s expense this year. The Swiss financial services company has upgraded MediaTek’s stock to “buy” recently.
Overheating issue resolved, or so they say
Qualcomm and TSMC have reportedly worked out overheating issues on the Snapdragon 810.
UDATED: Rumour debunked
UPDATE (February 7, 1100CET)
Unfortunately the Weibo rumour turned out to be false, which is why we said it should be taken with a grain of salt.
If Samsung doesn’t want them, we’ll take some
Upcoming Microsoft Lumia phones will use Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 810 processor.
Galaxy S6 Snapdragonless?
Qualcomm released its quarterly earnings yesterday and in the process the chipmaker confirmed one of its large customers will not use the Snapdragon 810.