Android 4.4 still king
Google has released its official February platform distribution numbers and the Marshmallow Android 6.0 is now available on 1.2 percent of all google devices.
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.
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.
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.
It has been officially confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy S7 will launch on February 21.
Metal, Snapdragon 616, 2GB with microSD
Huawei is pushing into the USA market with its just announced Honor 5x which will give Americans a lot of phone for $199.
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.
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.
Continuing its self harm policy
Australia is feeling the pain of Netflix's proxy blocking and this week we saw the same thing in Europe.