The launch might be near
Last time we talked to MediaTek we were assured that Helio P10 phones will start shipping in March. We are getting dangerously close to the end of the month and the Gionee S8 phone was listed on the Chinese regulatory agency TENAA, indicating that it might ship any day now.
Meizu MX6 would make more sense
Fudzilla has reported multiple times that Meizu will get a shiny new Helio chip and this has been confirmed by Meizu boss Bai Yongxiang at the MediaTek Helio X20 / X25 launch event.
You also need a $59 game
The Sony PlayStation VR's price tag of $399 / € 399 sounded too great to be true. It looks like that is going to be the minimum you will have to fork out.
Jon Peddie research counted
AMD made many announcements at the Games Developers Conference and we wanted to follow up the claim that 83 per cent of the total addressable market for dedicated Virtual Reality HMD, Head Mounted Displays figures would be AMD.
Newcomer has 5.5 inch, 6GB RAM, 128GB ROM
A new player in China based phone market has appeared called Vernee and it has showcased a working prototype of its Vernee Apollo 5.5 inch phone powered by a Helio X20.
Helio X25 supports it too
MediaTek has just announced that its flagship Helio X20 and Helio X25 will support the DTS's immersive Headphone:X sound technology.
$400 beats competition
The PlayStation VR headset will launch in October 2016 for $400, €400, £350 or ¥44,980 in Japan. This means that the PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation VR would be the cheapest way to get a desktop VR experience.
Faster iteration of Helio X20
MediaTek has told Fudzilla that the Helio X25 SoC is not only real, but that it is a "turbo" version of the Helio X20.
Stock gains 7.94 percent
AMD's Radeon Technology Group had a good day yesterday. It announced a $1499, dual Fiji card, its 2017 and 2018 GPU roadmap and claimed 83 per cent of the total addressable market for dedicated VR HMDs. All this saw a 7.94 per cent jump in share value.
Not that AMD is telling anyone
AMD told the Games Developer Conference press event that it had 83 per cent of a market share in VR. The claim appeared to be legit as it quoted Jon Peddie Research, however we had some severe doubts.