Helio X30 shaping up at 10nm
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2x A73, 4X A53 and 4X A35

MediaTek has started making rather unique chips and its strategy was even followed by some of its competition. Helio X20 / X25 was the world’s first deca-core SoC that did a decent job, but Helio X30 again packs deca-core with an impressive alignment. 

MediaTek pals up with Amazon Echo Dot
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Available October 20th


According to a recent Chinese language report, Amazon is expected to begin buying chips from MediaTek for the production of its second-generation smart home device, the Echo Dot.

MediaTek to launch 2.5 GHz Helio P25
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Faster version of 16nm Helio P20

Just as it did with Helio X20, Mediatek is about to release a faster than the base original of the P20 called the P25. 

MediaTek's 10nm is a change of strategy
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Catching up in the high end

MediaTek has changed its strategy for the high end market to make more competitive chips. The company plans to launch its first USA products this year as it has the Cat 6. capable modems but with 10nm announcement it wants to get closer to the big names in phone SoCs including Qualcomm, Samsung and Apple. 

MediaTek to release two TSMC 10nm chips
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Intel not even there

While Chipzilla has admitted it can’t build a 10nm chip, Mediatek is planning to release two of them using TSMC’s process.

Mediatek might have won low-end Samsung orders
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Rumoured to be headed for Tizen

Mediatek has appeared to have confirmed a long standing rumour that Samsung is sourcing processors from MediaTek for its low-end devices, particularly its Tizen-powered handsets.

Xbox One S Wi-Fi comes from MediaTeK
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2.4 and 5GHz and even 802.11ac

MediaTek has some decent network products and Asus and Xiaomi have a few midrange routers based on its SoC (system on a chip). Now it looks likely that Microsoft’s One S will use two MediaTek SoCs for  wireless connectivity. 

Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 4 Pro
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MediaTek Helio X20 inside

Xiaomi has just released a new version of its Redmi Note series  called Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Pro. This is a 5.5-inch phone with anHelio X20 that sells for $178.96 for the 16GB version with 2GB RAM. 

AMD and MediaTek see sales increase
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Fastest growing companies

Beancounters working for IC Insights have added up their numbers and divided them by the age of their eldest child and reached the conclusion that MediaTek and AMD grew the most in the second quarter of 2016.

Helio X30 has 10 cores in 10nm
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Shipping in 2017

MediaTek has revealed that its 10nm processor will be manufactured by TSMC and that it should start shipping in early 2017.