Umi Zero 2 gets MediaTek Helio X20
Published in Mobiles


Q2 launch with LG G4 looking 2K screen

Small Chinese phone manufacturers are good in imitating the features of some larger phone manufacturers. Umi is launching a phone with leather, 4GB RAM, Helio X20 and 2K screen which makes it the twin of the LG G4..

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Review: Full Metal Jacket
Published in Reviews


Review: 4000mAh battery and fingerprint scanner in tow

The Redmi Note 3 is Xiaomi’s latest phone, and if the name sounds familiar, you’re might be thinking about the Note 2, which came out a few months ago.

Wafer-thin Cubot X16 reviewed
Published in Reviews


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.

More Chinese chipmakers go for ARM
Published in Processors


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.

New Red Mi Note 3 has a great price
Published in Mobiles


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 launches Redmi Note 3 tomorrow
Published in Mobiles


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.

ARM announces new Cortex-A35
Published in Processors


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.

Ulefone Paris budget smartphone reviewed
Published in Reviews


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.

Qualcomm is in trouble
Published in Processors
09 November 2015

Qualcomm is in trouble


Sinking as Mediatek grows  

Last week’s Qualcomm results confirmed what Wall Street had suspected for a while – Qualcomm is in trouble.

MediaTek posts record results
Published in News


Richtek acquisition was a good deal

MediaTek posted record quarterly results yesterday thanks partly to its purchase of analogue IC specialist Richtek Technology.