MediaTek prepping two new tablet parts
Published in Processors


Going after Allwinner with $5 chip

MediaTek is working on two new tablet SoCs and one of them is rumoured to be a $5 design. 

MediaTek announces new IoT platform for developers
Published in Wearables


Speeds up time-to-market

MediaTek has announced a new development platform for Internet of Things (IoT) developers. 

MediaTek hits sales target, up 17% up in March
Published in Processors


Seasonal trends and inexpensive 64-bit parts

MediaTek has announced that it has managed to meet its sales target for the first quarter of 2015. 

HTC One M9+ officialy unveiled in China
Published in Mobiles


Not coming to North America or Europe

While there have been plenty of rumors as well as detailed specifications of HTC's One M9+ smartphone, HTC has now officially announced it in China and it will not be coming to North America or Europe.

Mystery GPU spotted in MediaTek tablet chip
Published in Graphics


AMD? Probably not, but it's possible…

An upcoming MediaTek SoC has been spotted in GFXbench and this tablet-oriented chip has created a lot of speculation thanks to the choice of GPU. 

Chipmakers are skipping Cortex-A57, what are the implications?
Published in Processors


Analysis: Stuck with Cortex-A53, next stop Cortex-A72

The 64-bit Cortex-A57 core is ARM’s latest and greatest CPU design, but very few chipmakers are actually building products based on this flagship core. In fact, many are skipping it altogether, so what’s going on here? 

Mlais M52 Red Note review, hooray for commoditised Android
Published in Reviews


Review:
$149 powerhouse fresh from Hong Kong

Chinese smartphones are going mainstream and western consumers are already familiar with brands like Xiaomi, Huawei and ZTE. 

HTC One E9+ has 2K screen, live in China
Published in Mobiles


5.5-inch phablet with MediaTek Helio X10 MT6795M 

The world is still buzzing about the HTC One M9, but it looks like some of HTC's divisions are ready to move to a new adventures. 

UMC scoops up 28nm SoC orders from TSMC
Published in Processors


Qualcomm and MediaTek take the plunge

Last week it emerged that TSMC may be losing some 28nm orders to other foundries, and now it appears that UMC is snatching its business.

MediaTek Helio coming in 20nm soon
Published in Mobiles


CorteX A72, 3rd gen LTE modem

MediaTek is going through a big branding transition, so in the future we will see more emphasis on the new Helio brand than on the model numbers such as MT6795.