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.
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.
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.
5.2-inch, MediaTek MT6795T inside
HTC has invited press to an event in Shanghai and they will most likely see the HTC One M9+, and possibly the E9, an inexpensive version of the new HTC One.
MT679X series parts to use new core, new node
MediaTek became the first chipmaker to publically demo a SoC based on ARM’s latest Cortex-A72 CPU core, but the company's upcoming chip still relies on the old 28nm manufacturing process.
More brands expanding westward, using MT products
MediaTek stands to gain big if Chinese phonemakers gain a foothold in western markets.
MT6795 is now Helio X10
Starting last week, following a strong showing at the Mobile World Congress, MediaTek has a new brand name for its premium phone SoCs that is easier to remember than MT, followed by four digits.
Both rely on MediaTek 6795 SoC
HTC will be launching two cool phones to follow up the HTC One M9 release. The flagship phone looks good and performs quite well, powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810. We could not get to overheat it doing our time with the device.