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.
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.
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.
Giving it a 2K display
MediaTek says its new MT8176 system-on-chip was selected to power the recently released ASUS ZenPad 3S 10.
Helio, is it me you are looking for?
TSMC is gearing up to build MediaTek's new Helio X30 SoC using the 10nm process and it looks like everything will be set for volume production in the first quarter of 2017.
New guidance as sales pick up in China
MediaTek has released its revenue guidance for the year and claims that it will see its reviews grow by 25 percent over last year.
November, 6GB RAM
It looks like MediaTek wants to get on board with 6GB RAM phones and the Helio P20 platform may well be the first one to support it.
Shaping a 16nm FinFET part
The Coolpad A9S-9 is the first phone spotted in the GFX Bench database and what makes this phone special is the fact that this is the first time we've seen a 16nm FinFET Plus based Helio P20 in the wild.
Helio X20 costs Yuan 1999 (270 Eur, $299)
After Meizu MX5 came the MX6 and yet again the company chose the deca-core Helio X20 processor and packed it in a 5.5 inch phone that is 7.25 millimeters thin. Let’s not forget that the Helio X20 also brings the Cat 6. modem in play with support for carrier aggregation.