Razor sharp Cubot X17 reviewed
Published in Reviews


Review:
Ultrathin, metal, inexpensive

Chinese smartphone maker Cubot recently upped the ante in the $150 to $200 budget smartphone segment with a couple of ultrathin phones. Both sport a metal frame, good build quality, and look like pricey devices, but they offer limited performance due to their anorexic profile.

Elephone P9000 phones have Helio P10
Published in Mobiles


January launch but shipping later

Chinese manufacturer Elephone has announced two new phones based around MediaTek's Helio P10 SoC –  the Elephone P9000 and Elephone P9000 lite.  It claims that it is the first company to get the new Helio P10 SoCs.

MediaTek releases a SoC for Ultra HD Blu-rays
Published in Wearables


MT8581 is shipping in 2016

MediaTek has shown Fudzilla its MT8581 –  a highly integrated multimedia system-on-chip for Ultra High Definition (4K) Blu-ray players.

MediaTek shows world’s first Android TV 6.0
Published in Graphics


Cortex A53 Quad with Mali T860 GPU

MediaTek has showed us a quad core Cortex A53 based MT5596 running Android TV 6.0 nearly a year after Fudzilla saw Sony's  Android TV 5.0 at CES 2015.

MediaTek Helio P10 confirmed for Elephone M3
Published in Mobiles


Ready in February

The Helio P10 might ship around the Mobile World Congress 2016, or the middle to end of February in the Elephone M3.

100 design wins for Mediatek's P10
Published in Processors

Exclusive:  100 phones will say helio to P10  

Fudzilla can confirm that MediaTek has signed up its new Helio P10 for more than 100 devices and that the company has won more than 100 design wins.

MediaTek expands wearble technology  R&D teams
Published in Wearables


Already has two IoT chips

MediaTek has expanded the R&D team within its IoT (Internet of Things) business unit to more than 200 engineers and released two new IoT chips.

MediaTek sees growth in emerging markets
Published in Mobiles


4G was big in China

MediaTek captured an impressive 4G market share especially in China. According to MediaTek's CJ Hsieh, the company’s presidentphone market will continue to grow in 2016 especially in emerging markets. 

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
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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.