MEIZU PRO 5 MINI gets Helio X20
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First major design wins pictured

MediaTek has won over one of China's biggest mobile companies, MEIZU and the MEIZU Pro 5 mini might have scored the first Helio X20 major design win. 

Helio X20 scores 7006 in GeekBenchmult-core test
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Official score and screenshot revealed

Fudzilla has been given an official GeekBench score for a Helio X20 device. This is not the device that will ship to the customers, but a chip in the final stages of development.

Mediatek sold 400 million smartphone SoCs last year
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And 40-45 million tablet SoCs

The mobile phone market will be interesting in 2016. In 2015 Mediatek confirmed that company sold 400 million smartphone SoCs and there is an indication that the company might sell more Helio chips in 2016.

Helio P20 will be Mediatek 16nm SoC
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Coming to customers in Q3 2016

Helio P10 phones will start shipping before the end of Q1 2016 and Mediatek is already working on its P20 – a 16nm improved version of the chip.

Helio X30 coming this year
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Confirmed by MediaTek CFO

MediaTek’s a Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David Ku has confirmed that the company plans to ship the X30 in 2016.

MediaTek expects 10 per cent revenue increase
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Margins likely to stay the same

MediaTek expects to see a 10 per cent revenue increase over 2016, however it is not likely to see an improvement in its gross margins and the first part of the year is not going to be that great.

Bluboo Xfire 2 3G phone costs just $59.99
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Comes with 720P and 1.3 GHz Quad A7 CPU

While many people plan to buy 4G capable phones this year, Chinese manufacturer Bluboo is releasing something which is so cheap you might think twice.

LeEco has an L2 with Helio X20 coming
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Artist previously known as LeTv

At CES 2016 we saw the world's first Snapdragon 820 device under the bonnet of an LeTv Max PRO. As of now it will be called LeEco Max PRO and should be in the shops soon.

Lenovo K5 Note officially out
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First official Helio P10 phone

Lenovo has launched its Lenovo K5 Note which is probably the world's first Helio P10 phone. 

MediaTek adding LTE cat 6 to entry level SoCs
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Quad or octa A53 with 300 Mbit download and 50 Mbit uploads

MediaTek appears to be ready to give three more entry level processors LTE Cat 6 so they can mangage a 300 Mbit download and 50 Mbit upload.  We already knew that the high-end deca-core X20 and mainstream eight core P10 were getting LTE Cat 6.