MediaTek to launch 2.5 GHz Helio P25
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Faster version of 16nm Helio P20

Just as it did with Helio X20, Mediatek is about to release a faster than the base original of the P20 called the P25. 

New iPhones come with A10 SoC
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A quad-core chip

While it did not reveal a lot of precise information, we now know that Apple's  iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will come with a fancy new quad-core A10 Fusion SoC.

Xbox One S Wi-Fi comes from MediaTeK
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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. 

Qualcomm Centriq is a brand for data center SoCs
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Attacking the profitable server market

Today, most of the world server and data center market share belongs to Intel, while AMD and the whole ARM server conspiracy, sorry egosystems  are making tiny contributions when and if opportunities rise.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has Snapdragon and Exynos
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Same as S7, S7 Edge

Samsung will launch its Galaxy Note 7 today and it will stream events. The latest info is that the phone comes with Exynos 8890, the similar to what we’ve seen in S7 and S7 Edge but we have heard that there will be a Snapdragon version too. 

Nvidia to make its Tegra Next SoC announcement on August 22
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By ex ATI, AMD now Nvidia engineer at Hot Chips

The Hot Chips conference that takes place in the last weeks of August will be a fun place to be. Among many others topics,  Nvidia plans to talk about its Tegra-Next System-on-Chip. 

UMi Touch 2 comes with Helio X25
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Helio X25 not just for Meizu

UMi is one of the strongest performing Chinese brands which becamse popular because of its sub $200 phones. Recently the outfit announced its UMi Touch phone powered with MTK6753 octa core and now it seems that its successor, UMi Touch 2 is a Helio X25 phone.

100K Meizu M3 Notes sold in seven minutes
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More arriving in few days

Meizu M3 Note is a great deal for 799 Yen (109.85 EUR or $123 USD) and the sales in China proved that. Meizu managed to sell 100,000 phones within seven minutes.

2017 Snapdragon will be 10nm
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Exclusive:
Launched by the year's end

There has been a leak about the Snapdragon 823, or a successor to Snapdragon 820, which will be more than just a faster version –  our well-placed industry sources have confirmed that Qualcomm plans to use the 10nm process on the new chip late in 2016.

Samsung announces mid-range Exynos 7 Octa 7870
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Featured in upcoming second-gen Galaxy J7 (2016)


On Tuesday, Samsung announced the newest member of its Exynos 7 Octa processor lineup, the Exynos 7 Octa 7870. This SoC is built on the company’s 14-nanometer Low-Power-Plus (LPP) FinFET process technology for next-generation midrange smartphones and will compete with Qualcomm’s recently announced 14-nanometer Snapdragon 625 eight-core SoC.