Damned if it does, damned if it doesn’t
Troubled smartphone maker, Blackberry had some good news today, but it is fair to say its shareholders reacted rather badly.
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.
Faster than Radeon RX 480
As announced earlier, Nvidia has officially lifted the NDA off its Geforce GTX 1060 allowing sites to publish reviews which also means that retailers/e-tailers now have the green light to start selling the new graphics card.
Should be coming later this week
While AMD Radeon RX 480 has been selling for quite some time, we are yet to see some of the first custom versions and although there should be plenty of them soon, we now have more details regarding XFX's own Double Dissipation version which will feature a custom PCB, hefty factory-overclock and dual-slot, dual-fan cooler.