First dual-mode SOC for IoT
MediaTek has announced its newest chipset which it claims is the industry’s first dual-mode System-on-Chip (SoC) designed for Internet of Things (IoT) applications with both narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) Release 14 (R14) and GSM/GPRS connectivity.
Says Helio P23 is coming to India
At the India Mobile Congress 2017, held in New Delhi, Mediatek has unveiled its newest entry-level MT6739 chipset based on quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 design.
10nm and 7nm process technologies unlikely for 2018
MediaTek is likely to fall behind its rivals when it comes to using advanced 10nm and 7nm process technologies.
Back to its Mid-market roots
MediaTek has just announced its latest addition to the Helio family with two new octa core Helio P23 and P30 CPUs, both at 16nm from TSMC.
Pressure is high
Now that Qualcomm is lowering prices for its Snapdragon 450 chips to less than US$10.50, MediaTek is under pressure to follow suit for its Helio P23 series.
Helio X30 10nm debut
MediaTek has been quieter than usual but it seems that its Helio X30 high end chipset will debut with the Meizu 7 Pro phone.
Internet of Things chip
MediaTek today unveiled its first narrow band Internet of Things (NB-IoT) SoC.
MediaTek is considering placing chip orders with Globalfoundries using the foundry's 22nm FD-SOI process technology.
Impressive looks with US $99 price tag
Bezel-less smartphones are pretty much the next big thing apparently as after Xiaomi launched its Mi Mix smartphone, there have been plenty of announcements for a similar smartphone design, and Umidigi is also making one that will cost US $99.