Key customers were not interested
MediaTek is planning a Helio X30 in 10nm later this year but news from Taiwan indicates that some key customers didn’t order the new flagship 10 core chip.
Mi 5C arrives in March
Native Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi Technology is expected to sidestep this year’s Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona as it gears up to announce its next-generation Mi 5C based on a custom in-house developed CPU in March, according to the latest overseas reports.
15 percent figure touted
Intel was showing a slide at its investor day yesterday which claims that Cannonlake will give a 15 percent performance improvement.
Down 14.1 percent sequentially
MediaTek has recently provided its earnings report for Q4 2016 during and managed to see its net profits fall 6.7 percent for the entire year, with gross margin reaching a record low of 35.6 percent.
Q1 financials out
Qualcomm has announced its Q1 fiscal earnings and the conference call was deeply influenced by Apple’s latest decision to legally go after Qualcomm. The president of the company was crystal clear that the company will work to vigorously defend its business.
Two Snapdragon 835, one Helio X30
Xiaomi Mi 6 is one of the most anticipated phones to come from China and recent information indicates that there might be three versions of the phone, two with Snapdragon 835 and one with MediaTek Helio X30.
4x Kryo 280 and 4x Cortex A53
Ever since Fudzilla received confirmation that the Snapdragon 835 will be an eight-core 10nm processor, we wondered about the power-efficient cluster. Now we can confirm that one performance cluster is made from four Kryo 280 cores and the second is powered by Cortex A53 cores.
First benchmarks out
Xiaomi is working on a successor to its highly successful Xiaomi Mi Mix and it looks like that the new phone will have the Snapdragon 835 under the bonnet.
Strategy this year is to sell high-end smartphone SoCs
MediaTek, the fabless semiconductor company from Taiwan that provides SoCs for HDTVs, Blu-ray players and wireless products, saw its revenues jump by 29.2 percent year-over-year to a record high of $8.6 billion (¥$275.51 billion), according to the latest industry reports.
Literally uses a curtain
Last week at CES 2017 we noticed that Intel felt so unsecure about itself that it used a big curtain to hide the Qualcomm logo from the booth next door. This really happened and we were lucky to document it.