First MediaTek LTE in USA
Alcatel has just announced that its affordable LTE-enabled Pop Astro is available at T-Mobile.
San Diego born and raised
Samsung's Exynos 7240 is a little miracle, and being the first mobile 14nm SoC in the market has its own benefits.
64-bit, big.LITTLE Cortex-A57 at 2.1GGHz, A53 at 1.5GHz
Samsung had a rather short press conference, not talking that much about what is inside its new flagship Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones, at least not in terms of silicon.
Snapdragon 410 LTE inside for $190
HTC has not been doing particularly well in the mainstream market, but the new plan is to win 25 percent of the market in this sub-$200 segment this year, at least in Taiwan.
LTE Category 9 Carrier Aggregation testing on EE
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 will end up in most of high-end phones next year and along with its eight 64-bit cores it has a quite powerful modem too. The new modem supports Category 9 Carrier Aggregation and peaks speeds of 410 Mbits over three 20MHz LTE carriers.
30-40m units this year
MediaTek is expected to end the year on a high note, having shipped between 30 and 40 million LTE enabled smartphone chips.
Samsung and LG, iPhone 6 stuck at 28nm
Carrier firmware for existing hardware
300 Mbit speeds that is
MWC 2014: LTE and cheaper one