Helio X27 and X23 launched
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 01 December 2016 17:28

Helio X27 and X23 launched


Addition to Helio X20 and X25

MediaTek has announced two more Helio X20 series products - a Helio X27 and an X23 and as you can figure out from the names, Helio X27 is faster than the X25 while X23 is a bit slower. 

Netflix offers some content offline
Published in News
Thursday, 01 December 2016 17:04

Netflix offers some content offline


Smartphones and tablets

Netflix has finally listened to many people who travel and complained about the need for offline content. With the last update of Netflix applications, users around the world in 188 countries where Netflix is available can download some content. 

Meizu M3X is first with Helio P20
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 01 December 2016 16:51

Meizu M3X is first with Helio P20


Fancy black, gold, white or blue for $247

MediaTek has announced Helio P20 SoC at the Mobile World Congress 2016 and Meizu is the first company to have a phone based on this 16nm FinFET mainstream chip. 

Xiaomi Mi 5C coming on 6 December
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 28 November 2016 13:22

Xiaomi Mi 5C coming on 6 December


Mainstreamish performance

Xiaomi might launch one more significant mainstream phone called the Xiaomi Mi 5C. The phone is rumored to come with a 1,000 Juan ($150/€140) price tag and a potentially handsome design. 

Snapdragon 835 leak counts eight cores
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 28 November 2016 12:47

Snapdragon 835 leak counts eight cores


Snapdragon 660 with A73+A53

Qualcomm has already revealed that Snapdragon 835 is officially the world’s first 10nm SoC, and Fudzilla  exclusively posted this in April 2016. At that time, Qualcomm didn't  want to officially talk about the insides of the Snapdragon 835, but a leaked roadmap claims that the new SoC has 4+4 cores based on updated Kryo 200 architecture. 

Vega 10 launching in 1H 2017
Published in Graphics
Monday, 28 November 2016 12:08

Vega 10 launching in 1H 2017


Industry sources confirmed

Well informed industry sources have confirmed to Fudzilla that Vega 10 GPU lines will launch in the first half of 2017. AMD’s Radeon Technology Group might start briefings about the Vega 10 in December, but it won’t launch it until the first half of 2017. 

1 Gbps to come from T-Mobile US in 2017
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 13:07

1 Gbps to come from T-Mobile US in 2017


It is finally happening

Telstra in Australia was the first company to launch both 600 Mbps and 1Gbps networks but it looks like T-Mobile in the US plans to launch 1Gbps in 2017 too. 

ECS to showcase AMD B350 AM4 board
Published in Motherboards
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 12:22

ECS to showcase AMD B350 AM4 board


Zen based Summit Ridge? Probably not

It looks like ECS one of the motherboard partners,  plans to show off the B350 Bristol Ridge based motherboard. 

Qualcomm leads mobile industry to 10nm
Published in Mobiles
Sunday, 20 November 2016 14:08

Qualcomm leads mobile industry to 10nm


CPUs and GPUs are on 14/16 nm

Keith Kressin, a Qualcomm senior vice president, product management, reminded us how the world changed in the last ten years and that the mobile industry leads the transition to smaller manufacturing nodess. With Snapdragon 835 being the first 10nm, the mobile SoC with Qualcomm on helm takes the lead beating CPU and GPU industry to a new manufacturing node.

MediaTek VP mentions Helio X30 in 10nm
Published in Mobiles
Sunday, 20 November 2016 14:05

MediaTek VP mentions Helio X30 in 10nm


Coming in 1H 2017

Qualcomm was the first to announce 10nm SoC and claims that it has started shipping to OEMs but it looks like MediaTek won’t be that far behind either.