Two new chipsets
MediaTek has released two new chipsets which could be instrumental in bringing 5G to the midrange.
Dimensity 1200-AI chip, decent camera system, and €399 starting price tag
As expected, OnePlus has now officially unveiled its next generation Nord smartphone, the Mediatek Dimensity 1200 AI-powered Nord 2 5G. Dubbed as the flagship killer, the new OnePlus Nord 2 5G brings decent specifications while keeping the price at the mid-range smartphone level.
Samsung is set to launch another affordable phone with a MediaTek processor.
Q4 2021 or Q1 2022 for tiniest chips
MediaTek’s highest-end chip is still based on the 6nm process but it thinks it could beat other firms with its first 4nm chip.
Review: With promotion code 94.7 $ 6.53-inch great phone
Xiaomi has run with its Redmi series for many years, and these phones usually are designed not to break the bank but still offer decent performance and quality. Redmi 9C is a 110 Euro/USD phone with a 5000 mAh battery, 6.53-inch screen, and MediaTek Helio G35 that offers decent performance for the entry-level.
Coming globally next month
Xiaomi has officially announced the global launch of the Redmi Note 9 and the Redmi Note 9 Pro smartphones. Both smartphones live up to the Redmi brand, bringing a lot of bang for the buck.
No-one likes a cheater
Benchmarking outfit UL has delisted over 50 smartphone models powered by MediaTek processors from its popular list of the best smartphones after the outfit was caught cheating on benchmarks.
Helio P95 outperforming Dimensity 1000L
AnandTech claims to have caught MediaTek fudging its benchmarks.
Senior director confirms early 1H 2021
Two weeks ago at beautiful Hawaiian island Maui, Intel also had a bit to say about the mobile side of things. The big laptop giant went against Qualcomm’s 8CX mainly on compatibility and lack of 64-bit support, but Martyn Stroeve, senior director of technology marketing, talked a bit about 5G powered laptops.