Mediatek announces new Helio P22 SoC
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12nm octa-core

Mediatek has announced its new Helio P22 SoC which could be the beating heart of plenty of entry-level and mid-range future smartphones.

Alcatel 3V sells in US for $150
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18:9, dual cameras and biometric

Alcatel, one of the brands of TCL Communication, launched a rather unique phone with a really attractive price point. The Alcatel 3V has the 18:9 (2:1) near bezel-less design, a custom six inch TCL 2K display, dual camera, fingerprint sensor, Face Key biometric security, all for $149.99.

Mediatek allowed to supply ZTE
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American's loss is Mediatek's gain

Mediatek Inc has received an export permit from its government to sell components to ZTE Corp, a Chinese telecoms equipment maker subjected to restrictions in the United States.

MediaTek profits rise
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Margins and operating profit fall

Mobile phone chip designer MediaTek reported 48.4 percent annual growth in net profit for the first quarter of the year, buoyed by a huge asset disposal gain as its operating profit dipped.

Chip demand for Chinese handsets picking up
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MediaTek laughing 

Chip demand from China-based handset companies is picking up and it appears that the likes of MediaTek are going to be laughing all the way to the bank.

No Broadcom takeover, says Mediatek
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Rumours are wrong

MediaTek has dismissed a rumour circulating in the Taiwan media that Broadcom had approached it about a takeover.

OPPO R15 follows the notch
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Official images

Oppo is about to launch its Oppo R15 and Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition phones and yes, they will have a notch. The company has already started taking pre-orders and has a website that reveals a lot, including the final design.

MediaTek launched Helio P60
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Helio P70 coming

MediaTek has announced the successor to the Helio P30, and the brand number has doubled. Meet the Helio P60, an octa device with Cortex A73 and Cortex A53 combination.

Chipzilla and MediaTek should have a good year
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Thanks to improved margins

The goodly souls at Digitimes have been interviewing their typewriters and industry sources and discovered that Intel and MediaTek should have much better results in 2018.

Ulefone Helio P70 phone at MWC
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Astonishing Bezel less machine pictured

There is absolutely no doubt that customers want phones with smaller bezels and Ulephone is about to announce a phone with very little bezel at all and a small camera notch. This may well be the first phone to launch with Helio P70 SoC.