Smartphones AP shipments slide
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0.8 percent

Global smartphone AP shipments may show a 0.8 per cent on-year decline to reach 1.59 billion units in 2018.

Nokia X5 gets officially announced in China
Published in Mobiles


Helio P60 SoC and 5.86-inch HD+ screen

HMD Global has announced its latest Nokia mid-range smartphone, the Nokia X5, which is also known as the Nokia 5.1 Plus. Available only in China, at least for now, it comes with rather impressive specifications for a mid-range smartphone.

MediaTek shows off Helio A22 SoC
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Already sold to Xiaomi 


MediaTek has unveiled its new Helio A SoC family for low-end to mid-range smartphones with Xiaomi as the first buyer.

MediaTek does better than expected
Published in PC Hardware


Revenues up by 21.8 per cent 

MediaTek has reported revenues surged 21.8 percent sequentially to $1.99 billion in the second quarter of 2018, which was more than even it expected.

Mediatek will release 5G in 2019
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Helio, is it me you're looking for?

MediaTek has newly released its Helio M70 5G modem chipset solution which will be fabricated using TSMC's 7nm process incorporating EUV technology six months early.

Mediatek announces new Helio P22 SoC
Published in Mobiles


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
Published in PC Hardware


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
Published in Mobiles


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.