Global smartphone AP shipments may show a 0.8 per cent on-year decline to reach 1.59 billion units in 2018.
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.
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.
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.
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 has announced its new Helio P22 SoC which could be the beating heart of plenty of entry-level and mid-range future smartphones.
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.
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.
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.