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
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 09:10

Ulefone Helio P70 phone at MWC


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.

Alibaba and MediaTek team up on AI
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 09:38

Alibaba and MediaTek team up on AI

Smartmesh for the Internet of Things

Alibaba A.I. Labs, which leads the development of Alibaba's consumer AI, has announced that it is teaming up with MediaTek on Internet of Things projects.

MediaTek good to Go
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 07 December 2017 12:48

MediaTek good to Go


We will probably see them in the first quarter

MediaTek today announced that it is a System-on-Chip (SoC) partner for Google’s Android Oreo (Go edition) software to smartphone makers.

MediaTek releases new MT2621 chipset
Published in News
Friday, 24 November 2017 11:16

MediaTek releases new MT2621 chipset


First dual-mode SOC for IoT

MediaTek has announced its newest chipset which it claims is the industry’s first dual-mode System-on-Chip (SoC) designed for Internet of Things (IoT) applications with both narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) Release 14 (R14) and GSM/GPRS connectivity.

Mediatek announces new entry-level MT6739 chipset
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 28 September 2017 16:06

Mediatek announces new entry-level MT6739 chipset


Says Helio P23 is coming to India

At the India Mobile Congress 2017, held in New Delhi, Mediatek has unveiled its newest entry-level MT6739 chipset based on quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 design.

MediaTek likely to fall behind in node race
Published in Processors
Thursday, 14 September 2017 14:44

MediaTek likely to fall behind in node race


10nm and 7nm process technologies unlikely for 2018

MediaTek is likely to fall behind its rivals when it comes to using advanced 10nm and 7nm process technologies.

MediaTek announces Helio P23 and P30
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 12:21

MediaTek announces Helio P23 and P30


Back to its Mid-market roots

MediaTek has just announced its latest addition to the Helio family with two new octa core Helio P23 and P30 CPUs, both at 16nm from TSMC.

MediaTek might get into price war with Qualcomm
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Pressure is high


Now that Qualcomm is lowering prices for its Snapdragon 450 chips to less than US$10.50, MediaTek is under pressure to follow suit for its Helio P23 series.

Meizu 7 Pro comes on the 26th of June
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 12:52

Meizu 7 Pro comes on the 26th of June


Helio X30 10nm debut

MediaTek has been quieter than usual but it seems that its Helio X30 high end chipset will debut with the Meizu 7 Pro phone.