Xbox One S Wi-Fi comes from MediaTeK
Published in Games
Monday, 29 August 2016 10:05

Xbox One S Wi-Fi comes from MediaTeK


2.4 and 5GHz and even 802.11ac

MediaTek has some decent network products and Asus and Xiaomi have a few midrange routers based on its SoC (system on a chip). Now it looks likely that Microsoft’s One S will use two MediaTek SoCs for  wireless connectivity. 

Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 4 Pro
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 25 August 2016 13:12

Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 4 Pro


MediaTek Helio X20 inside

Xiaomi has just released a new version of its Redmi Note series  called Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Pro. This is a 5.5-inch phone with anHelio X20 that sells for $178.96 for the 16GB version with 2GB RAM. 

AMD and MediaTek see sales increase
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 12:10

AMD and MediaTek see sales increase


Fastest growing companies

Beancounters working for IC Insights have added up their numbers and divided them by the age of their eldest child and reached the conclusion that MediaTek and AMD grew the most in the second quarter of 2016.

Helio X30 has 10 cores in 10nm
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 09 August 2016 15:51

Helio X30 has 10 cores in 10nm


Shipping in 2017

MediaTek has revealed that its 10nm processor will be manufactured by TSMC and that it should start shipping in early 2017. 

MediaTek MT8176 ends up in the ZenPad
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 09 August 2016 14:41

MediaTek MT8176 ends up in the ZenPad


Giving it a 2K display

MediaTek says its new MT8176 system-on-chip was selected to power the recently released ASUS ZenPad 3S 10.

TSMC readies MediaTek's 10nm SoC
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 09 August 2016 11:33

TSMC readies MediaTek's 10nm SoC


Helio, is it me you are looking for?

TSMC is gearing up to build MediaTek's new Helio X30 SoC using the 10nm process and it looks like everything will be set for volume production in the first quarter of 2017.

Mediatek predicts 25 per cent growth
Published in News
Friday, 05 August 2016 12:40

Mediatek predicts 25 per cent growth


New guidance as sales pick up in China

MediaTek has released its revenue guidance for the year and claims that it will see its reviews grow by 25 percent over last year.

Vernee Mars announces Helio P20 phone
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 04 August 2016 09:07

Vernee Mars announces Helio P20 phone


November, 6GB RAM

It looks like MediaTek wants to get on board with 6GB RAM phones and the Helio P20 platform may well be the first one to support it. 

MediaTek P20 powered Coolpad A9S-9 spotted
Published in Mobiles


Shaping a 16nm FinFET part

The Coolpad A9S-9 is the first phone spotted in the GFX Bench database and what makes this phone special is the fact that this is the first time we've seen a 16nm FinFET Plus based Helio P20 in the wild. 

Meizu MX 6 is 5.5 inches tall
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 19 July 2016 20:12

Meizu MX 6 is 5.5 inches tall


Helio X20 costs Yuan 1999 (270 Eur, $299)

After Meizu MX5 came the MX6 and yet again the company chose the deca-core Helio X20 processor and packed it in a 5.5 inch phone that is 7.25 millimeters thin. Let’s not forget that the Helio X20 also brings the Cat 6. modem in play with support for carrier aggregation.