Nvidia to make its Tegra Next SoC announcement on August 22
Published in Mobiles


By ex ATI, AMD now Nvidia engineer at Hot Chips

The Hot Chips conference that takes place in the last weeks of August will be a fun place to be. Among many others topics,  Nvidia plans to talk about its Tegra-Next System-on-Chip. 

UMi Touch 2 comes with Helio X25
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Helio X25 not just for Meizu

UMi is one of the strongest performing Chinese brands which becamse popular because of its sub $200 phones. Recently the outfit announced its UMi Touch phone powered with MTK6753 octa core and now it seems that its successor, UMi Touch 2 is a Helio X25 phone.

100K Meizu M3 Notes sold in seven minutes
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More arriving in few days

Meizu M3 Note is a great deal for 799 Yen (109.85 EUR or $123 USD) and the sales in China proved that. Meizu managed to sell 100,000 phones within seven minutes.

2017 Snapdragon will be 10nm
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Exclusive:
Launched by the year's end

There has been a leak about the Snapdragon 823, or a successor to Snapdragon 820, which will be more than just a faster version –  our well-placed industry sources have confirmed that Qualcomm plans to use the 10nm process on the new chip late in 2016.

Samsung announces mid-range Exynos 7 Octa 7870
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Featured in upcoming second-gen Galaxy J7 (2016)


On Tuesday, Samsung announced the newest member of its Exynos 7 Octa processor lineup, the Exynos 7 Octa 7870. This SoC is built on the company’s 14-nanometer Low-Power-Plus (LPP) FinFET process technology for next-generation midrange smartphones and will compete with Qualcomm’s recently announced 14-nanometer Snapdragon 625 eight-core SoC.

Snapdragon Wear 2100 is the new smartwatch SoC
Published in Wearables


30 per cent smaller, 25  per cent better battery

After years of  the Snapdragon 400 being Qualcomm's only SoC for wearable devices, the company has announced a successor – Snapdragon Wear 2100.

Helio P20 will be Mediatek 16nm SoC
Published in Processors


Coming to customers in Q3 2016

Helio P10 phones will start shipping before the end of Q1 2016 and Mediatek is already working on its P20 – a 16nm improved version of the chip.

Samsung launches new fitness SoC
Published in Processors


Heading for devices in 1H 2016

Samsung is starting a big year. The company wants to dominate the Android market with its Samsung Galaxy S7 and 67 other phones from its portfolio and wants to challenge Qualcomm and MediaTek in the wearable market.

MediaTek sees growth in emerging markets
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4G was big in China

MediaTek captured an impressive 4G market share especially in China. According to MediaTek's CJ Hsieh, the company’s presidentphone market will continue to grow in 2016 especially in emerging markets. 

Qualcomm scores some Galaxy S7 designs
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Exclusive: Just not all of them

Our well informed sources have informed us that Qualcomm will win some SoC design wins for Samsung Galaxy S7 – just not all of them.