Helio P20 will be Mediatek 16nm SoC
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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.

Helio X30 coming this year
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Confirmed by MediaTek CFO

MediaTek’s a Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David Ku has confirmed that the company plans to ship the X30 in 2016.

Samsung Galaxy S7 launches February 21
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Officially confirmed

It has been officially confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy S7 will launch on February 21.

Honor 5X arrives in US for $199
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Metal, Snapdragon 616, 2GB with microSD

Huawei is pushing into the USA market with its just announced Honor 5x which will give Americans a lot of phone for $199.

Bluboo Xfire 2 3G phone costs just $59.99
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Comes with 720P and 1.3 GHz Quad A7 CPU

While many people plan to buy 4G capable phones this year, Chinese manufacturer Bluboo is releasing something which is so cheap you might think twice.

LeEco has an L2 with Helio X20 coming
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Artist previously known as LeTv

At CES 2016 we saw the world's first Snapdragon 820 device under the bonnet of an LeTv Max PRO. As of now it will be called LeEco Max PRO and should be in the shops soon.

Netflix starts banning proxies from EU
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Continuing its self harm policy

Australia is feeling the pain of Netflix's proxy blocking and this week we saw the same thing in Europe.

Lenovo K5 Note officially out
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First official Helio P10 phone

Lenovo has launched its Lenovo K5 Note which is probably the world's first Helio P10 phone. 

Xiaomi Mi5 launches on February 24
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Snapdragon 820 to launch after Chinese New Year

A lot of people expected to see Qualcomm's Xiaomi Mi5 launching in late January or early February but apparently this will happen later than expected.

MediaTek adding LTE cat 6 to entry level SoCs
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Quad or octa A53 with 300 Mbit download and 50 Mbit uploads

MediaTek appears to be ready to give three more entry level processors LTE Cat 6 so they can mangage a 300 Mbit download and 50 Mbit upload.  We already knew that the high-end deca-core X20 and mainstream eight core P10 were getting LTE Cat 6.