Helio X20 is in mass production and fine
MediaTek has denied recent rumours that its coming X20 SoC overheats and it seems that its customers believe it.
Official score and screenshot revealed
Fudzilla has been given an official GeekBench score for a Helio X20 device. This is not the device that will ship to the customers, but a chip in the final stages of development.
Geekbench is much higher too
HTC is committed to updating most of its flagship phones within 90 days of the Google official OS release. Last year's flagship HTC M9 has been updated and we have noticed that most benchmark scores have significantly increased.
Android 4.4 still king
Google has released its official February platform distribution numbers and the Marshmallow Android 6.0 is now available on 1.2 percent of all google devices.
And 40-45 million tablet SoCs
The mobile phone market will be interesting in 2016. In 2015 Mediatek confirmed that company sold 400 million smartphone SoCs and there is an indication that the company might sell more Helio chips in 2016.
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.
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.
It has been officially confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy S7 will launch on February 21.
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.