LeEco Le 2 gets Helio X20
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3GB RAM with 21 megapixel camera

Last time we talked to MediaTek management, we were assured that Helio X20 devices will start appearing in April. Now it seems they are starting to arrive with the LeEco Le 2.

Snapdragon 820 SoC might cost $70
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Compared to $30 for Helio X20

Qualcomm is definitely back in the high-end phone game with the Snapdragon 820. The Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5, two flagship phones, are using the Qualcomm chip, and now the China based analyst quoted by our colleagues claims the Snapdragon 820 might cost Qualcomm as much as $70 per SoC.

Helio X20-based Qiku phone appears on TENAA listing
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Few Helio X20 expected in April

Qiku Chinese phone manufacturer is set to release two high end phones, one with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 and one with MediaTek's Helio X20 SoC.

Casio Android Wear starts selling in a week
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$500 for outdoor Android fun

Casio is joining some big watch names including TAG Heuer and Fossil and it is ready to launch its Casio Smart Outdoor Watch WSD-F10 Android Wear watch.

Huawei P9 MAX gets Kirin 955 SoC
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P9 settles for Kirin 950

April is the time when Huawei is set to launch three new phones, the Huawei P9 MAX, Huawei P9 and Huawei P9 Lite.

Gionee S8 Helio P10 phone visits TENAA
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The launch might be near

Last time we talked to MediaTek we were assured that Helio P10 phones will start shipping in March. We are getting dangerously close to the end of the month and the Gionee S8 phone was listed on the Chinese regulatory agency TENAA, indicating that it might ship any day now.

Meizu Pro 6 exclusively gets the Helio X25
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Meizu MX6 would make more sense

Fudzilla has reported multiple times that Meizu will get a shiny new Helio chip and this has been confirmed by Meizu boss Bai Yongxiang at the MediaTek Helio X20 / X25 launch event.

PlayStation VR is $399 + $100
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You also need a $59 game 

The Sony PlayStation VR's price tag of $399 / € 399 sounded too great to be true. It looks like that is going to be the minimum you will have to fork out. 

46.4 million systems ready for VR
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Jon Peddie research counted

AMD made many announcements at the Games Developers Conference and we wanted to follow up the claim that 83 per cent of the total addressable market for dedicated Virtual Reality HMD, Head Mounted Displays figures would be AMD. 

Vernee Apollo has Helio X20 under the bonnet
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Newcomer has 5.5 inch, 6GB RAM, 128GB ROM 

A new player in China based phone market has appeared called Vernee and it has showcased a working prototype of its Vernee Apollo  5.5 inch phone powered by a Helio X20.