MediaTek launches its first Verizon phone
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 21 October 2016 14:59

MediaTek launches its first Verizon phone


LG Stylo with Helio P10

MediaTek has announced that it has just launched its first MediaTek powered smartphone on the Verizon wireless network. The phone is manufactured by LG, is called Stylo 2V and it is the first-ever MediaTek-powered CDMA/LTE smartphone by Verizon Wireless. This is a big win for the Taiwanese company that will open many doors for the company. 

European iPhone 7 has an Intel or Qualcomm modem
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 15 September 2016 12:30

European iPhone 7 has an Intel or Qualcomm modem


Exclusive: iPhone 7 Plus too

Fudzilla has already written a long article on the iPhone 7 with Intel and Qualcomm chipset that affects  USA customers but it turns out that at least some parts of the European Union will get an Intel and Qualcomm based iPhone 7 too. We recommend you to read that earlier piece as the modem performance will affect your overall iPhone 7 experience.  

EE rolls out Cat 9
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 13:41

EE rolls out Cat 9


4G is cool for cats

EE has added Cat 9 capabilities to its 4G network and claims the new layer will keep smartphones 'faster on EE than any other UK network'.

Qualcomm CEO claims it leads in 5G
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 13:38

Qualcomm CEO claims it leads in 5G


As Intel, Samsung, MediaTek claims the same.

Last week we scratched the surface and pointed out why Intel has a very slim chance to dominate in 5G. Samsung and MediaTek have made similar claims. 

Intel won’t dominate in 5G
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 23:06

Intel won’t dominate in 5G


Here is why

Intel, Samsung, MediaTek, Huawei and Qualcomm all claim the leadership for 5G and most of them will have a tough time to deliver on this promise. Nokia, Huawei and Ericsson - from the networking component standpoint - claim they can do great things with 5G. 

iPhone SE has Qualcomm LTE modem
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 25 March 2016 18:22

iPhone SE has Qualcomm LTE modem


Industry insiders confirmed

Contrary to our previous reports we got a tip that iPhone SE will continue using Qualcomm modems and not change to Intel. 

Qualcomm shows off 4.5G LTE "Advanced Pro"
Published in Mobiles
Sunday, 24 January 2016 12:11

Qualcomm shows off 4.5G LTE "Advanced Pro"


1Gbps and higher peak rates, starting with 3GPP Release 13

Recently, Qualcomm has published a new corporate presentation detailing its path from 3GPP’s “Release 13” (March 2016) and beyond for LTE networks– also more conveniently known as 4.5G LTE “Advanced Pro” – with a development timeframe between 2016 and 2020.

MediaTek sees growth in emerging markets
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 29 December 2015 10:09

MediaTek sees growth in emerging markets


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 optimistic it can sort out China Crisis
Published in Processors


Wants to jump on record growth

Qualcomm has said that it is optimistic about China despite the fact that it is having problems flogging licences in the country.

Snapdragon 820 gets superfast modem
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 09:22

Snapdragon 820 gets superfast modem


Cat 12, 600 Mbps modem is a giant speed leap

Qualcomm has revealed that its coming Snapdragon 820 will have a Category 12, 600 Mbps 4G/ LTE modem.