Rumour: Meizu MX5 to sport insane camera
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 09:07

Rumour: Meizu MX5 to sport insane camera


MediaTek SoC, up to 4GB RAM

Fresh rumours out of China suggest the new Meizu MX4 smartphone will feature a 41-megapixel camera. 

MediaTek Android Wear devices coming soon
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 09:32

MediaTek Android Wear devices coming soon


New MT2601 SoC inside

MediaTek recently showed off a number of smartwatch designs, including models designed for the tiny MT2502 Aster process, and some Android Wear prototypes. 

CEO: Asus to launch smartwatch sans Android Wear
Published in Wearables


Longer battery life

It appears that Asus is planning to launch a new smartwatch, but unlike the ZenWatch WI500Q, the new device won’t rock Android Wear. 

Lenovo P70 rocks 4000mAh battery
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 12 February 2015 15:58

Lenovo P70 rocks 4000mAh battery


Huge batteries are a thing now, apparently

The Lenovo P70 is just an average mid-range phone for the booming Chinese market, but it happens to feature a massive 4000mAh battery. 

Sony to embrace more MediaTek SoCs
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 12 February 2015 14:01

Sony to embrace more MediaTek SoCs


Expanding cooperation with Taiwanese companies

Sony is expected to use more MediaTek application processors in upcoming Xperia smartphones. 

Analysts expect MediaTek to gain share
Published in Processors
Monday, 09 February 2015 08:22

Analysts expect MediaTek to gain share


At Qualcomm’s expense

UBS expects MediaTek to gain market share at Qualcomm’s expense this year. The Swiss financial services company has upgraded MediaTek’s stock to “buy” recently. 

BLU Vivo Air 4.8-inch is a 5.15mm thin phone
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 06 February 2015 09:26

BLU Vivo Air 4.8-inch is a 5.15mm thin phone


MediaTek MT6592 Octa-Core at $199, no contract

We are keeping a close eye on Meizu and Xiaomi, along with other Chinese phone and tablet manufactures, and companies like One Plus One. These brands have invested a lot in marketing and presented their phones as very desirable, with good specs and design at a tempting price tag. 

MediaTek Labs announces new IoT dev platform
Published in Processors
Thursday, 05 February 2015 09:51

MediaTek Labs announces new IoT dev platform


LinkIt Connect MT7681 sports low cost WiFi SoC

MediaTek had announced a new development platform, as part of its MediaTek Labs initiative.

MediaTek scores HTC Desire A55 design win
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 02 February 2015 10:23

MediaTek scores HTC Desire A55 design win


5.5-inch phone with a nice spec

All eyes are on HTC's event scheduled for March 1, just a day before the kick of Mobile World Congeries 2015. 

MediaTek Aster SoC tips up in Krüger&Matz smartwatch
Published in Wearables


Runs Linux on the cheap

We came across a rather unusual smartwatch from Krüger&Matz, with an interesting choice of hardware and software, and an even more interesting price.