MediaTek isn't buying Intel mobile
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 13 May 2016 01:33

MediaTek isn't buying Intel mobile

But is planning something big

One of our industry contacts told us a rumor that MediaTek might acquire Intel’s mobile division. We asked a few people within the mobile department, and it appears this is not happening.

MediaTek expects profits to rise
Published in News
Tuesday, 03 May 2016 11:33

MediaTek expects profits to rise


But margins will fall

MediaTek expects to post revenue growth of 24-32 percent in the second quarter of 2016, but also thinks its gross margins for the quarter will fall.

Samsung cranks up third gen FinFET process
Published in Processors


Lower electricity and cheaper

Samsung Electronics is introducing a third 14-nano FinFET system semiconductor process that has lower electricity consumption and production cost than previous cost.

UMi Touch 2 comes with Helio X25
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 25 April 2016 09:01

UMi Touch 2 comes with Helio X25


Helio X25 not just for Meizu

UMi is one of the strongest performing Chinese brands which becamse popular because of its sub $200 phones. Recently the outfit announced its UMi Touch phone powered with MTK6753 octa core and now it seems that its successor, UMi Touch 2 is a Helio X25 phone.

Meizu Pro 6 does well against 2015 SoCs
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 10:40

Meizu Pro 6 does well against 2015 SoCs


Helio X25 vs Exynos 7420 vs Snapdragon 652

The first benchmarks of the Meizu Pro 6 have surfaced with Gizchina testing it against the Samsung Note 5 with Exynos 7420 and the 2016 Oppo R9 Plus with the Snapdragon 652.

100K Meizu M3 Notes sold in seven minutes
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 14 April 2016 08:49

100K Meizu M3 Notes sold in seven minutes


More arriving in few days

Meizu M3 Note is a great deal for 799 Yen (109.85 EUR or $123 USD) and the sales in China proved that. Meizu managed to sell 100,000 phones within seven minutes.

Meizu Pro 6 is officially out
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 13 April 2016 13:14

Meizu Pro 6 is officially out


Three colours, 32GB and 64GB

The wait for the most significant Helio X25 design is over. The Meizu Pro 6 is out with its 5.2 inch phone, pressure sensitive screen, USB Type-C with 3.1 speeds, HiFi lite and fast charging.

Meizu Pro 6 picture released by CEO
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 07 April 2016 17:55

Meizu Pro 6 picture released by CEO


Mid-April launch

The Meizu CEO, Jack Wong, has released a picture of a black Meizu Pro 6 phone. We saw this phone before, and people even mistaken it for an iPhone 7 and we have to admit it looks rather nice. 

Meizu M3 Note has been released
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 07 April 2016 17:08

Meizu M3 Note has been released


In the shops on April 11

Meizu M3 Note has been officially released with the specification we revealed before. 

Meizu confirms Helio X25 exclusivity
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 22:58

Meizu confirms Helio X25 exclusivity


MediaTek preaches open hands policy

Meizu will exclusively launch with Helio X25 processor and the CEO of Meizu has confirmed this on the public channel, but still, MediaTek responds that it is likely to expect more Helio X25 devices at later date.