Umi Zero 2 gets MediaTek Helio X20
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 25 December 2015 11:12

Umi Zero 2 gets MediaTek Helio X20


Q2 launch with LG G4 looking 2K screen

Small Chinese phone manufacturers are good in imitating the features of some larger phone manufacturers. Umi is launching a phone with leather, 4GB RAM, Helio X20 and 2K screen which makes it the twin of the LG G4..

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Review: Full Metal Jacket
Published in Reviews
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 08:42

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Review: Full Metal Jacket


Review: 4000mAh battery and fingerprint scanner in tow

The Redmi Note 3 is Xiaomi’s latest phone, and if the name sounds familiar, you’re might be thinking about the Note 2, which came out a few months ago.

Wafer-thin Cubot X16 reviewed
Published in Reviews
Monday, 07 December 2015 12:12

Wafer-thin Cubot X16 reviewed


Review: 6 millimetres of zinc alloy and glass on a budget

Inexpensive phones have to end up with a cheap feeling finish and unimpressive design? Cubot begs to differ, so the company has rolled out the Cubot X16, an ultrathin mainstream phone with a premium feel, priced at just $150.

More Chinese chipmakers go for ARM
Published in Processors
Thursday, 26 November 2015 13:14

More Chinese chipmakers go for ARM


All thanks to government cash

ZTE has received a pile of cash from the Chinese government to speed up the development of its own application processors based around ARM designs.

New Red Mi Note 3 has a great price
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 09:13

New Red Mi Note 3 has a great price


4000 mAh, Xelio X10 metal and fingerprint

We told you that Xiaomi would launch its mainstream phone today and we got things right – the Red Mi Note 3 is officially in the shops. 

Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 3 tomorrow
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 23 November 2015 11:21

Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 3 tomorrow


Xiaomi confirms product name 

One of the China's largest mobile phone manufacturers, Xiaomi will launch its successor to a Redmi Note 2 at its event that starts on the November 24.

ARM announces new Cortex-A35
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 12:49

ARM announces new Cortex-A35


Claims that it is the most efficient

British chipdesigner ARM has announced details of its new Cortex-A35 64-bit processor and it has a swathe of new features.

Ulefone Paris budget smartphone reviewed
Published in Reviews
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 08:45

Ulefone Paris budget smartphone reviewed


Review: Octa-core, metal frame, 2.5D glass for $119

Although most Asian budget phones come in the 5.5-inch form factor, many export brands have recognised the need for 5-inch devices with a good spec and low price.

Qualcomm is in trouble
Published in Processors
Monday, 09 November 2015 13:52

Qualcomm is in trouble


Sinking as Mediatek grows  

Last week’s Qualcomm results confirmed what Wall Street had suspected for a while – Qualcomm is in trouble.

MediaTek posts record results
Published in News
Friday, 06 November 2015 10:57

MediaTek posts record results


Richtek acquisition was a good deal

MediaTek posted record quarterly results yesterday thanks partly to its purchase of analogue IC specialist Richtek Technology.