MediaTek revenues jump 29 percent in 2016
Published in News
Thursday, 12 January 2017 09:17

MediaTek revenues jump 29 percent in 2016


Strategy this year is to sell high-end smartphone SoCs


MediaTek, the fabless semiconductor company from Taiwan that provides SoCs for HDTVs, Blu-ray players and wireless products, saw its revenues jump by 29.2 percent year-over-year to a record high of $8.6 billion (¥$275.51 billion), according to the latest industry reports.

SK Hynix has 8 GB LPDDR4
Published in Memory
Sunday, 25 December 2016 13:32

SK Hynix has 8 GB LPDDR4


Joins Samsung

SK Hynix has joined Samsung with its ability to deliver LPDDR4 8GB memory for future phones and tablets. Fudzilla expects to see quite a few phones with 8GB or RAM in the high end market next year, but we think that 8GB is pure marketing and unnecessary for most phone tasks. 

MediaTek dismisses rumors of 10nm supply cuts
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 21 December 2016 19:10

MediaTek dismisses rumors of 10nm supply cuts


TSMC on track to fulfill chip orders in Q1 2017


A recent report from Chinese-based Economic Daily News claimed that MediaTek would be slashing orders for its upcoming ten-core, 10-nanometer chips by at least 50 percent.  Now, the company has publicly dismissed the rumor, saying it was not the source.

HTC One X10 packs a Helio P10
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 21 December 2016 12:44

HTC One X10 packs a Helio P10


MediaTek has another design win in the 5.5-inch format

MediaTek had some success in the 5.5-inch market with HTC and it looks like the partnership will continue with HTC One X10 which will launch soon with the Helio P10 under the bonnet. 

MediaTek is jumping the automotive semi business
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Fully integrated solution in Q1 2017

Nvidia has already announced that its integrated automotive solution won the hearts of Tesla and Volvo, while Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 820A for automotive in early 2016. Now MediaTek has announced a plan to bring holistic, fully integrated system solutions to the automotive industry beginning in Q1 2017.

Helio X27 and X23 launched
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 01 December 2016 17:28

Helio X27 and X23 launched


Addition to Helio X20 and X25

MediaTek has announced two more Helio X20 series products - a Helio X27 and an X23 and as you can figure out from the names, Helio X27 is faster than the X25 while X23 is a bit slower. 

MediaTek and Nvidia are the fastest growing chip companies
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Jumping two places since last year


MediaTek and Nvidia will be the two fastest growing companies in 2016, according to a report prepared by beancounters at IC Insights.

MediaTek introduces 4K video streaming for smartphones
Published in Mobiles


Works with any Ultra HDTV using a MediaTek chipset

On Sunday, MediaTek announced UltraCast, a new chipset-enabled streaming technology that allows users of MediaTek Helio-based smartphones to stream 4K content wirelessly to their television sets and set-top boxes.

MediaTek VP mentions Helio X30 in 10nm
Published in Mobiles
Sunday, 20 November 2016 14:05

MediaTek VP mentions Helio X30 in 10nm


Coming in 1H 2017

Qualcomm was the first to announce 10nm SoC and claims that it has started shipping to OEMs but it looks like MediaTek won’t be that far behind either. 

UMi Plus E comes with Helio P20 and 6GB RAM
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 10 November 2016 15:25

UMi Plus E comes with Helio P20 and 6GB RAM


Available for pre-order at US $199.99

UMi has unveiled its latest smartphone, the UMi Plus E, which features a 5.5-inch FHD screen and will be one of the first available smartphones with Mediatek's Helio P20 octa-core chipset.