And 40-45 million tablet SoCs
The mobile phone market will be interesting in 2016. In 2015 Mediatek confirmed that company sold 400 million smartphone SoCs and there is an indication that the company might sell more Helio chips in 2016.
Coming to customers in Q3 2016
Helio P10 phones will start shipping before the end of Q1 2016 and Mediatek is already working on its P20 – a 16nm improved version of the chip.
Confirmed by MediaTek CFO
MediaTek’s a Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David Ku has confirmed that the company plans to ship the X30 in 2016.
Margins likely to stay the same
MediaTek expects to see a 10 per cent revenue increase over 2016, however it is not likely to see an improvement in its gross margins and the first part of the year is not going to be that great.
Comes with 720P and 1.3 GHz Quad A7 CPU
While many people plan to buy 4G capable phones this year, Chinese manufacturer Bluboo is releasing something which is so cheap you might think twice.
Artist previously known as LeTv
At CES 2016 we saw the world's first Snapdragon 820 device under the bonnet of an LeTv Max PRO. As of now it will be called LeEco Max PRO and should be in the shops soon.
First official Helio P10 phone
Lenovo has launched its Lenovo K5 Note which is probably the world's first Helio P10 phone.
Quad or octa A53 with 300 Mbit download and 50 Mbit uploads
MediaTek appears to be ready to give three more entry level processors LTE Cat 6 so they can mangage a 300 Mbit download and 50 Mbit upload. We already knew that the high-end deca-core X20 and mainstream eight core P10 were getting LTE Cat 6.
Mobile World Congress 2016 will not get a wiff of Perfume
The HTC One M10 won't launch at the Mobile World Congress 2016, despite that the LG G4, Galaxy S7 and Edge and a few other phones will be there to take advantage of the publicity.