MediaTek launches Helio P15 chipset
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 18 October 2016 21:58

MediaTek launches Helio P15 chipset


Up to 10 percent improvement over Helio P10

According to a report coming from China, MediaTek has released its new Helio P15 chipset, an upgrade to the quite popular Helio P10 chipset.

MediaTek plans Indian expansion
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 10 October 2016 12:29

MediaTek plans Indian expansion


Leaning on the next big thing

Now that the Chinese smartphone market has become saturated, telco makers are trying to jump through all the hoops the Indian government is setting up so they can set up shop there.

Helio X30 shaping up at 10nm
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 10 October 2016 11:11

Helio X30 shaping up at 10nm


2x A73, 4X A53 and 4X A35

MediaTek has started making rather unique chips and its strategy was even followed by some of its competition. Helio X20 / X25 was the world’s first deca-core SoC that did a decent job, but Helio X30 again packs deca-core with an impressive alignment. 

MediaTek pals up with Amazon Echo Dot
Published in News
Thursday, 06 October 2016 07:02

MediaTek pals up with Amazon Echo Dot


Available October 20th


According to a recent Chinese language report, Amazon is expected to begin buying chips from MediaTek for the production of its second-generation smart home device, the Echo Dot.

MediaTek to launch 2.5 GHz Helio P25
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 14:07

MediaTek to launch 2.5 GHz Helio P25


Faster version of 16nm Helio P20

Just as it did with Helio X20, Mediatek is about to release a faster than the base original of the P20 called the P25. 

MediaTek's 10nm is a change of strategy
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 13:36

MediaTek's 10nm is a change of strategy


Catching up in the high end

MediaTek has changed its strategy for the high end market to make more competitive chips. The company plans to launch its first USA products this year as it has the Cat 6. capable modems but with 10nm announcement it wants to get closer to the big names in phone SoCs including Qualcomm, Samsung and Apple. 

MediaTek to release two TSMC 10nm chips
Published in Processors
Friday, 23 September 2016 12:30

MediaTek to release two TSMC 10nm chips


Intel not even there

While Chipzilla has admitted it can’t build a 10nm chip, Mediatek is planning to release two of them using TSMC’s process.

Mediatek might have won low-end Samsung orders
Published in Processors
Friday, 23 September 2016 12:14

Mediatek might have won low-end Samsung orders

Rumoured to be headed for Tizen

Mediatek has appeared to have confirmed a long standing rumour that Samsung is sourcing processors from MediaTek for its low-end devices, particularly its Tizen-powered handsets.

Xbox One S Wi-Fi comes from MediaTeK
Published in Games
Monday, 29 August 2016 10:05

Xbox One S Wi-Fi comes from MediaTeK


2.4 and 5GHz and even 802.11ac

MediaTek has some decent network products and Asus and Xiaomi have a few midrange routers based on its SoC (system on a chip). Now it looks likely that Microsoft’s One S will use two MediaTek SoCs for  wireless connectivity. 

Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 4 Pro
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 25 August 2016 13:12

Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 4 Pro


MediaTek Helio X20 inside

Xiaomi has just released a new version of its Redmi Note series  called Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Pro. This is a 5.5-inch phone with anHelio X20 that sells for $178.96 for the 16GB version with 2GB RAM.