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The first smartphone with deca-core CPU is coming in mid-October

The first smartphone with deca-core CPU is coming in mid-October

22 June, 2015 | comments (81)

MediaTek's high-end deca-core Helio X20 chipset is set to make a debut in mid-October housed inside the Elephone P9000. The Chinese smartphone is expected to debut on October 20 with $500 price tag. The MediaTek Helio X20 deca-core chipset...


Mediatek Helio P10 announced with octa-core CPU and Cat.6 LTE

Mediatek Helio P10 announced with octa-core CPU and Cat.6 LTE

01 June, 2015 | comments (14)

Mediatek just unveiled the new member of its midrange chipset lineup. The Helio P10 is set to replace the popular MT6752 SoC, found in the Meizu m1 note, Lenovo A7000 and Sony Xperia C4 among others. The "P" in the SoC model name stands for...

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The Mediatek Helio X20 10-core SoC is now official

The Mediatek Helio X20 10-core SoC is now official

12 May, 2015 | comments (58)

Mediatek's high-end Helio lineup has been widely discussed over the past few months. It is the Chinese chip giant's latest brainchild, intended to take on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series and Samsung's Exynos 7 Octa powerhouses. Mediatek...

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MediaTek unveils 64-bit MT8163 and MT8735 chips for tablets

MediaTek unveils 64-bit MT8163 and MT8735 chips for tablets

18 April, 2015 | comments (16)

At the Hong Kong Electronics fair, MediaTek just announced two new 64-bit quad-core MediaTek chipsets - MT8163 and MT8735 - both designed for the tablets. The new MediaTek MT8163 chip comprises of 64-bit Cortex-A53 CPU, powerful enough to...

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Antutu performance report is out: Exynos 7420 in the lead

Antutu performance report is out: Exynos 7420 in the lead

01 April, 2015 | comments (117)

With the first quarter of 2015 behind us, Antutu was quick to publish its statistics for the current state of performance in the smartphone realm. The numbers leave little doubt who holds the crown, with the Samsung Galaxy S6 in a league of its...


MediaTek Helio is a new family of high-end mobile chipsets

MediaTek Helio is a new family of high-end mobile chipsets

30 March, 2015 | comments (23)

The Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek launched a brand new family of high-end mobile chipsets dubbed Helio. The new product lineup will take on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series and Samsung’s Exynos in the top end of the market. The MediaTek...

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MediaTek working on a Cortex-A72 based chipset for Q4

MediaTek working on a Cortex-A72 based chipset for Q4

19 March, 2015 | comments (25)

MediaTek was among the first to announce a Cortex-A72 based chipset - shortly before the MWC. Now more details have emerged from Taiwanese publication Digitimes has uncovered some more details. The new part should arrive in Q4, meaning we may see...

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MediaTek reportedly scored an order from Samsung

MediaTek reportedly scored an order from Samsung

05 March, 2015 | comments (18)

Samsung has been cutting back on its reliance on Qualcomm and is using its own Exynos chips for the Galaxy S6 flagships. New rumors claims the company is looking to partner with MediaTek to further pull away. The information is scarce, but it...


ZOPO TOUCH with 2.5D curved glass launched at MWC 2015

ZOPO TOUCH with 2.5D curved glass launched at MWC 2015

04 March, 2015 | comments (19)

The Chinese handset maker ZOPO Mobile launched the new TOUCH/ZP530 smartphone at the Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. The new TOUCH features a 2.5D curved glass display similar to the one found in Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and BlackBerry...


MediaTek MT6753 chipset goes official with WorldMode LTE

MediaTek MT6753 chipset goes official with WorldMode LTE

02 March, 2015 | comments (10)

MediaTek announced the mid-range MT6753 chipset with WorldMode LTE. The 64-bit octa-core SoC is already is sampling to the company’s partners at the moment and will arrive on commercial devices in Q2, 2015. The chipset features eight 64-bit...


New MediaTek technology allows hardware sharing across devices

New MediaTek technology allows hardware sharing across devices

01 March, 2015 | comments (8)

With the Internet of things (IoT) on the rise and an alarming number of devices in your household already connected to the web out daily tech drivers are becoming increasingly more interconnected. Naturally at some point this gets a little bit...

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MediaTek outs MT6753 chipset with a 64-bit octa-core processor

MediaTek outs MT6753 chipset with a 64-bit octa-core processor

27 October, 2014 | comments (36)

Back in August, MediaTek announced its flagship chip - the MT6795. It has an octa-core Cortex-A53 processor clocked at 2.2GHz and PowerVR G6200 GPU. The latest lineup of chipsets also has the MT6735 (octa-core 1.7GHz Cortex-A53, Mali-T760MP2),...

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MediaTek unveils the MT6795, a 64-bit True Octa-core SoC

MediaTek unveils the MT6795, a 64-bit True Octa-core SoC

15 July, 2014 | comments (55)

MediaTek has officially announced the MT6795 chipset. The latest addition is a 64-bit True Octa-core 4G LTE enabled chip and comes with the ability to support 2K display. The MT6795 is clocked at 2.2GHz and features the company’s CorePilot...


MediaTek exhibits its MT6595 chipset with integrated LTE

MediaTek exhibits its MT6595 chipset with integrated LTE

14 April, 2014 | comments (25)

MediaTek had announced its MT6595 chipset a while ago and the company has now showcased it at the China Electronic Information Expo. Back at its unveiling, MediaTek did not reveal much of the details of its MT6595 silicon, but we now know what...

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Mediatek to launch its own hexa-core chipset - MT6591

Mediatek to launch its own hexa-core chipset - MT6591

26 February, 2014 | comments (19)

Beside working on two Cortex-A53-based chipsets and on the reportedly super-fast octa-core Mediatek MT6595, the company obviously has a hexa-core chipset in the pipeline, too. Yup, that's a six-core chipset, much like the just announced Samsung's...

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MediaTek announces MT6732 64-bit chipset with LTE

MediaTek announces MT6732 64-bit chipset with LTE

23 February, 2014 | comments (22)

MediaTek announced MT6732 – a 64-bit chipset with category 4 (150Mb/s download) LTE connectivity. In addition to the new SoC, the semiconductor company unveiled MT6630 five-in-one combo connectivity SoC as well as Pump Express fast charging tech...


MediaTek working on Cortex-A53 quad and octa-core chips

MediaTek working on Cortex-A53 quad and octa-core chips

18 February, 2014 | comments (20)

MediaTek chipsets may have a bit of a reputation for being mid-range but you have to give it to the young company – it moves fast. It was the first to jump on ARM's new core, the Cortex-A17, and will be among the first to use the 64-bit...

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MediaTek outs a high-end octa-core CPU with LTE support

MediaTek outs a high-end octa-core CPU with LTE support

11 February, 2014 | comments (21)

MediaTek has just announced its new MT6595 octa-core chip which it will rival directly Qualcomm's 800 and 805 chipsets, for a place in premium LTE handsets. The company is fresh off the release of its latest octa-core offering which it has...

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MediaTek bringing LTE and Cortex-A15 big.LITTLE to CES

MediaTek bringing LTE and Cortex-A15 big.LITTLE to CES

03 January, 2014 | comments (18)

MediaTek is quickly establishing itself as one of the most popular chipset vendors but it has only been associated with value-for-money devices. What it's bringing to CES will help it break away from that image and even jump on the wearables...

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MediaTek to announce an octa-core LTE chipset in January 

MediaTek to announce an octa-core LTE chipset in January 

10 December, 2013 | comments (24)

MediaTek recently announced its first true-octa core processor, as part of the MT6592 chipset. The successor of this SoC is allegedly in the works and the upcoming chip that is reportedly known as MT6595 is rumored to go official in the January,...

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