MediaTek Pentonic 1000, T800 5G, Kompanio 520, and 528 chipsets announced

MediaTek announced its newest chipsets for a variety of devices today. These include the New Pentonic 1000 Chipset, the new T800 chipset solution for sub-6GHz and mmWave 5G networks, and the Kompanio 520 and Kompanio 528 chipsets for Chromebooks. Let’s take a closer look at them: Continue reading “MediaTek Pentonic 1000, T800 5G, Kompanio 520, and 528 chipsets announced”

Invendis and MediaTek to introduce 5G and Wi-Fi routers in India

Invendis, a global provider of IoT platforms and cloud computing solutions, and MediaTek, have joined forces to release 5G and Wi-Fi router solutions. This collaboration aligns Invendis Silbo Routers with the AatmaNirbhar Campaign’s “Vocal for Local” effort. The alliance will roll out a broad spectrum of solutions and manufacturers in India. Continue reading “Invendis and MediaTek to introduce 5G and Wi-Fi routers in India”

MediaTek T830 for 5G routers and mobile hotspots announced

As a new addition to its 5G portfolio (CPE), MediaTek showed off today the T830 platform, which works with 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) routers with mobile hotspot customer-premise equipment. The MediaTek M80 modem, which powers the T830 and features enhanced Release 16 technologies for sub-6GHz band operations, makes the platform perfect for 5G networks all over the world. Earlier, MediaTek Filogic 880 and 380 Wi-Fi 7 platforms were announced. Continue reading “MediaTek T830 for 5G routers and mobile hotspots announced”

Intel and MediaTek to jointly manufacture chips using Intel Foundry Services

Intel and MediaTek today announced that they will work together to make chips using the advanced process technologies of Intel Foundry Services (IFS). With the support and advice of a new foundry member with a lot of capacity in the U.S. and Europe, the agreement is meant to help MediaTek build a much more balanced and reliable supply chain. The news comes as the US semiconductor industry, and Intel in particular, are about to get a lot of money from the government to help them make more chips to sell abroad. Continue reading “Intel and MediaTek to jointly manufacture chips using Intel Foundry Services”

MediaTek Helio M70 5G multi-mode baseband chipset announced

At the China Mobile Global Partner Conference in Guangzhou, MediaTek has introduced the first 5G baseband chipset Helio M70. The Helio M70 is among the industry’s first wave of 5G multi-mode integrated baseband chipsets and is in line with the booming 5G market and the enhanced mobile experience. Continue reading “MediaTek Helio M70 5G multi-mode baseband chipset announced”

Microsoft and MediaTek team up for Azure Sphere, MT3620 IoT chip

Chipset maker MediaTek and Microsoft today announced a partnership to deliver Azure Sphere MT3620 chipset to drive Internet of Things innovation with built-in security and connectivity. Microsoft’s Azure Sphere is a solution for creating highly-secured, connected MCU powered devices at an affordable price.  Continue reading “Microsoft and MediaTek team up for Azure Sphere, MT3620 IoT chip”

OPPO F7 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Benchmarks Comparison – MediaTek Helio P60 vs Snapdragon 636

The Redmi Note 5 Pro and OPPO F7 represent some of the most powerful smartphones that both the brands have to offer. What’s even more interesting is that they both sport all new chipsets. The Redmi Note 5 Pro with the Snapdragon 636 and the OPPO F7 with the MediaTek Helio P60, both smartphones are the first of their kind. We put the two through our standard test benchmark suite and here are the results.  Continue reading “OPPO F7 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Benchmarks Comparison – MediaTek Helio P60 vs Snapdragon 636”

Global Smartphone SoC market grows 19%, crosses $8 Billion in revenues in Q3 2017: Report

Global smartphone SoC market has crossed $8 billion in Q3 2017 as the chipset market grew 19% according to Counterpoint Research’s Component Tracker for Q3, 2017. Despite the neck tight problems throughout the year, Qualcomm topped the list and is responsible for 42% of the total revenue generated by chipsets followed by Apple. Continue reading “Global Smartphone SoC market grows 19%, crosses $8 Billion in revenues in Q3 2017: Report”

MediaTek Sensio 6-in-1 smartphone biosensor module for health monitoring announced

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MediaTek.Inc today has announced the Sensio advanced health monitoring 6-in-1 smartphone biosensor module. The new Biosensor makes it easy to track heart rate information, blood pressure trends, peripheral oxygen saturation levels and more. Continue reading “MediaTek Sensio 6-in-1 smartphone biosensor module for health monitoring announced”

Qualcomm and MediaTek announce support for Android Oreo (Go edition)

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Qualcomm and MediaTek have announced support for the Android Oreo (Go edition) which officially introduced at an event in India earlier this week for low-cost Android devices that have 512MB to 1GB of RAM. Google at the Google For India 2017 event earlier this week said that Smartphones running Android Oreo (Go edition) will be available early 2018. Continue reading “Qualcomm and MediaTek announce support for Android Oreo (Go edition)”

MediaTek to release new semiconductor product to power automotive industry

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MediaTek has announced its plan to bring a fully integrated system solutions for the automotive industry in the first quarter of 2017. It will bring solutions to key areas, including Communication & Entertainment, Active Safety & Telematics and In-Vehicle Navigation systems. Continue reading “MediaTek to release new semiconductor product to power automotive industry”

Weekly Roundup: HTC Desire 10 pro, Desire 650, Panasonic Eluga Mark 2, Asus ZenBook 3 and more

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This week HTC launched its high-end Desire 10 pro in India, which was first announced back in September. The company also introduced two other smartphones in Taiwan. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: HTC Desire 10 pro, Desire 650, Panasonic Eluga Mark 2, Asus ZenBook 3 and more”

MediaTek UltraCast with 4K streaming tech launched

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MediaTek has launched UltraCast technology which it claims is the first chipset-enabled streaming technology that enables users to watch 4K video content and stream it wirelessly to a 4K-ready television or set-top box. Continue reading “MediaTek UltraCast with 4K streaming tech launched”

MediaTek introduces smartphone design program to give ‘Make in India’ a push

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MediaTek has teamed up with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), India, Indian Cellular Association (ICA) and the Ministry of Economic Affairs(MOEA),Taiwan to introduce a smartphone design training program.  Continue reading “MediaTek introduces smartphone design program to give ‘Make in India’ a push”

Meizu Pro 6 shows off its new design in an official image

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Meizu just recently announced the M3 Note, which is the successor to the M2 Note from last year. However, it seems that they’re not done just yet as the Pro 6 has now been revealed in its first official image.

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