MediaTek MT2511 bio-sensing SoC for health and fitness devices announced

MediaTek has announced the MT2511, it’s first bio-sensing analog front-end (AFE) chip designed for health and fitness devices. The MT2511 enables bio signal acquisition through electrocardiography (ECG) and photoplethysmography (PPG) simultaneously.

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Mediatek Helio X20 reportedly facing heating issues

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The Mediatek Helio X20 can claim to being the world’s first 10 core processor and benchmarks have shown that the processor is quite capable. However, it seems that the processor is facing issues with overheating.

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Lenovo Vibe K4 Note Teardown

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We hope that you have seen our unboxing of the latest smartphone from Lenovo, the Vibe K4 Note. As with our two previous teardowns – the QiKU Q Terra and Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, we decided to do a teardown of the Vibe K4 Note as well for your viewing pleasure.

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MediaTek Helio P10 SoC to power 100 smartphones in 2016

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MediaTek has big things planned for its Helio P10 SoC as it will apparently power 100 smartphones that will be released during 2016. The Helio P10 is a true octa-core CPU based on a 28nm manufacturing process.

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Mediatek Helio X12 SoC coming soon – Update to the Helio X10

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Qualcomm and Snapdragon are already hard at work on their next-gen processor for 2016. It seems that Mediatek too is rolling up its sleeves as it plans to introduce the Helio X12 which is an updated version of the Helio X10.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 to support 8GB of RAM

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Although we are yet to see a device with the Snapdragon 820 powering it, rumors have already began flowing about its successor, the Snapdragon 830. The Snapdragon 830 first came in the news when it was rumored to be based on a 10nm manufacturing process. Now, a new rumor indicates that the chipset will support upto 8GB of RAM.

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Exynos 7580 powered Samsung Galaxy A7 spotted on AnTuTu

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Up until now, the upcoming update to the Samsung Galaxy A7 was believed to be packing a Snapdragon 615 processor, similar to the first version that was launched earlier this year. Now, a new listing on AnTuTu shows that there could be another version, one that is packing an Exynos 7580 processor.

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Huawei Mate 8 set for an announcement on November 26th

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Huawei has shared a teaser for the Mate 8 launch event which is scheduled to take place on November 26th. The smartphone is expected to pack the same Force Touch technology as its brother, the Mate S.

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Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus units will have varying battery life based on the chipset used

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Apple is using the really powerful A9 chipset in the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. The chipset is sourced from Samsung and TSMC which are two different manufacturers of chipsets. Apparently, thebattery life of you iPhone 6s or 6s Plus will depend on which chipset your particular phone is running.

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Apple A10 processor details emerge

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Apple just announced the iPhone 6S and the 6S Plus earlier this month, both of which run the new Apple A9 chipset with 64bit architecture. Now, we are already beginning to receive rumors about the next gen Apple A10 processor.

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ARM and Samsung sign long-term agreement to provide next-level visual experiences to customers

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ARM has signed a long-term deal with Samsung that is aimed at providing next-level visual experiences to customers. The deal includes ARM’s GPUs namely Mali T820, 830, 860 and the recently announced T880 as well as all future Mali GPUs.

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MediaTek launches MT7623 and MT7683 IoT chips along with MT7687 WiFi SoC

MediaTek has launched the MT7623 and MT7683 chips that support major Internet of Things (IoT) standards. Both the chips have a premium Quad-core CA7 platforms that can support 4×4 11ac retail and broadband routers, IoT gateway, WiFi hotspots, and media routers using Linux,

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MediaTek announces the Helio X20 – World’s first 10 core SoC with Tri-cluster CPU

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Just yesterday, we brought to you a report that said that Qualcomm is working on a 10 core SoC which is likely to be the Snapdragon 818. Now MediaTek have just outed the Helio X20 SoC and the world’s first to have 10 cores and a tri-cluster CPU design.

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Nvidia updates Tegra roadmap with Logan and Parker, sporting Kepler and Maxwell GPUs

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Nvidia had their GPU Technology conference in San Jose, California yesterday, in which they unveiled their new product roadmap for PCs as well as their Tegra chips, their mobile SoC solutions. The Tegra roadmap after Tegra 4i will be succeeded by Logan, and Parker will succeed Logan, slated for 2014 and 2015 commercial availability respectively.

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