HTC could release another version of the One M9 this year

The HTC One M9 smartphone made the news originally for the controversial Snapdragon 810 SoC and the overheating issues that came along with it. A new report from Asia is now telling us that HTC might be planning to release a new version of the One M9 flagship, packing a MediaTek made SoC underneath. It goes

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MediaTek unveils new MT2601 chipset for Android Wear smartwatches

Taiwanese chip maker MediaTek has just unveiled a new mobile SoC known as the MT2601 which is made specifically for Android Wear running wearables. This could open the doors for several new low cost Android Wear smartwatches in the market this year as OEMs solely use Snapdragon chips for Google’s smartwatch OS. This here is a dual

MediaTek Linkit For Wearables And Internet of Things Gets Major Support

Early this month MediaTek launched Linkit, a platform that is built for the purpose of rapidly developing the wearable and Internet of Things (IoT) markets. Linkit basically integrates the company’s Aster System on Chip (SoC) which is currently the world’s smallest SoC for wearables. This chip allows developers to easily create wearable and IoT products

Rumored low cost Nexus smartphone might use the 64-bit MediaTek chip

A recent rumor indicated that Google was looking to launch a sub $100 Nexus smartphone for emerging markets. And a new rumor from Taiwan further expands on that report stating that Google could strike a partnership with Chinese manufacturer MediaTek to supply the chipset for this handset. It is being said that Google is looking to use a

Android KitKat Coming to MediaTek Powered Devices This Month

Mobile devices using MediaTek processors usually give more bang for the buck since they cost cheap and offers good performance. The only issue so far is that devices using this processor are still using Android Jelly Bean instead of the latest Android KitKat. This is one of the reasons why most consumers prefer Qualcomm powered

MediaTek Unveils MT6595 Octa-Core Processor With ARM Cortex-A17

Taiwanese company MediaTek has been quite busy these past couple of months. The company is known for releasing the world’s first “true octa-core” processor called the MT6592 which is powered by eight Cortex-A7 cores just recently. Today, the company announced  its second octa-core processor called the MT6595 which now uses four Cortex-A17 cores running at

MediaTek announces the MT6592 “true octa core” chipset

MediaTek has been prepping the launch of its true octa core chip for quite some time now, and the chipset has been finally made official today by the Chinese manufacturer. The chipset will be known as the MediaTek MT6592 and will be capable of running all eight cores simultaneously, unlike Samsung’s Exynos 5 Octa chip.

Top 4 Octa-Core MT6592 Smartphones Launching This Week

It used to be that quad-core processor based smartphones were the most powerful devices in the market. Right now there are a few devices that are sporting quad-core chips but then most of them can only use four cores at a time. Mediatek has come up with a solution to use all eight cores at

First Smartphone with a True Octa-Core Chip Unveiled in China

A relatively unknown Android Smartphone UMI X2S has snatched the crown to be the first Android device (smartphone) to have a ‘True’ octa-core processor, it just emerged.  The guys at GSM Insider were tipped of a smartphone paraded an electronics fair in Hong Kong early this week boasting of a MediaTek MT6592 SoC. If you follow

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Maxthon web browser to be preloaded on 100M devices

The Maxthon web browser will be preloaded on 100 million smartphones and tablets next year. His is due to a new partnership with MediaTek, or more specifically, RollTech, MediaTek’s value-added services arm. Maxthon and MediaTek Taiwan-based MediaTek is currently one of the largest mobile chipset suppliers in the world. It currently supplies companies such as

New Kindle Fire HD tablets may run on MediaTek processors

Recently a rumour hinted at the new Kindle Fire HD tablets running on quad-core Snapdragon 800 processors, on top of some hefty specs to keep the Kindle Fire in the tablet battle-zone. This may not be the processor Amazon will finally go for on the Kindle Fire HD, a new rumour points to the MediaTek