HTC One M10 rumoured to be available in Snapdragon and MediaTek variants, depending on the market

Although the jury’s still out on what the upcoming HTC One M10 will have to offer, the common consensus is that the Taiwanese phone maker’s next flagship will feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 SoC under the hood. This doesn’t surprise us, since almost all of the flagships coming out this year will feature the said processor. […]

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 Benchmark reveals HTC One A9 to sport MediaTek deca-core CPU and 4 GB of RAM

We’ve been hearing whispers, claiming HTC’s yet to be announced One A9 “Hero” phone will come with MediaTek’s deca-core (10 cores) processor under the hood, and now a benchmark listing seems to confirm that the smartphone will indeed come with the powerful CPU on board. HTC One A9 with MediaTek MT6797 CPU under the hood […]

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 HTC A9 flagship to come with MediaTek deca-core CPU under the hood?

HTC CEO Cher Wang, after posting dismal earnings, promised investors that the Taiwanese phone maker would release a “Hero” phone in October. Initially, it was thought that this Hero phone would be the “HTC Aero,” but according to recent reports, HTC’s Hero phone will be the “HTC O2.” The HTC O2 is said to sport […]

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 Sony cooking up ‘Lavender’ – said to sport a 1080p display and a MediaTek MT6752 CPU

According to a tweet, Sony is cooking up a new upper mid-range smartphone code named “Lavender” and model number “E5503.” It is said to sport a 1080p screen and a MediaTek MT6752 processor. The tweet comes from renowned leakster @upleaks. According to the leakster the Lavender will sport a screen with a resolution of 1080 x […]

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 Photo showing mystery Sony Cosmos leaked

Leak artist @upleaks has leaked two images showing what he (or she) claims to be the Sony Cosmos. https://twitter.com/upleaks/status/576761695680397313 Unfortunately, not much is known about the Sony Cosmos at this point. In terms of specs, @upleaks says in an earlier tweet that the smartphone will sport a processor made by MediaTek under the hood and will […]

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 MediaTek cooking up 10- to 12-core processors?

Currently, chip makers have launched CPUs for mobile devices sporting eight cores (octa-core processors). One much-awaited processor is from Qualcomm – the Snapdragon 810, an octa-core processor with support for 64-bit architecture. A new report is saying that Qualcomm-rival MediaTek is cooking up processors that sport 10 to 12 cores. The news comes to us courtesy […]

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 Some versions of the HTC Hima Ultra to sport MediaTek CPU?

According to leak master @upleaks, a Twitter account that claimed HTC’s next flagship will be called the “HTC Hima,” the HTC Hima Ultra, a variant of the Hima with a larger screen, will sport an “MTK chipset” under the hood. What’s an MTK chipset? MTK is short for MediaTek, the CPU used on more affordable […]

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 HTC lifts the lid on Desire 820S in China – sports 64-bit MediaTek CPU

Back in September at IFA 2014, HTC lifted the lid on the Desire 820, a mid-range offering with a 64-bit capable Snapdragon 615 processor under the hood. Other specs include a 5.5-inch 720p screen, 2GB of RAM, a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera, and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. Just recently, the Taiwanese phone maker officially unveiled the […]

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 MediaTek rumoured to be cooking up the MT6595 – 2.5GHz octa-core processor with 4G and QHD support

According to a report from Chinese-speaking CNBeta, MediaTek is prepping the MT6595 chip for launch today. So what’s so special about this new processor? It is an octa-core processor with each core clocked at 2.5GHz. To top it all off, it comes with 4G and QHD (1440×2560 pixels) support. Unfortunately, it isn’t a 64-bit CPU […]

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 Google reportedly to use MediaTek chips in entry-level handsets on Android One project

According to a source speaking to DigiTimes, Google will be using low-cost processors from MediaTek to make entry-level handsets on the search giant’s newly announced Android One project. The Android One initiative hopes to provide affordable but powerful devices to entry-level markets. DigiTimes reports, “Google has chosen Taiwan-based MediaTek as the strategic solution partner for […]

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