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MediaTek Helio G25, G35 chips to power affordable gaming phones

After releasing MediaTek G85 mid-range SoC to its gaming-oriented Helio G series chipsets, Taiwanese chipmaker has now launched the more budget-friendly Helio G25 and G35 chipsets, fabricated on a 12nm manufacturing process. Budget processors centered around gaming are highly in demand of late. Phones are now being used extensively for gaming, giving rise to competitively […]

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MediaTek eyes lion’s share of Qualcomm-dominated SoC market

There’s a lot happening in the phone processor microchip arena as only a handful of companies have the technical prowess to manufacture these SoCs. Qualcomm, MediaTek, Samsung, and Huawei are the current preferred processor options for smartphone makers globally. And it goes without saying that Qualcomm is the market leader having 31 percent share followed […]

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MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ SoC for flagship devices unveiled

MediaTek is looking to strike Qualcomm’s dominance in the high-end SoC market and persuade more smartphone manufacturers to use their processor technology. The Taiwanese company has launched its flagship processor, the MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ specially tailored for 5G connectivity. Just like its predecessor, Dimensity 1000 released six months ago, it is based on 7nm process. […]

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Qualcomm sends out a statement on benchmark cheating

Benchmark cheating isn’t often talked about but it really is happening. Just last week, we shared with you a report on MediaTek which is said to be cheating on benchmarks as discovered by AnandTech. The MediaTek did respond to the report and said that its benchmarking tests “accurately represent the capabilities of our chipsets”. Of […]

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MediaTek said to be cheating on benchmarks, responds to the issue

Cheating on benchmarks is nothing new but it’s still not tolerated. It should never be because the consumers are the ones being lied to. In the past, we noted some companies like Huawei benchmark cheating with the Honor Play and HTC One M8 getting booted from 3DMark for cheating. We also remember Samsung cheating with […]

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MediaTek rootkit now has a fix via March Android security patch

This is the first time we’re encountering this but it must be reported for the sake of the millions of Android devices out there. A critical MediaTek rootkit has been affecting the platform for several months now. It was only discovered recently when Google shared the finding on the Android Security Bulletin for March. While […]

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Mediatek Dimensity 800 processor ready for 2020 mid-range devices

Around the same time last month, MediaTek introduced the Dimensity 1000 5G processor. It was a first from the company but now it’s getting a sibling in the form of the Dimensity 800 chipset. While the Dimensity 1000 is for the premium flagship devices, the Dimensity 800 is meant for mid-range phones. The chipset is […]

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Galaxy A (2020) series could employ MediaTek’s high-end 5G solution

Samsung’s Galaxy A (2020) lineup, or at least some models from the upcoming series, could be equipped with MediaTek’s Dimensity 1000 5G chipset, according to a report by BGR.in citing industry sources from Taiwan.Readers might recall that Samsung was reportedly trying to supply Chinese OEMs including OPPO and Vivo with its own 5G solutions earlier […]

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MediaTek intros Dimensity 1000 5G chipset

MediaTek announced the Helio G90 series last July for a more powerful mobile gaming. We haven’t featured anything since then until today that we’re learning about the Dimensity 1000 5G processor. The SoC promises advanced AI, connectivity, imaging, and multimedia innovations for premium flagship devices. We’re assuming it will be ready for high-end phones to […]

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