AnTuTu benchmark scores for MediaTek MT6893 outdo Snapdragon 865

After showing promise with the Geekbench tests, the MediaTek MT6893 chipset slated for 2021 also looks promising as per the AnTuTu benchmark testing. The chipset is one of the three SoC’s coming in the TSMC’s 6nm process-based Dimensity lineup. In fact, it can be said as the middle variant of the three processors developed by […]

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MediaTek MT6893 Geekbench scores reveal performance improvements

The smartphone chipset market is getting competitive by the day, as Samsung and MediaTek look to dethrone Qualcomm from the long-held dominance. MediaTek has been working on MT6893 SoC powered by the Cortex-A78 CPU core, and fresh Geekbench scores reveal that the 6nm processor is indeed more powerful than Dimensity 1000+, MediaTek’s most powerful chipset […]

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MediaTek Helio G95 gaming-centric processor for mid-rangers launched

Having processing performance in mid-range phones is always good and most manufacturers want to dominate this segment of the market for the sheer gaming prospect. Qualcomm announced their Snapdragon732G mid-range processor the other day and now MediaTek has launched the Helio G95 SoC. Having very slight improvements over the Helio G90T processor launched in July […]

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MediaTek Helio G95 gaming-centric processor for mid-rangers launched

Having processing performance in mid-range phones is always good and most manufacturers want to dominate this segment of the market for the sheer gaming prospect. Qualcomm announced their Snapdragon732G mid-range processor the other day and now MediaTek has launched the Helio G95 SoC. Having very slight improvements over the Helio G90T processor launched in July […]

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MediaTek Dimensity 800U will add 5G dual SIM support to mid-tier phones

Following closely behind the recently launched Dimensity 800, 820, and the latest Dimensity 720, MediaTek has now announced the Dimensity 800U. This is another mid-range chipset with integrated 5G modems, which adds more weight to MediaTek’s 800 series of chips. The Dimensity 800U is a more affordable option to the Dimensity 800; it supports dual […]

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MediaTek 5G Dimensity chips will be used on phones beyond China

If not Snapdragon or Exynos, a smartphone may be running on MediaTek. The Taiwanese semiconductor has been providing chipsets to OEMs, allowing them to come up with affordable alternatives. Helio is perhaps the most popular line but late last year, the company introduced the Dimensity 1000 5G chipset. It was then followed by the Dimensity […]

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MediaTek Dimensity 720 promises finest 5G experience on mid-range phones

MediaTek has been on a spree recently – launching new processors designed to give consumers access to a finer 5G experience. Latest to join the ranks is MediaTek Dimensity 720 SoC, which has been specifically feature-packed for mid-range smartphones. The new chipset will be part of MediaTek’s family of 5G SoCs which already includes Dimensity […]

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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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