Mediatek articles

HTC One X9 Review: What went wrong?

The HTC One X9 is a classic example of a mid-range handset. It has marginally better hardware than budget offerings - a 5.5-inch 1080p display, a Helio X10 SoC, 32 GB of storage, a 13-megapixel camera with OIS, and a metal build - but it just doesn't do enough for the price. It's not a terrible phone, but it's simply too expensive.

Qualcomm asserts eight-core mobile processors are 'dumb'

Qualcomm has joined the likes of Nokia and Intel in raining on the proverbial multi-core processor parade. During a recent chat with Taiwan media, Qualcomm senior vice president Anand Chandrasekher said eight-core processors like the new chips recently announced are…

MediaTek announces first true octa-core ARM processor

MediaTek, best known for their ARM processors found in low-end and mid-range smartphones, has announced they have developed the world's first true octa-core chip based on the ARM architecture. Unlike Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa, which has eight cores but uses…

HSA Foundation announced, AMD licenses ARM technology

AMD, ARM, Imagination Technologies, MediaTek, and Texas Instruments on Tuesday announced the formation of the Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) Foundation, a new non-profit consortium that seeks to "define and promote an open, standards-based approach to heterogeneous computing that will provide…