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HTC dedicated to Qualcomm relationship

8 Feb

Taiwanese smartphone brand HTC Corp. says it remains committed to its close partnership with U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. despite investor concerns about a possible shortfall in chipset supply in HTC’s premium handsets. (more…)

Trouble for Qualcomm as Samsung opts Exynos Chip for its Galaxy S6 Flagship

2 Feb

News source: Rahul Punyani, The Tech Portal

It’s been known for a while that Qualcomm’s top-of-the-line processors were to be fabricated to Samsung’s upcoming flagship Galaxy S6. We might need to update our knowledge on that. (more…)

MediaTek is gearing up for US expansion

26 Jan

News source: Karan Tiwari, The Tech Portal

Asian Chip maker Mediatek, which is quite rightly the sole reason why you are enjoying that budget Android smartphone in your hand, is now gearing up to set foot in the US market. (more…)

Qualcomm rumored to jump ship to Samsung for its 14nm chip

22 Jan

Is Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world’s largest wafer foundry operator, in trouble with its clients? Tech blogger Leaksfly exposed on Twitter that according to Qualcomm’s roadmap for the second half of 2015, the sequel to Snapdragon 810, the 14nm Snapdragon 820, will be fabricated by Samsung and GlobalFoundries. (more…)

MediaTek’s octa-core processor MT6753 to launch in Q2 2015

28 Oct

Taiwanese leading integrated circuit designer MediaTek Inc. has released a rich lineup of chipsets recently. Following the introduction of MT6735, the company is said to be preparing another chipset for the second quarter of 2015 dubbed MT6753, which is said to be the sequel to MediaTek’s MT6752. (more…)

MediaTek to supply octa-core chips to high-end phones in India

15 Oct

Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek Inc. announced Oct. 13 its MT6595 octa-core chip will arrive in the Indian market by the end of the year to challenge Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 800 processor. (more…)

Qualcomm extends 4G LTE to low to mid-tier smartphones

13 Oct

American semiconductor company Qualcomm announced new processors in September. Its 64-bit 4G LTE chips started supporting low to mid-tier as well as high-end smartphones. Before MediaTek’s 4G technology matures, Qualcomm will be looking to extend its presence in the low and mid-tier market, which will enable the average prices for 64-bit 4G smartphones to drop to as low as US$200.