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  • Last update: Wednesday 6 May 2015 [81 news items]

China market: Prices for 4- and 8-core handset chips to fall

May 6, 14:16

Prices for 8-core handset chips are set to fall below US$10 in 2015 while those for quad-core chips will slip to US$5, as chipmakers start a price war, according to industry sources...

Intel to launch quad-core SoFIA LTE chips in 4Q15, say Taiwan makers

Apr 22, 22:29

Intel will move ahead the launch of its 4G chip, the SoFIA LTE, to the fourth quarter of 2015 and the SoFIA LTE 2 in the second quarter of 2016, according to industry sources in Ta...

Spreadtrum volume shipping 28nm quad-core 5-mode LTE and WCDMA SoC solutions

Apr 7, 11:25

Spreadtrum Communications has introduced two new quad-core SoC platforms, the SC9830A, which supports 5-mode LTE, and the SC7731G, which supports WCDMA. Both solutions were designed...

Phison announces new quad-core SATA 6Gb/s SSD controller chip

Aug 6, 11:20

Phison Electronics has announced its latest quad-core SATA 6Gb/s SSD controller, the PS3110. The PS3110 is ideal for entry-level enterprise SSD solutions supporting up to 2TB, the...

Samsung finishes LTE-A solution development for mobile processors, says report

Jul 15, 11:53

Samsung Electronics reportedly has finished developing an LTE-A modem chip solution, the Exynos Modem 300, and will integrate it into the company's quad-core processors to compete...

Sony Mobile to adopt MediaTek 64-bit quad-core 4G LTE solutions

Jul 1, 12:03

Sony Mobile Communications will adopt MediaTek's 64-bit quad-core solution, the MT6732, for production of entry-level and mid-range 4G LTE smartphones for delivering in 2015, according...

Samsung shipping quad-core application processor with integrated LTE modem, says ABI Research

Jan 7, 12:22

​Samsung Electronics has started shipments of its in-house developed quad-core application processor with integrated LTE modem, according to ABI Research. The chip consists...

Spreadtrum launches quad-core 3G smartphone chipset portfolio

Dec 17, 10:57

Spreadtrum Communications has introduced a portfolio of quad-core smartphone chipsets supporting both WCDMA and TD-SCDMA 3G standards for mid-range and high performance smartphones...

Smartphone chip vendors step up development of 64-bit quad-core solutions

Nov 29, 11:04

Handset chip vendors including Qualcomm, Nvidia and Broadcom are reportedly set to roll out 64-bit quad-core solutions for smartphones during the first half of 2014, according to...

Altera announces quad-core 64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 for Stratix 10 SoCs

Oct 30, 11:16

Altera has announced that its Stratix 10 SoC devices, manufactured on Intel's 14nm Tri-Gate process, will incorporate a high-performance, quad-core 64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 processor...

Taiwan market: Vovo launches first quad-core smartphone in local market

Oct 16, 14:41

Taiwan-based white-box handset maker Vovo has launched its first quad-core smartphone, the V10, in the Taiwan market with an unlocked price of NT$3,990 (US$136), according to the...

Sigurd expected to report record 3Q13 sales on quad-core chip orders from MediaTek

Aug 30, 10:56

IC testing firm Sigurd Microelectronics is expected to report record revenues for the third quarter of 2013, thanks to a pull-in of orders for quad-core chip solutions from MediaTek,...

MediaTek expects revenues to rise 5-13% in 3Q13

Aug 5, 12:09

IC design house MediaTek expects its consolidated revenues to log a 5-13% sequential increase in the third quarter of 2013, after posting a 38.8% sales jump in the second quarter.

Smartphone vendors conservative about adopting 8-core platforms, say Taiwan makers

Jul 30, 14:13

While Samsung Electronics, MediaTek and HiSilicon Technologies have been developing 8-core platforms for smartphones, vendors are conservative about the adoption on concerns that...

China market: Nufront to launch quad-core chips for smartphone, tablets

Jun 7, 15:29

China-based Nufront, a developer of ARM-based SoCs, has rolled out quad-core solutions for mobile phones and tablets with shipments slated for the fourth quarter of 2013 at the earliest,...

MediaTek launches new quad-core solution for tablets

Jun 3, 16:53

MediaTek has officially launched its new quad-core application processor, the MT8125, for the fast growing global tablet market, claiming the new chips are now being adopted by its...

China market: White-box tablet makers approaching MediaTek for quad-core solutions

May 27, 15:17

China-based white-box tablet makers are reportedly approaching MediaTek for the purchase of the chipmaker's integrated MT8125 and 8135 quad-core application processors for tablets,...

China market: Qualcomm, Spreadtrum cutting quad-core processor prices

Apr 25, 21:55

Qualcomm and Spreadtrum Communications have both cut prices for their quad-core products to better compete against MediaTek, which controls half of the smartphone-chip market in China,...

China white-box tablet vendors increasingly adopting MediaTek quad-core solutions

Apr 15, 23:42

China-based white-box tablet vendors, due to growing demand for 3G-enabled models, has been increasing adoption of 3G-supportig quad-core IC solutions developed by Taiwan-based MediaTek,...

More China smartphone vendors adopt MediaTek quad-core solutions

Mar 20, 22:05

Following the steps of Lenovo and Coolpad, two other China-based smartphone vendors, Huawei and ZTE, reportedly will also adopt MediaTek's quad-core MT6589 solutions for the production...


MediaTek to see revenues rally 50% sequentially in March

Mar 18, 13:12

MediaTek is expected to see its revenues surge 50% sequentially to over NT$9 billion (US$302.4 million) in March, powered by shipments of its quad-core MT6589 smartphone solutions,...


China market: China Unicom to offer quad-core smartphones at CNY1,000

Mar 4, 10:15

China Unicom, the only WCDMA mobile telecom carrier in China, will offer smartphones equipped with 5-inch screens and quad-core processors for sale at CNY1,000 (US$161) in a bid to...

China market: Brands to introduce quad-core smartphones before Lunar New Year

Jan 23, 22:06

Many brands in China such as Huawei and ZTE plan to introduce quad-core smartphones that adopt MediaTek's MT6589 or Qualcomm's MSM8x25Q solutions before the Lunar New Year holidays...

CES 2013: TCL unveils smartphone equipped with MediaTek quad-core processor

Jan 8, 15:02

TCL Communication Technology Holdings unveiled Alcatel One Touch Scribe HD, the market's first smartphone model equipped with MT6589 1.2GHz quad-core processor developed by Taiwan-based...

Huawei, LG to showcase quad-core handsets at CES 2013

Jan 2, 21:54

China-based handset maker Huawei will introduce the Ascend D2 with HiSilicon's quad-core processor and a 13-megapixel rear camera at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013.

Smartphones trending toward larger displays and quad-core applications, say sources

Jan 2, 16:16

Smartphones with quad-core processors and displays of 5-inch or above will the mainstream technologies staged at the upcoming CES and MWC (World Mobile Congress) trade fairs, according...

Goodix to expand presence in China

Dec 13, 21:47

Goodix Technology, an affiliate of MediaTek specializing in the design of touchscreen controller ICs, has its solutions incorporated in MediaTek's new smartphone reference design,...

Availability of MediaTek quad-core solutions to boost HDI board demand

Dec 13, 14:03

MediaTek's launch of its quad-core MT6589 smartphone solution will push China-based smartphone vendors to accelerate the development of high-end models, and therefore boost demand...

MediaTek launches MT6589 quad-core smartphone solution

Dec 12, 16:15

MediaTek has announced the launch of the MT6589 which is says is the world's first commercialized quad-core system on chip (SoC), available for mid- to high-end Android smartphones...

MediaTek to bring forward launch date of MT6589 quad-core solutions

Dec 3, 14:26

MediaTek reportedly has decided to move forward the launch date of its quad-core smartphone solution, the MT6589, to December instead of January 2013 in order to meet market demand...

Quad-core microprocessor notebook shipments set to nearly quadruple in 2016, says IHS

Nov 29, 13:53

Notebooks during the next four years increasingly will adopt quad-core microprocessors, with all types of models bulking up their computing power amid the rising competitive challenge...

China market: Handset makers accelerating development of quad-core smartphones

Nov 21, 22:20

Demand for high-end smartphones in China has been higher than expected and could be even higher than that for entry-level and mid-range models, pushing local branded and white-box...

MediaTek smartphone-IC shipments to top 40 million in 4Q12

Oct 29, 22:35

MediaTek is likely to ship more than 40 million smartphone chips in the fourth quarter of 2012, up from 35-40 million in the third quarter, said company president Hsieh Ching-chiang...

Qualcomm announces new quad-core Snapdragon S4 processors with reference design counterpart for smartphones

Oct 1, 15:17

Qualcomm has announced the addition of two new Snapdragon S4 mobile processors: the MSM8225Q and MSM8625Q. Both are members of the Snapdragon S4 Play processor tier, optimized specifically...

Price of quad-core smartphones in China may fall to US$100/unit

Sep 28, 01:05

Qualcomm and MediaTek have been competing over solutions for quad-core entry-level smartphones. China-based handset makers believe that, by the second half of 2013, there will be...

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    Asustek Zen AiO S all-in-one PC

    The Zen AiO S is the company's new top-end Windows 10 all-in-one PC, with an Ultra HD 3840 by 2160 IPS display, SonicMaster Premium sound system, an Intel's Skylake Core i7 quad-core...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

  • Asustek+ZenFone+Zoom+smartphone

    Asustek ZenFone Zoom smartphone

    Asustek Computer has unveiled its ZenFone Zoom smartphone. The ZenFone Zoom features a 13-megapixel front camera, supporting 3X optical zoom. The smartphone is equipped with Intel's...

    Photo: Company, Sep 11.

  • Asustek+EeeBook+E202+notebook

    Asustek EeeBook E202 notebook

    Asustek showcased its EeeBook E202 notebook during Computex 2015. The device features a clamshell design and an 11.6-inch display. In addition to a 9-hour battery life, the notebook...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 12.

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    LG Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy smartphones

    At Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015, LG Electronics unveiled a new line of mid-range smartphones, the LG Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy. The four devices will be available in both...

    Photo: Company, Mar 10.

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    Acer Liquid Z520 smartphone

    Acer is showcasing its latest smartphone, the Liquid Z520 at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 from March 2-5 in Barcelona, Spain. The Liquid Z520 offers improved voice control, allowing...

    Photo: Company, Mar 4.

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