Posts Tagged: MediaTek

13 new Asian smartphone makers hoping to crush Samsung and Apple

15 new Asian smartphone makers hoping to crush Samsung and Apple

Across Asia, there are a number of relatively new phone-makers playing to their strengths in home markets, aiming to steal sales away from ...

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Powered by newest MediaTek chip, India's Intex unveils octa-core smartphone prototype

Powered by newest MediaTek chip, India’s Intex unveils octa-core smartphone prototype

Some Indian mobile phone makers are slowly but surely wiping out the image of being cheap, as in poor quality or low-spec. Instead they want...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Xiaomi Redmi review (by TechinAsia)

Xiaomi’s budget smartphone redefines what you get for just $130 (REVIEW)

Startup phone-maker Xiaomi plans to sell 20 million of its Android-powered phones in 2013. It’ll do that with four models, the cheapes...

  • September 20, 2013
  • at 3:31 pm
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Disney phone China launch

New Disney phone enters budget smartphone war in China

China’s boom in smartphones is mostly fuelled by budget Android devices. Here’s another contender in the cutesy form of the Disn...

  • August 9, 2013
  • at 8:20 pm
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Xiaomi Red Rice phone launches

Xiaomi Buddies Up With Tencent, Launches New Budget Smartphone For Just $129

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi is already on course to sell 15 million smartphones this year, despite this being only the startup’s second ful...

  • July 31, 2013
  • at 3:21 pm
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SingTel Innov8 Looks to Developing Nations, Funds Mobile Platform Maker G-Mobi

SingTel Innov8 is in action again, this time ploughing its venture capital into – along with Japan’s Mitsui & Co. (TYO:8031) – General...

  • June 27, 2012
  • at 9:20 am
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6 Chinese Manufacturers Who Want to Make Your Next Smartphone

Increasingly, Chinese manufacturers are breaking away from being OEMs and are also casting off the shoddy mantle of making shanzhai – ...

  • November 17, 2011
  • at 2:45 pm
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mediatek coil

MediaTek’s wireless charger prototype charges multiple devices through walls

Taiwan-based MediaTek (TPE:2454), the hardware company known best for its cheap smartphone processors, has introduced the world’s fir...

  • January 10, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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MediaTek chips to be used by Samsung, goes from local knockoffs to global juggernauts in under a year

Rumors surfaced a couple days ago that Samsung will use Taiwan-based MediaTek processors in its entry level and mid-range lines of smartph...

  • October 7, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Xiaomi Hongmi sales

After 7.45 million pre-orders, Xiaomi sells first batch of 100,000 budget phones in 90 seconds

Xiaomi unveiled its new budget smartphone on July 31, setting the price at just $129. The Android-powered device, called the Xiaomi Hongmi, ...

  • August 12, 2013
  • at 3:17 pm
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China Mobile own brand Android smartphone launches

China Mobile Launches Own Brand Android Smartphones, Starting At Just $80

There’ll be approximately 300 million Android users in China by the end of this year as Chinese consumers snap up droids at lots of differ...

  • August 5, 2013
  • at 5:52 pm
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Opera and MediaTek smart TV app store

Opera Puts TV App Store in MediaTek Smart TV Chips

Opera is working with Taiwanese semiconductor company MediaTek (TPE:2454) to integrate the Opera TV Store (pictured) within its chips. Manuf...

  • February 5, 2013
  • at 4:10 pm
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SingTel Innov8 and Mitsui invests US$5M in Cayman-based General Mobile

SingTel Innov8, the wholly-owned corporate venture arm of SingTel, and Mitsui & Co, have jointly invested US$5M in General Mobile, a Ca...

  • June 26, 2012
  • at 5:36 pm
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Facebook: India to be Number 1 User-Base Soon, With Booming Mobile Usage

Facebook’s VP for mobile, Vaughan Smith, has expressed his great confidence in India, saying that the country will likely rise to be F...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 12:30 pm
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