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Imint’s suite of video enhancement tech is coming to smartphones with new MediaTek chips

Imint, a Swedish-based company that provides video enhancement software to companies like Xiaomi, Huawei, and OnePlus, announced a partnership with MediaTek on Tuesday. The collaboration will see the two companies team up to enable the use of Imint’s Vidhance software suite on new MediaTek chipsets. The collaboration doesn’t mean all devices equipped with upcoming MediaTek chips...

U.S. considers sanctioning SMIC, China’s largest semiconductor manufacturer

The U.S. administration under President Donald Trump is hell-bent on closing all avenues for Chinese OEM Huawei to run a sustainable business. The administration recently tightened its restrictions against Huawei even further and announced a new license requirement for all parties who wish to conduct business with the company. While some companies, like MediaTek, have...

MediaTek announces the Dimensity 1000C debuting in the T-Mobile LG Velvet 5G

MediaTek on Thursday announced the Dimensity 1000C, the company's newest 5G-enabled SoC for mobile devices. It's the chip that will power the new T-Mobile LG Velvet announced by the carrier today. The new chip from MediaTek brings upper mid-tier performance at an affordable price, and its use in the LG Velvet marks the first time...

MediaTek launches Helio G95 budget gaming SoC with GPU improvements

Just yesterday, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 732G SoC, featuring a few improvements over a decent predecessor. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G is expected to power a fair few smartphones in the mid-range segment. Not to be left behind, MediaTek has now launched the new Helio G95 SoC that also builds up on its decent predecessor. The new...

MediaTek applies for US permission to supply Huawei with chips

Following the trade ban imposed on Huawei last year, the U.S. government granted the company a temporary general license (TGL) to conduct limited business with U.S. companies. The license was extended several times over the last year, but the last extension expired earlier this month and it wasn't renewed further. Instead, the U.S. government further...

MediaTek unveils the Dimensity 800U, another mid-range 5G chip for smartphones

MediaTek has just announced the Dimensity 800U, a new mid-range chipset in the company's Dimensity 800 series. This is the company’s sixth system-on-a-chip with an integrated 5G modem and the sixth chip in the Dimensity series overall. The Dimensity 800U joins the Dimensity 720, Dimensity 800, Dimensity 820, Dimensity 1000, and Dimensity 1000+ in MediaTek's lineup of Dimensity SoCs...

MediaTek’s 5G Dimensity chips will finally start shipping on smartphones outside of China later this year

MediaTek has enjoyed great success in the budget and mid-range SoC segments over the years. However, the company has struggled to replicate a similar success story in the upper mid-range and flagship space, where it loses out to Qualcomm. At one point, the company even decided to give up on the high-end segment altogether and...

Redmi K30 Ultra spotted at TENAA with 6.67″ display, 4400mAh battery

Earlier this month, we revealed the existence of another smartphone in Xiaomi's Redmi K30 lineup. This device was spotted with the codename cezanne and the branding of Redmi K30 Ultra, indicating that it would be somewhat of an extension of what we have already seen in the existing lineup. Now, a new Xiaomi device has...

MediaTek announces the Dimensity 720, another mid-range SoC with integrated 5G

MediaTek launched the Dimensity 1000, its first SoC in the 5G Dimensity SoC series, back in November 2019. The Dimensity 1000 in its original form interestingly hasn't made its way to any shipping device yet, but the Dimensity 1000L---a lower binned version of the chip---did make its way to the Chinese OPPO Reno3. The Dimensity 1000's...

Tecno Pouvoir 4 is the first smartphone with a MediaTek SoC to get Android 11 Beta 1 build

The stable version of Android 11 is still months away, but Google has already finalized the relevant SDK, NDK APIs, and other components in the second beta of Android 11 that came out earlier this month. The beta testing initiative isn't limited to Google's Pixel lineup, as various other OEMs have released similar beta builds...

Realme C11 and Realme 30W Dart Charge 10000mAh power bank launched in India

Shortly after the launch of the new MediaTek Helio G25 and Helio G35 chipsets late last month, Chinese OEMs Xiaomi and Realme launched a couple of devices powered by the new SoCs. Xiaomi launched the new Redmi 9A and Redmi 9C, featuring large 5,000mAh batteries and HD+ displays with a waterdrop-style notch, while Realme launched...

Redmi K30 Ultra is an upcoming phone from Xiaomi with a Mediatek SoC and popup camera

Xiaomi's Redmi K-series has cemented the company's position in the mid-range to flagship-range across different regions. And the Chinese OEM has really leaned into the branding this year, with multiple devices launched with different spec combinations at different price points. The run started off with the Redmi K30 4G and Redmi K30 5G, followed by...