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MediaTek launches the Helio G70 to power more affordable gaming phones

A powerful processor that won’t break the bank.

What you need to know MediaTek has announced the Helio G70 and G70T gaming-focused chipsets for entry-level phones. The G70 series is a slightly underclocked version of MediaTek’s flagship G90 gaming processor. Besides the slower clock speeds, the G70 series also limits the display to 1080p, lacks support for faster UFS storage, and is restricted to 48MP cameras or dual 16MP rear-cameras.

Mobile gaming is gaining more and more  [Read More…]

Motorola One Macro is here with Helio P70 chipset, triple rear cameras

Despite being a One series smartphone, the Motorola One Macro isn’t part of the Android One program.

What you need to know Motorola One Macro is the company’s latest One series smartphone. Its headline feature is a triple camera setup featuring a dedicated 2MP sensor for capturing macro shots. The smartphone will go on sale in India from October 12 and will soon be available across Europe, Latin America, and the U.S.

Motorola has expanded its Moto  [Read More…]

Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro specs: 64MP camera, Helio G90T, and more

Here’s what’s inside Xiaomi’s latest budget phones.

Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 8 series is now official, and there’s a lot to like. Both phones have quad cameras at the back, fresh new designs, and offer great value for what they cost. The Redmi Note 8 Pro in particular stands out due to its 64MP camera — a first for the manufacturer — and the Helio G90T platform. The Redmi Note 8, meanwhile, is powered by the Snapdragon 665  [Read More…]

Redmi Note 8 Pro will be the first with MediaTek’s gamer-focused Helio G90

Early benchmarks suggest the Helio G90T is slightly more powerful than Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 730 chipset.

What you need to know MediaTek has revealed the upcoming Redmi Note 8 series phones will feature its new Helio G90T chipset. Announced last month, the Helio G90T is a gaming-focused chipset featuring an ARM Mali G76 GPU. Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro are set to debut at an event in China on August 29.

Xiaomi’s Redmi sub-brand recently confirmed  [Read More…]

MediaTek debuts Helio G90 gaming-focused mobile CPU series

Not content with letting Qualcomm get all of the mobile processor press, MediaTek this week announced its latest gaming-centric CPU.

The MediaTek Helio G90 is a new series of “G” chipsets optimized for gaming on smartphones and includes several unique features for faster, uninterrupted data connections. Because lag sucks.

Available in two models at the start are the G90 and G90T, each of which has an upgraded octa-core CPU with speeds up to 2.05GHz. The former is the lower cost  [Read More…]

MediaTek sets its sights on gamers with the Helio G90 and G90T

The Helio G90 and G90T feature Cortex A76 cores and several optimizations to deliver smooth gameplay.

What you need to know MediaTek unveils its first gaming-focused chipsets in the Helio G90 and G90T. Both chipsets are powered by Cortex A76 and A55 cores, as well as ARM’s Mali G76 GPU. The chipsets also feature a host of optimizations designed to deliver lag-free gaming.

MediaTek hasn’t really fared well in the mid-range and high-end categories in the last  [Read More…]

Realme C2 with 4000mAh battery and Helio P22 unveiled in India for $85

Realme’s latest entry-level phone has a huge battery and a low price tag.

Realme has announced its latest entry-level phone, the C2. The phone has the same laser-cut pattern at the back as the Realme 2, and will be available in two color options: Diamond Blue and Diamond Black. What makes it exciting though is the price — the base 2GB/16GB model will go on sale in India for just ₹5,999 ($ 85), and the 3GB/32GB edition  [Read More…]

MediaTek’s new mid-range Helio P90 chip puts a focus on AI

Low-cost chipmaker, MediaTek today unveiled the Helio P90 platform, which according to the company can rival most premium chips out there.

Mind you, this is not a 5G-capable chip, but still, one that brings plenty to the table, as we will see in what follows.

MediaTek new processor is an octa-core affair that comes equipped with two Cortex-A75 cores running at 2.2GHz for tasks requiring power and six Cortex-A55 efficient cores running at 2GHz. MediaTek relies on its new CorePilot  [Read More…]

MediaTek Helio P70 chipset promises fluid gaming, fast LTE, and AI smarts

The P70 will start arriving in smartphones by this November.

Although it may not be as popular as Qualcomm here in the States, MediaTek is still one of the biggest names when it comes to mobile processors. The company just announced its latest chipset for smartphones, and it’s the MediaTek Helio P70.

The Helio P70 is the successor to the P60 from earlier this year and offers upgrades to both the CPU and GPU.

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OPPO unveils $210 Realme 1 in India with Helio P60, 6GB RAM, 128GB storage

OPPO kicks off Realme sub-brand in India to take on Xiaomi’s Redmi series.

They say that imitation is the highest form of flattery, and that’s exactly what OPPO is doing with its new Realme sub-brand. The Chinese company unveiled the first product in the series, the Realme 1, and it’s immediately evident that OPPO is setting Xiaomi — particularly its Redmi series — in its sights.

OPPO is positioning the Realme 1 as a device that  [Read More…]