Alcatel Idol X+. The handset is expected to arrive with a MediaTek octa-core processor and as we are seeing in this set of images, there will also be dual-SIM support. This set of pics are showing the side of the handset, which has some text that reads "SIM2."
Huawei's next big splash in the Android smartphone scene. Whether this device, with the codename G750, is the previously reported Huawei Glory/Honor 4 or not, both have two things in common: an eight-core processor from MediaTek and a slightly disappointing spec sheet.
quad-core chipsets, Gameloft has an answer. While the video below doesn’t offer a complete rundown of just what the next leg of the spec race entails, it does offer some insight on gaming performance. As it turns out, games could get a lot more detailed, and hopefully fun.
MediaTek has outed is own octa-core processor, which it boasts as the world's first true octa-core, manufacturers seem to be quite eager to put it in their devices. Both Alcatel and Huawei are now rumored to be putting the chip into their next mid- to high-end smartphones.
Qualcomm announced and offered some details on their next-generation Snapdragon, the 805 and it looks like MediaTek has some news of their own. In the case of MediaTek, they have unveiled the MT6592 which they are touting as the "world's first true octa-core mobile platform." MediaTek has also said this will include an eight-core application processor combined with multimedia capabilities and mobile connectivity in an effort to achieve "a perfect balance of performance and power consumption."
countdown timer on their site, so we know the exact second we’ve entered the next phase of the spec race to nowhere. We've got less than three days to go, too!
the low, low price of $299. Of course, they’re also looking to crowd fund the effort, and want to raise $5 million before building the device.
the company updates to Android 4.4 sometime in January. As hardware specs plateau, one frontier remains for handset makers: the processor. Qualcomm has the Android market firmly entrenched in their Snapdragon processors, but a new breed is coming.
HTC building and releasing another One smartphone, only this one will sport an 8-core processor. We know the quad-core model is fast, and the quad-core HTC One Max will be too, but I'm sure plenty of you would be interested in an Octa-core model of the flagship smartphone.