MediaTek Helio P10 is a new smartphone SoC for smartphones “P” means “premium performance” and Ultra low power consumption at “DOU”-“day of use”. this chipset based on a 64 bit octa-core Cortex A53, a dual-core Mali-T860 GPU, support LTE for download speeds up to 300Mbps. MediaTek P10 will be produced in a 28nm process, mass production of P10 based devices starts from Q3 2015, the P10 is the first chip in the new Helio P family, a series which aims to integrate into a high-value chipset, premium features such as high-performance modem technology; the world’s first TrueBright ISP engine for ultra-sensitive RWWB; and, MiraVision 2.0, for top-tier display experiences. The features available in the P series include several of MediaTek’s premier technologies, such as WorldMode LTE Cat-6, supporting 2x20 carrier aggregation with 300/50Mbps data speed; MediaTek’s advanced task scheduling algorithm, CorePilot, which optimizes the P10’s heterogeneous computing architecture by sending workloads to the most suitable computing device – CPU, GPU, or both; and, MediaTek’s Visual Processing Application – Non-contact Heart Rate Monitoring, which uses only a smartphone’s video camera to take a heart rate reading and is as accurate as pulse oximeters/portable ECG monitoring devices.
The Fanless MeLE PCG01 Compute Stick is available at $139 now at http://amzn.to/1FHOcnm on a Quad Core Intel Atom Z3735f with 2GB DDR3 and 32gb EMMC Flash storage and including also the Windows 8.1 licence and free shipping. Building on the successful MeLE PCG03 Box, MeLE is now continuing their Windows Intel product line with this Intel Compute Stick, but compared with other Intel Compute Sticks on the market, this one is fanless.
Pipo is selling a lot of Windows Intel Boxes to the Chinese and Worldwide markets, they have dual-OS running also Android on them. The second Pipo X86 box is the Pipo X8 with a built-in 7" touchscreen LCD. Next Pipo will also do an Intel HDMI Stick. The retail price for the Pipo X8 is about $100 in China, it's a bit more when exported to Europe which has VAT import tax and etc.
Distributors can contact Ben Lai CEO of Pipo at: Ben.firstname.lastname@example.org (please only contact if you're a distributor for large quantities)
Asus Chromebook Flip is the world’s first 360 degree convertible Chromebook, light and nicely designed, powered by Rockchip RK3288 quad core ARM Cortex-A17, with 2GB or 4G RAM, 10.1" and 10 finger multi-touch screen, dual band WiFi 802.11&BT4.0, full size QWERTY keyboard, and large touchpad, up to 9 hours battery life, Ultra ligh at 0.89KG, to be available from Q3 2015 worldwide.
The Asus Chromebook C201 is an ultra light well built ARM Powered Chromebook, powered by the Rockchip quad-core RK3288 Processor, with 2GB RAM or 4GB RAM as option, 11.6" display, dual-band WiFi 802.11, BT4.0, full size QWERTY keyboard, and large touchpad, up to 13hours of battery life, Ultra light at 0.98KG, super thin at 17.9mm. It is shipping from now for $169 at http://amazon.com.
Aikun presents their Gaming Tablet based on the Allwinner A80 octa-core big.LITTLE ARM Cortex-A15/A7, it will have a 3D glasses free display and slide-on gamepads on each side of the display. The 13 megapixel camera also rotates 180 degrees to shoot to the front, to the back or to the side.
MediaTek is shipping hundreds of millions of ARM Processors each year, second Smartphone chip provider by volume after Qualcomm, MediaTek is launching their Internet of Things optimized ARM Processors for Smart Homes, for wide area and short area networks connectivity. MediaTek pioneered the Turnkey solution 10 years ago for feature phones and they do exactly the same for Smartphones, enabling fast time to market for smart mobile technology.
Marvell launches their new 88W8997 chipset for the highest performance Wi-Fi chipset for Chromebooks, Laptops, Tablets, Chromecasts, TVs and more. The 88W997 is built on 28nm enables 40% lower power consumption for the Wi-Fi at a higher performance. Marvell are first to get qualified for Chromebooks, in front of Broadcom, Intel and Qualcomm. The 2x2 Wi-Fi system doubles the range. Marvell integrates also the Bluetooth 5.0 spec implementing double the bandwidth for Bluetooth, LTE anti-interference. Marvell provides CSP Chip on Board, QFN package Chip on Board and the M2 2230 module PCI-E Form factor.
MediaTek shows off and claims that their new Tri-Cluster 10-core ARM processor can use about 30-40% less power running certain apps in Android for example saving power consumption or performance efficiency when doing things like Facebook and Web Browsing. The MediaTek Helio X20 has 4 ARM Cortex-A53 at a low 1.4Ghz clock speed, 4 ARM Cortex-A53 at a higher 2Ghz clock speed and 2 ARM Cortex-A72 at a high 2.5Ghz clock speed. MediaTek claims that them being able to shift gears improves power consumption and performance. MediaTek CorePilot 3.0 improves MediaTek's heterogeneous multi-processing to also integrate the GPU into the efficient processing.