MediaTek introduces Helio G80 chips for mid-range gaming phones

Another day, another new processor from Taiwanese chip maker MediaTek. This time the company is fleshing out its line of processors designed for gaming smartphones. The new MediaTek Helio G80 fits in between the Helio G90 launched last year and the more affordable (and lower performance) Helio G70 chip introduced last month. For the most part, the […]

MediaTek launches Helio G70 series chips for mid-range gaming phones

Chip maker MediaTek introduced the G90 series of processors aimed at gaming smartphones last summer. Now the company is introducing a more affordable Helio G70 series aimed at mid-range gaming phones. Basically that means you can expect less impressive CPU and GPU specs, but enough horsepower to enable reasonably decent performance for gaming on the go. […]

MediaTek unveils Helio G90 series chips for gaming phones

As promised, chip maker MediaTek has revealed its first processors designed specifically for gaming smartphones. The new MediaTek Helio G90 series chips combine speedy CPU and GPU hardware with software enhancements that MediaTek says “tunes your entire smartphone for the greatest gaming experience possible.” The chips also support plenty of RAM, high-resolution cameras, and plenty of […]

Xiaomi launches Black Shark Helo — its second gaming smartphone

Xiaomi subsidiary Black Shark launched its first smartphone designed for mobile gaming this spring. Less than half a year later we have the follow-up. The Xiaomi Black Shark Helo features a similar design but updated specs and… RGB lighting effects. It goes up for pre-order in China starting today for 3,199 yuan ($460) and up. Update: […]