Taiwanese chip giant MediaTek is staking its claim to the high-end smartphone market with its first quad core offering which it hopes will give it an edge over rival Qualcomm in the high stakes China market and beyond. The firm, Asia’s largest chip producer, has until now had success mainly with feature phones and low end …
Good for competition
$100 Quad Tabs for Christmas next year would be really sweet.
I would rather have
a $50 Android TV dongle with HDMI plug + WiFi + Bluetooth that will let me download movies and games from the Play Store.
> “The high end will be impacted. Once a mass market solution comes out people will think harder about paying a premium for a Samsung quad core phone, for example,” he said.
I think the nexus 4 already has people reconsidering that.
I just wish companies would charge you for what you pay for. On telstra you get a "subsidised" S3 or you BYO phone and pay more. That annoys and offends me.
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