The latest iPhone 6s rumors, Galaxy S6 Active leaks, and MediaTek's 10-core SoC: Weekly news round-up

The latest iPhone 6s rumors, Galaxy S6 Active leaks, and MediaTek's 10-core SoC: Weekly news round-up
Once again, it is time for our weekly news round-up, where we put the most interesting stories from the past seven days for anyone who needs to catch up.

There's no better way of starting our round-up with a rumor about the next iPhone iterations. According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will launch an iPhone 6s and an iPhone 6s Plus later this year, and while they won't be much different in terms of size compared to the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus, they'll bring notable improvements under the hood. 

Also from the rumor mill comes a fresh leak exposing the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active. The smartphone is expected to be made official in the coming days, as it has been seen appearing in the carrier's database on multiple instances. We have a picture of it, too. For those not familiar with how Samsung's Active handsets go, the Galaxy S6 Active is going to carry the hardware specs of the Galaxy S6, but in a rugged, water-resistant body.

And in other news, MediaTek announced a new SoC last week, and it is of the high-end category. The Helio X20 features no less than 10 processor cores grouped in 3 clusters, each providing a different level of performance. 

For more of last week's top stories, flip through the slideshow below!

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4 Comments

1. gaming64 unregistered

Weekly round up! Apple now making a phone with Android specs because specs that the iPhone had before is useless since it sure is gonna suck(quotes by droids) qualcomm is in big doodie now, mediatek is rising

2. hound.master

Posts: 1044; Member since: Feb 27, 2015

Apple's new iPhone specs are s**ts even now 12mp camera and 2gig ram and i don't wanna hear about that iPhone camera is good it sucks compare to Samsung LG Lumia series and many Chinese companies. Mediatek new chip is shirt unless it have a very very low price 10 cores it's useless anyway. And what the f**k is wrong about that Sony screen?

4. singhkaran9830 unregistered

Wait what?iPhone camera sucks?you high on drugs.Even though I am a samsung fanboy but got to stay iPhone camera are among the best every year.iOS doesn't needs too much RAM as it doesn't have true multitasking like android so 2gigs is enough. Mediatek already said this SoC would be for the mid range devices so it would be awesome if mid-ranged devices started shipping with a 10 core Soc.

3. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

The oppo R7 looks really good to bad it has mid range specs.

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