The Chinese 8-core era is upon us and after a few launches industry insiders are already trying to predict what the future will hold. Could it be $130 8-core phones?
The past few months has seen an the Chinese phone industry shift its attention away from high-end quad-core phones and focus on launching affordable quad-core models. The shift began earlier this year with the Xiaomi Hongmi, but the past few months have seen the launch of rival devices from Coolpad, JiaYu and others.
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It’s actually this entry-level market where we are going to be seeing some rather exciting new devices, one of which could launch next month with a 5-inch display and the latest 8-core MT6592 processor! Of course even the best laid plans often miss the mark, but just the fact that manufacturers believe such a price could be even possible is really remarkable!