MediaTek announced today the launch of a new global initiative they are calling MediaTek Labs to provide resources for the development of wearables and “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices. The new project tries to provide support for a variety of groups that may be involved in efforts to create new devices across a wide range […]
According to a report published in China this weekend, Xiaomi is getting ready to launch a high-end Redmi Note successor which it hopes will take on Meizu’s recently-announced MX4. The device is set to pack a 5.5-inch display, be powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6595 chipset with four 2.2GHz Cortex-A17 and four 1.7GHz Cortex A-7 […]
With the first batch of Android One devices on the way, MediaTek has released the kernel source code for the devices for developers to take advantage of. The source is available on Google’s Android repository. Other OEMs that use MediaTek processors typically aren’t compliant with releasing source code for their hardware, so it’s nice to see the […]
MediaTek’s MT6795 processor, which will be available by the end of the year, is a ‘true’ octa-core solution with LTE and 2K (1600 x 2500 pixel resolution) display support. It’s a 64-bit chip, which is a break from MediaTek’s usual target market — the company has focused on mid-range devices in the past, and this […]
According to a report out of China, MediaTek is getting ready to fan the flames of the processor market by releasing an affordable processor with support for 4G LTE and Quad HD displays. The MT6595 will be an octa-core 32-bit processor capable of running at speeds of up to 2.5GHz.
At the Google I/O keynote this week, Google announced that it would be working on a new initiative, called Android One, which would aid OEMs in the development of low-cost smartphones geared towards users in emerging markets. Google has decided to work with MediaTek on this initiative, which will most likely be manufacturing the […]
MediaTek processors are starting to be used more and more in not only the Asian market, but also in the western hemisphere. Recent rumors suggest that Google is working on a budget Nexus smartphone that will feature a MediaTek 64-bit processor. Now there are rumors suggesting that Amazon will be using a MediaTek MT8135 in […]
A new report out of China indicates the low-price Google Nexus device we heard about will be powered by a 64-bit MediaTek processor. The earlier rumor had mentioned MediaTek may be partnering with Google to provide chips for the devices as their chips are generally much lower cost than those from a company like Qualcomm […]
We last heard from MediaTek back in February when they announced their MT6732 chipset, bringing 64-bit and LTE support to the table. Now, the company has just showcased the MT6595, a 32-bit chip, at the China Information Technology Expo that took place over the weekend.
64-bit systems are all the rage in smartphones now, and MediaTek isn’t going to be left behind. They’ve announced their newest 64-bit MT6732 chipset for 2014, complete with cat-4 LTE connectivity, a 1.5 GHz quad-core ARM cortex-A53 CPU and a Mali-T670 GPU. On paper, it’s a very capable chipset that’s bound to end up in […]