Semiconductor manufacturer MediaTek announced its 3rd generation platform for low – mid range Android devices. The MT6575 platform offers a 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, a proven 3G/HSPA modem and runs the latest Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).
The chipset which will find its way in mid range handsets can decode 720p video streams. Upto 8MP cameras are supported and screen with qHD resolution. In industry-standard benchmark testing, the MT6575 offered over 35% improvement for browser applications and over 20% improvement in graphics capabilities for gaming when compared to other chipsets in the segment offered by competitors.