MediaTek has just announced the 64-bit LTE SOC MT6732 at the Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona, as rumored. It has a 64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 CPU and Mali-T760 GPU for powerful LTE smartphone aimed at mid-range segment. The company unveiled the MT6595 Octa-Core chip with built-in 4G LTE earlier this month.
Highlights of MediaTek MT6732 SoC
- 1.5 GHz ARM quad-core Cortex-A53 64-bit CPUs
- Mali-T760 GPU with support for the Open GL ES 3.0 and Open CL 1.2 APIs
- 1080p, 30fps video playback, H.265 and legacy H.264
- 1080p, 30fps H.264 video recording
- 13MP camera image signal processor with PIP (Picture-in-Picture), VIV (Video in Video) and Video Face Beautifier
- MediaTek ClearMotion technology for smooth video playback at 60fps on mobile devices
- MediaTek MiraVision technology for DTV-grade picture quality
- Integrated Multi-mode 4G LTE Modem – Rel. 9, Category 4 FDD and TDD LTE (150 Mb/s downlink, 50 Mb/s uplink)
- 3GPP Rel. 8, DC-HSPA+ (42 Mb/s downlink, 11 Mb/s uplink), TD-SCDMA and EDGE are supported for legacy 2G/3G networks
- dual-band Wi-Fi
- Bluetooth 4.0 LE
The new MediaTek MT6732 platform would be commercially available by Q3 of 2014, and devices with this chip are expected by the end of 2014.