MediaTek T700 5G modem to power Intel 5G laptops from 2021

MediaTek has announced new partnership with Intel to bring 5G to next-generation Intel laptops with MediaTek T700 5G modem. MediaTek said that it has completed 5G standalone (SA) calls in real world test scenarios. Intel  is readying co-engineering support for its OEM partners, said the company. Continue reading “MediaTek T700 5G modem to power Intel 5G laptops from 2021”

MediaTek Dimensity 720 7nm Octa-Core SoC with built-in 5G, support for up to 90Hz displays announced

MediaTek just announced Dimensity 720, the company’s latest mid-range SoC with built-in 5G in the new Dimensity 700 series. It has two Cortex-A76 cores operating up to 2GHz and six power-efficient ARM Cortex-A55 cores operating at up to 2.0GHz. The MediaTek 5G UltraSave technology uses both network and content awareness intelligence to manage the modem’s operating mode in real-time to extend battery life. Continue reading “MediaTek Dimensity 720 7nm Octa-Core SoC with built-in 5G, support for up to 90Hz displays announced”

MediaTek Helio G35 and Helio G25 Octa-Core SoCs with HyperEngine game technology announced

MediaTek just announced Helio G25 and G35, the company’s latest budget SoCs in the gaming-focused G series. These feature MediaTek HyperEngine game technology for faster, smoother performance, enhanced power efficiency, and brilliant graphics, and always keep you connected and deliver the lowest latency gaming experience, says the company. Continue reading “MediaTek Helio G35 and Helio G25 Octa-Core SoCs with HyperEngine game technology announced”

MediaTek Dimensity 820 7nm Octa-Core SoC with built-in 5G, support for up to 120Hz displays announced

MediaTek just announced Dimensity 820, the company’s latest mid-range SoC and an enhanced version of the Dimensity 800 that was introduced earlier this year. It has four high-performance Arm Cortex-A76 cores at 2.6GHz, compared to 2GHz in the Dimensity 800, while retaining the 2GHz Arm Cortex-A55 cores from the predecessor. Continue reading “MediaTek Dimensity 820 7nm Octa-Core SoC with built-in 5G, support for up to 120Hz displays announced”

MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ SoC with support for dual 5G SIM cards, up to 144Hz displays announced

MediaTek just announced Dimensity 1000+, the company’s latest flagship SoC and enhanced version of the Dimensity 1000 that was introduced last year.  It has built-in 5G modem with Carrier Aggregation, dual 5G SIM, and MediaTek’s 5G UltraSave power saving technologies that dynamically adjust the modem’s power configuration and operating frequency according to network conditions and user activities to significantly save power. Continue reading “MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ SoC with support for dual 5G SIM cards, up to 144Hz displays announced”

MediaTek Helio G85 Octa-Core SoC with 1GHz Mali-G52 MC2 GPU officially announced

MediaTek has officially announced Helio G85 in the ‘G series’, which is an enhanced version of the G80 series which was announced back in February. It is targeted at mid-range gaming smartphones and features MediaTek’s HyperEngine game technology to boost the mobile gaming experience. It packs dual ARM Cortex-A75 and hexa Cortex-A55 CPUs with the ARM Mali — G52 2EEMC2 with speeds of up to 1GHz and is based on 12nm TSMC FinFET technology. Similar to the G70 and G80, the G85 also lacks dedicated APU, which the Helio G90 series have. Continue reading “MediaTek Helio G85 Octa-Core SoC with 1GHz Mali-G52 MC2 GPU officially announced”

MediaTek Dimensity 1000 SoC to feature first ever hardware AV1 video decoder

Recently, AV1 (AOMedia Video 1) is gaining popularity thanks to its royalty-free licensing model and good compression rates for content. However, the codec has largely been absent for streaming content on the smartphone due to the lack of a decoder. That is about to change as the MediaTek’s upcoming Dimensity 1000 5G SoC has an integrated hardware AV1 decoder.

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MediaTek accused of providing mobile benchmark cheating as a service: Report

Benchmark apps have been existing for a long time now and almost every smartphone manufacturer is boasting the high benchmark scores that their smartphones achieve in these apps. While benchmark scores need not necessarily translate into real-time performance, smartphone companies in the past have been accused of manipulating the scores. On similar lines now, MediaTek has been accused of cheating mobile benchmark and providing it as a service.

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Samsung’s latest 8K QLED TVs are world’s first Wi-Fi 6 8K TVs powered by MediaTek chipset

Samsung introduced its new Q900 and Q950 series of 8K QLED TVs with bezel-less Infinity Screen, 5.1 channel surround-sound and more at the CES 2020 earlier this year. MediaTek today announced that these are the world’s first 8K QLED TV equipped with MediaTek’s custom Wi-Fi 6 chipset. Continue reading “Samsung’s latest 8K QLED TVs are world’s first Wi-Fi 6 8K TVs powered by MediaTek chipset”

MediaTek Helio G80 Octa-Core SoC with HyperEngine Game Technology announced

MediaTek has announced Helio G80 in the ‘G series’, which is an enhanced version of the G70 series which was announced last month. It is targeted at budget and mid-range gaming smartphones and features MediaTek’s HyperEngine game technology to boost the mobile gaming experience. It packs dual ARM Cortex-A75 and hexa Cortex-A55 CPUs with the Arm Mali — G52 2EEMC2 with speeds of up to 950MHz and is based on 12nm TSMC FinFET technology. Similar to the G70, the G80 also lacks dedicated APU, which the Helio G90 series have. Continue reading “MediaTek Helio G80 Octa-Core SoC with HyperEngine Game Technology announced”

MediaTek Helio G70 Octa-Core SoC with HyperEngine Game Technology announced

MediaTek has announced Helio G70 in the ‘G series’, which is the cheaper version of the G90 series which was announced last year. Designed to be used in budget and mid-range gaming smartphones, this has MediaTek’s HyperEngine game technology to boost the mobile gaming experience. It use ARM Cortex-A75 and Cortex-A55 CPUs with the Arm Mali — G52 2EEMC2 with speeds of up to 820MHz and are based on 12nm TSMC FinFET technology. Continue reading “MediaTek Helio G70 Octa-Core SoC with HyperEngine Game Technology announced”

MediaTek Dimensity 800 7nm Octa-Core SoC with built-in 5G for mid-range devices announced

MediaTek just announced Dimensity 800, the company’s latest SoC in the Dimensity series with built-in 5G, as it had promised. This comes after Dimensity 1000 that was introduced back in November last year. The Dimensity uses 7nm process technology, same as the Dimensity 1000, but this features four Cortex-A76 cores operating up to 2GHz and four power-efficient ARM Cortex-A55 cores operating at up to 2.0GHz. The company just says Dimensity 1000-class GPU, combined with MediaTek gaming technology – HyperEngine without revealing the GPU model. Continue reading “MediaTek Dimensity 800 7nm Octa-Core SoC with built-in 5G for mid-range devices announced”

MediaTek Dimensity 800 5G SoC for mid-range devices to be announced in Q1 2020

Last month, MediaTek unveiled its flagship 7nm Dimesnity 1000 Soc with built-in 5G. While the Dimesnity 1000 is already shipping to OEMs, MediaTek has now announced a new SoC for mid-range devices – Dimesnity 800 and it will be launched in Q1 2020.

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MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Octa-Core 7nm SoC with built-in 5G announced

MediaTek just announced Dimensity 1000, the company’s latest flagship SoC with built-in 5G, as it had promised. It is the company’s first chip to use 7nm process technology, and uses four Cortex-A77 cores operating up to 2.6GHz and four power-efficient ARM Cortex-A55 cores operating at up to 2.0GHz. It also packs ARM Mali-G77 GPU. Continue reading “MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Octa-Core 7nm SoC with built-in 5G announced”

MediaTek Helio G90 and G90T SoCs with HyperEngine game technology announced; Xiaomi phone with Helio G90T launching in India soon

MediaTek just announced Helio G90 and G90T SoCs in the ‘G series’ in India. Designed to be used in mid-range gaming smartphones, these have MediaTek’s HyperEngine game technology to boost the mobile gaming experience.  These use ARM Cortex-A76 and Cortex-A55 CPUs with the Arm Mali — G76 3EEMC4 with speeds of up to 800MHz and are based on 12nm TSMC FinFET technology. “The combination of CPU, GPU and APU delivers up to 1TMACs performance, for peak power and smooth game play,” said the company.

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