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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MediaTek i700 AI platform for IoT products with high speed edge AI computation announced

MediaTek has announced its new i700 AI platform for consumer IoT products. It can be applied in a wide range of scenarios, including smart city, smart building and smart manufacturing and it is aimed to accelerate the development of AI-enabled consumer IoT products.

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MediaTek Helio P65 12nm Octa-core SoC with support for 48MP camera announced

MediaTek unveiled its Helio P60 12nm Octa Core SoC with multi-core processing unit earlier last year. After almost a year and a half, today, MediaTek has announced its latest Helio P65 SoC. It is an improvement to the Helio P60 and comes with support for 48MP camera and claims to deliver better AI and gaming experience.

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Mediatek’s 5G chip is coming to India by end of 2019

At the China Mobile Global Partner Conference in Guangzhou, MediaTek introduced the first 5G baseband chipset, Helio M70. Today, Mediatek has confirmed that the 5G chipset will be arriving in India by this year-end with the shipping happening next year.

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MediaTek Helio P90 powerful, efficient SoC with Groundbreaking AI to be announced on December 13

After teasing its upcoming top-end P90 chip with Powerful, Efficient, Groundbreaking AI on social media yesterday, MediaTek today confirmed that it will introduce the SoC at an event in Shenzen, China on December 13th.

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MediaTek Helio A22 2GHz Quad-Core 12nm SoC with Dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5, AI capabilities announced officially

MediaTek Helio A22, the company’s latest budget SoC based on 12nm TSMC FinFET technology was introduced with the Xiaomi Redmi 6A last month, after the Helio P22. Today the company has officially launched the SoC.  It supports 20:9 HD+ screen, has Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53 CPUs with MediaTek CorePilot, and flexible LPDDR3/LPDDR4x memory controller. It supports 13+8MP dual or 21MP single camera setup.
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MediaTek Helio M70 7nm 5G Modem with up to 5Gbps download speeds announced, coming in 2019

MediaTek during the Computex 2018 last week in Taiwan silently introduced its M70, the latest 5G modem based on TSMC’s 7nm process incorporating EUV technology. The company said that it has collaborated with NOKIA, NTT Docomo, China Mobile, Huawei, and other vendors. It supports 5G NR (New Radio) and will meet the latest 3GPP Release 15 standard specification (complete specification released in June) With 5Gbps transfer rate. Continue reading “MediaTek Helio M70 7nm 5G Modem with up to 5Gbps download speeds announced, coming in 2019”

MediaTek Helio P22 Octa-Core 12nm SoC with Dual VoLTE, Bluetooth 5, AI-enhancements announced

MediaTek just introduced its first budget SoC based on 12nm TSMC FinFET technology for improved battery efficiency compared to 16nm. It supports 20:9 HD+ screen, has Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53 CPUs with MediaTek CorePilot, new IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU, and flexible LPDDR3/LPDDR4x memory controller.  It supports 13+8MP dual  or 21MP single camera setup,
backed by a hardware depth engine for Depth of Field (Bokeh) effects.

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Microsoft and MediaTek team up for Azure Sphere, MT3620 IoT chip

Chipset maker MediaTek and Microsoft today announced a partnership to deliver Azure Sphere MT3620 chipset to drive Internet of Things innovation with built-in security and connectivity. Microsoft’s Azure Sphere is a solution for creating highly-secured, connected MCU powered devices at an affordable price.  Continue reading “Microsoft and MediaTek team up for Azure Sphere, MT3620 IoT chip”

OPPO F7 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Benchmarks Comparison – MediaTek Helio P60 vs Snapdragon 636

The Redmi Note 5 Pro and OPPO F7 represent some of the most powerful smartphones that both the brands have to offer. What’s even more interesting is that they both sport all new chipsets. The Redmi Note 5 Pro with the Snapdragon 636 and the OPPO F7 with the MediaTek Helio P60, both smartphones are the first of their kind. We put the two through our standard test benchmark suite and here are the results.  Continue reading “OPPO F7 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Benchmarks Comparison — MediaTek Helio P60 vs Snapdragon 636”

MediaTek Helio P60 Octa-Core 12nm processor with multi-core AI processing unit, Dual 4G VoLTE announced

MediaTek at the MWC 2018 unveiled Helio P60, the company’s latest processor for mid-range smartphones. The company says that it is the first SoC platform with a multi-core AI processing unit (mobile APU) and MediaTek’s NeuroPilot AI technology. It promises  70% CPU performance boost over the Helio P23 and Helio P30, in addition to a 70% GPU performance enhancement. It is based on 12nm TSMC’s FinFET technology. Continue reading “MediaTek Helio P60 Octa-Core 12nm processor with multi-core AI processing unit, Dual 4G VoLTE announced”

Reliance Jio, MediaTek to partner for Android Oreo Go Edition smartphone

Back in October last year, a report said that Reliance Jio will stop the JioPhone production to focus on Android smartphone, but it resumed the sale of the phone later. Today at an event TL Lee, Head of Mobiles at MediaTek said that the company will partner with Reliance Jio to launch a new Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone in India this year under the LYF brand. He also said that the phone will be powered by MT6739 SoC. JioPhone uses Spreadtrum SP9820A and Qualcomm 205 SoCs.

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Apple said to be considering MediaTek modems for next-gen iPhones

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Back in October, there was a WSJ report that said Apple is planning on ditching Qualcomm for MediaTek modems for next-gen iPhones that will launch in 2018. Today yet another report, this time from Digitimes claims that Apple is looking at MediaTek as a potential partner after transferring half of its order to Intel from Qualcomm.  Continue reading “Apple said to be considering MediaTek modems for next-gen iPhones”

MediaTek Sensio 6-in-1 smartphone biosensor module for health monitoring announced

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MediaTek.Inc today has announced the Sensio advanced health monitoring 6-in-1 smartphone biosensor module. The new Biosensor makes it easy to track heart rate information, blood pressure trends, peripheral oxygen saturation levels and more. Continue reading “MediaTek Sensio 6-in-1 smartphone biosensor module for health monitoring announced”