MediaTek today announced a new System-on-Chip (SoC), the MT6572, which offers a dual-core Cortex A7 processor as well as HSPA+ connectivity. This new SoC comes after the company launched the MT6589 late last year that featured a quad-core Cortex A7 processor. MediaTek claims this is the world’s first SoC to feature integrated Wi-Fi, FM, GPS and Bluetooth. (more…)Google+
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MediaTek today announced its first quad-core System-On-Chip (SoC) solution for affordable smartphones. The MT6589 features a quad-core Cortex A7 CPU subsystem from ARM, PowerVR Series5XT GPU from Imagination Technologies and has a multi-mode modem that does UMTS/HSPA+ and even TDSCDMA. Like all MediaTek offerings, even this supports Dual-SIM capabilities with both radios being active simultaneously. MediaTek is claiming it to be the world’s first SoC with a quad-core processor. (more…)Google+
MediaTek, the maker of ARM system on chip solutions for smartphones has announced a 3D suite of solutions called Cool 3D that will work on its MT6575 single-core and MT6577 dual-core platforms. (more…)Google+
MediaTek today announced a global partnership with Twitter that will bring the online social network to low-end feature phones and entry-level smartphones. The partnership will ensure that Twitter is pre-installed in MediaTek’s MRE middleware, which is present in its reference design, enabling handset vendors to have Twitter by default, which will run on minimal memory and hardware requirements. (more…)Google+
MediaTek has announced its latest MT6575 ARM chipset platform, which the company hopes will power a myriad of sub-$200 Android Ice Cream Sandwich devices. The new chipset will boast of a ARM Cortex A9- single core processor clocked at 1GHz, apart from boasting a GPU and 3G/HSPA radios. (more…)Google+
Cellphone chipset platform provider, MediaTek, today announced a global partnership with Facebook that will bring the world’s largest social network to entry-level feature phones. Facebook will be embedded on MediaTek’s mobile platform solution, which currently powers almost all phones from brands like Micromax, Spice Mobile, Karbonn and others. This is the second such high-profile tie-up for MediaTek after it did a similar one with Yahoo. Spice Mobility (MediaTek has a 10 percent stake) and Micro...
Taiwanese chip manufacturer MediaTek has invested $20 million in Spice Digital, first reported by Medianama. With this investment, MediaTek has acquired 10 per cent share in mobile Value Added Services (mVAS) company Spice Digital. According to a recent report by Standard Chartered, mVAS market in India will grow substantially by more than 100 per cent in the upcoming 5 years. Ming-Kai Tsai, Chairman at MediaTek quotes “we are hoping to capitalize on its (Spice) market potential and reinforce its (Spice...