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MediaTek True Octa-core SoC opens way to Android 64-bit era
According to Gabriel Treiband, v-p corporate marketing Europe at MediaTek, the company’s highest performance smartphone chip, a 64-bit True Octa-core system-on-chip, opens the way to the Android 64-bit era.
The MT6795 Octa-core SoC runs at 2.2GHz and will be used in high-end 4G LTE smartphones, writes Richard Wilson. It has the processing performance to support a 2k display and 4k video.
According to Treiband, video and multimedia is main performance driver in this end of the smartphone market. He says smartphones will now have 120Hz displays and the capability to create and playback 480 frames per second 1080p Full HD Super-Slow Motion videos.
It will also be used in tablets with displays up to 10-inches. There are the usual interfaces for Wi-Fi 802.11ac/Bluetooth/FM/GPS/Glonass/Beidou/ANT+.
First devices will be commercially available in Q4.Tags: 64-bit, MediaTek, multimedia, SoC, True Octa-core