MediaTek Debuts New Smartphone, Tablet Processors
MediaTek today made several announcements and showed off new chips for smartphones and tablets. The company revealed the MT6753, a 64-bit octa-core mobile system-on-chip for smartphones. It features up to 1.5GHz ARM Cortex-A53 processors paired with a Mali-T720 GPU with support for the Open GL ES 3.0 and Open CL 1.2 APIs for improved gaming. The chip can handle 1080p HD video capture, 16-megapixel cameras, and full HD displays. It can support LTE, HSPA+ and CDMA EVDO modems. MediaTek expects the MT6753 to reach consumer devices during the first half of the year. The company also showed off the MT8173 for tablets, a 64-bit big.LITTLE system-on-a-chip that combines two Cortex-A72 CPUs and two Cortex-A53 CPUs. The MT8173 offers up to 2.4GHz clock speeds and supports OpenCL. MediaTek said the MT8173 will reach consumer tablets during the latter half of the year.
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