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MediaTek latest Octa Core chipset competes Snapdragon 800 & 805

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MediaTek latest Octa Core chipset competes Snapdragon 800 & 805


MediaTek, a chipmaker for smartphones and tablet devices, has announced its latest MT6595 Octa Core chip to compete Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 800 and 805 chipsets.

The newest “Octa Core” chip will run on ARM’s big and it is capable of running all of its eight-cores simultaneously. The MT6595 will also support 4K2K video recording and playback, and an integrated LTE radio.

According to a report, MediaTek is ready to commence the testing process of its chips with smartphone makers and carriers in the first half of 2014 and will arrive later this year in the market. The company says the new chips will compete with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 800 and 805 offerings, and are meant for top-end smartphones.