MediaTek Unveils New Processors for Tablets

The chipmaker, MediaTek has announced at Hong Kong Electronics fair two new quad-core ARM SoCs chip sets specially designed for tablets- MT8163 and MT8735. Both of them are built on the 64-bit ARMv8 architecture and are intended for use in tablets running Android 5.1 Lollipop.

MediaTek Unveils New Processors for Tablets Which are Specially Designed For MT8163 and MT8735

MT8163 is informed to be capable of driving Full HD displays at 60 Hz or HD at 120 Hz.

Features common to both SoCs include FM radio support, dual-band (2.4 and 5 GHz) Wi-Fi (exact supported standards unknown so far, but most likely no 802.11ac due to price constraints), Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. MT8735 additionally supports navigation via the Russian GLONASS and the Chinese Beidou systems and includes an LTE radio (compatible with both FDD and TDD networks). Advanced camera features such as PIP (picture-in-picture) and VIV (video-in-video) are also advertised for MT8735.

Both these chip sets are expected to be launched in coming month. So you have to weiht for just a little bit.

As we all know that Qualcomm is leading the market with its reliable and efficient chip sets whereas MediaTek is famous for cheaper chip sets. Hence, hopes are high for these two upcoming chipsets to rule the market in future.


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