MediaTek has announced its dual-core ARM Cortex-A7 MT2601 SoC designed for wearable devices based on Google’s Android Wear software.
MediaTek has ported Android TV to its MT5595 SoC. The result can be seen in Sony’s new 4K Bravia TVs, the world’s first Ultra HD TV platform running Android TV.
MediaTek Labs is a new global effort aimed at providing hardware and software tools for those wishing to create wearable and Internet of Things-related prototypes and products.
Chip maker MediaTek is please with the launch of Android One and expects that 1.5 to 2 million handsets will be sold by the end of the year.
Mediatek formally announced a new 64-bit SoC, dubbed the MT6795. In addition to packing eight cores, the chip also has support for 2K displays baked in.
A small selection of MediaTek based smartphones are vulnerable to a simple SMS exploit which causes them to reboot.
The ThL T200 is a large and powerful phone. At 6 inches some would call it a “Phablet”. Not only is this device big on the outside, it is also big on the inside. At its heart is a MediaTek octa-core processor, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of internal storage, plus some nice extras like NFC.
MediaTek has a very healthy SoC business and it’s looking to expand, but can it compete with the dominance of Qualcomm? We take a look at MediaTek’s history and its prospects.
A new mid-range HTC handset, the Desire 616, has been spotted in China and appears to be packing a 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor.
A campaign has started on the Internet asking MediaTek to release the source code for the Linux kernel which is used on the Omate.