MediaTek has two new 64-bit octa-core chipsets in the pipeline for 2015, does not jump over the 1.7GHz barrier

MediaTek has two new 64-bit octa-core chipsets in the pipeline for 2015, does not jump over the 1.7GHz barrier
Earlier this year, the second-largest SoC manufacturer, MediaTek, predicted that it will ship twice as many 4G-enabled chipsets than it had initially forecasted. The hardware maker is still playing catch with its gravest rival, Qualcomm, which is comfortably nestled at the top of the SoC food chain and is the usual suspect when it comes to the chipsets in most flagship smartphones. MediaTek has a few ways to step up its game and stand up to Qualcomm, and naturally, the best one has a lot to do with the development of new chipsets. The company's roadmap for 2015 suggests that it's prepping a slew of new octa-core SoCs.

One of these is MediaTek's new 64-bit MT6753. The chipset is part of the manufacturer's roadmap for the next year and is expected to make the rounds some time in H2 of 2015.

This new silicon is a successor to the company's top-end octa-core MT6752 SoC. The new offering is not a rebel and sports eight Cortex A53 cores as well, however, their clock rate is a little lower than MT6752's 1.7GHz one - four of the new silicon's cores are running at 1.3GHz, while the rest are clicking and ticking at 1.5GHz. Apart from the different clock speed, the new chipset is, all in all, rather similar to its predecessor - we are once again dealing with an ARM Mali T760 GPU aboard, the same old ISP (Image signal processor), as well as support for 16MP cameras.

What truly sets the MT6753 from the MT6752 is the added support for even more 3G/4G bands, as well as CDMA2000 1x and EVDO Rev A. The MediaTek MT6753 also has a toned-down version, the MT6753M that supports qHD displays (540 x 960 pixels) and up to 8MP cameras. Undoubtedly, both chipset will be targeted at the upper entry-level and the mid-range segments, in which MediaTek has a notable presence. There's no word, however, if Android 5.0 Lollipop will eventually run on these bad boys.


source: cnbeta (translated) via GSMDome 

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7 Comments

1. wastinglight

Posts: 8; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Ugh. Mediatek.

2. Anterv

Posts: 178; Member since: Jul 09, 2014

Ugh. Compare same price Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU with Mediatek CPU.

6. wastinglight

Posts: 8; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Yes same price only for the the low to mid range phones but comparing to flagship phones, mediatek is garbage. Uhm, battery consumption? Yeah, say that to the taiwanese company that orders the parts in China. Quality over quantity my dear friend. Well, you get what you pay for. Lol

4. vincelongman

Posts: 5555; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Go Mediatek! Go Qualcomn! Go Nvidia! Go Apple! Go Samsung! The more competition the better IMO

5. NightFelix

Posts: 60; Member since: Apr 29, 2013

You forgot LG just jump into the bandwagon. Edit: and Huawei as well.

3. ianneo

Posts: 42; Member since: Dec 15, 2013

As long MediaTek stays closed source, we hate it :)

7. prima.king

Posts: 5; Member since: Feb 22, 2013

No infos aubout the next high end Mediatek SOC supposed to replace the MT6795 ? Qualcomm has already announced the SD810.

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