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Mediatek planning an octa-core chip for this year

0. phoneArena posted on 22 Jul 2013, 05:53

Mediatek is the chip maker behind a flood of quad-core smartphones from China that are both affordable and powerful enough to make the big smartphone makers worried…

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posted on 22 Jul 2013, 06:00 1

1. hung2900 (Posts: 965; Member since: 02 Mar 2012)

Rogue GPU? It's too great to be true if that is the flagship GPU, not cheap (or so-called energy efficient) GPU

posted on 22 Jul 2013, 06:30

5. neutralguy (Posts: 1152; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)

Maybe a single core variant

posted on 22 Jul 2013, 06:34

6. hung2900 (Posts: 965; Member since: 02 Mar 2012)

I think you're right. GPUs of Imagination always occupy for a very large die size with 3-4 cores, so due to production cost factor it would be one core only.

posted on 22 Jul 2013, 08:16

7. yahoo29 (Posts: 71; Member since: 15 Sep 2012)

If this Chipset will use PowerVR Rogue Series It will be totally good but we still dont know if it is Power Efficient And I think it is only 1 core coz if they will use 2 or more it will be in mid to high range phones.

posted on 22 Jul 2013, 06:06

2. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 3718; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)

Affordable! That's cool!

posted on 22 Jul 2013, 06:12

3. Kevinphantom (Posts: 82; Member since: 17 Jun 2013)

6592 is beast

posted on 22 Jul 2013, 06:18

4. mottykels (Posts: 387; Member since: 15 May 2013)

This is really exciting ;)

posted on 22 Jul 2013, 10:50

8. taikucing (unregistered)

I have two phones with mediatek CPUs (MT6575 & MT6577T). Mediatek CPUs suck because the GPS can't get fix position, even after waiting for hours. Everything else is fine. Please mediatek, fix your GPS problem and add compass too. I rely on GPS so much.

posted on 22 Jul 2013, 17:26

9. Topcat488 (Posts: 1396; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)

I just hope MediaTek help Samsung to get all eight cores working on their exynos 5, and they become buddies. Dreaming of a "True Octa Core smartphone, with powerful chips.

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