MediaTek Creates First Quad-core Cortex A7 — MT6589 SoC


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MediaTek Inc. a semiconductor for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions, announced the launch of their MT6589, the first commercialized quad-core SoC (System on a Chip), which will be available for mid and high end Android devices.

The SoC integrates MediaTek‘s advanced UMTS Rel. 8/HSPA+/TD-SCDMA modem, a highly efficient quad-core Cortex A7 processor, and a PowerVR Series5XT GPU. The whole chip is made in 28nm process technology. MediaTek is a leader in dual-SIM technology, and the MT6589 is the first HSPA+ platform to support Dual-SIM and Dual-Active technology as more and more people start to use Dual-SIM. This in combination with the low power consumption creates a great user experience.