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MediaTek’s new Pentonic 700 SoC for smart TVs offers support for 4K 120Hz displays with optional VRR capabilities

In November last year, MediaTek announced the Pentonic 2000 SoC for flagship TVs offering support for up to 8K 120Hz displays. Built on TSMC's 7nm manufacturing process, the Pentonic 2000 was the first all-in-one chip for TVs with support for 8K 120Hz displays and the first commercial 8K TV chip with Versatile Video Coding (VCC)...

MediaTek unveils new T830 platform for 5G routers and mobile hotspots

While you might know MediaTek more for its smartphone SoCs, it also makes its own 5G platforms for use in devices like routers and mobile hotspots. The all-new MediaTek T830, for instance, is built using the company's own M80 modem and features advanced Release 16 capabilities for sub-6GHz band operations, bringing global 5G support. The...

Intel is going to start building chips for MediaTek

Intel has announced the first major customer partnership for its foundry services, that being MediaTek. MediaTek is mostly known for developing smartphone processors based on Arm technology, as well as chips for other smart edge devices, and the partnership should enable the company to have a more resilient supply chain across the world, specifically in...

MediaTek Dimensity 1050 is the company’s first chipset to combine mmWave 5G and sub-6GHz

MediaTek has expanded its mobile chipset portfolio with the launch of the Dimensity 1050. The main highlight of the Dimensity 1050 is that it's the company's first chipset to offer dual mmWave and sub-6GHz 5G connectivity. But otherwise, it's just a lower specced version of the existing Dimensity 1100 SoC. MediaTek Dimensity 1050: Specifications Specifications MediaTek Dimensity 1050 CPU ...

MediaTek’s new Filogic 880 and Filogic 380 are among the first Wi-Fi 7 solutions to hit the market

In November last year, MediaTek launched two new Filogic SoCs for IoT devices. The Filogic 130 and Filogic 130A integrated a microprocessor, AI engine, Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2 subsystems, and a power management unit on a single chip, making them a great choice for next-gen IoT devices with better connectivity solutions. While IoT devices...

MediaTek Dimensity 1300 launched, expected to debut in OnePlus Nord 2T

The MediaTek Dimensity 1300 has been launched without so much as a peep from the company, and it's a 5G-enabled chipset that's tipped to power the mid-cycle refresh OnePlus Nord 2T. It's fabricated on TSMC's 6nm process and packs eight cores. Four of those cores are Cortex-A78 cores, with one "Ultra" core clocked at 3GHz,...

Samsung Galaxy S22 FE could feature a MediaTek SoC as Exynos chips continue to lose ground

Samsung has historically released its flagship phones in two flavors: one variant featuring its in-house Exynos chipset and the other packing the equivalent Qualcomm Snapdragon chip. The Galaxy S21 FE, released earlier this year, also followed the same path, with Samsung offering both Exynos and Snapdragon variants based on the region. But it seems the...

MediaTek debuts Dimensity 8000 series for premium 5G smartphones

Although MediaTek's flagship Dimensity 9000 SoC is yet to make its way into consumers' hands, the company has already released two more chipsets for premium 5G smartphones. Built on TSMC's 5nm production process, the all-new Dimensity 8000 and Dimensity 8100 feature octa-core CPUs and borrow several premium features from the Dimensity 9000. The new chipsets...

MediaTek confirms the Dimensity 9000 will debut in the OPPO Find X5 series

MediaTek's first foray into a proper flagship chipset in years comes in the form of the MediaTek Dimensity 9000. It's a 4nm chipset manufactured by TSMC and packs a serious punch, featuring’s Arm’s most powerful Cortex-X2 core, an 18-bit image signal processor, Bluetooth 5.3 support, and much more. While we hadn't heard what devices would...

MediaTek unveils Kompanio 1380 chipset for high-end Chromebooks

At CES earlier this year, Acer revealed three new Chromebooks -- the Chromebook Spin 513, the Chromebook 315, and the Chromebook 314. While the Chromebook 314 and Chromebook 315 were pretty standard entry-level Chromebooks featuring Intel Celeron and Pentium Silver processors, the Chromebook Spin 513 was a bit different. Instead of an Intel chip, it...

MediaTek says it’s testing Wi-Fi 7 technology, first products could arrive in 2023

MediaTek had a lot to talk about near the end of 2021, including the Dimensity 7000 chipset, plans for more MediaTek-powered Chromebooks and Windows laptops, and smart TV hardware. Now the company is working on hardware to support the upcoming Wi-Fi 7 standard, which could start showing up in devices as early as next year. Wi-Fi...

Chromebooks, Windows and how MediaTek plans to win computing

Last week was MediaTek's Executive Summit in Laguna Beach, and the company sponsored a group of journalists and influencers to head out there and hear what the firm had to say. While there were no new announcements related to the company's Chromebook efforts, I got to sit down with Victor Tyan, who leads MediaTek's compute...