Mediatek announced two 64-bit ARM socs with MT6732 and MT6752 with respectively four and eight Cortex A53 for smartphones. There are now reports that the company will launch an eight core 64-bit LTE soc with HMP architecture. We assume four Cortex A53 little core and four Cortex A57 big cores. The technical specifications are very impressive: GPU- Imagination Technology G6200 @ 700 mhz, Video: Decoding and encoding – 4K2K @ 30 fps (H.264),Modem – LTE FDD/TDD R9 Cat4, DC-HSPA+ 42/11Mpbs, TD-SCDMA/EDGE.
The direct competitor is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810.
MT6795 mass production is scheduled for December 2014.
Mediatek is a compagny which is ramping up on soc at an impressive speed. They’re reaching out to the high end market.