MediaTek today launched the MT6592 Octa-Core SoC, it was first unveiled in this July, MediaTek calls the chip as world’s first true octa-core mobile platform. According to MediaTek the new chip offers premium gaming performance, advanced multi-tasking and enhanced web browsing for high-end smartphones and tablets.
The octa core chip comes with eight cores each capable of clock speeds of upto 2GHz. The architecture is fully scalable according to MediaTek and the cores run both low-power and also for more demanding tasks in any combination. It uses the ARM Cortex A7 processor with ARM Mali GPU.
Features of MT6592 SoC: MediaTek True Octa-Core allows for all eight of its cores to run simultaneously
- MediaTek True Octa-Core allows for all eight of its cores to run simultaneously
- With the unique ability to allocate individual browser tabs to CPU cores, MediaTek True Octa-Core allows for a faster, more stable web browsing experiences.
- Delegate user inputs to individual cores and render 3D effects more smoothly, with this both the App level and OS level UI can be greatly enhanced.
- Different sequences in games can be assigned to different cores
- Advanced video playback system supporting Ultra-HD 4Kx2K H.264 video playback and support for new video codecs such as H.265 and VP9
- Supports upto 16MP camera
- Full HD display
- Automatic frame-rate conversion of standard 24/30fps video to high-quality 60fps video for significantly smoother playback.
- Connectivity: dual-band 801.11n Wi-Fi, Miracast screen-sharing as well as Bluetooth, GPS and an FM tuner.
The first smartphones running this chip along with Jelly Bean will come by the end of this year and smartphones running Android 4.4 will come by 2014. Intex has already announced that they will launch a smartphone powered by the MT6592 chip. Indian Android manufacturers like Micromax, Xolo and others use MediaTek processors in their devices, so it is a matter of time before we see Android phones with MT6592 running in the market.