12 Dec '12, 3am

MediaTek targets Qualcomm with quad-core/modem SoC: via @eetimes

MediaTek targets Qualcomm with quad-core/modem SoC Junko Yoshida 12/11/2012 9:01 PM EST NEW YORK – MediaTek, the world’s fastest growing smartphone chip supplier, has this week begun sampling what the company calls “the industry’s first commercial quad-core smartphone chips, integrated with multimode modem.” Others are already shipping quad-core apps processors, but none has introduced an apps processor integrated with a modem in a single chip, claimed Finbarr Moynihan, MediaTek’s general manager for business development. MediaTek's quad‐core Cortex‐A7 SoC, dubbed MT6589, is being positioned to compete head-to-head with Qualcomm, which announced last week two new quad-core chips, similarly integrated with a modem that works with UMTS, CDMA and TD-SCDMA. Both are based on ARM’s Cortex A7 cores. The difference is that “we are sampling now, and the chips are ready for mass pr...

Full article: http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-news/4403203/MediaTek-...

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