After the roadmap from Qualcomm it’s time for another famous manufacturer , MediaTek. The company has been working on a 64-bit Octa Core SoC in the MT67XX series, which will be MediaTek’s first chip that will be based on 20nm process. Last year MediaTek announced MT6795 which was the first 64bit Octa-Core smartphone SoC with built-in 4G LTE Cat.9.
The new SoC will have Cat.6 LTE and is expected to be targeted at mid to high-end 4G devices and would be powered up by 4 ARM Cortex-A53 CPUs and 4 ARM Cortex-A57 CPUs and is based on 28nm architecture.
MediaTek already announced that the MT6795 would be commercially available by the end of 2014 for the OEMs. According to the roadmap it would ship by Q1 2015. The leaked roadmap also reveals upcoming MT6580 quad-core and MT6570 dual-core chips based on ARM Cortex A7 CPUs for budget 3G smartphones sometime in Q2 2015. Last week MediaTek also announced that they are working on a dedicated chip for Smartwatches. Do read it here.