2x A73, 4X A53 and 4X A35
MediaTek has started making rather unique chips and its strategy was even followed by some of its competition. Helio X20 / X25 was the world’s first deca-core SoC that did a decent job, but Helio X30 again packs deca-core with an impressive alignment.
Cortex A53 Quad with Mali T860 GPU
MediaTek has showed us a quad core Cortex A53 based MT5596 running Android TV 6.0 nearly a year after Fudzilla saw Sony's Android TV 5.0 at CES 2015.
Will add an Intel LTE-A modem
LG has been trying to make and launch a decent inhouse SoC. The first attempt was a limited success and now the company plans a successor – the LG Nuclun 2 to launch in 2016.
28nm MT8173 is a big.LITTLE quad
MediaTek is definitely Qualcomm's number one competitor in the smartphone space, and the company has just announced rather interesting product for tablets as well.
But the focus is on low-end designs
Turns out Qualcomm engineers are dumb after all