MediaTek showcases new chipsets designed for mid- to entry-level 4G smartphone users, at India Mobile Congress 2017
HSINCHU, Taiwan, Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/-- MediaTek Inc., the Taiwan-based global fabless semi-conductor leader, introduced its MT6739 chipset today at India Mobile Congress 2017, the first mobile conference of its kind in the region. The high-speed quad-core System on Chip (SoC) is built for India's rapidly growing 4G market. The MT6739 features an advanced WorldMode LTE Cat.4 modem, dual camera photography and 18:9 display support to bring latest 4G LTE functions and large, beautiful phone designs to the mainstream users.
MT6739 is a quad-core 64bit ARM Cortex-A53 processor and operates up to 1.5GHz. The chipset delivers a package of superior features for entry-4G smartphone users in India, including:
- Future-Proof Cellular Technology: Support dual VoLTE and Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS) with either 4G+4G (L+L) or 4G+3G (L+W), meeting future-proof needs as 2G networks are progressively retired.
- Design Excellence: Enable the latest 18:9 display with HD+ resolution, allowing smartphone designers to create premium-looking smartphone styles.
- Innovation at the Fore: New connectivity technologies including eMBMS, HPUE and 600MHz LTE frequency are all supported.
"Consumers expect smartphones to do more than ever before. That's why we designed the smartphone chipsets with features to let you share, do and capture more and at the same time plug in less," said Dr. Finbarr Moynihan, General Manager of International Corporate Sales, MediaTek. "Our latest offering in India allows OEMs and ODMs to create 4G-entry smartphones that deliver premium features that provide high-end value at affordable prices."
Bringing Helio P23 to India
A decade into the mass adoption of smartphones in India, consumers' expectations and demands are shifting. As this market enters its next phase, mid-range device are catching up to flagship smartphones in terms of features, capabilities and power consumption. In addition to MT6739, MediaTek is also introducing its Helio P23 chipset to India. The recently launched Helio P23 delivers performance and power efficiency, dual-camera photography, dual-SIM and dual 4G VoLTE capabilities, supporting the explosion of innovation in the mid market. MT6739 and Helio P23-enabled devices will be available in India and the global market by end of this year.
Support for India's fast-growing mobile industry
MediaTek has long served as a trusted partner for carriers and device makers in India and will continue to invest in the region. Recently, the company opened a new office in Bangalore to expand its presence in India, and activated a successful smartphone design training program for Indian talents. The training program, created in collaboration with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), India, Indian Cellular Association (ICA) and the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), Taiwan, developed talent for India's fast-growing handset industry in support of the "Make in India" initiative.
In India, MediaTek is on to its next phase of growth and expansion, the salience of which is being highlighted by its presence at the India Mobile Congress 2017.To learn more about MediaTek at India Mobile Congress 2017, visit the MediaTek booth now through Friday, at Stall No. 59 of Hall 11, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
For product details and specifications, please see Annexure.
About MediaTek Inc
MediaTek Incorporated (TWSE: 2454) is a global fabless semiconductor company that enables 1.5 billion connected devices a year. We are a market leader in developing innovative systems-on-chip (SoC) for mobile device, home entertainment, connectivity and IoT products. Our dedication to innovation has positioned us as a driving market force in several key technology areas, including highly power-efficient mobile technologies and advanced multimedia solutions across a broad range of products such as smartphones, tablets, digital televisions, OTT boxes, wearables and automotive solutions. MediaTek empowers and inspires people to expand their horizons and more easily achieve their goals through smart technology. We call this idea Everyday Genius and it drives everything we do. Visit www.mediatek.com for more information.
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- CPU: 4x ARM Cortex-A53 up to 1.5GHz
- Memory: LPDDR3 (Up to 3GB, 667MHz)
- Storage: eMMC 5.1
- Camera: 8M+0.3M (VGA) dual camera
- Video Decoding: 1080p @ 30FPS, H.264/HEVC
- Video Encoding: 1080p @ 30FPS, H.264
- Graphics: IMG PowerVR GE8100 up to 570MHz
- Display: 1440 x 720
- Modem: 4G LTE Cat. 4 DL / Cat. 5 UL (FDD/TDD), C2K SRLTE, L+G, L+W/L+L DSDS, eMBMS, HPUE, 600MHz band supported
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, FM, GPS+Glonass / GPS+Beidou
MediatEK Helio P23
- Featuring Dual Camera Support
The Helio P23 brings dual-camera support to the MediaTek Helio line, delivering dual-camera features that guarantee a superior photography experience. The chipsets features support for 13+13 megapixel dual-camera setups. Incorporating MediaTek's Imagiq 2.0 technology suite, the chipsets are equipped to minimize aliasing, grain and noise, reduce chromatic aberration and more -- resulting in clear, crisp, high-quality images across a number of lighting conditions. Additionally, a new hardware CCU -- with auto exposure convergence speed up to twice as fast as competitors -- ensures users never miss the moment they want to capture.
- Delivering Dual 4G VoLTE Connectivity
The MediaTek Helio P23 delivers the world's first dual SIM, dual 4G VoLTE/ViLTE support. This allows faster, more consistent connectivity for users who use two SIM cards. Helio P23 features MediaTek's latest generation 4G LTE WorldMode modem technology, offering superior power efficiency and performance, with a unique combination of Cat-7/13 speeds at 300 Mbit/s download and 150Mbit/s upload. TAS 2.0 (Transmitting Antenna Switching) smart antenna technology further enhances performance and user experience, by using the best antenna combination to provide optimal signal quality.
- High Performance Backed by MediaTek's CorePilot Technology
Powered by MediaTek's CorePilot technology, Helio P23 is built on eight ARM Cortex-A53 processers operating up to 2.3 GHz for sustained high performance and unparalleled user experience. Both chipsets feature the new Mali G71 MP2 GPU, clocked at 770MHz in Helio P23, delivering high-end graphics performance. MediaTek's CorePilot 4.0 technology with power aware scheduling, thermal management and UX monitoring enables sustained high-performance and reliably consistent user-experience. Helio P23 delivers fast performance and connectivity without sacrificing battery life.