MediaTek joins the 4G Age with the octa-core MT6595

by Frank Tu 2

Today, MediaTek held a launch event at Shenzhen where they unveiled the company’s first octa-core 4G chipset—the MT6595.


The MT6595 is made up of four Cortex-A17 cores and four Cortex-A7 cores using big.Little architecture. The eight cores can be turned on at the same time and, at most, have a main frequency of 2.2GHz.


According to MTK, the MT6595 offers a very powerful performance rate, scoring more than 47000 points in the Antutu benchmark test.


Regarding its multimedia specs, the MT6595 supports, at most, a 20mp main camera with a 2560 x 1600 resolution, and H.265 Ultra HD video recording and streaming. As for internet specs, it supports TDD/FDD-LTE, HSPA+, TD-SCDMA, and GSM. For camera specs, it also has dual-ISP and video HR efficiency, supports 120Hz HD video recording and playback.


Besides the MT6595, MediaTek also showed off the new MT6795, their first 64-bit octa-core chipset.

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