Mediatek will soon launch three new mobile SoCs based on ARM Cortex A53 cores and Mali-T860 GPU, as well as support for LTE Cat.6 modem, with MT6738, MT6750 & MT6750T processors targeting entry-level Android smartphones.
All three processors are manufactured with 28nm process, support up to 4GB LPDDR3 RAM, decode H.264/H.265 up to 1080p30, encode H.264 up to 1080p, and support LTE FDD/TDD, DC-HDPA+, TS-SCDMA, EDGE, and CDMA2000.
The main differences are in the number of cores for the CPU and GPU, and maximum display & camera resolution:
- MT6738 features four Cortex A53 cores @ 1.5 GHz with a Mali-T860MP1 GPU, and supports 1280×720 displays, and up to 13MP cameras.
- MT6750 octa-core processor includes two clusters of four Cortex A53 cores @ 1.5 and 1.0 GHz combined with a Mali-T860MP2, and supports 1280×720 displays, and up to 16MP cameras
- MT6750T has the same specs as MT6750, except it supports Full HD (1920×1080) displays
There’s no clear availability date, but mydrivers reports these SoCs will likely be found in phones selling for 300 to 600 CNY ($45 to $91) in China.