MediaTek’s True Octa-core™ 4G LTE SoC MT6595 Now Commercialized in India

Delivering a premium user experience for consumers in the Indian market by end of the year

New Delhi, India, October 13, 2014 – MediaTek Inc., one of the largest fabless semiconductor companies in the world, today announced that its MT6595, the world’s first True Octa-core™ 4G LTE System on Chip (SoC), has reached commercialization in India.  Devices embedded with MT6595 are expected to arrive in the Indian market by the end of the year. 

First announced in February 2014, the introduction of this premium chipset in the Indian market will accelerate the transition to 4G LTE in the country and create limitless opportunities for Indian device makers to manufacture high-performance handsets. in the segment. MediaTek’s 4G LTE products allow consumers to embrace the improved speed from 4G LTE and parallel computing capability. MediaTek is looking forward to associating with Indian Smartphone makers and leading the industry in delivering premium mobile user experiences.

“MediaTek is focused on delivering a full range of 4G LTE platforms, and the MT6595 is the first of many to arrive in India. Our 4G LTE solutions support all modes including TDD LTE, which is important for India because infrastructure providers in the country are currently focusing on the TDD LTE network,” said Dr. Finbarr Moynihan, General Manager – Corporate Sales International, of MediaTek.

“With a deep understanding of the Indian smartphone market, we continue to bring a premium mobile experience to consumers, and thus enable them to become, what we like to call, an Everyday Genius,” said Finbarr.

The MT6595 SoC promises a premium user experience with 4G connectivity, superior multi-tasking performance and excellent sustained performance-per-watt.

Underscoring its commitment to India, MediaTek recently announced its robust expansion plans for the Indian market with an investment of US$200 million. To boost its R&D capabilities in India, MediaTek has also launched a new facility in Bengaluru, which focuses on developing innovative solutions for wireless communications. The new Bengaluru facility, together with MediaTek’s Noida facilities, are instrumental to bolstering MediaTek’s R&D capabilities, allowing the company to establish presence in other core segments beyond mobile.

 

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About MediaTek

Since 1997, MediaTek has been a pioneering fabless semiconductor company and a market leader in cutting-edge systems-on-chip (SoC) for mobile devices, wireless networking, HDTV, DVD and Blu-ray. Our tightly-integrated, innovative chip designs help manufacturers optimize supply chains, reduce the development time of new products, and extend a competitive edge in crowded markets. Through MediaTek Labs, the company is also building a developer hub that will support device creation, application development, and services for the Internet of Things era. By building technologies that help connect individuals to the world around them, MediaTek is enabling people to expand their horizons and more easily achieve their goals. We believe anyone can achieve something amazing. And we believe they can do it every single day. We call this idea Everyday Genius and it drives everything we do. Visit mediatek.com for more information.