According to MediaTek, the MT6795 is the company's first 64-bit LTE-enabled True Octa-core SoC targeted for the premium smartphone segment, which can hit speeds of up to 2.2GHz. The MediaTek MT6795 SoC features the company's new CorePilot technology, which provides multi-processor performance and thermal control, as well as offers dual-channel LPDDR3 clocked at 933MHz in a smartphone. The first MediaTek MT6795-based devices are expected to be commercially available by the end of 2014.
The chipmaker has listed some of the key features of the MT6795, including 2K (2560x1600 pixels) on device display support; 120Hz mobile display with Response Time Enhancement and ClearMotion Technology; 480fps 1080p super-slow motion video feature support; new integrated, low-power hardware support for H.265 Ultra HD (4K2K) video record and playback; support for Rel. 9, Category 4 FDD and TDD LTE (150Mbps/50Mbps); support for Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth, FM, GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, ANT+, and multi-mode wireless charging support.
Commenting on the announcement, General Manager of the MediaTek Smartphone Business Unit, Jeffrey Ju, said, "MediaTek has once again demonstrated leading engineering capabilities by delivering breakthrough technology and time-to-market advantage that enable limitless opportunities for our partners and end users, while setting the bar even higher for our competition. With a complete and inclusive 64-bit LTE SoC product portfolio, we are firmly on track to lead the industry in delivering premium mobile user experiences for years to come."
MediaTek's new 64-bit LTE SoC product portfolio now includes the newly announced MT6795, which is mainly targeted for premium smartphone segment; MT6752 for mainstream users, and MT6732 for entry level users. The company unveiled the MT6732 64-bit LTE SoC, at MWC this year.
Earlier this month, Samsung launched its new quad-core Exynos ModAP, which is its first generation of integrated LTE Modem-AP solution with advanced 4G LTE connectivity, built on 28nm High-K Metal Gate Logic Process (HKMG) process.