MediaTek launches MT6739 chipset for mid-range & entry level smartphones at IMC 2017

Both MT6739 and Helio P23-enabled devices will be available in India and the global market by end of this year.

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Highlights

    • MediaTek MT6739 SoC launched for entry-level & mid-range 4G enabled handsets
    • The chipset comes with dual photography & 18:9 display support with HD+ resolution
    • Mid-range premium Helio P23 introduced alongside

India Mobile Congress 2017 has kicked off today at New Delhi and Taiwan-based semiconductor company, MediaTek has announced the MT6739 processor for Indian market. The latest SoC is designed for mid-range to entry-level 4G enabled smartphones. The company says that the chipset is built for India’s rapidly growing 4G market.

The quad-core MediaTek MT6739 SoC has a 64-bit architecture and features four ARM Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.5GHz. The new chispet comes with WorldMode LTE Cat.4 modem, dual photography and 18:9 display support with HD+ resolution to bring latest 4G LTE functions to the mainstream users. The MT6739 SoC also comes with ‘future-proof’ technology offering dual VoLTE support and Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS) with either 4G+4G (L+L) or 4G+3G (L+W).

“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,”
Dr. Finbarr Moynihan, General Manager of International Corporate Sales, MediaTek said in a press statement.

“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,”
he added.

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Besides the new MediaTek MT6739 SoC, the company also brought its recently announced mid-range premium Helio P23 processor. The octa-core chipset is fabricated on 16nm process and comes with dual VoLTE support.  The Helio P23 has a Mali G71 GPU clocked at 770MHz and employ ARM Cortex-A53 with cores running at a frequency of 2.3GHz. Talking about the availability, both MT6739 and Helio P23-enabled devices will be available in India and the global market by end of this year.