Rumor: Samsung is going to release low-cost Galaxy A smartphones with 5G based on MediaTek processors

Vivo, OPPO and Xiaomi are now the main customers of Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek. It seems,

This trio will soon be joined by another major player.

What is known

According to reports that have appeared online, Samsungis negotiating with MediaTek about the supply of processors with built-in 5G modems. We are talking about new chips codenamed MT6885 and MT6873. The Korean manufacturer wants to install them in its inexpensive Galaxy A smartphones. If the companies agree, then shipments of MediaTek processors will reach record levels next year.

Let us remind you that MediaTek recently introduced its flagshipDimensity 1000 processor with integrated 5G modem. It is built on a 7-nanometer process technology and has four high-performance Cortex-A77 cores with a maximum clock speed of 2.6 GHz, as well as four energy-efficient Cortex-A55 cores with a clock speed of up to 2.0 GHz. The Mali-G77 accelerator is responsible for the graphics of the SoC, and the APU 3.0 module, which performs 4.5 million operations per second, is responsible for processing the AI ​​functions.

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