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 chip maker MediaTek. Looks like,

one more major player will soon join this troika.

What is known

According to reports appeared on the network, Samsungis in talks with MediaTek on the supply of processors with integrated 5G modems. We are talking about new chips, codenamed MT6885 and MT6873. The Korean manufacturer wants to install them in its low-cost smartphones Galaxy A. If the companies agree, the supply of MediaTek processors will reach record levels next year.

Recall recently MediaTek introduced the flagshipDimensity 1000 processor with integrated 5G modem. It is built on a 7-nanometer process technology and has four Cortex-A77 productive cores with a maximum clock frequency of 2.6 GHz, as well as four energy-efficient Cortex-A55 with a clock frequency up to 2.0 GHz. The Mali-G77 accelerator is responsible for the SoC graphics, and the APU 3.0 module, which does 4.5 million operations per second, is responsible for processing the AI ​​function.

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