Starting with the new Mediatek SoC. The MT6732 is a 64-Bit chipset which can run up to speeds of 1.5Ghz and is based on ARM’s Cortex A53 with a next-generation Mali-T650 GPU. The SoC inlaced new video features such as low-power 1080p video playback, video recording at 1080p@30fps, support for H.265 and H.264 video codecs and can handle cameras of up to 13 mega-pixels.
The big new is 4G lte support which means that Chinese phone manufactures will now have more choice when producing 4G smartphones. The MT6732 also has support for WCMA, TD-SCDAM, GSM, dual-band WIFI and Bluetooth 4.0.
Keeping your smartphone pumped full of juice is the new Pump Express fast charging solution from Mediatek. According to Mediatek Pump Express can effectively half charging times of smartphones. The new system can also automatically choose the correct current for charging and increase this during the course of the charge to prevent overheating.
We can expect to see Android smartphones using Pump express by around June this year while 64-Bit 4G LTE phones using the new MT6732 will have to wait until Q3.
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