MediaTek today announced the availability of the new quad-core application processor -- MT8125 designed for the tablet markets.
The new tablet platform is an extension of the company's quad-core portfolio. It integrates a power-efficient quad-core Cortex- A7 CPU subsystem with speed up to 1.5GHz along with PowerVRSeries5XT Graphics. To simplify product design and speed time-to-market, the MT8125 supports 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE and Wi-Fi versions, all of which are pin-to-pin compatible.
The MT8125 supports up to Full HD 1080p video playback and recording, 13MP camera with integrated ISP and Full HD (1920 x 1200) displays. The new tablet SoC also delivers high visual quality powered by Mediatek's MiraVision technology.
The MT8125 includes full support for MediaTek's 4-in-1 connectivity combo that converges Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and FM. The SoC also provides support for Wi-Fi certified Miracast which makes multimedia content sharing between devices easier.
Lenovo will use the new chip in an Android tablet called the IdeaTab S6000.
The Taiwanese semiconductor company is best known as a chip maker for handsets circulating in Asia, but the company is also hoping to break into the tablet sector.