MediaTek has announced the MT6795 which the company has targeted at the high-end android 4G smartphones and tablet segment. According to the press release the 8-core processor also supports 2560 x 1600 resolution displays, FDD/TDD LTE technology, 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, FM Radio, 2G and 3G wireless networks. The chip also supports video recording and playback at Ultra HD (4K2K) resolution using the H.265, H.264 and VP9 formats, supporting high-speed 1080p video recording at up to 480 frames per second allowing slow-motion playback on screens with 120 Hz refresh. An integrated 16MP camera image signal processor handles video input and MediaTek’s ClearMotion™ technology eliminates motion jitter to ensure smooth video playback at 60fps.
The MT6795 uses eight ARM cortex A53 processors, based on a 28 nm process which clock at 2.0 GHz and a Mali-T760 GPU to handle display control. MediaTek also supply their CorePilot technology which provides multi-core processor performance and thermal control of the chip. The MT6795 also supports dual-channel LPDDR3 memory at 933MHz.
According to MediaTek we can expect to see 4G smartphones using MT7695 chips before the end of 2014.