href=”http://www.mediatek.com/en/” rel=”homepage” target=”_blank” title=”MediaTek”>MediaTek announced MT6575 Platform for mid level Android Phones. MT6575 comes with a 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, and supports the latest Android version “Ice-Cream Sandwich”. MT6575 also supports 720p playback, 8MP camera, qHD displays, and 3D displays, thanks to the PowerVR SGX Series 5 GPU. It has world’s lowest power consumption as well as hot swap dual-SIM capability, making it perfect for budget dual-SIM Android devices for developing markets.
“We expect significant growth in entry and mid-level smartphones, with wholesale prices under US$190, over the coming years. The MediaTek MT6575 platform is ideally suited to cater to a wide range of smartphone devices that target this growing segment in multiple markets around the world.”
The first smartphone powered by MediaTek MT6575 will be out in the market in Q1, 2012.