Eight Cortex-A53 and CDMA for China
MediaTek is definitely shaping up to become a serious competitor in the smartphone SoC market. The company started the octa-core thing last year, with a frugal Cortex-A7 chip and in 2015 most players are following with big.LITTLE chips.
Cheap multicores race to the bottom
Not bad, but what about real world performance?
To be the heart of Optimus G II
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