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MediaTek MT8176 ends up in the ZenPad

by on09 August 2016

Giving it a 2K display

MediaTek says its new MT8176 system-on-chip was selected to power the recently released ASUS ZenPad 3S 10.

The ASUS ZenPad 3S 10 integrates MT8176’s multi-core architecture that combines two ARM Cortex-A72 cores and four ARM Cortex-A53 cores, he SoC’s performance is enhanced by a dual channel DRAM interface. With the powerful Imagination Technologies PowerVR GX6250 GPU and a multi-standard video codec so that it can manage 4K Ultra HD content on mobile devices.

Joe Chen, ExecutiveVice President and Co-Chief Operating Officer at MediaTek said:

“With MT8176, MediaTek is bringing consumers 4K capabilities and TV-like viewing experiences to their mobile devices – a major step forward for the industry,” said . “As users demand more and more from their mobile video, browsing experiences and battery life, we continue to innovate and lead the market.”

MediaTek claims that MiraVision brings the picture quality of premium TVs to the ASUS ZenPad 3S 10 with highly flexible colour, optimised scaling, smart sharpness and dynamic contrast.

Rangoon Chang, General Manager of Mobile Computing Business Unit 2 at ASUS said that the outfit worked closely with MediaTek and he thinks the  ASUS ZenPad 3S 10 is the best-ever ASUS ZenPad for entertainment.

MediaTek SoCs are also under the bonnet of  Amazon’s Fire TV streaming media player and the Sony Xperia XA (MediaTek helio P10) smartphone. The ASUS ZenPad 3S 10 is available in 26 countries now.

Last modified on 09 August 2016
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