MediaTek to make chips for ARM-based Windows PCs: Report

“The Wintel partnership that's gone on for so long has to be under some pressure, and when there's pressure, there's an opportunity for companies like ours," XDADevelopers quoted Eric Fisher, Vice President of Corporate Sales and Business development as saying. He further said that Apple has shown the world that I could be done.

MediaTek, a Taiwanese chip manufacturer, is planning to launch its ARM-based Windows PC chips in a few years. Offering Low-end and entry-level chips for Chromebooks, the company already has a presence in computer segments.

 

“The Wintel partnership that's gone on for so long has to be under some pressure, and when there's pressure, there's an opportunity for companies like ours," XDADevelopers quoted Eric Fisher, Vice President of Corporate Sales and Business development as saying.

 

He further said that Apple has shown the world that I could be done.

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MediaTek has also partnered Intel to manufacture 5G modems for intel-powered PCs.

 

Two Filogic 130 and Filogic 130A, system-on-chips were also unveiled by the company on Friday. These chips integrate a microprocessor (MCU), AI engine, Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2 subsystems and a power management unit (PMU) into a single chip.



Filogic 130A also integrates an audio digital signal processor to allow device makers to easily add voice assistants and other services into their products.

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Filogic 130 and Filogic 130A both support 1T1R Wi-Fi 6 connectivity and dual-band 2.4GHz and 5GHz, along with advanced Wi-Fi features such as target wake time (TWT), MU-MIMO, MU-OFDMA, quality of service (QoS) and WPA3 Wi-Fi security.

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