HTC might announce a 5.5-inch phablet with a MediaTek octa-core processor

By September 8th, 2014 AT 8:54 PM

After launching the Desire 820 with an octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor, the Taiwanese giant HTC might also launch a 5.5-inch ‘phablet’ smartphone based on MediaTek’s octa-core processor. Leakster @upleaks has tweeted that the company is planning to launch a handset identical to the HTC Desire 816, although with a different processor and RAM capacity. The handset is slated to have an octa-core SoC from Mediatek, instead of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 400 processor which is present in the Desire 816. The leak also states that the RAM of the device will not be same as HTC Desire 816, so it could go more or less than the Desire 816’s 1.5GB RAM.

In the past few months, HTC has introduced smartphones powered by a MediaTek SoC including the Desire 310, and Desire 616, which has enabled the company decrease the cost of the device. Given the specifications, the handset could be exclusively available for the Asian market.

Computer science engineer turned technology blogger. Following consumer electronics industry closely from 2006, he can now predict pretty much where the market is heading. He has a dream to own Android, Windows Phone and iOS smartphones all at the same time.

1
Leave a Reply

avatar
Photo and Image Files
 
 
 
1 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
1 Comment authors
Puneet Recent comment authors
newest oldest most voted
Puneet
Puneet

A phablet with mediatek processor. Sounds really awesome

Recent Posts

Airtel TV vs JioTV: Which is the Best Live TV Service App Right Now?

Reliance Jio brought a massive disruption in the telecom industry when it landed on the playing field in 2016. Since...

Xiaomi Mi LED TV 4A Pro 43-inch Review: Android TV, Chromecast and Much More on Budget

Xiaomi’s products have taken the Indian market by storm. When it comes to smartphones, there is no other company which...

Huawei Mate X Foldable Phone to Reach Indian Market by the End of 2019

Premium smartphone maker Huawei on Wednesday said it would launch its foldable 5G smartphone ‘Mate X‘ in India in 2019....