CES 2015: MediaTek Unveils MT2601 Chipset for Android Wearables

By Vigneshwar

Now a days, wearables becomes the hot topic in the tech-world, and moreover it is the most personal technology in the past few months. To improve further, in the processor segment, MediaTek has unveiled new chipset exclusively for wearable devices based on Google's Android Wear software at CES 2015, in Las Vegas. The Taiwan based Chipset maker says that, the MT2601 will have 41.5 percent fewer components and lower current consumption, which gives longer battery life.

CES 2015: MediaTek Unveils MT2601 Chipset for Android Wearables

MediaTek MT2601 - Key Specifications

The MediaTek MT2601 is clocked at 1.2 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A7, ARM Mali-400 MP which takes care of graphics department and supports qHD display resolution.

Further, the chipset supports external sensors and the wireless connectivity SoC MT6630 for Bluetooth in a PCBA footprint of less than 480 mm2. However, MediaTek reveals the MT2601 is in mass production now and ready for inclusion in Android Wear devices.

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"The MT2601 has an incredibly small die size and is highly optimized for cost and power performance. The platform solution, comprised of MT2601 integrated with Android Wear software, will fuel the maker revolution and empower the application developer community worldwide to create a broad range of innovative applications and services," says J.C. Hsu, General Manager of New Business Development at MediaTek.

MediaTek also mentions that, it will support Android Wear and will continue to evolve MT2601 to align with the Android Wear road map

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