MediaTek Powers Lenovo's Premium Multimedia IdeaTab S6000 Tablet
BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2013
- MediaTek's quad core solution empowers Lenovo to bring high performance yet
low power consumption mobile devices at affordable prices to global markets
BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MediaTek Inc. , a leading
fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital
multimedia solutions, today announces its quad core SoC, launched in December
2012, is powering Lenovo 's (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) new range of tablets into
the fast expanding tablet market. The Lenovo IdeaTab S6000 Tablet maximises
MediaTek's advanced smart solutions to deliver high performance, a premium
multimedia experience and power efficiency, at an affordable price to the
global tablet marketplace.
MediaTek's proven innovation, cost-effectiveness and flexibility has made it a
smart choice for device manufacturers who are keen to stay ahead in the fast
changing mobile arena. In 2012, MediaTek launched the world's first
commercial quad-core SoC, and is well-known for superior speed to market. This
year, at Mobile World Congress, MediaTek's quad core SoC will be powering
three new Android tablets launched by Lenovo, led by the Lenovo IdeaTab S6000.
Built on the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system, the S6000 is a sleek
(8.6mm) and light (560g), 10" tablet which leverages quad-core processing to
deliver performance, connectivity, and clarity. This makes the S6000 highly
adaptable and suitable for multiple uses, including web-browsing, gaming,
socializing and multimedia, all whilst feeling good in the hands and being
light on the pocket.
"As a partner, MediaTek offers more than just chips," commented Chen Wenhui,
Vice President of Lenovo, GM of Mobile BU. "The MediaTek team provides genuine
support and has helped us cut our time to market significantly. In this way,
Lenovo stays ahead of the crowd, delivering outstanding products that meet our
customers' needs. Lenovo is committed to creating products 'for those who DO'.
Working with MediaTek is able to bring to market efficiently and affordably,
smart devices that empower and delight consumers around the world."
Lenovo has rapidly extended its presence as a mobile player over the past two
years and now ranks as the world's third largest maker of "smart connected
devices".* The new line up of Lenovo tablets are a demonstration of MediaTek's
commitment to drive its customers competitive advantage into the mid-to-high
end mobile market.The company is delivering end-to-end solutions and a
universal design platform for manufacturers, enabling greater speed to market
and higher scalability to develop a full range of smart devices. The result
allows device manufacturers to be more competitive, while offering more choice
for consumers in terms of devices and price points.
"Lenovo has been our long-term customer, and we together have successfully
launched a series of top seller smart devices since 2011 and rapidly grow as
major players in mobile industry. We have already seen strong demand for our
quad core SoC since its launch and we are pleased Lenovo has chosen us as the
platform for its IdeaTab Tablet series and beyond," Jeffrey Ju, GM of
Smartphone Business Unit of MediaTek. "Our aim is to democratize the
smartphone market by enabling the smart ecosystem to make high performance
products at affordable prices for the mainstream market. This in turn will be
the catalyst for the smart age as customers will demand greater device
integration to share and view their entertainment and information seamlessly
across multiple screens - requiring a sophisticated smart ecosystem that only
MediaTek's SoC total solutions can drive."
About MediaTek Inc.
MediaTek Inc. is a leading fabless semiconductor maker specializing in
wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions. The company is a
market leader and pioneer in cutting-edge system-on-chip solutions for
wireless communications, high-definition TVs, optical storage, and DVD and
Blu-ray products. Founded in 1997 and listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange under
the code "2454", MediaTek is headquartered in Taiwan and operates sales and
research subsidiaries in Mainland China, Singapore, India, U.S., Japan,
SouthKorea, Denmark, England, Sweden and Dubai. For more information, please
visit MediaTek's website at www.mediatek.com .
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