Mediatek's 10 core wonder attracts attention from leading vendors
Mediatek is surely going in guns blazing with their all new 10 core helios X20 chipset , the processor , launched along side the equally impressive Helios X10 (8 core) chip has taken the industry by storm as the chipset boasts a whopping 10 64bit cores arrange in a tri-cluster format with 2 Cortex A72 cores taking center stage . The chip ,which is a direct competitor to the Snapdragon 820 (Qualcomm's next gen mobile processor) is now poised to compete in the marketing department as Mediatek has already grabbed the attention of some leading smartphone vendors and manufacturers who are looking for a cost effective yet flagship chipset for future products . According to new reports , Mediatek's new chip has grabbed the attention of LG , HTC , Sony , Huawei , Xiaomi ,ZTE , Meizu and Lenovo and many other handset makers . The chipset , which is based on the newly anounced ARM Cortex A72 and the lesser powerful A53 architecture with 2x Cortex-A72 @ 2.5GHz , 4x Cortex-A53 @ 2.0GHz and another cluster of 4x Cortex-A53 @ 1.4GHz . the graphics on the chip is said to be the Mali -T800 series .