MediaTek Wants To Develop Solutions For New-Age Technology

MediaTek is planning to expand its R&D capabilities and opportunities in 2022 in India. The fabless semiconductor manufacturing company is planning to bring flagship, mainstream, and premium products to the country next year. Notably, the company has launched Dimensity 9000 chipset recently.

“We have been hiring extensively and are ramping up capabilities across our facilities in India,” said Anku Jain, Managing Director, MediaTek India. “For 2022, we are focused on further strengthening our presence in India, offering incredible experiences to customers, and supporting the country’s technology initiatives with our expertise and collaboration with leading OEMs,” he added.

MediaTek Plans For 2022

The company wants to boost technology democratization and wants to access disruptive connectivity via its flagship 5G chips. In addition, MediaTek wants to develop solutions for new-age technology. Besides, MediaTek wants to focus on research and development.

It is worth noting that MediaTek is the market leader in televisions, voice assistant devices, Wi-Fi routers, and other segments of home products.

“With a rapidly changing lifestyle powered by technology, consumers are reinforcing their focus on ‘smartisation’ by shifting towards smart devices ecosystem which includes personal use gadgets, devices for home and office automation. Processors continue to be key enablers in terms of main components which define the features and functions of these smart devices,” said Faisal Kawoosa, Founder & Chief Analyst Techarc.

MediaTek 2021 Products

Apart from announcing 2022 plans, the company has shared that it has launched the world’s first 7-nanometer 8K digital TV flagship system-on-chip (SoC), the MediaTek Pentonic 2000, Filogic models for Wi-Fi 6 connectivity, and the MediaTek Dimensity 9000.

For the unaware, MediaTek has recently launched a 9000 chipset, which is likely to take on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. In fact, several Chinese smartphone players such as Redmi, Realme, and Xiaomi are planning to launch devices in Q1 of the next year.

“This is for the first time in any tech transition in India that a strong device ecosystem will precede the commercial launch of services. By the time we have official 5G services kicking in, India might already have over 50 million active 5G devices”, said Tarun Pathak, Research Director, Counterpoint Research.

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