AMD and MediaTek join hands to Co-Develop Smartphnone Chips

AMD and MediaTek also planning to team up again and this time have joined hands for creating a joint venture which will let AMD to grow in the smartphone market. With this partnership, MediTek will be able to combine it’s efficient CPU cores with the AMD’s RDNA2 graphics structure. This will let MediaTek chips to support ray tracing as well as variable-rate shading. Samsung is working on it for its next stage of Exynos chipset though it is still not confirmed when will these chips release.

The partnership between AMD and MediaTek will develop customized SoC solutions for the smartphones like enhanced 5G connectivity, Wi-Fi resources and also connectivity for the large data transferring modems. Both AMD and MediaTek have worked before but for AMD’s WiFi network modality chip, the RZ608. The chip was renamed MediaTek MT7921K. These chips were used in first few laptops with integrated WiFi. If the reports of this joint venture is true then this would likely extend AMD’s growth in the entry-level marketspace of MediaTek. Both the companies have not confirmed about this joint venture yet.

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