MediaTek has introduced the MT8125 quad-core processor, based on the ARM Cortex-A7 design and able to operate at up to 1.5 gigahertz. The chip will be used by Lenovo Group in its forthcoming Android-based IdeaTab S6000 tablet computer, it was said. Meanwhile, sources say MediaTek will add more component suppliers to provide parts for its smartphone reference designs to head off shortages. In addition to Samsung Electronics, the company will source memory chips from Kingston Technology and Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology for its multichip package modules, according to the sources.
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