MediaTek Says Will Introduce More Chipsets Designed in India

MediaTek Says Will Introduce More Chipsets Designed in India

HIGHLIGHTS
  • SoC integration, gaming software of Helio G90 designed in Bengaluru
  • There are many more smartphone chips in the pipeline: MediaTek
  • Helio G90 chip series is slated to debut in India next month

Taiwanese fabless semiconductor company MediaTek — set to bring its gaming-focused Helio G90 chipset series in India in partnership with Chinese company Xiaomi — is working towards designing more smartphone chipsets that will be designed in India, a senior executive has said.

The entire processor design, System on Chip (SoC) integration and gaming software of the MediaTek Helio G90 series have been designed at the company’s facility in Bengaluru.

“There are many more smartphone chips in the pipeline aimed to be designed in India. To do that, you need the right engineering talent and leadership. That’s where the investment comes — in hiring the right talent to grow the design teams to be able to work on the chips,” Rituparna Mandal, General Manager, MediaTek, told IANS.

The Helio G90 chip series is slated to debut in India next month and Chinese handset Xiaomi is the first player to partner with MediaTek to include its Helio G90 chip series in its device.