The India Mobile Congress 2017 was the host of a Mediatek event where the Chinese company announced a new entry-level chipset MT6739. The SoC has a quad-core CPU and supports two main cameras, 18:9 ratio screens and dual VoLTE.
The processor has four Cortex-A53 cores and operates at up to 1.5 GHz. Its screen resolution support is limited to to 1440×720 pixels – 720p in 18:9 ratio. The modem is LTE Cat.4, and dual SIMS are supported.
Here’s a full list of the MT6739 specs:
CPU: 4x ARM Cortex-A53 up to 1.5GHz
Memory: LPDDR3 (Up to 3GB, 667MHz)
Storage: eMMC 5.1
Camera: 8M+0.3M (VGA) dual camera
Video Decoding: 1080p @ 30FPS, H.264/HEVC
Video Encoding: 1080p @ 30FPS, H.264
Graphics: IMG PowerVR GE8100 up to 570MHz
Display: 1440 x 720
Modem: 4G LTE Cat. 4 DL / Cat. 5 UL (FDD/TDD), C2K SRLTE, L+G, L+W/L+L DSDS, eMBMS, HPUE, 600MHz band supported
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, FM, GPS+Glonass / GPS+Beidou
The MT6739 is arriving as an update to the MT6735, and will power smartphones by the end of 2017.