MediaTek Powers Lenovo VIBE X2 with LTE True Octa-core™ SoC

Berlin, Germany – September 4, 2014 – MediaTek and Lenovo today announced the launch of VIBE X2, powered by the LTE True Octa-core™ System on Chip (SoC) MT6595. The launch of Lenovo’s MediaTek-powered smartphone proves MediaTek’s long-standing commitment to building an inclusive ecosystem and to making high-quality devices accessible to everyone to drive global 4G LTE adoption.

Sitting at the premium end of Lenovo’s device range, the VIBE X2 is made to cater to the modern multi-layered lifestyle, as reflected in the design. The first two layers are made up of its colorful cases and click-on accessories respectively, and the layer at the heart of the phone refers to the MT6595 encased within. As with all other MediaTek True Octa-core SoCs, the MT6595 is capable of running on all eight cores concurrently and comes with MediaTek’s proprietary CorePilot™ technology, which delivers exceptional performance as well as battery and thermal efficiency. Its multimedia capabilities include H.265 Ultra HD (4K2K) video recording and playback, 480fps Super Slow Motion, ClearMotion™ and industry-leading face beautification technology.

The MT6595-powered VIBE X2 validates MediaTek’s LTE platform as a high-quality solution and provides consumers with an additional LTE-enabled smartphone option that exudes superiority with its layered design and powerful True Octa-core SoC.

“We are pleased to see our powerful MT6595 in Lenovo’s VIBE X2. This partnership demonstrates our commitment to enabling more LTE choices with VIBE X2 joining our growing list of LTE-enabled devices based on our portfolio,” said Ching-Jiang Hsieh, President of MediaTek. With the MT6595 inside the VIBE X2, we are further expanding MediaTek’s footprint in the global LTE market. We look forward to continuing our work with Lenovo to drive global LTE adoption.”

“The VIBE X2 provides everything consumers would want in their device – from computing performance and multimedia features to connectivity options – in one extremely stylish package,” said Liu Jun, Executive Vice President, Mobile Business Group, Lenovo. “We are delighted to have partnered with MediaTek for the VIBE X2, and are excited to see the reaction from customers once they experience this powerful and stylish smartphone.”

The VIBE X2 joins a growing portfolio of MediaTek-powered LTE smartphones, including the recently launched Vodafone Smart 4 power and the ALCATEL ONETOUCH POP S7.

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