SONY will held a press conference in Shangai,China , to unveil the code named TIANCHI a eight core smartphone alongside with the SONY Xperia Z1S the mini version of the Z1.
The TIANCHI processor is a MEDIA TEK MTK6592. SONY is lowing smartphones prices for new devices and found in MEDIA TEK chip manufacturer a great partner.
SONY partenered before with MEDIA TEK with the MTK6589 chip, and launched the Xperia C S39h as the cheapest quad core smartphone and got good sales.
Unlike existing octa-core solutions in the market, which can only activate half of their CPU cores at once (Figure 1), MediaTek True Octa-Core allows for all eight of its cores to run simultaneously, offering the ultimate combination of performance and power-efficiency.(Figure 2)
A continuos probability of SONY cooperation with MEDIA TEK is high.