A couple months back GizBeat made a prediction that we'd start to see big name manufacturers follow Lenovo's suit and adopt MediaTek solutions. There were some doubters, but not a few weeks after that post, ZTE, Huawei, Sharp, Acer, Asus and HTC all started taggin' along for the ride...
<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-1361" title="sony-mtk6588-mtk6589" alt="" src="http://gizbeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/sony-mtk6588-mtk6589.jpg" width="500" height="334" />A couple months back <a href="http://gizbeat.com/879/mediatek-mtk-hits-a-29-month-net-high/">GizBeat made a prediction that we'd start to see big name manufacturers follow Lenovo's suit</a> and adopt MediaTek solutions. <span id="more-1360"></span>There were some doubters, but not a few weeks after that post, ZTE, Huawei, Sharp, Acer, Asus and HTC all started taggin' along for the ride along MediaTeks blazing trail. Not only did several brands begin testing the MTK6588 / MTK6589, <a href="http://www.gizbeat.com/1018/mediatek-mtk-to-get-in-bed-with-htc-asus-and-acer/http://">Acer, Asus, HTC and MediaTek announced plans to form a single Taiwanese Mega-Factory.</a>
Now Sony has expressed interest, and MediaTek has sent out MTK6588 / MTK6589 samples for Sony to play with.
Industry analysts expect MediaTek to sell upwards of 200 million CPUs in 2013 which will fairly double the expected output from 2012.
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