MediaTek has confirmed that Samsung is a client of the company
Pretty long been rumored that Samsung plans to order the MediaTek system on a chip for their mobile devices.
At the end of last year reported that MediaTek and Samsung are discussing the possibility of supply SoC for budget smartphones, in particular, running the operating system Tizen.
As reported by Nikkei, recently the head of the Board of Directors Tsai Ming-Kai (Tsai Ming-kai) participated in the technical conference, during which he was asked to comment on the situation with exploding batteries in Samsung Galaxy Note7. He replied that he has no right to comment on Samsung, since we are talking about the client MediaTek.
At the moment Samsung uses its own Exynos SoC and single-chip system Qualcomm. Experts believe that Samsung wants to weaken its dependence on Qualcomm and concentrate on production is only productive Exynos SoC for the premium models.