The 2018’ best MediaTek smartphones

MediaTek is a Taiwanese fabless semiconductor that sits alongside the Qualcomm company that provides chips for such; wireless communications, and handheld mobile devices – the smartphones, tablets, and even personal computers.

However, MediaTek had headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Thus, the said chipmaker has now 25 offices around the world. And also, it was ranked as the third largest fabless IC designer in 2016. From it’s founding in the late year 1997.

In addition, the MediaTek has been creating and releasing great and awesome chipsets in the market. And also, it provides the customers with such reference designs.

The best MediaTek smartphones of 2018

Xiaomi Redmi 6A

The Xiaomi Redmi 6A is one of the cheapest smartphones that are on the market, but, it had delivers some special features that you wouldn’t find on the other devices that have a price of $100.

However, the phone is the latest models in Xiaomi’s family, which is powered by the newest Helio A22 chipset. Thus, the processor of the phones was designed for low-end phones. And also, the phone features a Quad-core Cortex-A53 design, though; it stood out into a tiny 12nm design.

In addition, the Xiaomi Redmi 6A displays 5.45 inches and 720 pixels of resolution. For this reason, the phone was also to come out in a 16GB of storage that is expandable, and a 2GB of RAM.

Nokia 3.1

The Nokia 3.1 model is a successor for the year from its predecessor.  Like so, the budget-priced phone costs around $161 – a really solid entry-level handset.

Nevertheless, the HMD Global low-end smartphone had delivered the respected MT6750 Octa-Core chipset. In this matter, the chipset it has was far from the new one. It has more in line with the old model Snapdragon 430 than the new Qualcomm chipset.

Thus, the phone was to come out in a 2GB of RAM, and a 16GB of expandable storage. And also, the phone got a 2990mAh battery life, 13MP of the main camera, and 5.2 inches in fullscreen display.

Oppo Realme 1


The Oppo Realme 1 is one of the best MediaTek smartphones in 2018. The phone has offered some special capabilities in internal, such that, an Helio P60 chipset with an awesome Artificial Intelligence silicon, a RAM that comes up to 3GB to 6Gb, and a storage that is up to 128GB.

In addition, the Realme 1 handset displays a 6 inches fullscreen HD+, and also a 3410mAh of battery life. Thus, the phone was released with a 13MP main camera and an 8MP front camera.

However, the phone has also its weakness, thus, it hasn’t arrived in dual camera and it lacks a fingerprint scanner.


The LG Q7 model is not that powerful than other smartphones that are on the list, though, it has only offered an MT6750S chipset. Thus, the phone too arrived in a 3GB of RAM, and a 32GB of storage. And also, the phone has to offer a massive 3000mAh battery life, a fingerprint scanner, and a display of 5.5 inches fullscreen HD+.

However, as long as the pricing of the phone is a concern, seemingly, the budget phone will cost around $436 in the market.

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