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Octa Core Mobile Phones Coming in 2014 : New Trend in Android Smartphones


With the recent launch of MediaTek’s chipset MT6592, companies have started working to introduce octa-core smartphones in the coming year, 2014. MT6592 is the world’s first heterogeneous computing SOC with scalable eight-core processors for superior multi-tasking and excellent performance. With the increasing curiosity, smartphones market is growing rapidly. With the involvement of new technologies, smartphones making companies are putting their best efforts to engage more and more users by 2014 and hence they are making use of octa-core smartphones equipped with Mediatek’s new chipset MT6592 ! Those companies, who couldn’t enroll themselves for the top position in the last few years, have made a revolutionary entry with a new trend in smartphones which is involvement of Octa-core chipset. Yes, you read it right! Octa-core processors form the bases of upcoming flagships of any company.

The greater computational capabilities of the MediaTek MT6592 will deliver a truly awesome gaming performance which seems to be so premium, wow multi-tasking and enhanced web browsing coming smartphones and tablets. We are just taking you to a tour of a huge list of upcoming octa-core mobile phones (2014), but first of all, let’s see how this year went? and what success we saw in them. The second half of this year went with the quad-core smartphones with an easily affordable price. Almost every user wanted to buy mid-range smartphones or mobile phones that provides a value for money experience. This includes not only processor specifications but also a satisfactory RAM under the budget. Companies attracted every possible attention on their smartphones by putting them into an affordable price range. Some drew their attention to other side of truth. This included enormous battery life smartphones.

But emerging every possible wow need in a smartphone would not going to make them affordable! No doubt, there are some Chinese smartphones that can fulfill this fact. But those who just love brands, see other way to sort out their selection. The year,2014 is going to be really interesting in terms of selecting powerful smartphones. Octa-core processors, enough RAM & battery life, Camera with better quality, HD-displays, speed, best performance are some of the traits to look into just one mobile phone in 2014. Market is growing with highest pace. With high-demands of smoother experience for navigation, every company is developing octa-core mobile phones for the year 2014. Read more about Mediatek MT6592 chipset.

List of Octa-core Android Smartphones To Watch for in 2014 –

Here, we are providing you the list of upcoming octa-core smartphones 2014 along with their key specifications. Their features are described here according to the rumors we have. These are going to be launched in 2014. So, let’s see the list of octa-core smartphones by LG, Intex, Sony, Huawei and many more.

Micromax Canvas 5 – Here comes the very first octa-core mobile phone for the year 2014. Followers might be really happy when they first heard about Micromax’s first octa-core smartphone. As they are familiar with the service they offer. Micromax always works with their moto – “more for less”. More in terms of quality and less in terms of price! No body wouldn’t have thought this before, that Micromax is going to become 3rd largest smartphone manufacturer in India. With their continuous efforts and hard work, they have proven themselves and are standing in fair competition with other brands. Micromax is planning something really great for their upcoming flagships. As every company is revealing some of the features of their coming smartphones, Micromax has also leaked some specifications of their next flagship which is Canvas 5 better known by Micromax’s octa core smartphone tag name. We all have admired the great success of Micromax in terms of HD quality it offered in previous phones. A116 was a huge hit! Micromax stepped again on the stage to provide you something extra for a lesser price without compromising the features. According to rumors, Micromax going to be slimmer than Galaxy S4 approx 6.9mm thick only! Micromax Canvas 5 will have MediaTek MT6592 chipset which is world’s first true octa-core processor. This octa-core smartphone has got something more for you to add a wow factor! According to several hearsay on various tech giants, Canvas 5 will have an enormous battery power of about 3,000mAH. Micromax Canvas 5 will going to be a tough competitor for other octa-core smartphones in 2014 that are coming under big brands. Micromax also claims that Canvas 5 is going to have very attractive design and will win everyone’s heart in terms of looks.


Key Specifications of Micromax Canvas 5 – 

  • Display – 5-inch screen with a 1080 display (full HD).
  • OS – Android 4.3 or Kitkat OS (expected)
  • Processor – Mediatek OctoCore MT6592 processor.
  • RAM – 2 GB.
  • Battery – 3000mAH.
  • Storage – 16 GB internal storage.
  • Internet Connectivity – No details yet.

Intex i17 – The smartphone with Mediatek MT6592 octa core processor was revealed by company in November and was set to launch for January 2014. The phone is said to be India’s first octa core powered smartphone coming in 2014. Apart from octa core processor (which is indeed a best feature of this smartphone), it also coming up with other captivating features. Intex i17 aka Intex Aqua i17 has 13 MP auto-focus rear camera with LED flash and 5 MP front facing camera. Also it has 6-inch HD IPS display. Intex i17 is coming with two storage capacity variants 16 GB and 32 GB. The price of Intex i17 would be around 20,000 only (16 GB). This is an awesome budget price for the year 2014. (prediction). We think Intex i17 fits perfectly in the list of octa core mobile phones for the year 2014 and there are many speculations surrounding it.


Key Specifications of Intex i17 – 

  • Display – 6-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display.
  • OS – Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean).
  • Processor – 1.7 GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor with 700 MHz Mali 450-MP4 GPU.
  • RAM – 2 GB.
  • Camera – 13MP auto focus camera with LED Flash, 1080p Full HD video recording
  • Battery – 2300 mAH.
  • Storage – 16GB/ 32GB internal memory.
  • Connectivity – .5mm audio jack, FM Radio, dual Yamaha 1420 speakers with 1.2W output, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, aGPS.

Huawei Ascend P6S – Here comes an octa core powered smartphone with Android 4.4 Kitkat from Huawei. Although, LG, HTC and Huawei smartphones are losing their market share, but seems like they all will get back to their original state soon through new ideas and features. Huawei Ascend P6S images just got leaked online. It runs on Kitkat OS along with MediaTek true core processor MT6592. The phone is successor to Ascend P6. According to the news, Ascend P6S will be optimized for extended battery life. It will have same display as its successor which is 4.7″ IPS 720p display. It is based on the ARM big.LITTLE architecture. If all goes well, then Huawei will definitely get their position back in the market through their upcoming octa core smartphones.


Key Specifications of Huawei Ascend P6S – 

  • Display – 4.7″ IPS 720p display.
  • OS – Android 4.4 Kitkat.
  • Processor – 1.8GHz dual-core Cortex-A15 and a 1.2GHz dual-core Cortex-A7 processors.
  • RAM – 2 GB.
  • Camera – 8MP rear and a 5MP front camera.
  • Battery – Not available.
  • Storage – not yet announced.

Huawei Honor 3X – This is another Huawei Smartphone featuring true octa core processor powered by MT6592. The best part is that the phone has already been launched in China and available for pre-orders. This is company’s first octa-core smartphone coming in 2014. It is also known as Huawei Glory 3X. Huawei unveiled their first MediaTek MT6592 powered smartphone on 16th Dec and will be available from January 2014. It sports 5.5-inch display which is larger than previous mentioned phone. It is named as Honar 3X for some regions. The name was also rumored as Glory/Honor 4. It offers enormous battery power with 3000mAH (equivalent to Micromax Canvas 5). Expected price of Huawei Honor 3X is around USD 280.


Key Specifications of Huawei Honor 3X –

  • Display – 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display with 10 finger multi-touch.
  • OS – Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) with Emotion UI 2.0.
  • Processor – 1.7 GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6592 processor with Mali450-MP4 GPU.
  • RAM – 2 GB.
  • Camera – 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, Sony BSI stacked sensor, f/2.2 aperture & 5MP front-facing camera.
  • Battery – 3000 mAh battery.
  • Storage – 8GB internal memory, expandable memory with MicroSD.
  • Connectivity – 3.5mm audio jack, DTS audio, 3G (WCDMA / TD-SCDMA ), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS.

Alcatel’s Idol X+ – List of Octa core mobile phones have just started! read these next smartphones -TCL, the Chinese brand who owned Alcatel brand  has just launched Idol X+ in China. It will cost around Rs.20,500 in India (if available) which is indeed suited well in the list of affordable smartphones with octa core processor. But, Alcatel hasn’t announced anything about availability outside China yet. This Mediatek MT6592 powered smartphone has got something else also. Idol X+ is coming up with a Boom Band, a Bluetooth-enabled wristband that is available in various colors. A completely jaw dropping feature of this boom band is, it can track your phone. That means, if suddenly you left your Idol X+ behind, boom band will give an alarm to get it back. Alcatel’s Idol X+ fits best in affordable android phones for 2014.


Key Specifications of Alcatel’s Idol X+ – 

  • Display – 5.00-inch full-HD IPS display with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels.
  • OS – Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) with Emotion UI 2.0.
  • Processor – octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor clocked at 2GHz.
  • RAM – 2 GB.
  • Camera – 13MP rear camera with front-facing camera.
  • Battery – 2500 mAh battery.
  • Storage – no word.
  • Connectivity – Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ aGPS, Micro-USB and 3G.

Zopo ZP998 – This is another octa core android smartphone with 4G LTE support. The phone is going to be available in India soon. If all goes well the Zopo ZP998 will be priced at Rs.18,579 in India. The phone is powered by Mediatek’s MTK6592 processor clocked at 1.7GHz. Smartphone is coming up with Mali 450 GPU. It is 4G enabled. It has 14 MP rear camera with LED flash and 5 MP front facing camera. Every smartphone is coming up with octa core processor along with one or 2 unique qualities that differ them from one another. Like Zopo ZP998 is 4G enabled, Also, it has”BE voice” that adjust the volume levels of voice, based on the surroundings. This Octa core smartphone powered by Mediatek MT6592 is expected to release in January 2014.


Key Specifications of Zopo ZP998 –

  • Display – 5.5 inch IPS screen with 1080p resolution (Gorilla Glass Protection)
  • OS – Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • Processor – Mediatek’s MTK6592 octa core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz
  • RAM – 2 GB.
  • Camera – 14 MP rear camera with LED flash and 5 MP front-facing camera.
  • Battery – 2400 mAh battery.
  • Storage – 6/32 GB storage and external micro SD card support of up to 64 GB.
  • Connectivity – USB OTG, NFC and Bluetooth 4.0 LE.

Sony Tianchi aka Xperia E2 – Every company is doing hard efforts to introduce their flagships next year (2014). The much awaited smartphone Xperia E2 is going to be available from January, as it may get unveiled at MWC 2014. Well, as other octa core smartphones under big banners like Samsung is attracting every eye by their continuous updates. Sony hasn’t revealed or leaked anything yet! Apart from some of the specifications that it will going to have. But this all just a grain in a heap of sand. We will definitely update our list of octa core smartphones as we get more news for the same. The only information we got is display size – 6-inch with 1080p (Ful HD display).


LG G3 – (LG Odin) Here comes another phablet in the league of octa core smartphones powered by Mediatek’s MT6592, world’s true octa core processor. According to the recent rumors, G3 will have Quad HD display as you may have encountered in an ongoing hearsay about Samsung Galaxy S5! Apart from this scintillating feature, G3 has got something else also to add more spice in the rumors! LG G3 will be coming with fingerprint recognition technology. Rumors says, that company has made a prototype to test fingerprint scanner before its global release. The use of this technology will definitely be helpful for security purposes like unlocking the phone and making transactions through mobile. However, you may already have seen fingerprint technology in iPhone 5S, that then was also introduced in HTC One. Now, G3 is joining this trail too! As LG is loosing its share in the market along with HTC and Huawei, this octa core smartphone (G3) encapsulated with unique ideas can regain the repot and we think it will come out as best mediatek MT6592 powered smartphone of 2014 soon. The phone is believed to be named as LG Odin. LG G3 has highest MP rear camera in this list of octa core smartphones 2014.


Key specifications of LG G3 – (Expectations)

  • Display – 1440×2560 pixels QHD (Quad-HD) display (size unknown)
  • OS – not yet revealed.
  • Processor – Mediatek’s MTK6592 octa core processor.
  • RAM – 2 GB.
  • Camera – 16 MP rear camera with LED flash and no word for front-facing camera. 

Oppo Find 7 – It has now been confirmed that Oppo Find 7 is coming with 2K resolution of 2560 x 1440px on a screen with a 5.5-inch size (538 pixels per inch). It is a successor of Oppo Find 5. It will have will have LTE connectivity. This octa core smartphone is launching in 2014. Till now, we have heard only these few specifications of Oppo Find 7. The same 2K display is also a speculating feature going to introduced in Galaxy S5 also. If you observe ongoing market, then you realize that head on competition is waiting for the year 2014. Though Samsung is a well-known brand, but Chinese handset makers have proven themselves in every hurdle they had in past. Samsung is gathering many speculations already but Oppo Find 7 and LG G3 are lined up in the same queue of octa core smartphones of 2014. Stay tuned for more Oppo Find 7 specifications.



So, these were some of the octa core android smartphones that are featuring Mediatek’s MT6592 chipset (World’s first true octa core processor). All are going to be introduced in 2014 with one aim to provide seamless muti tasking experience along with several other unique features. Lots of speculations are stick with them since from their first tease online.

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