What is MTK short for in tech?


Techies use MTK as shorthand for MediaTek. This Taiwanese company produces microchips used in a variety of electronic devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, and televisions.

MTK separated from its parent company, United Microelectronics Corporation, in 1997. It has since become one of the world's leading providers of microchips. Specifically, MTK is dominant in the smartphone chip market, alongside competitor Qualcomm (QCOM).


The new MTK chips are supposed to be super efficient
A Twitter user discussing MTK chips
A Twitter user discussing MTK chips

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Updated November 10, 2022

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