MTK port: Interesting device.

Sébastien Lorquet squalyl at
Wed Dec 29 20:21:33 UTC 2010

Can we really deduce anything from BOGus MIPS? :-)


On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 8:51 PM, Andrew <aifiltr0 at> wrote:
> Hello all.
> Just back from the hospital, so I haven't followed the development much
> for some time.
> Anyway, I've recently stumbled upon an interesting device:
> I think I'll order that one sometime soon, so that I can look at it in
> more detail.
> This is a chinese phone with android, but some things make me think that's
> MTK inside.
> According to desctiption:
> ARM926EJ-S rev 5(v5l) BogoMIPS: 207.66
> Android 2.2.1 OS system/Wifi(802.11b)/TV/GPS/FM/JAVA
> Price - 130 bucks.
> Sounds familiar?
> Compared to my E1000:
> ARM926EJ-S rev 5 (v5l) BogoMIPS: 104.24
> Twice more Bogomips. The hardware pretty much seems like a typical MTK,
> and for that price I guess there actually is MTK inside, something a
> little
> better than 2635, so the problem is to find the sources somewhere (And my
> bet is, that if they don't make it to the mainline - they'll leak out to
> the web) If the chips are pretty much identical, and they are, this might
> be a good thing. I think I'll buy one after the holiday madness is over
> and, hopefully, provide teardown photos, firmware dump and more details.
> Regards,
> Andrew.

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