MediaTek Expands Wi-Fi 7 Portfolio with Filogic 860 and Filogic 360 Solutions

MediaTek has announced the introduction of its latest offerings, Filogic 860 and Filogic 360, solidifying its position in Wi-Fi 7 technology business.
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These second-generation additions to MediaTek’s Wi-Fi 7 portfolio aim to further elevate performance benchmarks and deliver unwavering reliability across a spectrum of devices harnessing the latest in connectivity technology.

The Filogic 860 represents a dual-band access point empowered by Wi-Fi 7 technology coupled with an advanced network processor, tailored for enterprise access points, service provider Ethernet gateways, mesh nodes, retail, and IoT router applications.

Meanwhile, the Filogic 360 stands as a stand-alone client solution integrating Wi-Fi 7 2×2 and dual Bluetooth 5.4 radios within a single chip, targeting edge devices, streaming devices, and a wide array of consumer electronics.

Alan Hsu, Corporate Vice President and General Manager of the Intelligent Connectivity Business at MediaTek, highlighted, “Our two new Wi-Fi 7 solutions cater to mainstream applications, offering the same technology as our premium solutions with exceptional reliability, ultra-fast speeds, reduced latency, and enhanced range in demanding network environments.”

The Filogic 860 platform boasts a triple-core Arm Cortex-A73 CPU, reinforcing a dual-band Wi-Fi 7 access point, router, and mesh node solution for enterprise and retail markets. Leveraging a 6nm low-power Wi-Fi design, this platform integrates cutting-edge features including:

Industry-leading 6nm low-power Wi-Fi design

Single-MAC MLO support

Support for 4096-QAM and MRU

Dual-band Wi-Fi 7 capabilities with an industry-highest speed of 7.2Gbps

Dual-band, dual-concurrent capabilities enhancing connectivity

Filogic Xtra range support augmenting receiving distance using an additional antenna

On the other hand, the Filogic 360 emerges as a single-chip Wi-Fi 7 2×2 and dual Bluetooth 5.4 solution catering to high-performance clients such as smartphones, PCs, laptops, set-top boxes, OTT streaming devices, and more. Its key features include:

Triple-band selectable Wi-Fi 7 2×2 offering speeds of up to 2.9Gbps

Support for 4096-QAM and MRU

160MHz channel bandwidth support

Filogic Xtra range support enhancing communication distance through a unique Hybrid MLO solution

Dual Bluetooth 5.4 cores supporting gaming and various applications

BLE audio with integrated DSP for LC3 codec support

Both the Filogic 860 and Filogic 360 solutions have commenced sampling to customers, with mass production anticipated by mid-2024. These innovations represent MediaTek’s continued commitment to pushing the boundaries of connectivity, setting new standards in speed, reliability, and performance across diverse devices and applications.