The mobile-chip giant also unveils new software-development kits for LTE Broadcast and for its Vuforia augmented-reality software, designed for digital eyewear like Samsung's Gear VR.
MediaTek's upcoming 64-bit system-on-chips will have Opera Max data compression tech built-in.
A new eight-core CPU, plus the X99 chipset, both aim at high-end PC gamers.
The company's technical prowess and free VP9 licensing haven't been enough to dent the fortunes of rival compression format HEVC. But Google's already moving on to VP10.
The low-cost Android phone gets faster 4G LTE connectivity, but loses its dual-SIM feature.
Rumored to make its debut in the coming days, leaked images hint that the phone is high-end, though it's linked to specs that are still up in the air.
Chipmaker posts sharply higher earnings for its June quarter thanks to strong chipset sales, but shares fall after hours as company warns of problems in China.
The chipmaker says a USB bug in the chipset that accompanies the "Haswell" processor exists and will be fixed.
The handset maker will update its HTC One M8 and HTC One M7 smartphones to run on the OS, though there's no set timeline.
Sundar Pichai says his job is, in some ways, harder than Tim Cook's, but that his approach is more powerful.