MediaTek announces a new chipset, which brings satellite connectivity to Android phones
In its announcement, MediaTek also revealed that the Motorola Defy 2 and the Bullitt Cat S75 smartphones will be the first to use the new MT6825 chipset. The smartphones will use Bullitt’s Satellite Connect platform and will offer two-way satellite messaging, location sharing, and emergency SOS.
In addition to its new chipset, MediaTek also shared that Bullitt has unveiled a new device called the Motorola Defy Satellite Link, which is a Bluetooth accessory that lets you send messages via satellite, share your location, and contact emergency services when you connect the device to your phone. The Motorola Defy Satellite Link will work with iPhones and Android phones.
The device will hit the shelves in April 2023 and will be available for $99. You can also buy it with a one-year subscription plan for $149, which includes up to 30 two-way messages per month.