Mediatek has announced it’s ‘P’ line of chipset at MWC 2016. Entitled as the Helio P20, the chipset is expected to see on devices from second half of 2016.
Mediatek has mainly focused on power efficiency on this new Helio P20 chipset, as it is being said that the chipset promises to consume around 25% less power than it’s other chipset, as well as boosting up the performance. Inside the chipset is using an octa-core ARM Cortex A53 which is running at clock speed of 2.3GHz. The graphics is powered by Mali T800 which is clocked at 900MHz, it is the most powerful GPU which is being offered by ARM. The chipset also has a support for LPDDR4X (Low Power Double Data Rate) memory, which makes it first in of it’s in kind in a mobile chipset.
As stated, the innovation comes with 70% increase in bandwidth as well as 50% less power consumption, when compared to LPDDR3. According to the Executive Vice President and Co-Chief Operating Officer at Mediatek- Jeffrey Ju statement,
MediaTek designed the MediaTek Helio P20 to meet today’s consumer demand for sleek and powerful yet highly power-efficient mobile devices. Consumers place increasing importance on the battery life and multimedia capabilities of their smartphones. MediaTek has risen to this challenge with a leading solution.
Other notable features of the Helio P20 chipset include ISP support, which has ability to handle maximum 24MP shooter or a dual 13MP sensor, it has also the video recording ability up to 4K and 2K resolutions at the frame rate of 30. The chipset is also able to run two Full HD displays, which can work up to 60 frames per second. The connectivity feature of Helio P20 includes, Cat 6 LTE and 2 x 20 carrier aggregation up to speed of 300Mbps down and 50Mbps up data speeds and Dual-SIM as well as Dual Standby support alongside support for WiFi ac, Bluetooth, GPS/Glonass and FM radio.