After Qualcomm, MediaTek Announces Gaming Processor Helio G90

Taiwanese leading semiconductor company MediaTek has showcased a sneak peek into the Helio G90, which is its first dedicated gaming chipset. The teaser poster is announced just after the US-based Qualcomm announced its Snapdragon 855+ processor built for gaming and virtual reality (VR). However, the teaser did not reveal much. The full details will be expected soon. 

According to speculations, the MediaTek Helio G90 may be based on the Helio P90, which has a CPU with two Cortex-A75 cores (2.2GHz) and six A55 cores (2.0GHz). When the GPU is considered, it may be Imagination PowerVR GM9446 with 970MHz that promises a 15 percent improvement over the Mali-G72 MP3 used in the Helio P70.

It would be fascinating to know which of the smartphone manufacturers will choose to go with MediaTek’s new gaming chip.

Some other big handset makers, like Nokia, Oppo, Realme, and Vivo, have announced devices with MediaTek chipsets.

MediaTek to Announce 5G-enabled Chipset

In a recent announced, MediaTek revealed that it will introduce a 5G-enabled chipset in India by the end of this year to step up the competition around faster wireless data connections.

MediaTek India MD, Anku Jain said, “5G is a very big focus area for us. The SoC (system-on-chip) will surely be launched by the end of the year and shipped next year.”

He further added, “We came up with the M70 modem last year that provides 5G capabilities and it will be shipped later this year with a SoC which combines the modem and the CPU into one single chip.”

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