MediaTek Helio P95 SoC is now official. The Taiwanese chipmaker has launched the Helio P95 as a new engine for performance-oriented smartphones. The processor is using the latest HyperEngine game technology and comes with an octa-core configuration. With Helio P95, MediaTek is also promising up to 10 percent faster performance versus competing alternatives with older cores. Also Read - Realme 6 leak hints at MediaTek Helio G90, Android 10 and more
MediaTek Helio P95 features, specifications
The Helio P95 is an octa-core processor with two powerful ARM Cortex A75 cores at 2.2GHz clock speed. It is paired with six ARM Cortex A55 cores clocked at 2.0GHz, which is put together in a single octa-core cluster paired with IMG PowerVR GM 94446 GPU. The datasheet also reveals that the chipset supports a max display resolution of 2520 x 1080 pixels. It supports up to 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and UFS 2.1 storage. The processor can run a 64-megapixel single camera system, or a dual-camera setup, comprised of a 24-megapixel + 16-megapixel rear sensors. Also Read - Nokia and MediaTek drop out of Mobile World Congress 2020 due to Coronavirus outbreak
The company also mentions the support for AI-NR low-light photography mode. Other camera features include a 5-person human pose tracking and multiple objects or scene-identification with an AI depth engine. For connectivity, the chipset relies on a Cat 12 4G LTE modem with Dual 4G VoLTE support. There is also a single-band Wi-Fi 5 (a/b/g/n/ac), 4 x 4 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS + GLONASS, BeiDuo and Galileo. Also Read - MediaTek Helio G80 gaming chipset launched for mid-range smartphones
Additionally, the chipset boasts an AI Processing Unit (APU) 2.0, which as per the company claims, can offer smoother performance in heavy-loading game engines and perform well for intense gameplay. MediaTek also claims to have bundled an improved GPU rendering that offers a 60% shorter display latency to ensure a lag-free display.
There is no word on when we will see the smartphones with the new MediaTek chipset. However, as reported by TheMobileIndian, the upcoming Oppo Reno 3 Pro could be the first smartphone to come equipped with the new SoC. Oppo will launch the Reno 3 Pro on March 2, 2020 and we will know more details next week.