At a meeting in Taiwan today, Mediatek’s General Manager Chan Kwang Chau, confirms the launch of 2 new P Series chipsets in 2018.
Not too long ago, Mediatek executives said in an interview that they planned to temporarily withdraw from high-end chipset development to concentrate on midrange SoC’s, but has this now changed?
Earlier today, Mediatek hosted an end of year meeting in Taiwan where various media outlets joined. Sources from those outlets are claiming that General Manager Chan Kwang Chau confirmed that two new Helio P-series chips are scheduled to launch in 2018.
New processors from Mediatek will feature the Taiwanese companies own Edge AI architecture that uses CPU/GPU/VPU/DLA multi-computing features and a hybrid cloud system to boost performance and smart features.
The AI and chips will be specifically enhanced to bring face recognition security to phones which also boosting VR/AR/3D capabilities.
The current top of the range Helio chipset is the P30, an 8 core A53 design with Mali G71 MP2 GPU with support for upto 6GB RAM, what the new chips will offer we still don’t know.