Chinese chip maker MediaTek has introduced a mobile platform Helio G90 and G90T developed especially for games smartphones. In addition to the support of proprietary gaming technology HyperEngine new items are notable for support of the latest 64-megapixel camera modules and increased RAM.
Both platforms are manufactured by 12-nanometer process technology and are equipped with eight cores, divided into two clusters: 2 x ARM Cortex-A76 and 6 x Cortex-A55. The maximum frequency of Cortex-A76 in G90 processor is 2.0 GHz, G90T is overclocked to 2.05 GHz. For the graphics capabilities of both new products with support for HDR10 meets video accelerator Mali-G76 3EEMC4 and the difference in clock speed: 720 MHz against 800 MHz in the older modification.
The maximum amount of RAM standard LPDDR4X, which support chips is 10 GB. Support for Google Assistant and Alexa assistants is implemented, there is a built-in LTE modem, dual-band Wi-Fi adapter, as well as the declared operation of dual cameras with a resolution of 16 and 24 MP, or a single 64 MP module. Navigation features include support for GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, and Galileo.
In the test AnTuTu, Helio G90 scored 222 282 points. In addition, a set of proprietary HyperEngine technologies is designed to increase the performance in games. The price of the new platforms and the release dates of the first commercial devices based on them will be announced later.