MediaTek has announced the release of the advanced MTK i700 chipset for smart home systems. According to the vendor, the performance of the new product allows you to use the new platform even as a replacement for mobile processors for current smartphone models.
MediaTek i700 is equipped with two cores Cortex-A75 with a maximum clock speed of 2.2 GHz, six Cortex-A55 (2.0 GHz) and graphics processor IMG PowerVR GM 9446, operating at a frequency of 970 MHz. The chipset supports up to 8GB of lpddr4x-1866 RAM. The built-in block of neural calculations provides a fivefold increase in the speed of face recognition compared to the previous model MTK i500.
The new product is able to work with one 32-megapixel camera or module with two sensors on 24 and 16 MP. In the latter case, the processor is able to determine the depth of the image space and calculate the distance to the object in the frame. The maximum video recording rate is 120 frames per second.
The MTK i700 is designed to work as part of a smart home, including cameras, security systems and displays. It is expected that the new product will be used for face recognition and AR-functions of smart devices. At the same time the performance of the chipset, as stated by the manufacturer, allows you to use it as a mobile platform in the production of smartphones.
Commercial deliveries MediaTek i700 will begin in 2020, the price of new items will be announced later.