MediaTek introduced the Helio P60 mobile chipset in the market earlier this year. Today, the Taiwan-based mobile chipset manufacturer is reported to have been working on a more powerful chipset for months already and is now gearing up to launch its new chipset later this month.
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The Helio P70 will be built on the same 12nm design process and will arrive with an octa-core processor, with four A73 cores and four A53 cores, paired with Mali-G72 GPU. Moving on to what’s new with this chipset, instead of an APU (Accelerated Processing Unit), the MediaTek Helio P70 will use a Neural Processing Unit (NPU), which will provide higher performance than the older AI-focused chipset.
According to previous reports, the Helio P70 carries support up to 8GB of RAM, eMMC 5.1 or UFS 2.1 storage, 3 ISPs with support for up to 32-megapixel and Cat. 12 LTE modem. Apart from that, it will support AI technology as well as facial recognition. it has support for AR/VR and 3D sensor functions as well.
In case you missed the report a few months back, the unannounced P70 appeared on AnTuTu and got a score of 156,906.