MediaTek working on Helio P35 processor, an alternative to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660

MediaTek logoAccording to a Chinese report, chip maker MediaTek is working on a new mid-tier processor from its Helio range. It's called the Helio P35 and is reasonably powerful on paper, featuring a deca-core CPU in which the heavy load is carried by two Cortex-A73 64-bit cores clocked to 2.2GHz.

The graphics unit is the Mali G71, which is ARM's current top of the line solution with 20% higher power efficiency and 40% improved performance density compared to the Mali-T880 – used in, for example, the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. However, the GPU will likely appear in a cut-down version, as the report says that the Helio P35's maximum resolution support is 1080p, while the G71 is good for 4K visuals.

MediaTek working on Helio P35 processor, an alternative to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660

The chipset supports up to 10GB of LPDDR4 RAM and bundles a Cat 10 LTE modem that allows download speeds of up to 450Mbps. There's UFS 2.1 storage support as well, which means that the fast memory standard is ready to trickle down to less expensive alternatives to flagship smartphones. Being a MediaTek chip, the Helio P35 will benefit from the manufacturer's Pump Express 3.0 fast charging technology as well.

All in all, the Helio P35, which should be released in the third quarter of 2017 could present a compelling, cost-efficient alternative to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 for Chinese smartphone makers. Qualcomm's mid-tier chip is scheduled for release in the second quarter of 2017. It has an octa-core CPU configuration, with four cores clocked to 2.2GHz and four clocked to 1.9GHz. It's paired with the Adreno 512 GPU and supports up to 8GB of RAM, along with Cat 10 LTE.

Source: phoneArena

Tags: ARM, CPUs, MediaTek

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
Galaxy Note10 really is built around a 6.7-inch display
 
You may still be able to download your content
 
Facebook, Messenger and Instagram are all going away
 
Minimize apps to a floating, always-on-top bubble
 
Japan Display has been providing LCDs for the iPhone XR, the only LCD model in Apple’s 2018 line-up
 
The 2001 operating system has reached its lowest share level
 
The entire TSMC 5nm design infrastructure is available now from TSMC
 
The smartphone uses a Snapdragon 660 processor running Android 9 Pie
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 / 2
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (15)