Computex 2019: MediaTek introduced a 7-nm chip with an integrated Helio M70 5G modem

Taiwanese processor maker MediaTek announced its new flagship at Computex 2019


What is known

The chipset is built on a 7-nanometer process technologyTSMC has ARM Cortex-A77 cores. They were introduced a couple of days ago. They boast increased computing power and improved energy efficiency compared to their predecessors. The video accelerator Mali-G77 GPU is responsible for the SoC graphics.

The new MediaTek processor has received the APU 3.0 technology (AI Processing Unit), which adds support for camera modules up to 80 megapixels, as well as real-time autofocus and auto-exposure.

SoC equipped with an integrated modem Helio M70 withfifth generation network support. It is a multi-mode chipset that can work not only in 5G networks, but also in 2G, 3G, 4G. This modem supports a maximum download speed of 4.7 Gbps.

More information about the chip manufacturer promised to tell in the coming months.

When to expect

The processor will begin to be delivered to customers in the third quarter of this year, and the first smartphones based on it will appear only in 2020.