MediaTek has now revealed a new chipset under its new G series – MediaTek Helio G70. As the name suggests, it is a much cheaper version of the Helio G90 SoC, which was revealed last year and is even aimed towards mid-range smartphones.
This new MediaTek Helio G70 uses the ARM Cortex A75 and Cortex A55 CPUs with the Arm Mali – G52 2EEMC2 with a speed of around 820MHz and are based on the 12nm TSMC FinFET technology. It also comes with the company’s own HyperEngine game technology to boost the mobile gaming experience.
It comes up with an 8GB of LPDDR4x and around 2133MHz memory, L3 cache, CPU speeds of around 2GHz, 48MP single camera and multi-camera combinations, dual ISP design and AI facial detection and the power to accelerate the AI camera apps, along with the single/dual camera bokeh effects, multi-frame noise reduction, and EIS.
The peak display resolution supported by the Helio G70 SoC is Full HD+ with the 1080 X 2520 pixels screen resolution. It is even capable of 2K video playback at 30fps and Full HD video playback at 60fps, and the same goes for the video encoding specs that include support for H.264 and H.265 / HEVC standards. As for the connectivity options, this chipset comes with support for the Wi-Fi 5, Dual 4G LTE, and Bluetooth 5.0.
The MediaTek Helio G90T SoC debuted with Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro smartphones last year and bowed the Helio G70 is said to be introduced with the same company Redmi 9, which is even expected to go official in the first quarter of 2020.