MediaTek Helio G95 chipset targets gaming smartphone market

MediaTek has introduced MediaTek Helio G95, a chipset for gaming smartphone market.
MediaTek Helio G95 chip
MediaTek Helio G95 features enhanced MediaTek HyperEngine game technology, multi-camera support, unrivalled connectivity, and AI Super Resolution for video streams.

The new chip will power major smartphone brands that will hit global markets in September this year. MediaTek did not reveal the name of 4G smartphone makers which will use Helio G95 chipset this year for launching their gaming smartphones.

MediaTek Helio G95 offers faster performance and features like advanced multi-camera photography – up to 4 cameras, with an inbuilt AI processing unit (APU). It provides dual wake-up word support and enables HDR10 standard display, which can be enhanced to approach HDR10+ quality in real-time.

“MediaTek continues to enhance its G series gaming chips to deliver robust performance and MediaTek Helio G95 is our most powerful gaming chip to date,” said Yenchi Lee, deputy general manager, Wireless Communications Business Unit, MediaTek.

MediaTek Helio G95 incorporates a pair of Arm Cortex-A76 CPUs operating up to 2.05GHz, plus six Cortex-A55 power-efficient CPUs, with upgraded Arm Mali-g76 MC4, operating at up to 900 MHz.

MediaTek’s new chip offers an AI Super Resolution display for superior video calling and video streaming on various platforms like Netflix, Hotstar and Amazon Prime. It can support video qualities ranging from 360p to 720p HD resolution in real-time, reducing the network bandwidth by up to 75 percent without any perceptible difference in quality.

It features FHD+ 90fps displays for fast responsiveness and smooth experience, making the chip ideal for gaming and daily User Interface.

The chip enables devices featuring up to 64MP camera, with quad-pixel technology for low-light results during night shots. It enables depth engines for real-time portrait bokeh, AI-FD (Fast & precise AI face detection engine), MFNR, Warping, 3DNR, video encoding and decoding at 4K 30fps, along with integrated APU for AI camera enhancement.