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MediaTek introduces gaming-focused Helio G96 and Helios G88 SoC for upcoming budget smartphones

Both the SoCs come with HyperEngine enhancements and camera capabilities

To provide an elite gaming experience MediaTek today announced its new Gaming chipsets. The company has launched the MediaTek Helio G96 and Helios G88 SoC mobile gaming-focused chipset. The newest addition to the Gaming G Series family packs powerful smartphone features with a cutting-edge display with support for a higher refresh rate and improved photography capabilities.

CH Chen, Deputy General Manager of Wireless Communication Products at MediaTek’s Wireless Business Group commented on the launch, “With the launch of the Helio G96 and Helio G88, MediaTek advances its position as the leading mobile chip innovator, delivering new SoCs to boost display and photography experiences for the mainstream market. MediaTek is continually advancing chip performance, speed and reliability. These new Helio G series chips are at the core of incredible mobile experiences.”

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MediaTek Helios G96 SoC tech specs

The new MediaTek Helio G96 SoC is an overclocked variant of Helios G95 that was introduced last year. The octa-core CPU comes with two Arm Cortex-A76 CPUs operating at up to 2.05GHz. It also offers support for LPDDR4X memory and UFS 2.2 storage. In terms of display support for 120Hz displays with up to FullHD+ resolution for notably smoother scrolling of web pages and animations in apps there is no limitation in DDIC supply, C-phy or D-phy interface, and support both LCD or AMOLED display.

Also Read: MediaTek launches Helio G95 4G chipset to offer a premium gaming experience

MediaTek Helio G96 SoC comes with improved camera capabilities too. The SoC will provide support for up to 108-megapixel cameras to the budget smartphones paired with fast Cat-13 4G LTE WorldMode modem integration, dual 4G SIM and VoLTE and ViLTE services, as well as its Intelligent Resource Management Engine and Networking Engine. The new octa-core CPU will also bring an impressive breadth of features and capabilities to 4G smartphones. It also brings enhanced features such as MediaTek HyperEngine 2.0 Lite game technology to enable anti-jitter in heavy loading games and intense gameplay. It offers power saving during high FPS gaming scenes with extended battery life.

On the connectivity front, there is support for dual 4G VoLTE, fast LTE Cat-13, 4×4 MIMO and 256QAM advanced connectivity and Global LTE band support.

MediaTek introduces gaming-focused Helio G96 and Helios G88 SoC for upcoming budget smartphones

MediaTek Helio G88 SoC tech specs

The company has introduced another gaming chipset Helios G88 SoC featuring two Arm Cortex-A75 CPUs operating at up to 2.0GHz with fast LPDDR4x memory. The new chipset supports 90Hz displays to create a super smooth mobile app and operating system (OS) capabilities. It comes with HyperEngine enhancements with support for up to 64-megapixel main cameras, a hardware depth engine for dual-camera bokeh captures, a Camera Control Unit (CCU) and Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) and Rolling Shutter Compensation (RSC) technologies. The Helios G88 also comes integrated with voice wakeup and dual 4G VoLTE.

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