MediaTek has launched two new system-on-chips (SoCs) – the Helio G96 and the Helio G88 – in the Helio G series of processors. These chipsets are tailored for mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets. The MediaTek Helio G96 comes as an advanced version of the Helio G95, whereas, the MediaTek Helio G88 is a beefed-up variant of the Helio G85. According to the brand, the Helio G96 and the Helio G88 have better graphics and image processing performance compared to their predecessors.

“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,” said CH Chen, Deputy General Manager of Wireless Communication Products at MediaTek Wireless Business Group.

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MediaTek Helio G96

MediaTek Helio G96 specifications

The MediaTek Helio G96 has two Cortex-A76 and six Cortex-A55 CPU cores clocked at up to 2.05GHz. The chipset supports LPDDR4x memory at up to 2,133MHz, and eMMC 5.1 and UFS 2.2 storage modules. In terms of graphics, the SoC has the Mali-G57 MC2 GPU. It can support displays with up to 2,520 x 1,080 pixels resolution at up to 120Hz refresh rate. When it comes to imaging, the ISP of the Helio G96 supports cameras up to 108MP resolution. In terms of connectivity, the processor has support for two SIM cards with up to 4G network, dual-band Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth v5.2, and dual-band GPS.

MediaTek Helio G88 specifications

The MediaTek Helio G88 packs two Cortex-A75 and six Cortex-A55 CPU cores with a clock frequency of up to 2GHz. The SoC supports 8GB of LPDDR4x memory at up to 1,800MHz and eMMC 5.1 storage. The chipset has the Mali-G52 MC2 GPU that can handle displays with FHD+ resolution at up to a 90Hz refresh rate. The ISP supports camera sensors with up to 64MP resolution. Connectivity options include dual-SIM 4G, dual-band Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth v5.0, and GPS.

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