The profile portal MyDrivers shared information about the plans of the Taiwanese company MediaTek. According to rumors, the manufacturer is working on a new single-chip system Helio P38, which is designed for budget smartphones.
What was told
SoC MediaTek Helio P38 will receive 8 cores: four high-performance cores Cortex A73 and the same energy efficient cores Cortex A53. The maximum clock frequency is 1.8 GHz. Graphic module - Mali-G72 MP3 with a frequency of 650 or 700 MHz. Such modest characteristics have their own plus: the processor will receive improved energy efficiency and will be less heated. This will allow him to work longer with games and heavy applications. In terms of power, the new single-chip system equates to Snapdragon 632. It is believed that the price tag of smartphones with Helio P38 on board will not exceed $ 125. The exact date of the processor and devices on this system-on-chip is not yet known, but according to rumors, the announcement will take place during the exhibition MWC 2018.
Read in Russian: MediaTek работает над бюджетным чипом Helio P38