Mediatek introduces the Helio P25 chip

Mediatek yesterday announced its latest addition to the Helio P family; the Helio P25. Here are some of the features included in this chip:

  • 16nm FinFET Octa-core process.
  • An Octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 processor clocked at up to 2.5GHz
  • MediaTek Imagiq which is a Premium Image Signal Processor (ISP)
  • Dual-Camera support
  • ARM Mali-T880 dual GPU clocked at up to 900MHz
  • Up to 25% better power efficiency.
  • Advanced Multimedia capabilities
  • Enhanced uploads in LTE (up to 64QAM uplink for LTE-TDD mode)
  • Low power double data rate random access memory (LPDDR4x) up to 6GB, which improves bandwidth by up to 70%

According to Mediatek, the MediaTek Helio P25 is designed to offer premium quality imaging, high-end camera features and other innovative photography technology that takes full advantage of today’s dual camera smartphones.

The MediaTek Helio P25 innovative 12bit Dual Image Signal Processor (ISP) offers:

  • Shallow depth-of-field

    : This is typically associated more expensive lenses

  • Pioneering Resolution

    : Up to 24MP single camera or 13MP+13MP dual camera

  • Dual Camera-optimized

    : Color + Mono de-noise and real-time shallow DoF bokeh

  • High Dynamic Range

    : Video HDR with full preview

  • High Performance Auto Exposure

    : Turbo 3A to accelerate AE convergence speed by 30-55%

The first batch of Helio P25 powered phones is expected to hit the market in the first Quarter of this Year 2017.

Source: Mediatek