MediaTek Helio G85 SoC Is the New Mobile Chip for Everyday Gamers

MediaTek has been making smartphone processors for greater than 15 years and has developed many alternative sequence of chipsets over the years. Now, the firm has unveiled its newest entry dubbed the MediaTek Helio G85. Part of the G sequence, the processor is designed with gaming in thoughts. The processor made its debut in the Redmi Note 9 that was introduced on Thursday. Further, the firm additionally introduced that it’ll allow YouTube video streams utilizing the AV1 video codec on the MediaTek Dimensity 1000 5G SoC.

The MediaTek Helio G85, in keeping with Xiaomi at Redmi Note 9 launch occasion, is “Made for everyday gamers”. It comes with the 2+6 core association the place there are two Cortex-A75 cores clocked at as much as 2.0GHz and 6 Cortex-A55 cores. As of now, the clock speeds for the Cortex-A55 cores is unknown. The built-in Mali G52 GPU is clocked at 1000MHz, in keeping with the spec sheet for the Redmi Note 9. During the launch of the telephone, Xiaomi additionally shared some benchmarks placing the Helio G85 towards the Snapdragon 665 and Exynos 9611 with outcomes tipping in the favour of the Helio G85.

However, it must be famous that the distinction between the new Helio G85 and the comparatively older Helio G80 is an additional 50MHz on the Arm Mali G52 GPU. The core configuration for the CPU is the similar in each the Helio G85 and the Helio G80.

Further, MediaTek had announced that it’ll allow YouTube video streams utilizing the cutting-edge AV1 video codec on the MediaTek Dimensity 1000 5G SoC. The firm says as the AV1 codec has improved compression effectivity, the processor will give customers “incredible visual quality and smoother video experiences, while using less data.” In this point in time the place a number of the media consumption takes place on the telephone, the implementation shall be fairly helpful as customers shall be utilizing much less battery with the similar quantity of video streaming. Additionally, the AV1 {hardware} video decoder allows playback of AV1 video streams as much as 4K decision at 60 fps.


“MediaTek is engaged in consistently upgrading its offerings to enhance user experience, and AV1 technology is a prime example,” mentioned Dr. Yenchi Lee, Assistant General Manager of MediaTek’s Wireless Business Unit in an announcement. “Video is now the most used form of communication, with 70 percent of Millennials and Gen Z reportedly using streaming services.”

The announcement by the firm additionally mentions that the AV1 codec is an ultra-high-performance video codec expertise that delivers 30 p.c extra compression effectivity in comparison with current VP9.

To recall, the MediaTek Dimensity 1000 5G SoC was launched late final 12 months and relies on the Based on 7nm structure.

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