Report: Mediatek Helio P35 SoC to rival Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
Mediatek is reportedly working on a new mid-tier processor in the Helio P series – the Mediatek Helio P35 to rival the rumoured upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 660. The new SoC is expected to use the same 10nm TSMC process used by the Mediatek Helio X30.
According to a Chines report, the Mediatek Helio P35 will feature a Deca-Core CPU – two Cortex-A73 64-bit cores 2.2GHz, four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2.0GHz and the last four Cortex-A35 cores clocked at 1.8GHz. The GPU is the same one found on the Media Helio X20 – the ARM Mali-G71, which is said to have 20% higher power efficiency and 40% improved performance compared to Mali-T880 GPU.
The chipset reported supports 2x LPDDR4x RAM, Full HD screen resolution, UFS 2.1 storage, LTE Cat.10 modem, and will use Mediatek’s Pump Express 3.0 fast-charging technology. The Snapdragon 660 on its path, will be built using the 14nm process, has an octa-core CPU, Adreno 512 GPU, UFS 2.1 storage, 2 x LPDDR4 RAM and Snapdragon X10 LTE modem.
The Mediatek Helio P35 is expected to be officially announced at the MWC 2017 in February; however it will arrive sometime in Q3 2017 after the Helio X30 makes its debut in Q2 2017.