MediaTek Helio G95 4G gaming chipset announced; supports 90Hz display and 64MP camera

MediaTek Helio G95 is the latest gaming-centric chipset that will power upcoming mid-range 4G smartphones

Highlights
  • The MediaTek Helio G95 is the newest 4G gaming-centric chipset
  • It supports up to FHD+ 90Hz display and 64MP camera
  • The chipset is equipped with an enhanced MediaTek HyperEngine game technology

MediaTek Helio G95 mid-range gaming chipset has been announced as the newest addition to the Helio G series. The chipset slots just above the MediaTek Helio G90 SoC and comes with an enhanced MediaTek HyperEngine game technology, support for up to four cameras, and AI Super-Resolution for video streams. The chipset offers dual wake-up word support and HDR10 standard display, which can be enhanced to HDR10+ quality in real-time. The MediaTek Helio G95 SoC is equipped with two ARM Cortex-A76 CPUs clocked up to 2.05GHz, six Cortex-A55 power-efficient CPUs, and the Mali-G76 GPU. There is ultra-low-power DSP that claims to minimise the power consumption of applications such as the always-on Google Assistant and supports multiple keyword triggers.

The MediaTek Helio G95 comes with Wi-Fi and LTE concurrency, thereby ensuring a lag-free gaming experience. There is also an option to defer calls while in-game without a drop in connection. It has AI Super-Resolution for better video calling and video streaming on various platforms like Netflix, Hotstar, and Amazon Prime Video. It supports full HD+ display (2,520 x 1,080 resolution), 90Hz refresh rate, LPDDR4x RAM up to 10GB, and eMMC 5.1 / UFS 2.1 storage. As for the cameras, it can handle up to 64MP camera, with quad-pixel technology. The chipset enables depth engine for real-time portrait shots, AI-FD (Fast & precise AI face detection engine), MFNR, Warping, 3DNR, video encoding, and decoding at 4K 30fps, along with integrated APU for AI camera enhancement.

Yenchi Lee, Deputy General Manager, Wireless Communications Business Unit, MediaTek, said, “The smartphone gaming segment shows sustained growth, with device makers keen on offering newer, more advanced technologies to gaming enthusiasts. MediaTek continues to enhance its G series gaming chips to deliver robust performance and MediaTek Helio G95 is our most powerful gaming chip to date.”