New MediaTek Kompanio series chipset to be announced on September 9
Taiwan-based chipset manufacturer MediaTek has announced that it will be having a launch event on September 9 to unveil a new Kompanio series chipset, designed for tablets and notebook computers.
At present, the company has not revealed which chipset it is planning to launch at the upcoming event. Currently, the latest Kompanio series chip is the MediaTek Kimpanio 1300T, which is powering the Honor Tab V7 Pro.
It comes packed with four big Cortex-A78 cores and four small Cortex-A55 cores. As for the graphics processor, the chipset bundles a nano-core Mali-G77 MC9 GPU which is superior to the Mali G57 MC5 utilized by the Kompanio 1200.
The chipset is also integrated with a sub-6 GHz bands 5G modem that supports dual-SIM and dual-channel carrier aggregation. It features support for two 1080p displays and for a single display, it supports a resolution of up to 1440p with a 120Hz refresh rate, as well as HDR10+ video playback.
It has support for 5G connectivity which brings a low-latency connection for video gaming. For the camera department, it supports a maximum of 108MP sensors and 4K video recording at up to 60 fps. It also integrates an APU that enables features like AI Picture Quality (AI-PQ) and voice commands.
MediaTek is also working on its flagship chipset for smartphones under the Dimnesity lineup which is reportedly called MediaTek Dimensity 2000 which is built using the 4nm process. Some reports indicate that the Taiwanese company could become the first to launch a 4nm chipset in the market.