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MediaTek unveils latest addition to gaming chipset series

MediaTek has launched its Helio G85 mobile gaming-focused chipset. The newest addition to the Gaming G Series family packs a 1GHz GPU and HyperEngine enhancements to enable powerful and smooth gaming on mobile devices.

MediaTek’s Helio G85 promises to deliver peak performance while maximizing battery life for “an incredible gaming experience” with dynamic resource management technology. In addition to its HyperEngine technology, the Helio G85 brings devices impressive AI camera features for advanced imaging, integrated voice wake-up (VoW) to minimize power use, inertial navigation for more accurate location information, and dual 4G SIM capabilities for reliable connectivity.

“MediaTek is expanding our Helio G family to give device makers more options in designing smartphones that deliver an elite gaming experience,” said Dr. Yenchi Lee, assistant general manager of MediaTek’s wireless business unit. “The Helio G85 delivers a combination of impressive performance, minimal power consumption and a range of other gaming enhancements so users can enjoy fast and smooth gameplay.”


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The MediaTek Helio G85 packs an Arm Mali-G52 GPU with a peak of 1GHz. Equipped with MediaTek’s proprietary HyperEngine, the Helio G85 achieves a Manhattan benchmark score of up to 25fps, delivering an ultra-smooth gaming experience. The chipset’s octa-core CPU integrates two powerful Arm Cortex-A75 processors that operate at up to 2GHz and six Cortex-A55 processors operating at up to 1.8GHz.

HyperEngine

MediaTek’s HyperEngine combines various technologies to enhance the overall gaming experience by enabling sustained performance and longer gameplay. With HyperEngine’s performance optimization features, gamers can expect smoother performance in heavy-loading game engines, demanding scenes, and intense gameplay, along with intelligent dynamic management of CPU, GPU, and memory according to active measurements of power, thermal and gameplay factors. Additionally, the Helio G85’s connectivity enhancements deliver faster response times between the smartphone and cell tower, providing more reliable connectivity. Users can simply defer calls while gaming without the data connection dropping.