100 smartphones will be powered by the MediaTek Helio P10 SoC this year

100 smartphones will be powered by the MediaTek Helio P10 SoC this year
MediaTek has high hopes for its Helio P10 SoC. The chipmaker has every reason to be optimistic. According to Vice Chairman & President CJ Hsieh, the chip has over 100 design wins and will be found under the hoods of 100 smartphones this year. After the P10 ships, the Helio X20 will be next. That is the chipset that carries a deca-core CPU.

The Helio P10 is equipped with a true octa-core CPU. All eight will be Cortex-A53 cores running at a maximum speed of 2.0GHz. The Mali-T860 MP2 GPU running at 700MHz, is included. The chipset supports up to 4GB of LPDDR3 RAM, and contains a modem with LTE CAT. 6 capabilities. The Helio P10 is manufactured using the 28nm process.

The MediaTek Helio P10 has been shipping since the last quarter of 2015. Thus, we could see some of the 100 phones powered by the chipset unveiled as soon as the current quarter. The handsets that will use the SoC in 2016 are being built by 50 different smartphone manufacturers. Most of them will be Chinese producers building value priced units.


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source: Fudzilla via GadgetzArena

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17 Comments

1. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

cheaper version of helio x10? (but helio x10 is cheap enough :-/ )

5. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

This is better than Snapdragon 210 imo.

11. vincelongman

Posts: 5677; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

And probably better than the SD 615-617 The SD 650/652 should be better than this, but they probably cost more too

12. TylerGrunter

Posts: 1544; Member since: Feb 16, 2012

Even if they are the 650/652 should offer phones in the same price range and those would be the smart choice. I hope I am wrong and the P10 competes with the SD4XX series and not with the SD65X one.

13. dazed1

Posts: 793; Member since: Jul 28, 2015

Is this post a joke? i mean a total joke? X10 is on S808 level (or very close generally) and you are comparing it to a S210? LOL!

15. Felix_Gatto

Posts: 942; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

X10 is on SD808 level only in CPU multi-core, but much slower in single-core and GPU.

2. combatmedic870

Posts: 984; Member since: Sep 02, 2015

Good lower ranger I suppose.

3. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Pause. I respect it for having A53 cores going up to 2.0, but only TWO clusters on that GPU?

4. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Right that's what I said. Mali-T860MP4 should have been standard.

6. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Ikr? I'm no CPU techie, but I guess they're going for the most performance in everyday browsing while being as much energy efficient on the GPU as possible. lol def not a chipset to play intensive graphics on tho

7. Sidewinder

Posts: 515; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Mediatek isn't as power efficient as they claim to be. Mainly has to do with optimisations or the lack there of. Even with low power cores and not that powerful GPU, the mediatek soc struggles to provide good battery life compared to the likes of Exynos and snapdragon chipset with similar processing power.

9. Tizo101

Posts: 524; Member since: Jun 05, 2015

my phone disagrees with you.

14. Felix_Gatto

Posts: 942; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Many reviews disagrees with you.

16. hanabi

Posts: 177; Member since: Oct 08, 2015

All non chinese ppl disagree with you

8. MeGustaHC

Posts: 12; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

I guess it's all from the same model...

10. Mube007

Posts: 260; Member since: Sep 24, 2013

x10 or p10?

17. fonelover

Posts: 255; Member since: Mar 19, 2015

Bros, can anyone tell me the basic difference between x10 and p10? I am not getting it.

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