MediaTek Unveils Newest Addition to Gaming Chipset Series with Helio G85

May 5, 2020 Tiera Oliver

MediaTek  unveiled its Helio G85 mobile gaming-focused chipset. The newest addition to the Gaming G Series family features a 1GHz GPU and HyperEngine upgrades to enable gaming on mobile devices. The MediaTek Helio G85 features an Arm Mali-G52 GPU with a peak of 1GHz. 

Equipped with MediaTek’s proprietary HyperEngine, the Helio G85 achieves a Manhattan benchmark score up to 25fps. The chipset’s octa-core CPU integrates two Arm Cortex-A75 processors that operate at up to 2GHz and six Cortex-A55 processors operating at up to 1.8GHz.

In addition to its HyperEngine technology, the Helio G85 brings devices AI camera features for advanced imaging, integrated voice wake-up (VoW) to minimize power use, inertial navigation for location information, and dual 4G SIM capabilities for connectivity.

With HyperEngine’s performance features, gamers can expect smoother performance in heavy-loading game engines, demanding scenes and intense gameplay, along with management of CPU, GPU, and memory according to active measurements of power, thermal and gameplay factors. Additionally, the Helio G85’s connectivity enhancements deliver ideal  response times between the smartphone and cell tower, providing reliable connectivity. Users can simply defer calls while gaming without the data connection dropping.

MediaTek’s Helio G family of gaming-optimized solutions includes the G90 Series of Helio G90 and G90T chipsets, along with the Helio G80 and Helio G70 chipsets. 

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Tiera Oliver, edtorial intern for Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for web content edits as well as newsletter updates. She also assists in news content as far as constructing and editing stories. Before interning for ECD, Tiera had recently graduated from Northern Arizona University where she received her B.A. in journalism and political science and worked as a news reporter for the university's student led newspaper, The Lumberjack.

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