Imagination Technologies announces that MediaTek Inc. selected its PowerVR Series7XT Plus GPU to achieve higher performance and lower power graphics in its new flagship MediaTek Helio X30 processor. The full-featured 10-core Helio X30 is MediaTek’s most advanced smartphone chipset to-date, with graphics that achieve a 2.4x performance boost and power savings up to 60 per cent compared to the previous generations.
The MediaTek Helio X30 SoC, manufactured in TSMC 10nm process, brings a new level of computing performance, power efficiency and multimedia features to MediaTek’s Helio family of processors. Imagination’s PowerVR GT7400 Plus GPU delivers advanced high definition graphics and superior performance for vision and computational photography-based applications. It includes full hardware support for tessellation and ASTC LDR and HDR texture compression standards.
“The combination of MediaTek’s processing technologies and the PowerVR Plus GPU in the MediaTek Helio X30 enables our customers to create smartphones that deliver great user experiences,” said Jeffrey Ju, EVP and Co-COO of MediaTek.
Says Mark Dickinson, EVP of the PowerVR business unit at Imagination, “The MediaTek Helio X30 is another impressive accomplishment from MediaTek and we were delighted to work with them to support development of the chip’s advanced graphics capabilities. In our strategic collaboration, MediaTek has now combined its unique expertise and innovative technologies with our high-end XTP series of GPUs to create compelling and differentiated devices across the mobile segment.”