Helio P38: MediaTek’s Low Cost Chip Expose The Technical Specifications and Price


Temporarily abandon the high-end Helio X series processors, MediaTek this year’s main focus on the low-end Helio P series, has announced 2 new models Helio P40, Helio P70, is expected to appear in Redmi, Meizu And many domestic brands on the phone. According to the latest report, MediaTek also prepared an Helio P38, lower positioning, but the impact will be stronger, the shipments will be much more fierce.

The MediaTek Helio P38 will have eight quad-core Cortex A73 quad-core CPUs and four Cortex A53 quad-core CPUs, designed to deliver less power and less heat. Recently, information about the Helio P38 – chip in the segment of cheap MediaTek has officially revealed. Bypassing the premium segment, MediaTek will focus more on midrange processors with a slew of new names such as the Helio P40 and Helio P70 that will soon be unveiled at MWC 2018.

The Helio P38 will be available for Cheap smartphones coming from Xiaomi, Meizu, Vivo and some brands in China. The chip will have eight cores but lower than the Helio P40, including four Cortex A73, quad-speed 1.8GHz and 4 core Cortex A53 clocked at 2GHz.

The Helio P38 will be paired with the Mali-G72 MP3 GPU, although the Helio P38 is said to have a lower frequency it is built for less power consumption and less heat output. Therefore, the gaming performance of the Helio P38 is speculated to be on par with both the Helio P40 and the Helio P70. Earlier, the Helio P70 impressed with 157,000 benchmarks on Antutu. The competitor of the Helio P38 may be Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 632. MediaTek’s low-cost chip is expected to sell for around 799 Yuan (about $126) and target the low-cost smartphone segment.

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