MediaTek Helio P90 gets official – has Google Lens and ARCore support


MediaTek Helio P90 is now official, and it comes along with TSMC 12 nm FinFET process. The all new-new chipset from MediaTek comes with Google Lens and ARCore support, as well as a second generation of the MediaTek APU for more accurate AI. The SoC is faster and better, and it will make its way to the smartphones in Q1 of 2019.

The latest offering from MediaTek offers gains in key power units. The MediaTek Helio P90 deploys modern CPU clusters with a significant boost in performance. Moreover, the chipset will improve the camera abilities significantly.

MediaTek Helio P90 Camera Support

Interestingly, the latest offering also supports a 48 MP camera sensor. It is not likely to see a whopping 48MP camera sensor in a midrange smartphone. But, its always good to have that support. The mattering updates include the support for 480 fps slow-mo videos. Also, there is a support for Triple ISP for RAW images and better AI shots in a low-light environment.

MediaTek Helio P90 gets official - has Google Lens and ARCore support

MediaTek Helio P90 GPU

Discussing on the GPU department of the SoC, the Helio P90 supports IMG PowerVR GM9446 at 970 MHz, about The new GPU will offer about 15% enhancement over the Mali-G72 MP3 used in the Helio P60 and Helio P70.

MediaTek Helio P90 Other Specifications

Additionally, the SoC now supports AR and MR acceleration. With this, the developers can introduce applications using common frameworks such as TensorFlow, TF Lite, Caffe and Caffe2, based on MediaTek’s NeuroPilot SDK. Well, the support comes as a partnership between the chipset company and Google.

Speaking on the connectivity on the MediaTek Helio P90, it supports 4×4 MIMO, dual 4G VoLTE, and Bluetooth 5.0. All the Wi-Fi standards get compatibility with the new SoC.

The MediaTek Helio P90 SoC will deploy in the 2019 mid-range smartphones. Meanwhile, the company will push the Google Lens and ARCore support to the Helio P70 and Helio P60 chipsets by the end of this year.