After teasing its upcoming top-end P90 chip with Powerful, Efficient, Groundbreaking AI on social media yesterday, MediaTek today confirmed that it will introduce the SoC at an event in Shenzen, China on December 13th.
— MediaTek (@MediaTek) November 29, 2018
The company introduced the Helio P70 SoC, successor of the Helio P60 SoC recently, which powers the latest Realme U1 smartphone that was launched earlier this week. However the company has not introduced the Helio P80 SoC yet. According to latest reports, the Helio P90 will be based on TSMC’s 12nm FinFET technology, similar to the P70.
It recently surfaced in GeekBench benchmark with MT6779 model number with Single-core benchmark of 2025 and multi-core score of 6831, better than the Helio P70. It revealed that it will be an Octa-Core SoC clocked at maximum frequency of 2.0GHz, and it is expected to replace Cortex-A73 in P60/P70 with Cortex-A75.
We will have to wait for about two weeks to find out all the deails of the Helio P90.