MediaTek unveiled the Filogic 880 and Filogic 380 Wi-Fi 7 platform solutions for high-bandwidth operator, retail, and enterprise applications, including consumer electronics. These chips will be among the first Wi-Fi 7 solutions on the market, offering device makers the ability to leverage cutting-edge devices with the latest networking technologies. The company also introduced Dimensity 1050, Dimensity 930 and Helio G99 SoCs today.
MediaTek Filogic 880 Wi-Fi 7 platform
The Filogic 880 is a 6nm chipset (SoC) that offers a consistent platform for optimum Wi-Fi and Ethernet, including packet processing performance. This platform is made up of a Wi-Fi 7 access point, a smart application processor, and a network processing unit (NPU).
- Support for key Wi-Fi 7 technologies such as 4096-QAM, 320MHz, MRU, and MLO
- Flexibility to scale to penta-band 36Gbps speeds.
- Support for up to 10Gbps in a single channel.
- Support for OFDMA RU, MU-MIMO, and MBSSID
MediaTek Filogic 380 single-chip Wi-Fi 7 platform:
In contrast, the Filogic 380 is a 6nm chip designed to deliver Wi-Fi 7 and Bluetooth 5.3 connections to consumer gadgets, such as smartphones, tablets, TVs, notebooks, set-top boxes, as well as OTT streaming sticks. Its dual concurrent 22 capabilities are optimized out of the box for these devices because MediaTek also provides the relevant platform solutions.
- Support for key Wi-Fi 7 technologies such as 4096-QAM, 320MHz, MRU and MLO
- Support for MLO offering up to 6.5Gbps speeds
- Support up to 5Gbps in one channel
- Support for 2.4GHz, 5GHz and 6GHz bands
- Support for dual 2×2 radios for dual-band simultaneous operation
- Latest Bluetooth 5.3 with LE Audio
MediaTek accomplished the Wi-Fi 7 standard and was one of the first to implement it. Wi-Fi 7 will be the backbone of networks in homes, offices, and factories. It will make it easy to connect to AR/VR, cloud gaming, 4K calls, 8K streaming, and other services.
In addition, MediaTek will demonstrate its Filogic Wi-Fi 7 platform solutions for access points as well as client ecosystems at Computex 2022, which will be hosted in Taipei, Taiwan from May 24 to May 27.
Speaking on the announcement, Alan Hsu, Corporate Vice President and General Manager of the Intelligent Connectivity Business at MediaTek, said,
Our wireless connectivity solutions are designed to deliver the fastest performance using the most advanced technologies, and represent MediaTek’s commitment to drive Wi-Fi 7 adoption in a large number of new markets. With Filogic 880 and Filogic 380, our customers can deliver fast, reliable and always-on connected experiences to meet the industry’s growing connectivity demands.