Redmi’s next-generation mid-range smartphones, Redmi Note 8 and the Note 8 Pro is all set to be unveiled on August 29th in China. Now, as per the latest reports from the Chinese micro-blogging site, Weibo, the upcoming Redmi devices will be powered by MediaTek Helio G90T chipset that was announced back in July.
The MediaTek Helio G90T is a gaming-centric SoC built on 12nm technology with HyperEngine, fast memory and AI performance to deliver fast fluid action. The Octa-core chipset use Arm Cortex-A76 and Cortex-A55 are paired with the Arm Mali – G76 3EEMC4 GPU with speeds of up to 800MHz. The combination of CPU, GPU, and APU deliver up to 1TMACs performance, for peak power and smooth gameplay. The SoC supports up to 10GB of LPDDR4x and up to 2133MHz memory. A large L3 cache and speeds of up to 2.05GHz can noticeably boost speeds in demanding games and apps. Further, the MediaTek Helio G90 Series supports up to 64MP single camera and multi-camera combinations. It also incorporates fast, precise AI facial detection and the power to accelerate AI-camera applications. Plus, its multi-camera framework supports multiple lens choices.
Redmi 8 Series Rumored Specifications
- AMOLED display
- 18W fast charging
- 64MP quad-camera
- Helio G90T SoC
- Android 9 Pie, MIUI 10
- Liquid Cooling technology
Redmi using MediaTek’s chipset will be a huge boost for MediaTek as for the past few years Redmi series came with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors. Also, at the event, Redmi is expected to launch the new smart TVs.