Realme to Launch World’s First MediaTek Helio P70 SoC Smartphone


The Chinese smartphone maker took to twitter and announced that the Realme MediaTek Helio P70 SoC smartphone will be launched for global markets

Smartphone maker Realme has announced that it will be the first company to launch a smartphone powered by the latest MediaTek Helio P70 SoC. The Chinese smartphone took to Twitter and announced that the Realme MediaTek Helio P70 SoC smartphone will be launched for global markets.

A tweet made from the official Realme Twitter handle said, “We are known for changing the game and here is another game changing move from us. Realme will be the first brand to launch MediaTek Helio P70 products globally.”

It is to be noted here that Madhav Seth, CEO, Realme Mobiles, was a part of the MediaTek Helio P70 launch event. Hinting towards Realme products powered by the latest Mediatek processor he had tweeted,”Growing big together is the main goal, honoured to be a part of the launch of tw powerful MediaTek Helio P70 SoC.”

Realme recent smartphone launches

The China based smartphone maker had recently announced the launch of Realme 2 Pro and Realme C1 in India. While Realme 2 Pro comes powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Octa Core 2.0GHz AIE Processor, Realme C1 features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octa Core 1.8 GHz Processor.

Realme 2 Pro is currently available at a price of Rs 13,990 on Flipkart while the Realme C1 is retailing for Rs 6,999 on the same e-commerce portal.

It is expected that the company will launch a MediaTek Helio P70 SoC smartphone in the next two months.

MediaTek Helio P70 features

Built with TSMC’s 12nm FinFET technology, the Helio P70 features a multi-core APU operating at up to 525 MHz for fast and efficient edge-AI processing. To maximize the performance of demanding AI applications, the chipset packs four Arm Cortex-A73 2.1 GHz processors and four Arm Cortex-A53 2.0 GHz processors in an octa-core big.LITTLE configuration. For an additional power boost, the chipset has an improved Arm Mali-G72 MP3 GPU operating at up to 900 MHz, which provides a 13 percent performance improvement compared to the Helio P60.

TL Lee, general manager of MediaTek’s Wireless Communication business unit, had said, “With an enhanced AI engine that works seamlessly across the CPU and GPU, Helio P70 delivers much faster performance for AI applications and is still highly power efficient. The introduction of Helio P70 continues MediaTek’s commitment to deliver high-end smartphone features and advanced technology for the mass market.”

MediaTek Helio P70 processor will be available from November 2018.