Analyst Pan Jiutang revealed on Weibo today the MediaTek Helio X30 chipset will be manufactured using a 10nm manufacturing process. According to him, the Helio X30 will come with ten CPU cores - the Cortex-A35 will be used for non-demanding tasks, while the heavy lifting will be done by the yet unreleased "Artemis".
Additionally, the X30 will support up to 8GB of RAM and come with a PowerVR GPU. Jiutang also provides a presentation slide, which shows the MediaTek Helio X30 scores 160,000 points on the Antutu benchmark, beating the Snapdragon 820 by 30,000.
MediaTek's plans the Helio X30 to be its flagship chipset for 2017. The analyst reveals that until then the company aims to optimize power consumption. There are no details on which devices will use the upcoming chipset.
I wonder why MEDIATEK dropped the POWERVR GPU for MALI GPU in the HELIO X20 series. It is good to see the PowerVR GPU back. It was the main turning point in the HelioX10. But plenty cores doesnt really imply best performance but i hope the X30 su...
Samsung is releasing the S8 with the Exynos 8895 and is also fabricating SnapDragon 835 for Qualcomm so there will be devices built on the 10NM architecture this year.
SD830 is coming somewhere in 2017 - 2018