MediaTek is all set to battle in the high end arena with their Helio X20- 10 core chipset

MediaTek is all set to battle in the high end arena with their Helio X20- 10 core chipset
It’s a true fact that MediaTek has served midrange Smartphone segment as the most extensive chipset provider. The majority of midrange Smartphone’s from all over the globe are seen housing MediaTek chipsets. However MediaTek has so far failed to prove its efficacy in the high end Smartphone segment and Qualcomm Snapdragon chipsets are the chief’s in high end Smartphone business but this time MediaTek has designed this brilliant piece of hardware composed of 10 cores, expected to flood the high end segment with this chipset for Q1 of 2016.  Helio X20 will be made available for experimenting in the Q3 and Q4 of 2015 and will run the streets in Q1 2016 expectedly.
According to MediaTek, considering the architectural point of view, this 10 core processor will be composed of three segments which mean that it will be sporting“tricluster” engineering.  The division will take place into one dual core ARM processor and two Quad core processors. Technically Helio X20 will be composed of dual core ARM 72 processor clocked at 2.5 GHz, four Cortex A53 cores ticking at 2GHz and four Cortex A53 cores clocked at 1.4GHz. This segmented architecture will provide high efficacy in battery consumption besides providing the best in class performance.
This tricluster processor segmentation is being used first time ever and the credit goes to MediaTek. This processor will have to capability to operate a pair of primary cameras, 2K displays, and can keep micro controller always switched on for voice controls. It can easily do so without putting other cores at work.  MediaTek top official was asked if this chipset could use all the 10 cores simultaneously and the reply is that this thing is theoretically possible and this processor is free to do so but it’s mode of operation is different and it’s what best for performance and battery optimisation.
Helio X20 being a segmented chipset will put only the first segment to use when handling the light applications while as for medium sized apps and games, 2nd segment will also be invoked but if the app or game is highly demanding then the most powerful region of the processor will also come into play. Using the processor in this fashion won’t create any burden on the random access memory and battery drainage will be highly prevented. It’s obvious that uncontrolled operating of this highly powerful chipset can cause severe battery drainage and Smartphone might get heated up also at times which is the worst case scenario.

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