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With high profile mobile processors such as Snapdragon 835 and Pinecone getting ready to be released soon, The new processor Helio P25 is part of the P series line of processor. The new processor is released along with P20, both are a predecessor to P10 series.
Helio P25 is designed for medium prized smartphones and tablets. Though it is designed for medium performance phone, the processor design and specification is made for powerful performance.
Helio P25 is built on the 16nm FinFET process by TSMC. The processor is 64-bit octa-core with Cortex-A53 which runs at 1.6 GHz and a powerful Cortex-A53 which runs at 2.5 GHz. In short, the processor is capable of speed up to 2.5 GHz.
Memory type supported is LPDDR3 and LPDDR4x (Low Power Double Data Rate Random Access Memory). The maximum RAM specification allowed is LPDDR4x with up to 6GB RAM running at 1600 MHz frequency.
GPU used is ARM Mali-T880MP2 which is clocked at 900 MHz. It supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080.
A main feature of P25 is its support for the dual camera. The chipset is designed to deliver premium quality images using the camera. It supports camera 24 MP or 13MP + 13MP camera. The design is optimized for dual camera performance and capable of taking pictures at 3840 x 2160 resolution. It also allows video capture at the HDR quality.
Helio P25 is considered 25% better power efficiency.
MediaTek Helio P25 powered smartphones are rumored to reach the market by Q1 2017.