MediaTek Helio G85 revealed: Octa-Core Gaming Chipset and 1GHz GPU

MediaTek is one of the superior chipset maker well known in budget smartphones. Since last year, Mediatek has been bringing some exceptional chipsets that compete with likes of Qualcomm. One of which was MediaTek’s G-Series chipsets which were mainly focused on gaming. MediaTek Helio G90T chipset used in phones such as Redmi Note 8 Pro were quite powerful. Now, MediaTek has finally unveiled its new mobile gaming-focused MediaTek Helio G85 chipset. This new chipset comes with a 1GHz GPU for a smooth mobile gaming experience along with other enhancements. The MediaTek Helio G85 will expand its gaming chipset lineup. MediaTek Helio G85 is equipped with its HyperEngine technology to enable powerful gaming on mobile devices. Redmi Note 9 will be among the first MediaTek Helio G85 devices. Continue Reading this article to know more about MediaTek Helio G85 features and MediaTek Helio G85 Specifications.

MediaTek Helio G85 Features

MediaTek Helio G85 Specifications, MediaTek Helio G85 features, MediaTek Helio G85 devices

The MediaTek Helio G85 is based on 12nm FinFET process. It has two Cortex-A75 cores clocked at up to 2GHz, and six Cortex-A55 cores clocked at up to 1.8GHz. In graphics, the MediaTek Helio G85 has ARM Mali G52 GPU clocked at up to 1GHz. Furthermore, it supports up to 8GB of RAM. MediaTek Helio G85 chipset supports category-7 4G LTE, Dual 4G VoLTE and VoWi-Fi. Also, it has support for Full HD+ display with 60Hz refresh rate and Bluetooth 5.0. Subsequently, for the cameras, it supports up to dual 16-megapixel sensors or a single 48-megapixel sensor.

The chipset is also said to enhance the performance of AI camera tasks. Furthermore, the MediaTek Helio G85 has Voice Wakeup (VoW) that reduces power usage by voice assistant services. Finally, an Inertial navigation engine on the MediaTek Helio G85 chipset. This provides better accuracy when navigating indoors, underground, and in tunnels.

MediaTek Helio G85 Specifications, MediaTek Helio G85 features, MediaTek Helio G85 devices

MediaTek Helio G85 Specifications

Chipset MediaTek Helio G85
CPU 4x Arm Cortex-A75 @ 2GHz4x Arm Cortex-A55 @ 1.8GHz


GPU Arm Mali-G52 2EEMC2 (1GHz)
Camera Up to 16 + 16 MP dual cameras
Up to 48 MP single camera
Video features 2K @ 30 fps, 1080P @ 60 fps

H.264,  H.265 / HEVC encoding, VP9

Display Maximum Resolution 2520 x 1080
Connectivity Wi-Fi 5
Bluetooth 5.0Dual 4G VoLTE
Cellular Modem: LTE Cat.7 Download,  Cat.13  Upload
Memory Maximum 8GB LPDDR4x @1800MHz
eMMC 5.1
AI MediaTek NeuroPilot
Battery Charging Fast battery charging

MediaTek Helio G85 Devices

MediaTek Helio G85 Specifications, MediaTek Helio G85 features, MediaTek Helio G85 devices

Above all, the MediaTek Helio G85 has already started shipping on smartphones. It will serve as an excellent choice for smartphone OEMs looking to deliver a powerful gaming performance in the budget and mid-range segments. Xiaomi will also be bringing this chipset in its upcoming Redmi Note 9 when it comes to India. It would be a matter of time to see where this processor stands among other chipsets in the market.

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