Kompanio 520 and Kompanio 528 chipsets deliver fast and reliable computing experiences.
SONOMA, Calif., November 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — MediaTek today announced its new Kompanio chipsets for Chromebooks: the Kompanio 520 and Kompanio 528. With improved compute performance and battery life for entry-level Chromebooks, the new Kompanio chipsets deliver a seamless experience enabling users to consumers to browse, cloud game, stream and use Google Play apps. while enjoying all-day battery life.
“Improved power efficiency, fast performance, and reliable connectivity are at the heart of a great user experience, and that’s exactly what MediaTek’s new Kompanio chipsets deliver,” said adam king, vice president and general manager of the Client Computing business unit at MediaTek. “As the premier provider of Arm-based Chromebooks, MediaTek makes the latest artificial intelligence, connectivity, display and imaging features accessible at all price points.”
Both the Kompanio 520 and Kompanio 528 pack two high-end Arm Cortex-A76 processor cores into an octa-core processor, along with an enhanced dual-core graphics engine, to deliver smooth and responsive performance. Arm Cortex-A76 cores operate at up to 2 GHz in the Kompanio 520 and up to 2.2 GHz in the Kompanio 528, while maximizing battery life so users can spend more time between loads. The powerful octa-core processor combined with highly efficient memory and storage options deliver enhanced data throughput performance, so multitasking is a breeze and users can get started in seconds. Each chipset incorporates a dual-core AI processing unit (APU) to deliver accelerated AI enhancements to applications, as well as AI camera functionality. Additionally, brands can combine MediaTek’s Filogic Wi-Fi 6 solutions with Kompanio chipsets for fast and reliable connectivity when users stream and game in the cloud.
Along with a number of next-generation imaging processor upgrades, the new Kompanio chipsets allow device makers to build Chromebooks with large 32MP cameras for high-detail image capture. Backed by MediaTek’s hardware imaging engine, these chipsets work behind the scenes to automatically improve photography and video, even in low light conditions. The enhanced media engine includes VP9 decoding and H.265 encoding for 2x faster performance and a dedicated HiFi-5 DSP for ultra-low-power audio microphone processing. The chipsets also support Full HD video recording at 60 fps for smooth video conferencing.
Kompanio 520 and Kompanio 528 each support a Full HD+ display and allow users to add an external Full HD display, offering more than twice the resolution of previous generation chipsets. Users can take advantage of dual monitors to get more done at work, connect to a smart TV to play movies, or even use a projector in education environments.
Other key features of the Kompanio 520 and 528 chipsets include:
- Arms mali G52MC2 2EE
- LPDDR4x memory with a maximum frequency of 3733MHz
- eMMC 5.1 storage with a hardware command queue
- Hi-Fi 5 DSP
- Support 2560 x 1200 @ 60Hz display and support 1920 x 1080 @ 60Hz external monitor display
- 1920 x 1080 video encoding at 60fps
Chromebooks powered by Kompanio 520 and Kompanio 528 chipsets will be available in the market by 1H 2023. To learn more about MediaTek’s Kompanio portfolio, please visit: https://www.mediatek.com/products/chromebook- tablets/chromebook
About MediaTek Inc.
MediaTek Incorporated (TWSE: 2454) is a global fabless semiconductor company that activates nearly 2 billion connected devices per year. We are a market leader in the development of innovative system-on-chips (SoCs) for mobile, home entertainment, connectivity and IoT products. Our dedication to innovation has positioned us as a market driving force in several key technology areas, including energy-efficient mobile technologies, automotive solutions and a wide range of advanced multimedia products such as smartphones, tablets, digital televisions, 5G, voice assistant devices. (VAD) and wearables. MediaTek empowers and inspires people to expand their horizons and achieve their goals through smart technology, easier and more efficiently than ever. We work with the brands you love to make cutting-edge technology accessible to everyone, and that guides everything we do. Visit www.mediatek.com for more information.
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