The Kompanio 520 and Kompanio 528 chipsets for Chromebooks were introduced by Taiwanese fabless chipmaker MediaTek on Friday. They have improved energy efficiency and feature application and camera advancements supported by artificial intelligence (AI).
According to MediaTek, Chromebooks equipped with these Kompanio chipsets will go on sale in the first half (H1) of 2023. Both the Kompanio 520 and Kompnaio 528 incorporate the Arm Mali G52 MC2 GPU along with two Arm Cortex-A76 cores in an octa-core CPU architecture.
In the Kompanio 520 and the Kompanio 528, the Arm Cortex-A76 cores can run at speeds of up to 2GHz and 2.2GHz, respectively. Every chipset features a dual-core AI processor (APU).
The updated multimedia engine features VP9 decoding, H.265 encoding, and a dedicated HiFi-5 DSP for ultra-low power audio microphone processing. The new Kompanio chipsets can support up to 32MP cameras. According to the manufacturer, the chipsets can record Full HD video at 60 frames per second.
Both the Kompanio 520 and Kompanio 528 allow customers to install an external Full HD display and support a Full HD+ display. “Enhanced power efficiency, speedy performance and reliable connectivity are at the core of a great user experience, and that’s exactly what MediaTek’s new Kompanio chipsets deliver,” said Adam King, Vice President and General Manager, Client Computing Business Unit at MediaTek. The Kompanio 520 and 528 chipsets also provide eMMC 5.1 storage and LPDDR4x memory with a maximum frequency of 3733MHz.
- TSMC IS PLANNING TO BUILD A SECOND $12 BILLION FAB IN ARIZONA
- NETFLIX IS BIDDING FOR STREAMING RIGHTS OF SPORT LEAGUES