MediaTek announced a new chipset MediaTek i700 for AI IoT purposes. This chipset has been launched as a successor of the MediaTek i500 chipset. It is quite powerful chipset, even by smartphone standards. It will be seen in Smart Displays, high-end security cameras as well as more demanding applications. Here we are telling you about top features of MediaTek i700 chipset and trying to find out how the MediaTek i700 is better than i500. Let’s tell you about it.
Top Features of MediaTek i700
The MediaTek i700 offers a dual core NPU which provides it 5x better speed compared to i500.
This chipset supports the Android Neural Networks API and the most popular deep learning frameworks.
The MediaTek i700 chipset supports a single camera up to 32MP and dual camera 24MP + 16MP.
This chipset also can make use of its built-in depth sensing engine and distance estimation.
It has features such as pose estimation and motion tracking for fitness and AR applications.
In video recording at 120fps, it can track fast moving objects.
The MediaTek i700 can support Android.
In the case of AI it features MediaTek APU 2.0. This APU provides AI processing, acceleration, and face detection engines and works with MediaTek’s NeuroPilot SDK, which supports Linux or Android.
It offers Octa-Core CPU with 2 ARM’s Cortex-A75 cores clocked at 2.2GHz clock speed and other 6 Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 2.0GHz clock speed. In case of GPU, it has IMG PowerVR GM 9446 with a clock speed of up to 970MHz.
The MediaTek i700 can support a up to single 32-megapixel camera or a 24MP+16MP dual-camera setup.
In case of RAM & storage the chip supports up to 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM at 1866MHz.
For connectivity, the MediaTek i700 chipset supports features such as Wi-Fi 5 (2×2 802.11ac) and Bluetooth 5.0 for local connections. It has LTE Cat.12 modem.
This is a pretty powerful chipset for smart speakers. It performs well in smart buildings, facial recognition for payment authentication, fitness and entertainment devices and even some autonomous vehicles in factories and warehouses.
The devices paired with the MediaTek i700 will come out in 2020.