Company 520 and Company 528 chipsets deliver fast and reliable computing experiences.
MediaTek today announced its new Company chipsets for Chromebooks: Company 520 and Company 528. With upgraded computing performance and battery life for entry-level Chromebooks, the latest Company chipsets provide a seamless experience for consumers to browse, cloud play, 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 chipsets deliver,” said Adam King, Vice President and General Manager, Consumer Computing Business Unit at MediaTek. “As the first provider of Arm-based Chromebooks, MediaTek makes the latest AI, connectivity, display and imaging features accessible at every price point.”
Both Company 520 and Company 528 integrate two superior Arm Cortex-A76 CPU cores inside an octa-core CPU, as well as an updated dual-core graphics engine, to deliver smooth and responsive performance. The Arm Cortex-A76 cores run at up to 2GHz in Company 520 and up to 2.2GHz in Company 528, while also optimizing battery life so users can go longer between charges. The powerful octa-core CPU combined with the highly efficient memory and storage options provides improved data performance, so multitasking is easy and users can be up and running in seconds. Each chipset integrates a dual-core AI processing unit (APU) to deliver accelerated AI enhancements to applications, along with AI camera features. Additionally, brands can combine MediaTek’s Filogic Wi-Fi 6 solutions with the Company’s chipsets for fast and reliable connectivity when users are streaming and cloud gaming.
With a number of next-generation imaging processors, the Company’s new chipsets allow device manufacturers to build Chromebooks with large 32MP cameras for highly detailed image capture. Powered by MediaTek’s hardware imaging engine, these chipsets work behind the scenes to automatically improve photography and video, even in low-light conditions. The upgraded multimedia 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 60fps Full HD video recording for seamless video conferencing.
Company 520 and Company 528 each support a Full HD+ display and allow users to add an external Full HD display, providing more than double the resolution of the previous generation chipsets. Users can take advantage of dual screens to get more done at work, connect to a smart TV to play movies, or even use a projector in educational settings.
Other key features of the Company’s 520 and 528 chipsets include:
- Armo Mali G52 MC2 2EE
- LPDDR4x memory with a maximum frequency of 3733MHz
- eMMC 5.1 storage with hardware command line
- Hi-Fi 5 DSP
- 2560 x 1200 display support at 60 Hz and 1920 x 1080 external display support at 60 Hz
- 1920 x 1080 at 60fps video encoding
Chromebooks powered by the Company 520 and Company 528 chipsets will be available in the market by 1H 2023. To learn more about the MediaTek portfolio, please visit: https://www.mediatek.com/products/chromebook-tablets/chromebook
About MediaTek Inc.
MediaTek Incorporated (TWSE: 2454) is a global peerless semiconductor company that enables nearly 2 billion connected devices per year. We are a market leader in developing innovative systems-on-a-chip (SoC) for mobile, home entertainment, connectivity and IoT products. Our dedication to innovation has positioned us as a driving market force in several key technology areas, including highly powerful mobility technologies, automotive solutions and a wide range of advanced multimedia products such as smartphones, tablets, digital TVs, 5G, Voice Assistants. (VAD) and portables. MediaTek empowers and inspires people to expand their horizons and achieve their goals through smart technology, more easily and efficiently than ever before. We work with the brands you love to make great technology accessible to everyone, and it guides everything we do. Visit www.mediatek.com for more information.