back to article MediaTek formally pulls open G85 SoC drawer, reveals chipset for next-gen budget blowers

Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek has officially launched its latest G85 chipset, days after it appeared in the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9. The platform stays faithful to the company's playbook, and is a solid mid-range SoC, with an emphasis on graphics performance. The chip uses a 12nm process, and features eight cores arranged in a big. …

  1. Steve Foster
    Joke

    big.LITTLE

    Isn't that slightly confusing - shouldn't it be BIG.little ?

    1. diodesign (Written by Reg staff) Silver badge

      Re: big.LITTLE

      Nope, Arm calls it big.LITTLE to, er, I think show that the little cores make an impact.

      https://www.arm.com/why-arm/technologies/big-little

      C.

  2. PTW
    Mushroom

    Everything of MediaTek's making needs this ----->

    See title.

    All absolute shite with zero support after 3 weeks. My latest stupidity was trying to flash a decent ROM on a Xiaomi Redmi Note 9, I fell for the "we're gonna support this one" marketing tripe

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