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MediaTek Unveils New Kompanio Chipset Series Taking Entry-Level Chromebook Performance to the Next Level
Kompanio 520 and Kompanio 528 chipsets for a fast and reliable computing experience
November 10, 2022 – MediaTek today announced the new Kompanio chipsets for Chromebooks, the Kompanio 520 and Kompanio 528. The latest Kompanio chipset, which boosts the computing power and battery life of entry-level Chromebooks, provides a seamless experience that allows users to browse, cloud gaming, stream, Google Play apps and more without worrying about battery life. can be enjoyed all day long. [Image
Adam King, Vice President and General Manager of the Client Computing Business Unit at MediaTek, said: “Enhanced power efficiency, high-speed performance and reliable connectivity are at the core of a great user experience, and that is exactly what MediaTek’s new Kompanio chipset enables. As the #1 provider of Arm-based products for Chromebooks, MediaTek offers the latest AI, connectivity, display and image processing capabilities at every price point.”
Both the Kompanio 520 and Kompanio 528 feature two premium Arm Cortex-A76 CPU cores inside an octa-core CPU and an upgraded dual-core graphics engine to deliver smooth and responsive performance. The Arm Cortex-A76 core runs up to 2GHz on the Kompanio 520 and up to 2.2GHz on the Kompanio 528, along with optimized battery life, allowing users to charge less often. A powerful octa-core CPU combined with highly efficient memory and storage options boosts data throughput
performance, allowing users to easily multitask and 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 functionality. In addition, manufacturers will combine MediaTek’s Filogic Wi-Fi 6 solution with the Kompanio chipset to give users fast, reliable connections for streaming and cloud gaming. Featuring a next-generation image processor with many upgrades, the new Kompanio chipset enables device makers to build Chromebooks with large 32MP (32-megapixel) cameras capable of capturing extremely detailed images. I can do it. Backed by MediaTek’s hardware image processing engine, these chipsets automatically enhance the image quality of photos and videos even in low light. The upgraded multimedia engine includes VP9 decoding and H.264 encoding for 2x faster performance, and a dedicated HiFi-5 DSP for ultra-low power audio microphone processing. It also supports full HD video recording at 60 fps for seamless video conferencing.
Both the Kompanio 520 and Kompanio 528 support Full HD+ displays, allowing users to add a Full HD external display and more than double the resolution of previous generation chipsets. Get more done with dual monitors, connect to a smart TV to play movies, or even use a projector in an educational setting.
Other key features of the Kompanio 520 and 528 chipsets are: ・Arm Mali G52 MC2 2EE
・LPDDR4x memory with a maximum frequency of 3,733MHz
・eMMC 5.1 storage with hardware command queue
・Hi-Fi 5 DSP
・2,560 x 1,200 (60Hz) display compatible, 1,920 x 1,080 (60Hz) external monitor display compatible
・1,920 x 1,080 (60fps) video encoding
Chromebooks with Kompanio 520 and Kompanio 528 chipsets are expected to be available by the first half of 2023. For more information on MediaTek’s Kompanio portfolio, please visit
https://www.mediatek.com/products/chromebook-tablets/chromebooks. About MediaTek Inc.
MediaTek Inc. (Taiwan Stock Exchange: 2454) is a global fabless semiconductor manufacturer whose products are deployed in
approximately 2 billion connected devices annually. A market leader in developing innovative system-on-chips (SoCs) for mobile, home entertainment, connectivity and IoT products. Our commitment to innovation has resulted in market-leading positions in key technology areas, including power efficient mobile technologies, automotive solutions and advanced multimedia solutions. These technologies are used in a wide range of products such as smartphones, tablets, digital TVs, 5G, voice assistant devices (VAD), and wearable terminals. MediaTek helps people expand their horizons and reach their goals more easily through smart technology. Our driving force is to work with brands around the world to make great technology accessible to everyone. Please see our website for details. https://www.mediatek.jp/ Details about this release: