MediaTek’s new Kompanio 900T chip is aimed at powering lightweight notebooks with extended battery life


Having made huge strides with its Dimensity series of smartphone processors, MediaTek has followed up on its recent launch of the Chromebook and tablet-centric Kompanio 1300T chipset with the Kompanio 900T chip that is aimed at powering lightweight notebooks with extended battery life.

“With the MediaTek Kompanio platform, users can count on incredible mobile computing experiences,” said Zeng Baoqing, general manager of MediaTek’s Intelligent Multimedia Division. “The Kompanio 900 delivers robust computing power, outstanding audio and video multimedia features, smooth gaming capabilities and support for the latest 5G and wireless features so users can get the most out of their devices.”

Manufactured on the advanced 6nm process, the Kompanio 900T octa-core processor boasts two Arm Cortex-A78 ultra-performance cores which are complemented by six Cortex-A55 power-efficient cores. There’s also an Arm Mali-G68 GPU and a MediaTek APU (AI Processing Unit) present, along with support for UFS 3.1 storage and 2K displays with a 120Hz refresh rate.

Technical specs:

  • High-speed 5G network: Kompanio 900T integrates a 5G modem and supports standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) dual-mode networking with full coverage of 5G sub-6GHz, along with 5G dual-carrier aggregation and Voice over New Radio (VoNR) services. Combined with MediaTek 5G UltraSave power-saving technology, users can take advantage of high-speed 5G networks while also enjoying extended battery life.
  • Advanced wireless connectivity: Kompanio 900T supports 2×2 MIMO Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2 for faster and more reliable connectivity. Kompanio 900T also allows for multiple peripheral extensions.
  • Excellent audio and video multimedia: Equipped with MediaTek’s MiraVision image quality engine and AI-enhanced video display features, Kompanio 900T can enhance SDR video content to near HDR quality and upgrade HDR10 to nearly HDR10+, in addition to supporting HDR10+ video playback image quality enhancement features in real-time.

According to MediaTek, we should see the devices powered by the Kompanio 900T chip available soon.

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