The company introduced the Imagination of the ongoing exhibition MWC in Barcelona in 2016 a new generation of the PowerVR graphics accelerator, designed for high-performance low-cost devices. The company said that the graphics processor PowerVR Series8XE able to provide smartphones and tablets better performance at low power consumption and chip area. In this case the new processors have the ability to visualize the hardware, provide security, as well as support for new graphics standards.
“Graphics chips PowerVR become the heart of the best selling phones, tablets and other devices We believe that Series8XE -. It is the best available
today GPU for low-cost devices,” – said Peter McGuinness, Director of Marketing Imagination Company.
The new chips are 25% less than the chips Series7XE , but they are able to provide the same speed. It is worth noting that the performance Series8XE 60-100% higher than those of other nuclei GPUs similar size and their size is on average 30-45% lower chipset other manufacturers.
Imagination supports a variety of the API, as well, including OpenGL ES 3.2 and Vulkan 1.0, which means the new GPU can be used not only in smartphones and tablets, but also in 4K TVs, set-top boxes, as well as robotics and wearable gadgets.
Currently, chips are a common licensing to larger number of producers can use them in their devices.