Some additional information about the Sony PSVR 2 has just surfaced on the internet. This new information has pushed the excitement for the launch of the product to the next level. Through a panel at the Executive Summit 2022, MediaTek announced that this is the first time that their SoC will be found in a VR Product. This news confirms popular analyst Ming Chi Kuo’s claims that PSVR 2 will be powered by a MediaTek chipset.
My latest supply chain check suggests that the assembler and several component providers of PS VR2 will start mass production with about 1.5M units shipments in 2H22. Sony may launch it in 1Q23, depending on the development schedule of PS VR2 game titles. pic.twitter.com/NIqFgg4Kjl
— 郭明錤 (Ming-Chi Kuo) (@mingchikuo) May 30, 2022
According to a report by AndroidCentral, it seems MediaTek will be developing two SoCs for the PSVR2. The display will be powered by the primary SoC and the controllers will be sporting the secondary SoC. Additionally, the report also states that MediaTek will be trying to rival the likes of Quest 2 in terms of sales for the device. As of now, specs of the SoC haven’t been revealed.
As for MediaTek, they have just launched their latest 5G Chipset, the Dimensity 9200. It is slated to power the next generation of smartphones, bringing extreme performance and intelligent power saving to the table. The chipset will also feature immersive all-day gaming experiences, ultra-sharp image capturing and support for both mmWave 5G and sub-6GHz connectivity to consumers around the globe.
The Dimensity 9200 is the first smartphone chip to incorporate an Arm Cortex X3, which will operate on speeds over 3Ghz. They will also feature the Arm Immortalis G715 GPU with a hardware-base ray tracing engine. Moreover, players can also expect the MediaTek’s HyperEngine 6.0 Gaming Technology along with MediaTek MiraVision 890 display technology for the best visuals and gaming experience.
Besides, players can expect 30% power savings with AI-NR and 45% power savings with AI-SR for all visual-based applications. The chipset is also the first Wi-Fi 7-ready smartphone platform, where users can expect up to 6.5 GBps data rates. The MediaTek Dimensity 9200 is on the path to becoming a game changer in the smartphone industry.