MediaTek announced on the 23rd that it will introduce the new smartphone chip Helio P22, which will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) functions, so that affordable phones can also carry AI. It is reported that P22 has been adopted by China's mobile phone maker Vivo, and that large manufacturers such as OPPO will also follow-up. The total shipment volume is expected to reach 60 million units.
After P22 get regular supply, it is expected to provide MediaTek with additional performance in terms of revenue and gross margins in the second half of the year. It is understood that MediaTek has pushed P22 again this quarter after the P60 chip has successfully recaptured major customer OPPO and Vivo orders, which is a strong AI feature. , vows to steal back lost market share, and further strengthen its P series product portfolio. P22 is currently in volume production, and customer end products are expected to be available in the second quarter.
Corporates are optimistic that with Vivo, OPPO and other mobile phone manufacturers gradually introducing P22, P22’s sales performance this year can reach more than 50 million sets, and even challenge 60 million sets, will be better than P60's 30 million sets, and P23's 15 million sets.