The PowerVR Series8XE family of GPUs drives cost reduction in entry-level and mass market devices by offering 1,2,4 & 8 pixels/clock versions optimized to deliver the best user experience in a limited silicon area budget. This GPU family enables low-cost devices to benefit from the latest apps by supporting the most advanced APIs from Khronos, including OpenGL ES 3.2 and Vulkan 1.0.
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PowerVR Series8XE GPUs offer

  • Up to a 25% area reduction compared to equivalent fill-rate configurations of PowerVR Series7XE GPUs
  • Up to 100% increase in performance/mm2 on industry standard benchmarks compared with competing devices
  • OmniShield-ready with hardware virtualization and multi-domain security optimized to support multiple independent security contexts and execution domains
  • Feature scalability for customized designs: users can select the specific features they need for their design


Headline features

  • Performance/mm2 improvement over equivalent Series7XE cores
  • Virtualization and security hardware support
  • Optional PVRIC3 and 10-bit YUV for the STB/UHDTV market
  • ASTC LDR support


Typical target applications

  • Entry-level and mass market smartphones/tablets
  • UHDTVs and set-top boxes
  • In-car navigation and information
  • Electronic dashboards
  • High end wearables
  • Enterprise and Industrial equipment


PowerVR GPU Peak Fillrate Compression API Support
Texture Frame Buffer
GE8100 1 Pixel/Clock PVRTC1/2

OpenGL ES 1.x/2.0/3.x/AEP
Vulkan 1.0
OpenCL 1.2 EP
OpenVX 1.1
DirectX9_3 (optional)

GE8200 2 Pixels/Clock
GE8300 4 Pixels/Clock
GE8310 4 Pixels/Clock As Above + YUV (10 bit) PVRICv3
GE8430 8 Pixels/Clock

* PowerVR Series8XE GPUs are designed to pass the Khronos Conformance Testing Process for all identified graphics, compute and vision APIs.

Current conformance status can be found at