MediaTek Dimensity 1000C announced, powers T-Mobile VELVET 5G

MediaTek has announced Dimensity 1000C, 5G smartphone SoC which made its debut first in the United States on the LG VELVET on T-Mobile with 600 MHz and 2.5 GHz 5G spectrum. It has four ARM-Cortex-A77 CPU cores clocked at 2.0GHz and four power-efficient ARM Cortex-A55 cores operating up to 2GHz and Five ARM Mali-G57 GPU cores. The MediaTek AI processing unit (APU 3.0) combines three different types of AI processors.

The Dimensity 1000C has AV1 HDR on Netflix, and AV1 video streaming on YouTube. MediaTek said that it is also working with Twitch to bring AV1 video streaming to mobile. Other features include Dual Voice Wake Up  (VoW) function that minimizes the power of applications in the Android OS such as the always-on Google Assistant, Dual Display support and more.

MediaTek Dimensity 1000C vs  Dimensity 1000 specifications

  Dimensity 1000C Dimensity 1000
Process 7nm
CPU 4x Cortex-A77 @ 2GHz
4x Cortex-A55 @ 2GHz
4x Cortex-A77 @ 2.6GHz
4x Cortex-A55 @ 2GHz
Memory 2X LPDDR4x Up to 1866MHz up to 12GB, UFS 2.2-class 2X LPDDR4x Up to 2133MHz up to 16GB, UFS 2.2-class
Camera 32MP+16MP, 64MP, Multi-camera HDR-ISP (3+2) / Video HDR / Video NR / Video Bokeh / Video EIS / AI-Shutter / AI-3A / AI-NR / AI-HDR / AI-FD 32MP+16MP, 80MP, Multi-camer HDR-ISP (3+2) / Video HDR / Video NR / Video Bokeh / Video EIS / AI-Shutter / AI-AE / AI-AF / AI-AWB / AI-NR HDR / AI-HDR / AI-FD
Display 2520 x 1080 (Full HD+) at 21:9 120Hz
Video Decode / Video Encode 2160p (2160 x 1080), h.264, h.265 / HEVC 4K 30fps, FHD 120fps, HD 240fps
Graphics Mali-G57 MC5 Mali-G77 MC9
Modem SA & NSA modes; SA Option 2, NSA Option 3 / 3a / 3x, NR TDD Band, NR FDD Band, DSS, NR DL 2CC, 120 MHz bandwidth, 4×4 MIMO, 256QAM NR UL 2CC, 2×2 MIMO, 256QAM VoNR / EPS fallback
Connectivity Integrated Dual-Band Wi-Fi 5 (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.1,
Dual-band L1+L5 GNSS + Glonass + Beidou + Galileo, FM radio
Integrated Wi-Fi 6 (a/b/g/n/ac/ax), Bluetooth 5.1,
Dual-band L1+L5 GNSS + Glonass + Beidou + Galileo, FM radio

MediaTek said that the Dimenstiy 1000C was developed and tailored for the US market.

T-Mobile LG VELVET specifications

  • 6.8-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 20.5: 9 aspect ratio OLED display
  • Octa-Core (4×A77 2.0GHz + 4×A55 2.0GHz) Dimensity 1000+ 7nm processor with Mali-G57 MC5 GPU
  • 8GB RAM, 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD
  • Android 10
  • Dual SIM
  • 48MP rear camera with LED flash, 8MP ultra-wide lens, 5MP depth sensor
  • 16MP front-facing camera
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, stereo speakers
  • 5G SA/ NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, NFC, USB Type-C
  • 4000mAh (Typical) battery with fast charging, 10w wireless charging

The T-Mobile LG VELVET comes in Aurora Gray and Pink White and is priced at $588 (Rs. 42,975 approx.) without contract or at $24.50/month over 24 months through a no-interest equipment instalment plan and will roll out starting September 10.


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