MediaTek Dimensity 920 and Dimensity 810 6nm SoCs with support for Dual SIM 5G, up to 120Hz FHD+ displays announced

MediaTek today announced the new Dimensity 920 and Dimensity 810 chipsets as the successor to the Dimensity 900 and Dimesnity 800 SoCs. The Dimensity 920 is built using the 6nm manufacturing node and offers a 9% boost in gaming performance compared to its predecessor, the Dimensity 900. It also has Arm Cortex-A78 cores up to 2.5GHz compared to 2.4GHz in the predecessor, while retaining other features. Continue reading “MediaTek Dimensity 920 and Dimensity 810 6nm SoCs with support for Dual SIM 5G, up to 120Hz FHD+ displays announced”

MediaTek Kompanio 1300T 6nm 5G SoC with support for tablets, 2-in-1s, laptops announced

MediaTek today announced a new SoC designed for tablets, 2-in-1, laptops –  Kompanio 1300T. It comes with support for 5G, HDR10+, 4K HDR video recording technology, and more. Continue reading “MediaTek Kompanio 1300T 6nm 5G SoC with support for tablets, 2-in-1s, laptops announced”

MediaTek Helio G96 with 120Hz FHD+ display, up to 108MP camera support and Helio G88 announced

MediaTek has Helio G96 and Helio G88, an upgrade to Helio G95 and Helio G85 SoCs in the G series. The Helio G96 SoC has support for 120Hz displays with up to Full HD+ resolution, support for up to 108MP cameras, has Cat-13 4G LTE modem, dual 4G SIM and VoLTE and ViLTE services and has Intelligent Resource Management Engine and Networking Engine. It features two powerful ARM Cortex-A76 CPU cores clocked up to 2.05GHz and six power efficient Cortex-A55 cores along with ARM Mali-G57 GPU.

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MediaTek unveils Dimensity 5G Open Resource Architecture for smartphone manufacturers

Global smartphone chip designer MediaTek, has announced their Dimensity 5G Open Resource Architecture for smartphone manufactures. The open-resource architecture is designed for the Dimensity 1200 SoC, and will allow smartphone manufactures to customize various elements such as cameras, displays, graphics, artificial intelligence (AI) processing units (APUs), sensors and more.

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MediaTek Dimensity 900 6nm SoC with Dual SIM 5G, support for up to 120Hz FHD+ displays, 108MP camera announced

MediaTek today announced the new Dimensity 900 5G SoC, built on 6nm e TSMC’s 6nm process technology, same as Dimensity 1000 and 1200. It has Wi-Fi 6 connectivity, FHD+ 120Hz display support and a 108MP main camera. It has 5G New Radio (NR) sub-6GHz modem with carrier aggregation, True Dual SIM 5G (5G SA + 5G SA) and Voice over New Radio (VoNR) and support for bandwidth up to 120MHz. The octa-core central processing unit (CPU) consisting of two Arm Cortex-A78 processors with a clock speed of up to 2.4GHz and six Arm Cortex-A55 cores operating at up to 2GHz. Continue reading “MediaTek Dimensity 900 6nm SoC with Dual SIM 5G, support for up to 120Hz FHD+ displays, 108MP camera announced”

MediaTek MT9638 4K TV SoC with MEMC, AI-enhanced super resolution, Dolby Atmos and more

MediaTel just announced MT9638, the company latest 4K smart TV chip integrated with AI super resolution, AI picture quality and AI voice assistants along with variable refresh rate (VRR) and MEMC (motion estimation and motion compensation) features.

The MT9638 combines a high performance, multi-core CPU and APU (AI processing unit), wide memory bus, modern GPU, and a number of images and audio enhancement tools. With built-in AI picture quality technology, the chip enables real-time content and scene recognition, automatically adjusting color saturation, brightness, sharpness, dynamic motion compensation and smart noise reduction to improve overall image quality.

MediaTek’s AI super resolution technology, combined with the company’s MEMC technology, intelligently upscales resolution through multi-frame blending to deliver clearer images at the smart TV’s native resolution.

The chip supports Wi-Fi 6 for fast, reliable connectivity and HDMI 2.1, which integrates support for VRR, and it also supports applications powered by AI voice recognition and AI-enabled video calls.

MediaTek’s MT9638 supports multiple advanced technologies:

  • Up to 1.5GHz  multi-core ARM Cortex-A55 CPU, Arm Mali-G52 MC1 GPU and dedicated MediaTek APU
  • Up to 4K60 resolution support with a multimedia decoding engine for HEVC, VP9 and the latest AV1 content.
  • HDR10+ display support, enabling full array backlight local dimming with up to 2304 backlight dimming zones
  • Dolby Atmos and DTS Virtual X surround sound support.
  • HDMI 2.1a and USB 3.0 interfaces, in addition to gigabit-class Wi-Fi 6 connectivity.
  • Up to four far-field microphones offer whole room coverage for voice assistants with ultra-low power consumption (0.5W) on standby and ultra-fast, one second resume for wake-up words.

MediaTek MT9638-powered 4K smart TVs are expected to roll out in Q2 2021.

Commenting on the new chip, Alex Chen, General Manager of the TV Business Unit at MediaTek, said:

As smart home appliances become more intelligent and diversified, smart TVs are becoming the new hub for the smart home as consumers take advantage of AI-enabled multimedia features to control all their devices right from their TV. The new MT9638 continues our legacy as the No. 1 chip provider of smart TVs, bringing consumers incredible AI, multimedia, gaming and entertainment experiences in theater-quality 4K.

MediaTek M80 5G modem with 5G mmWave and Sub-6 GHz, up to 7.67Gbps peak download speeds announced

MediaTek has announced their next generation M80 5G modem, replacing the M70 modem that was announced last year. The modem features support for both mmWave and sub-6 GHz 5G technologies, can function on both non-standalone (NSA) and standalone (SA) architectures capable of reaching peak download speeds of 7.67 Gbps and upload speeds of 3.76 Gbps.

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MediaTek Dimensity 1200 6nm SoC with Dual SIM 5G, up to 168Hz displays and Dimensity 1100 announced

MediaTek just announced Dimensity 1200 and Dimensity 1100, the company’s latest top-end SoCs with built-in 5G. These are the company’s first mobile chips to use TSMC’s 6nm process technology. The Dimensity 1200 has an octa-core CPU designed with an ultra-core Arm Cortex-A78 clocked up to 3GHz for extreme performance, three Arm Cortex-A78 super cores clocked up to 2.6GHz and four Arm Cortex-A55 efficiency cores clocked at 2GHz. Continue reading “MediaTek Dimensity 1200 6nm SoC with Dual SIM 5G, up to 168Hz displays and Dimensity 1100 announced”

Jio and MediaTek announce Gaming Masters esports event with Rs. 12.5 lakhs prize pool

Jio, one of India’s leading telecom companies has partnered with MediaTek to launch the 70-days long ‘Gaming Masters’ e-sports tournament in India. The tournament, which will be open to all players in India, will be played on the mobile battle royale game called Free Fire, and has a total prize pool of Rs. 12.5 lakhs.

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MediaTek leads global market among smartphone chipmakers with 31% share in Q3 2020: Report

With the smartphone market making a strong comeback in sales during the third quarter of 2020, MediaTek has become the leading smartphone chipset vendor for the quarter for the first time in its history. Qualcomm fell to second place this time, however it maintained its market share lead for 5G chipsets.

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MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ to power 5G smartphones in India from early 2021

MediaTek already announced its Dimensity 800U mid-range 5G SoC in India earlier this month and said that the first phone powered by the mid-range 5G processor will be launched in the country in January 2021. Today it has announced the MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ chip for the Indian market and said that it expects smartphones powered by the flagship chip to launch in early in 2021. This will likely be the realme X7 5G 5G that is expected to be launched next month. Continue reading “MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ to power 5G smartphones in India from early 2021”

MediaTek Dimensity 800U to power 5G smartphones in India starting January 2021

MediaTek introduced its Dimensity 800U mid-range 5G SoC back in August and it powers several 5G smartphones in China. At the India Mobile Congress 2020 the SoC announced for the Indian market and the company has confirmed that the first phone powered by the Dimesnity 800U processor will be introduced in January 2021. This will likely be the realme X7 5G that is expected to be launched in the country next month. Continue reading “MediaTek Dimensity 800U to power 5G smartphones in India starting January 2021”

MediaTek MT6893 6nm 5G SoC gets benchmarked, reveals better performance than Snapdragon 865

MediaTek  announced Dimensity 700, the mid-range SoC with built-in 5G months earlier this month as well as MT8195 6nm SoC for premium Chromebooks, and the company already confirmed that it will introduce a new premium 6nm 5G SoC with Cortex-A78 CPU clocked up to 3GHz. After Geekbench scores that surfaced recently, now AnTuTu benchmark scores have surfaced that shows better performance compared to Snapdragon 865. Continue reading “MediaTek MT6893 6nm 5G SoC gets benchmarked, reveals better performance than Snapdragon 865”

MediaTek Dimensity 700 7nm 5G SoC for smartphones, MT8192 7nm and MT8195 6nm SoCs for Chromebooks announced

MediaTek just announced Dimensity 700, the company’s latest mid-range SoC with built-in 5G months after the Dimensity 720. It has two Cortex-A76 cores operating up to 2.2GHz and six power-efficient ARM Cortex-A55 cores operating at up to 2.0GHz. The MediaTek 5G UltraSave technology uses both network and content awareness intelligence to manage the modem’s operating mode in real-time to extend battery life. Continue reading “MediaTek Dimensity 700 7nm 5G SoC for smartphones, MT8192 7nm and MT8195 6nm SoCs for Chromebooks announced”

MediaTek MT9602 AI-Enabled Smart TV SoC announced; to power Motorola Smart TVs with Android 10

MediaTek has announced the launch of their newest AI-enabled Smart TV SoC — the MT9602. It is targeted towards smart TVs with 4K HDR displays, with in-built AI-enhancement technologies such as AI-PQ (picture quality) and AI-AQ (audio quality) along with support for HDMI 2.1a, global HDR codecs and more.

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