Chipsets maker, MediaTek today unveiled the Dimensity 1080 for 5G smartphones. The new 5G chipset offers a performance bump and significantly upgraded camera features compared to its predecessor, the Dimensity 920 as stated by MediaTek in its press statement.
The Dimensity 1080 has an upgraded octa-core CPU with two Arm Cortex-A78 CPU cores operating at up to 2.6GHz, combined with an Arm Mali-G68 GPU, for faster performance whether users are gaming, streaming or browsing. The chipset’s 6nm design provides a host of power-savings benefits that deliver longer battery life.
With support for a 200MP main camera and MediaTek’s Imagiq image signal processor (ISP), the Dimensity 1080 packs all the latest camera features for clicking high-quality photos and videos. Plus, the chipset integrates a hardware-accelerated HDR video recording engine to process up to 4K resolution, offering the streamer generation superior video capture results in all lighting conditions.
Gamers can take advantage of the Dimensity 1080’s HyperEngine 3.0 gaming enhancements for speedy performance and seamless connectivity, along with the chipset’s integrated AI processing unit 3.0 (APU 3.0) for optimal power efficiency. Additionally, the Dimensity 1080 supports sub-6GHz 5G networks and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity so gamers can enjoy uninterrupted, smooth gaming.
Smartphones powered by the Dimensity 1080 will be available in the market by Q4 2022.