The Taiwan based chipset manufacturer announced the launch of a new chipset. The company introduced Mediatek Dimensity 820 SoC for flagship smartphones. The octa-core system-on-chip comes with a 5G support and with the latest multimedia, AI and imaging innovations. The chipset comes integrated with ARM Mali G57 GPU along with HyperEngine 2.0 enhancement for better graphics.
While announcing the Dimensity 820 system-on-chip Dr Yenchi Lee, Assistant General Manager of MediaTek’s Wireless Communications Business Unit said, “Our Dimensity 1000 is already powering impressive flagship 5G devices in a number of markets. With the new Dimensity 820, we’re now making 5G much more accessible. The Dimensity 820 stands out beyond competitors by offering four high-performance Arm Cortex-A76 cores at 2.6GHz within its octa-core CPU, delivering superb performance and responsiveness, among its incredible AI, gaming and photography experiences.”
According to the company, the chipset comes with four Cortex-A76 cores clocked at up to 2.6GHz and four Cortex-A55 cores clocked at up to 2GHz. Moreover, there is Arm Mali G57 GPU graphics plus HyperEngine 2.0 enhancements so users can immerse themselves in the latest mobile games. This will allow 120Hz high refresh rate support for the displays along with HDR features with MediaTek MiraVision for most vivid visuals in videos and streams. The Dimensity 820 also supports dual SIM, dual standby (DSDS) 5G technology for access to the fastest speeds and Voice over New Radio (VoNR) services on both SIMs.
The new AI Processing Unit MediaTek APU 3.0 is going to deliver powerful AI-camera capabilities which means the device can support up to four concurrent cameras with up to 80-megapixel sensors with the help of Imagiq 5.0 to flagship devices. With the Multi-frame 4K Video HDR the device will support 4K HDR video recording even under bright as well as low lit conditions. The company says that the chip automatically captures frames at different exposures and intelligently fuses them into a single video stream, all in real-time.
The MediaTek’s HyperEngine 2.0 combined with the premium five-core GPU provides a superb gaming experience with optimizations that reduce network latency for smoother gameplay, support faster response times and enhance display quality. HyperEngine 2.0 also intelligently adjusts the CPU, GPU and memory resources to optimize power and performance.
There will be support for up to 16GB of LPDDR4x RAM along with H.264, H.265/HEVC video encoding. The MediaTek’s Dimensity 820 is going to support Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v5.1, FM radio and UFS storage
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