MediaTek launches Dimensity 1000 chipset: Dual 5G, Mali G77, launching in 2020!

The MediaTek first 5G chipset is here! MediaTek has just launched the Dimensity 1000 which is their first dual 5G mode processor with 7nm technology.

Being the first 5G modem from MediaTek, it is aimed to serve flagship market along with its powerful performance driven by 4x Cortex A77 and 4x ARM Cortex A55 SoC. It is also the first to bring Mali G77 GPU in action.

MediaTek also expressed that Dimensity 1000 can support up to 16GB LPDDR4X, QHD+ display with 90Hz refresh rate or FHD+ resolution with 120Hz. For the camera, it can support up to 80MP single lens or 32MP+16MP camera.

With the new APU 3.0 that processes AI information, the calculation of the AI power can reach up to 4.5 TOPS. This chipset is capable to utilizes AI in its camera performance for scene recognition, noise cancellation, HDR and AI face recognition.

Aided with 5G, the Dimensity 1000 can reach up to 4.6Gbps downstream and 2.5Gbps upstream. Other features such as new WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1 is also supported.

MediaTek stated that the first smartphone powered by MediaTek Dimensity 1000 will be launching in Q1 2020. There is no news on which smartphone to be featuring this processor yet.