The Taiwanese chipset maker, MediaTek, has introduced a new 5G chipset, dubbed as the MediaTek 1080. This new offering from the company offers improved performance, better efficiency, and upgraded camera support compared to MediaTek’s Dimensity 920 processor. As per the details shared by MediaTek, the new smartphones with Dimensity 1080 will be hitting the markets sometime in Q4 2022. Let us take at what this new SoC from MediaTek offers.
MediaTek Dimensity 1080 Specifications
The MediaTek Dimensity 1080 SoC is manufactured using TSMC’s 6nm process. The Dimensity 1080 features an octa-core CPU which comprises two ARM Cortex-A78 cores clocked at up to 2.6GHz and six ARM Cortex-A55 cores clocked at up to 2GHz. For graphics processing, there is an ARM Mali G68 GPU. Furthermore, this new chipset also features HyperEngine 3.0 networking engine and it support for LPDDR5 memory and UFS 3.1 storage.
As far as the imaging is concerned, this new SoC supports sensors up to 200MP (up from 108MP). The ISP on the chipset can also capture 4K HDR videos. Moving on to the display capabilities, the chipset can handle Full HD+ display along with a 120Hz refresh rate. As far as the rest of the features are concerned, the Dimensity 1080 includes support for SA/NSA sub-6 GHz 5G network, Wi-Fi 6, and AI Processing Unit (APU).
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“Continuing MediaTek’s legacy of optimizing power and performance, the Dimensity 1080 offers a full suite of advanced features that challenge expectations about what a 5G smartphone can do,” said CH Chen, Deputy General Manager of Wireless Communications Business Unit at MediaTek. “This new chipset is designed to further enhance many of the functions that made its predecessor great, including processing power, camera and video quality, and time to market for manufacturers,” he added.