MediaTek Announces Dimensity 900 5G Chipset
MediaTek has announced its new Dimensity 900 5G chipset, which is built via its 6nm process.
The Dimensity 900 has an octa-core CPU with two up to 2.4GHz Arm Cortex-A78 processors and six up to 2GHz Arm Corex-A55 cores. It also has an Arm Mali-G68 MC4 GPU and MediaTek’s third gen AI processing unit.
The chipset supports LPDDR5 memory, UFS 3.1 storage, and “can adapt” to a 120Hz refresh rate, in addition to supporting “a wide variety of” AI applications and 4K. It also supports MeediaTek’s HyperEngine gaming engine.
Elsewhere, the Dimensity 900 has a HDR-native ISP and incorporated hardware-accelerated 4K HDR video recording engine, and offers support for up to 108MP sensors and up to four concurrent cameras. It allows for HDR10+ video playback and has AI processing integration with its camera with INT8, INT16, and FP16 capabilities.
Additionally, the phone comes with an integrated 5G New Radio sub-6GHz modem with carrier aggregation and support for up to 120MHz of bandwidth. Other listed features include dual-SIM 5G standby function, 5G SA/NSA networking, dual-SIM VoNR voice services, and integrated 2x2 MIMO Wi-Fi 6 connection, Bluetooth 5.2, and GNSS.
MediaTek says that devices with the Dimensity 900 are “expected to launch” globally in Q2 2021.