MediaTek today unveiled the Dimensity 1080, the newest chipset in the company’s popular Dimensity portfolio for 5G smartphones.
The latest 5G chipset offers a nice performance bump and significantly upgraded camera features compared to its predecessor, the Dimensity 920.
The Dimensity 1080 features an octa-core CPU with two Arm Cortex-A78 CPU cores clocked at up to 2.6GHz. It is paired with an Arm Mali-G68 GPU for faster performance whether for gaming, streaming, or browsing. The chipset also uses a 6nm design standard that improves power efficiency for longer battery life.
In the camera department, it can support up to a 200MP sensor and features MediaTek’s Imagiq image signal processor (ISP) which allows for higher-quality photos and videos. Moreover, the chipset integrates a hardware-accelerated HDR video recording engine to process up to 4K resolution.
For gamers, the Dimensity 1080 comes with HyperEngine 3.0 gaming enhancements for improved gaming performance, along with the integrated AI processing unit 3.0 (APU 3.0) for optimal power efficiency. Additionally, it supports sub-6GHz 5G networks and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity for seamless connectivity.
Smartphones powered by the Dimensity 1080 will be available in the market by Q4 2022.