MediaTek Dimensity 800U has been announced in India with new mid-range 5G phones set to enter the market in early 2021.
With Dimensity 800U, MediaTek continues to hasten the rollout of 5G technology and achieve premium experiences on mid-range 5G smartphones. The new smartphones will launch in January 2021 and be one of the first MediaTek powered 5G smartphones in India.
Mediatek desires to promote the 5G rollout in India with this chipset by bringing dual 5G SIM aid to mid-range 5G smartphones. The chipset is capable of delivering excellent multi-core performance. Reports point that the first phone powered by the Dimensity 800U could be the Realme X7, as has been revealed by company CEO Madhav Sheth.
The Dimensity 800U chipset is manufactured on a 7nm architecture method and comes with 2 Arm Cortex-A76 CPUs operating at 2.4GHz and 6 power-efficient Cortex-A55 cores clocked at up to 2.0GHz. This is matched with a Mali-G57 MC3 graphics processor and holds up to 12GB LPDDR4x RAM and UFS 2.2 storage type. MediaTek declares that the 880U is up to 11% quicker than the Dimensity 700 series.
The 800U SoC supports 120Hz Full HD+ displays that allow a fast refresh rate for a smooth gaming and multimedia exposure and comes with HDR10+ playback comfort to enhance the optical quality. The chip is agreeable with a quad-camera setup on the back with up to 64MP camera sensors combined with APU and ISP that offers AI-backed traits. The chip can be joined with a 64MP camera or dual 20MP and 16MP cameras with traits like multi-frame noise-reducing, 3D noise reduction, and a few more.
MediaTek Dimensity 800U processor supports H.264, H.265/HEVC video encoding and playback codecs and can videotape in 4K UHD at 30FPS. The 800U chip also recommends Voice on Wakeup (VoW) with dual-microphone noise decrease technology that lowers voice assistants’ power usage and allows them to listen.