MediaTek is launching two new mobile processors aimed at flagship smartphones. The new MediaTek Dimensity 1100 and Dimensity 1200 chips are the company’s follow-up to the Dimensity 1000, with several key upgrades that should bring better performance and efficiency.

Where the Dimensity 1000 was a 7nm chip with four ARM Cortex-A77 CPU performance cores and four Cortex-A55 efficiency cores, the new chips are 6nm processors with Cortex-A78 performance cores. The top-of-the-line Dimensity 1200 also has one core that can hit frequencies up to 3 GHz, which makes it the MediaTek’s most powerful processor to date. It also supports devices with camera resolutions up to 200MP, matching Samsung’s new Exynos 2100 chip.

The company says we should see phones with the new chips from companies including Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo and Realme starting at the end of the first quarter of 2021.

Here’s a run-down of key specs and capabilities for the new chips:

Dimensity 1200 Dimensity 1100 Dimensity 1000
Process 6nm 6nm 7nm
CPU
  • 1x Cortex-A78 @ 3.0GHz
  • 3x Cortex-A78 @ 2.6GHz
  • 4x Cortex-A55 @ 2.0GHz
  • 4x Cortex-A78 @ 2.6GHz
  • 4x Cortex-A55 @ 2.0GHz
  • 4x Cortex-A77 @ 2.6GHz
  • 4x Cortex-A55 @ 2.0GHz
GPU ARM Mali G77 MC9 ARM Mali G77 MC9 Arm Mali-G77 MC9
Memory & Storage
  • Up to 16GB LPDDR4x @ 2133MHz
  • UFS 3.1
  • Up to 16GB LPDDR4x @ 2133MHz
  • UFS 3.1
  • Up to 16GB LPDDR4x @ 2133MHz
  • UFS 2.2
Camera Up to:
  • 200MP single camera
  • 32MP + 16MP dual camera
 Up to:
  • 108MP single camera
  • 32MP + 16MP dual camera
Up to:
  • 80MP single camera
  • 32MP + 16MP dual camera
AI APU 3.0 (+12.5% performance improvement) APU 3.0 APU 3.0
Video Decoding 4K 60fps, 10-bit, AV1 4K 60fps, 10-bit, AV1 4K 60fps, 10-bit, AV1
Video Encoding 4K 60fps, 10-bit 4K 60fps, 10-bit 4K 60fps, 10-bit
Display Up to:
  • QHD+ @ 90Hz, or
  • 2520 x 1080 @ 168Hz
 Up to:
  • QHD+ @ 90Hz, or
  • 2520 x 1080 @ 144Hz
Up to:
  • QHD+ @ 90Hz, or
  • 2520 x 1080 @ 144Hz
Connectivity
  • Wi-Fi 6
  • GNSS L1 + L5
  • Bluetooth 5.2
  • Wi-Fi 6
  • GNSS L1 + L5
  • Bluetooth 5.2
  • Wi-Fi 6
  • GNSS L1 + L5
  • Bluetooth 5.1
Modem
  • 5G Sub-6GHz
  • 4700Mbps DL
  • 2500Mbps UL
  • 5G Sub-6GHz
  • 4700Mbps DL
  • 2500Mbps UL
  • 5G Sub-6GHz
  • 4600Mbps DL
  • 2500Mbps UL

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