If you’re in the market looking for a mid-range smartphone, it is hard to miss out on MediaTek chipset devices. The company has managed to capture the mid-range market by providing powerful performance at a cheaper price than other chipset manufacturers. Be it the likes of Xiaomi or OnePlus many smartphone manufacturers house MediaTek chipsets in their smartphones. It looks like Mediatek is not slowing down any time soon as it has launched its latest MediaTek Dimensity 1080 chipset which doubles down on its previous Dimensity 920 that was released last year. Check out all details about the MediaTek Dimensity 1080 below:
Dimensity 1080 details
The latest Dimensity 1080 5G chipset is fabricated on TSMC’s N6 6nm manufacturing node, it offers key improvements over the DImensity 920. It comes with an octa-core CPU featuring two ARM Cortex-A78 cores which are clocked up to 2.6Ghz and ARM Cortex-A55 cores clocked up to 2Ghz. It features an Arm Mali G68 GPU. One key feature of the latest chipset is that it comes with the support of LPDDR5 memory and UFS 3.1 storage. Another upgrade here is that its Image Signal Processor (ISP) can now support 4K HDR video encoding and image capturing prowess up to 200MP with zero shutter lag. There are no noted new gaming features in the chipset. It comes with HyperEngine 3.0 which is similar to the Dimensity 920. Mediatek has announced that smartphones powered by this chipset will be available in Q4 of 2022.
Leaks on the internet are now suggesting that the upcoming Redmi Note 12 series will be one of the first smartphones to be equipped with Dimensity 1080. The leak was shared by tipster Digital Chat Station who revealed that the internal testing of the chipset has shown a similar performance to the Snapdragon 778G SoC. It reportedly also scored over 520,000 on AnTuTu. If true, this could make Dimensity 1080 one of the best chips in the mid-range segment.