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- MediaTek has introduced the Dimensity 700 5G processor.
- The new chipset is anticipated to focus on price range 5G phones.
- The agency additionally introduced two new Chromebook chipsets.
MediaTek has delivered a slew of 5G chipsets in 2020, together with a cheap Dimensity 720 processor utilized in quite a lot of price range 5G phones. The firm isn’t stopping right here both, because it’s simply introduced the Dimensity 700 SoC.
Much just like the earlier processor, the MediaTek Dimensity 700 is constructed on a 7nm course of and serves up an octa-core design. More particularly, you’re two Cortex-A76 CPU cores clocked at 2.2Ghz and 6 Cortex-A55 cores.
The new chipset additionally sports activities Arm’s Mali-G57 MC2 GPU, which suggests modest graphical efficiency. In truth, this appears to be the identical GPU and core-count because the agency’s price range Helio G80 processor.
The agency can be touting 5G downlink speeds of as much as 2.77Gbps and 2CC service aggregation through the built-in 5G modem in addition to its UltraSave expertise suite for improved effectivity. Furthermore, the Dimensity 700 packs twin SIM 5G help as properly, permitting you to make use of two 5G networks on one telephone.
MediaTek can be touting a number of digicam options, together with 48MP or 64MP single digicam help with “AI-bokeh, AI-color and AI-beauty” options, and multi-frame noise discount. Other noteworthy options embrace 90Hz refresh price help, FHD+ help, LPDDR4X help (no LPDDR5 right here), and a number of voice assistant help.
All in all, it positively appears to be like like a Dimensity 720 variant reasonably than a brand-new design, with twin SIM 5G and a barely greater CPU clock velocity ostensibly being the one main upgrades.
MediaTek confirmed that the primary phones with the brand new chipset will launch in Q1 2021. The chipmaker additionally advised that phones with the chipset might be priced at $250 and decrease.
The firm additionally teased a follow-up to the Dimensity 1000 collection, noting that this chipset might be revealed later this 12 months. MediaTek additionally confirmed that it might provide the Cortex-A78 CPU, 3Ghz clock velocity, and 6nm manufacturing course of.
New Chromebook chips too
This wasn’t the one announcement MediaTek needed to share both, because it introduced two new Chromebook chips as properly. The MT8195 is clearly the more spectacular processor and makes for an enormous improve from chips just like the MT8183 seen in latest Chromebooks just like the Lenovo Chromebook Duet.
The MT8195 is constructed on a 6nm course of and is provided with an octa-core CPU, that includes 4 brand-new Cortex-A78 CPU cores and 4 Cortex-A55 cores. This is in stark distinction to the agency’s earlier MT8183, which supplied 4 growing old Cortex-A73 cores and 4 Cortex-A53 cores.
You may also anticipate the Mali G57 MP5 GPU, APU 3.zero machine studying silicon (that includes 4 TOPS of efficiency), AV1 codec help, and the power to output to a few simultaneous shows.
Meanwhile, the 7nm MT8192 shouldn’t be fairly as cutting-edge because the MT8195, however nonetheless sports activities an octa-core design (4x Cortex-A76 and 4x Cortex-A55), Mali-G57 MP5 graphics, and APU 2.zero silicon (2.four TOPS). Other notable options embrace WQHD show help at 60Hz, FHD+ help at 120Hz, and the power to output to 2 shows concurrently.
Chromebooks powered by the MT8192 will land in Q2 2021, MediaTek notes. Meanwhile, the Taiwanese agency says units powered by the MT8195 might be accessible at a “later date.”