MediaTek announced the release of its MediaTek 900 Dimensity chipset. The chipset will succeed the Dimensity 820; if rumours are believed, the Dimensity 900 has already outperformed the Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G chipset in the AnTuTu benchmark, scoring around 480,000 compared to the Snapdragons 440,000.
It is expected to provide about 10% improvement from its predecessor. From Qualcomm’s mid-range chipsets that can handle 5G, only the Snapdragon 780G can outpace the MediaTek Dimensity 900 as it scored 540,000 on the AnTuTu benchmark.
MediaTek Dimensity 900 will consist of 2 Arm Cortex A-78 CPUs that will handle up to 2.4GHz and 6x ArmCortex A-55s to handle up to 2GHz.
The GPU will comprise the Arm Mali-G68 MC4 and will support cameras up to 108MP and FHD+ screens with up to 120Hz refresh rates. The connectivity front will support 5G and is WiFi 6 enabled, and is equipped with Bluetooth 5.2.
MediaTek has already announced its plan of introducing the MediaTek Dimensity 1100 and Dimensity 1200 for premium models in 2021. The Dimensity 900 will improve the processing capabilities for lower mid-range phones.
The upcoming OPPO Reno 6 is rumoured to feature the Dimensity 900 chipset. The Dimensity 900 chipsets will launch globally in Q2 of 2021.
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