MediaTek’s Dimensity 1080 Enhances 5G Smartphone Performance

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In Brief

MediaTek has unveiled Dimensity 1080, which is touted to be the newest chipset in the company’s popular Dimensity portfolio for 5G smartphones. The new 5G chipset has offered a commendable performance bump while the camera features too have been upgraded in comparison to its predecessor, Dimensity 920.

“Continuing MediaTek’s legacy of optimizing power and performance, the Dimensity 1080 offers a full suite of advanced features that challenge expectations about what a 5G smartphone can do,” CH Chen, Deputy General Manager of Wireless Communications Business Unit at MediaTek. “This new chipset is designed to further enhance many of the functions that made its predecessor great, including processing power, camera and video quality, and time to market for manufacturers.”

The new dimensity comes with an upgraded octa-core CPU that has two Arm Cortex-A78 CPU cores operating at up to 2.6GHz, which when combined with an Arm Mali-G68 GPU, gives a faster performance in gaming, streaming or browsing.

The chipset comes with a 6nm design through which users can avail a number of power-savings benefits that promise longer battery life, which is something that many users constantly complain about that their batteries drain out quickly.

Moving on, the MediaTek Dimensity 1080 comes with support for a 200MP main camera and its Imagiq image Signal Processor (ISP) comes with all the latest camera features that many users constantly crave for taking topnotch quality photos and videos.

Furthermore, the chipset has the capacity to integrate a hardware-accelerated HDR video recording engine, which helps to instantly process up to 4K resolution, thereby giving superior video quality that has the tendency to get results in all lighting conditions, which is something that the streamer generation will like.

MediaTek 1080

The new chipset will prove to be highly beneficial for gaming aficionados as they can take advantage of the Dimensity 1080’s HyperEngine 3.0 gaming enhancements to get a fast and speedy performance, along with seamless connectivity, while the chipset’s integrated AI processing unit 3.0 (APU 3.0) guarantees optimal power efficiency.

In addition, the Dimensity 1080 supports sub-6GHz 5G networks and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity, which is something that many gamers obsessed with playing for many hours can enjoy uninterrupted, smooth, and carefree gaming in any location with a Wi-Fi connection.


To sum up, Dimensity 1080 promises and offers several key upgrades in comparison to its predecessor, there are many common factors between both chipsets like they share some of the same hardware and software in order to help reputed brands accelerate time to market.

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