MediaTek has just unveiled its latest 5G chipset, the Dimensity 9200, which aims to power the next generation of flagship smartphones with improved performance and power efficiency.
For use in phones as soon as next month, the new chipset is said to be the first to integrate an Arm Cortex X3 core with operating speeds of over 3GHz.
The other first is the Arm Immortalis-G715 GPU, which features a hardware-based ray tracing engine that promises to boost graphics performance in challenging games.
The new Mediatek chipset also comes with a Cortex A-715, a 32-bit multi-core processor that runs at up to 2.85GHz, and an Arm Cortex-A510 processor that runs at 1.85GHz.
It has been optimized to improve energy efficiency in combination with MediaTek’s innovative thermal package design that keeps smartphones cool, according to the company.
The Dimensity 9200 is manufactured by the second generation 4nm process by Taiwanese semiconductor company TSMC, and is the choice of many high-end phone makers.
The new MediaTek chipset also includes display technology that supports Full HD+ resolutions up to 240Hz, WHDQ up to 144Hz and 5K up to 60Hz, with adaptive refresh rate technology for a smooth user experience.
Another feature is LPDDR5X DRAM (Dynamic Random Access Memory), which supports memory up to 8533Mbps, the fastest of its kind for smartphones. These features are expected to make newer smartphones much faster than current models.
Dimensity also includes several artificial intelligence (AI) features, such as a 5G modem integrated with AI for faster network scanning and faster 5G recovery from dead zones.
This promises users a seamless 5G experience, as the phone using the chipset will be able to switch between long-range sub-6GHz and ultra-fast wavelength connections simultaneously.
MediaTek says the Dimensity 9200 is also energy efficient. It can provide up to 45 percent energy savings with visual applications.