The MediaTek Dimensity 920 and 810 5G chips are the newest members of the Dimensity 900 and 800 series. These are powerful octa-core, 64-bit chips that enable 5G connectivity on smartphones. They also support high refresh rate displays and heterogeneous multi-processing for better performance. The new MediaTek processor can handle multi-camera setups for enhanced photography. They can work with up to four cameras and support features like AI-enhanced video, noise reduction and HDR.
Dimensity 920 with Wi-Fi 6, Dimensity 810 with Wi-Fi 5, 5G on both SIM slots
The all-new MediaTek Dimensity 920 chip comes with support for Wi-Fi 6. Whereas, the Dimensity 810 still sticks with Wi-Fi 5 support. The Dimensity 810 SoC is designed mainly for the mainstream and mid-tier smartphones. Additionally, both the new Dimensity chipset comes with support for 5G network on both the SIM slots. However, it remains unclear as to which will be the first smartphone to feature these SoCs. But according to reports, Realme could be the first OEM to make use of these latest chipsets.
MediaTek Dimensity 920: Specifications
The MediaTek Dimensity 920 is a 6nm chipset that delivers 5G performance. It has two sets of ARM Cortex CPU cores for fast processing. One set has four ARM Cortex-A78 cores with a speed of 2.5GHz. The other set has four ARM Cortex-A55 cores with a speed of 2.0GHz. The chipset also has an ARM Mali-G68 MC4 GPU for enhanced graphics. The MediaTek Dimensity 920 can offer up to 9 percent better gaming performance than its predecessor, according to MediaTek.
To recall, the MediaTek Dimensity 920 SoC will succeed the Dimensity 900 SoC. This chipset supports LPDDR4X and LPDDR5 RAM along with UFS 2.1 and UFS 3.1 storage. Regarding connectivity options, the SoC comes with Wi-Fi 6 support, 5G connectivity, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS, NavIC and much more.
Similarly for the display support, the MediaTek Dimensity 920 chipset can support 2560×1080 pixels display. Additionally, it can support a screen refresh rate of up to 120Hz. For video encoding also, this chipset can encode in H.264, H.265/ HEVC. The all-new MediaTek chipset is capable of processing a single 108-megapixel image or 2x 20-megapixel sensor image sensor. Additionally, it can also do 4K Video recording.
Improvements in MediaTek Dimensity 920 chipsets
This all-new Dimensity chipset will bring some improvements over its predecessors. These includes,
Smart Adaptive Displays
This feature will adjust the screen refresh rate depending on the situation. It will be work depending upon the gaming or UI action environment. This chipset will adjust the refresh rate accordingly to improve the power efficiency.
4K Video Capture Hardware Engine
This chipset ingrates a flagship class, HDR Native ISP. Additionally, it will also incorporate a unique hardware accelerated 4K HDR video recording engine. It will support up to four concurrent cameras and up to 108-megapixel camera sensors.
The Dimensity 920 enhances performance with ARM Cortex-A78 processors in an octa-core CPU that can achieve 2.5GHz clock rates.
MediaTek Dimensity 920 supports MediaTek HyperEngine 3.0. It comes with 5G call and data concurrency, as well as high-speed rail. It will also offer ‘Super-Hotspot’ technology connection improvements.
How does the MediaTek Dimensity 920 compare to other chipsets in its class?
The Dimensity 920 is comparable to other chipsets in its class, such as the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G, the MediaTek Dimensity 6080, the MediaTek Dimensity 7200, and the MediaTek Dimensity 1200. According to some benchmarks, such as AnTuTu and Geekbench, the Dimensity 920 performs better than the Dimensity 6080, but worse than the Snapdragon 778G, the Dimensity 7200, and the Dimensity 1200.
The Dimensity 920 has an advantage in memory bandwidth over the Snapdragon 778G and the Dimensity 6080, but it has a disadvantage in instruction set architecture and GPU frequency. The Dimensity 920 also has a lower CPU clock speed and a smaller L3 cache size than the Dimensity 7200 and the Dimensity 1200.
MediaTek Dimensity 810 SoC: Specifications
The other processor to launch alongside Dimensity 920 is the MediaTek Dimensity 810. The all-new Dimensity 810 SoC comes with two set of ARM Cortex CPU cores. Here, one of the cores comes with ARM Cortex-A55 which is clocked at 2.4GHz. The other core comes with ARM Cortex-A76 CPU which is also clocked at 2.4GHz. This is a 6nm chipset which comes with eight cores. These cores come in pair with an ARM Mali-G57 MC2 GPU.
The MediaTek Dimensity 810 processor is a mid-range 5G chipset that supports LPDDR4X RAM and UFS 2.2 storage. It has a range of connectivity options, including 5G, Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth v5.1, NavIC, GPS and more. It also supports high-resolution cameras and displays. It can work with a 64-megapixel single camera or a dual 16-megapixel camera setup for stunning photos and videos. It also supports a display resolution of up to 2560x 1080 pixels with a smooth 120Hz refresh rate for immersive gaming and entertainment.
Improvements in MediaTek Dimensity 810 chipsets
The MediaTek Dimensity chipset offers some improvements over its predecessors. These includes,
With the inclusion of ARM Cortex-A76 CPU at a clock speed of 2.4GHz in its octa-core CPU. This chipset will offer much improved performance.
With this chipset, the mainstream 5G handsets can now get a screen refresh rate of up to 120Hz. This will also provide smoother user experience.
The support for Advanced Noise Reduction Techniques like MFNR and MCTF will allow improvements in low-light captures. Additionally, this chipset will also support up to 64-megapixel cameras.
High-end AI Camera Features
This chipset will enable improved AI camera features like AI Bokeh and artistic AI Color. Moreover, this will take place in collaboration with ArcSoft.
This chipset will also support MediaTek’s Hyper Engine 2.0 gaming technologies. It comes with an intelligent resource management engine and advance networking engine.
How does the MediaTek Dimensity 810 compare to other chipsets in its class?
The Dimensity 810 is comparable to other chipsets in its class, such as the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G, the MediaTek Dimensity 920, the MediaTek Dimensity 800U, and the MediaTek Dimensity 700. According to some benchmarks, such as AnTuTu and Geekbench, the Dimensity 810 performs better than the Dimensity 700 and the Dimensity 800U, but worse than the Snapdragon 778G and the Dimensity 920.
The Dimensity 810 has an advantage in CPU clock speed and L3 cache size over the Dimensity 700 and the Dimensity 800U, but it has a disadvantage in GPU frequency and memory bandwidth. The Dimensity 810 also has a lower CPU clock speed and a smaller L3 cache size than the Snapdragon 778G and the Dimensity 920.
Meanwhile, MediaTek is yet to announce the name of the OEMs using the latest processor models. However, the company does clarify that the device with these chipsets will be launching in Q3, 2021. Also Read – MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G chipset to debut in India with Realme 5G smartphone