MediaTek Dimensity 1200 5G chip launched in India

Realme will be the first brand to offer a phone in India with the Dimensity 1200 5G processor.

| Updated on: Aug 21 2022, 16:49 IST
MediaTek Dimensity 1200
MediaTek Dimensity 1200 (MediaTek)
MediaTek Dimensity 1200
MediaTek Dimensity 1200 (MediaTek)

MediaTek on Tuesday announced the launch of the Dimensity 1200 chip in India. The latest chip brings flagship-level specifications as well as 5G support. Realme will be the first smartphone brand in India to offer a Dimensity 1200-powered smartphone.

According to MediaTek India Managing Director Anku Jain, the new SoC will help push smartphones with flagship-level features that include improved AI, camera, processor speed, gaming capabilities. Jain added that the company was expecting more OEMs to launch Dimensity 1200-powered phones in the near future.

It is worth noting that MediaTek first announced the Dimensity 1200 chip in December last year. Since then, a few phones with the chip have also launched. For instance, Realme last month launched GT Neo in China. Xiaomi's Redmi is also working on its first-ever gaming phone with the high-end MediaTek chip.

As far as 5G connectivity goes, MediaTek said the processor has already bagged TÜV Rheinland certification for its 5G performance, with tests covering 72 real-world scenarios.

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“The certification verifies that the chipset provides reliable, high-performance 5G connectivity and offers users high-quality 5G experiences across a wide variety of scenarios,” the company added.

In terms of specifications, Dimensity 1200 SoC houses an octa-core CPU designed with an ultra-core Arm Cortex-A78 clocked up to 3GHz, three Arm Cortex-A78 super cores and four Arm Cortex-A55 efficiency cores. It also has the Arm Mali-G77 MC9 GPU.

The chip is capable of supporting a resolution of 2520x1080 pixels and a maximum refresh rate of 168Hz. It offers up to 16GB of RAM along with a peak download speed of 4.7Gbps and a peak upload speed of 2.5Gbps. The Dimensity 1200 supports 200MP photos with staggered 4K HDR video capture for greater dynamic range. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2.

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First Published Date: 20 Apr, 17:00 IST