MediaTek Dimensity 1200 6nm 5G SoC Launched in India, Realme Will Launch First Phone With This Chip

Here’s what you need to know about the latest MediaTek Dimensity 1200 5G chipset.

MediaTek Dimensity 1200

MediaTek has today announced the launch of its latest 5G chipset in India. The company has introduced the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 5G SoC in the country. The latest flagship chipset from MediaTek comes loaded with a host of interesting features. This includes MediaTek 5G UltraSave technology, premium performance, and more. Furthermore, Realme has also confirmed that it will be the first smartphone brand to bring the latest chipset to the Indian market. Here’s what you need to know about the latest MediaTek Dimensity 1200 5G chipset.

MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC Launched in India

The chipmaker has finally introduced its flagship chipset in India. The SoC was introduced in January 2021 for the global market and the company has brought it to the Indian shores. Realme CEO Madhav Sheth has also confirmed that it will be the first smartphone in India to bring the latest chipset to the Indian market pretty soon. Moreover, the brand has also confirmed that it will launch a new range of Smart TVs and wireless earbuds that will be powered by MediaTek processors. With this, one should expect Realme to launch the Realme GT Neo for the Indian market pretty soon.

MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC specifications

Coming to the specifications, the flagship chipset is build using the TSMC’s 6nm process technology. The Dimensity 1200 offers an octa-core CPU with a clock speed of 3GHz that offers up to 22 per cent CPU performance and is 25 per cent more power-efficient as compared to the previous generation. The chipset is loaded with Arm Mali-G77 MC9 GPU and six-core MediaTek APU 3.0 that delivers 12.5 per cent faster performance.

The MediaTek Dimensity 1200 chipset also comes loaded with MediaTek HyperEngine 3.0 gaming technology that enhances the gaming experience. It also comes with new ray tracking graphics capabilities. It also comes with multi-touch boost touchscreen responsiveness, artificial reality application for realistic visuals, and more.

The Dimensity 1200 SoC offers camera support of up to 200MP and comes with MediaTek MiraVision HDR video playback and AV1 video decoding. This enables the chipset to deliver a cinema-grade visual experience. AI camera features including AI-Panorama Night Shot, AI Multi-Person Bokeh, AI noise reduction (AINR) and HDR capabilities. The chipsets also support new AI-enhanced video playback features including AI SDR-to-HDR.

Moving on, the SoC features MediaTek’s 5G UltraSave technology. It also supports 5G carrier aggregation (2CC) across frequency division duplex (FDD) and time division duplex (TDD), dynamic spectrum sharing (DSS), True Dual SIM 5G (5G SA + 5G SA) and Voice over New Radio (VoNR).

The Dimensity 1200 comes with an octa-core CPU with an Arm Cortex-A78 clocked up to 3GHz for extreme performance, three Arm Cortex-A78 super cores and four Arm Cortex-A55 efficiency cores. The chipset supports up to 168Hz of screen refresh rate. Dimensity 1200 has already received TÜV Rheinland certification for its 5G performance, with tests covering 72 real-world scenarios.

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