The MediaTek Dimensity 9000 SoC was introduced in November 2021, and the company claimed that it is squarely targeted at flagship smartphones that would be launched in the near future. The company has already confirmed, in collaboration with a bunch of smartphone OEMs, that its flagship chip will feature in smartphones made by Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi and Honor. Now, more information has come through in terms of which smartphones might the flagship chipset feature in, when launched next year — including the Oppo Find X4.
According to a report on Chinese technology news portal ITHome, one of the first smartphones to feature the Dimensity 9000 SoC could be the Oppo Find X4. At the company’s recently completed Oppo Inno Day 2021 event, the Oppo Find X4 was confirmed to be launching in the first quarter of 2022. During the event, the company revealed that its first neural processing unit (NPU), called MariSilicon X, would be launched in the Oppo Find X4 for the first time. Now, ITHome states that the standard variant of the Oppo Find X4 could feature the Dimensity 9000 SoC — while the X4 Pro could run on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC.
Elsewhere, Lu Weibing, general manager of Redmi and vice president of Xiaomi, has also confirmed that the Dimensity 9000 SoC will feature on one of the variants of the Redmi K50 series smartphones. However, he did not confirm which variant would the chipset feature in — although speculations suggest that the Redmi K50 Gaming Edition may sport the chipset. Other OEMs, namely Honor and Vivo, have not yet confirmed the smartphone models on which the new MediaTek flagship chipset would launch on.
During the unveiling of the Dimensity 9000, MediaTek has also reportedly said that it will be launching the Dimensity 8000 series SoC in early 2022. According to tech tipster Digital Chat Station on Weibo, the Dimensity 8000 SoC will be built on TSMC’s 5nm process, while the Dimensity 9000 is built on a 4nm process. It is tipped to run on four Cortex-A78 cores at 2.75GHz and four Cortex-A55 cores at 2GHz. It is also tipped to feature the Mali-G510 MC6 graphics processing unit. Realme and Redmi are two OEMs that could be launching phones featuring this SoC.
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