Vivo’s Pioneering Influence on MediaTek’s Dimensity 9400 Chipset

Vivo's Key Role in MediaTek's Flagship Chip Development.

  • According to CNMO, Vivo is not just a user but a key player in shaping the technology of MediaTek’s flagship chips.
  • Experts stress Vivo’s crucial role, noting that the partnership allows the company to stay competitive by incorporating flagship chips into its product range.
  • At the core of Vivo’s collaboration with MediaTek lies a strategic focus on the flagship AI processor APU and the AI development platform NeuroPilot.

We all know that MediaTek is working on its next flagship chipset, the Diemensity 9400, which is expected to make its way to the public in 2025. It will succeed the current gen Dimensity 9300. While the collaboration between Vivo and MediaTek on the Dimensity 9300 was already making waves in artificial intelligence (AI), recent insights reveal that Vivo’s influence extends to the upcoming Dimensity 9400.

A report by CNMO sheds light on the depth of Vivo’s involvement, positioning the company as a consumer and a key contributor to the technological evolution of MediaTek’s chips. Industry insiders underline Vivo’s pivotal role, emphasising that the collaboration enables Vivo to maintain a competitive edge by seamlessly integrating cutting-edge flagship chips into its product lineup.

Vivo’s Success Story with MediaTek

The partnership between Vivo and MediaTek has proven mutually beneficial. From the global debut of the Dimensity 9200 processor in the X90 series, garnering significant user attention, to the continued success with the Vivo X100 series, Vivo has effectively showcased MediaTek’s cutting-edge technology to the market. The launch of the Dimensity 8200 mid-range chip worldwide through Vivo’s iQOO brand further solidifies the collaborative prowess that defines this strategic alliance.

At the core of Vivo’s collaboration with MediaTek lies a strategic focus on the flagship AI processor APU and the AI development platform NeuroPilot. This collaboration significantly enhances the operational efficiency of AI models on devices, setting the stage for powerful and efficient AI experiences. The Vivo X100 series is a testament to this synergy’s success, positioning Vivo as a frontrunner in on-device AI models.

MediaTek’s AI Integration with Other Industry Leaders

While Vivo takes the lead in MediaTek’s flagship chip integration, the industry-wide focus on advanced AI capabilities is unmistakable. MediaTek’s parallel collaboration with OPPO on AI integration into their chips underscores a broader trend. Smartphone manufacturers are collectively steering towards a new era of innovation, emphasising the pivotal role of AI in shaping the future of mobile technology.

MediaTek Dimensity 9300 SoC Features

The Dimensity 9300 features what the company refers to as a unique All Big Core design. It is an octa-core processor built on TSMC’s third-generation 4nm process. The processor comprises four Arm Cortex X4 cores and four Cortex-A720 cores. Regarding clock speeds, the four Arm Cortex-X4 cores can reach a maximum clock speed of 3.25GHz, along with four Cortex-A720 cores operating at a clock speed of up to 2.0GHz.

In contrast, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC is equipped with a primary CPU core boasting a maximum clock speed of 3.19GHz. Additionally, it features five cores with a clock speed of 2.96GHz, along with two cores limited to 2.27GHz.