MediaTek Dimensity 820 now official

Brings 5G to more high-powered Dual-SIM phones

MediaTek has announced the Dimensity 820 chipset, meant to being 5G connectivity more mainstream as it covers more dual-SIM phones.

The Dimensity 820 packs a high-performance octa-core CPU with speeds up to 2.6GHz. There’s also an Arm Mali G57 GPU graphics unit plus HyperEngine 2.0 enhancements so users can immerse themselves in the latest mobile games. Brands can embrace support for 120Hz high frame-rate displays while leading HDR features with MediaTek MiraVision showcases the most vivid visuals in videos and streams.

They also integrated a 5G NR (sub-6GHz) modem into this single-chip solution with their own 5G UltraSave technologies, including exclusive 5G UltraSave Network Environment Detection and 5G UltraSave OTA Content Awareness, that altogether provides best-in-class energy efficiency. The 5G modem design also uses dynamic bandwidth part (BWP) adaption and connected mode discontinuous reception (C-DRX) power-saving technologies.

Designed for global sub-6GHz 5G networks in Asia, North America, and Europe, the MediaTek Dimensity 820 includes the following features:

  • Dedicated APU 3.0 (AI Processing Unit):¬†MediaTek APU 3.0 provides more powerful AI-camera capabilities so users can capture stunning images and videos at the same time, without any quality loss.
  • HyperEngine 2.0 gaming technologies: MediaTek’s HyperEngine 2.0 provides whole smartphone enhancements for gaming. Combined with the chipset’s premium five-core GPU it delivers a superb gaming experience with optimizations that reduce network latency for smoother gameplay, support faster response times and enhance display quality. HyperEngine 2.0 also intelligently adjusts the CPU, GPU and memory resources to optimize power and performance.
  • MediaTek’s Imagiq 5.0: The flagship-class, HDR-native image signal processor (ISP) supports up to four concurrent cameras and up to 80MP sensors, giving brands more design flexibility.
  • Multi-frame 4K Video HDR:¬†Easily to record stunning 4K HDR video even in bright and dark environments. The chip automatically captures frames at different exposures and intelligently fuses them into a single video stream, all in real-time.

The Dimensity 820 is said to be arriving in smartphones in the coming months.

Carl Lamiel
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