MediaTek Dimensity 9000 unveiled at the company’s annual event is based on the new ARM v9 architecture with a 1+3+4 cluster. It is the world’s first chip based on a 4nm process. The processor has a prime X2 core clocked at 3.05GHz along with three Cortex-A710 performance cores with a clock speed of 2.85GHz. There are four efficiency cores clocked at 1.8GHz. The graphics performance is taken care of by a 10-core Mali-710 GPU. The SoC also includes a fifth-generation APU with six cores for AI processing that is claimed to offer 4x better performance and efficiency compared to the previous generation chip. In addition to this, the chip supports LPDDR5x RAM at 7500Mbps speeds.
Smartphones powering the MediaTek flagship chip can support screens up to 180Hz refresh rate with a Full HD+ resolution. It also supports images shot using a 320MP sensor and can record 4K HDR video from three camera sensors simultaneously. The ISP also supports 8K30fps video recording and 4K120fps video recording.
Connectivity upgrades include Bluetooth 5.3, WiFi 6E 2×2, etc. MediaTek stated that devices powered by the new Dimensity flagship will be launched in Q1 of 2022. We can expect the likes of Xiaomi, Redmi, and Realme to be among the first to introduce a new smartphone with Dimensity 9000 SoC