MediaTek announced the Dimensity 1050 mobile platform, its first mmWave 5G chipset that will power 5G smartphones.
MediaTek’s Dimensity 1050 will offer dual connectivity using mmWave and sub-6GHz ensuring speeds and capacity required to provide smartphone users with an incredible experience, even in some of the most densely populated areas.
The Dimensity 1050 combines mmWave 5G and sub-6GHz to migrate between network bands, and is built on the ultra-efficient TSMC 6nm production process with an octa-core CPU.
MediaTek’s Dimensity 1050 supports 3CC carrier aggregation on sub-6 (FR1) spectrum and 4CC carrier aggregation on mmWave (FR2) spectrum. the Dimensity 1050 will be capable of delivering up to 53 percent faster for smartphones compared to LTE + mmWave aggregation alone.
The SoC integrates two Arm Cortex-A78 CPUs with speeds reaching 2.5GHz and the latest Arm Mali-G610 graphics engine.
“The Dimensity 1050, and its combination of sub-6GHz and mmWave technologies, will deliver end-to-end 5G experiences, uninterrupted connectivity and superior power efficiency to meet everyday user demands,” said CH Chen, Deputy General Manager of Wireless Communications Business Unit at MediaTek.
Dimensity 1050 offers Wi-Fi optimizations alongside MediaTek’s HyperEngine 5.0 gaming technology to ensure lower-latency connections with the new tri-band – 2.4GHz, 5GHz and 6GHz – that extends game time and performance. UFS 3.1 storage and LPDDR5 memory ensure ultra-fast data streams to accelerate apps, social feeds and faster FPS in games.
MediaTek also announced two additional chipsets — Dimensity 930 and Helio G99 — to expand its 5G and gaming chipset families.
The Dimensity 930 enables 5G smartphones to download data faster and stay connected regardless of location with 2CC-CA, including mixed duplex FDD+TDD for higher speeds and greater reach. It comes with MiraVision HDR video playback and display for 120Hz Full HD+ displays and HDR10+ video.
The Helio G99 powers incredible mobile gaming experiences on 4G/LTE for higher throughput rates and better power efficiency compared to the Helio G96. This SoC will be available to customers in the second quarter of 2022.
Smartphones powered by the Dimensity 930 will be available on the market during the second quarter of 2022; additionally, smartphones using the Dimensity 1050 and the Helio G99 will be on the market in the third quarter of 2022.