Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ with MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus chipset to compete with Gen 1


MediaTek launched the Dimensity 9000 chipset late last year to compete with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 system-on-chip (SoC). Now, the company has launched a new chip that joins the company’s Dimensity 9000 series and competes with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset. MediaTek says that its newly launched SoC, called MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus, offers over 5 percent improvement in CPU performance and over 10 percent improvement in GPU performance compared to the company’s Dimensity 9000 chipset.

MediaTek Dimension 9000 Plus Specifications and Features

For details, the newly launched Dimensity 9000 Plus includes Arm’s v9 CPU architecture with 4nm octa-core process. It has one Ultra-Cortex-X2 core operating at speeds up to 3.2GHz, three Super Cortex-A710 cores operating at speeds up to 2.85GHz, and four Cortex-A510 cores with efficiencies. It also has Arm Mali-G710 MC10 graphics processor. By comparison, the Dimension 9000 offers a speed of 3.05GHz. In terms of storage, the Dimensity 9000 Plus chipset has support for LPDDR5X storage of 7500Mbps of storage along with 6MB of system cache.

The Dimensity 9000 Plus chipset also integrates MediaTek’s fifth-generation Application Processor Unit (APU 5.0), which the company says provides a 4X power efficiency upgrade compared to APU 4.0.

On the camera front, the Dimensity 900 Plus chipset comes with 18-bit HDR-ISP that supports camera resolution up to 320MP. It also lets users capture video on three cameras simultaneously. Additionally, it features 4K HDR video recording with AI-noise reduction capabilities.

In terms of connectivity, the newly launched chipset supports 7Gbps download speed and dual SIM dual 4G or 5G connectivity with sub-6GHz connectivity. There’s also support for Wi-Fi 6E, the Beidou III-B1C with new GNSS and the new Bluetooth 5.3.

Talking about the display technology, the MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus chipset has support for 144Hz WQHD+ display or 180Hz Full HD+ display. It also supports the company’s Intelligent Display Sync 2.0 technology with 4K60 HDR10+ video.

MediaTek Dimension 9000 Plus Specifications and Features

As far as availability is concerned, MediaTek said that the smartphone powered by MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus is expected to be available in the market in the third quarter of 2022.

The MediaTek post first speculating that it will rival the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 with the Dimensity 9000 Plus chipset appeared on BGR India.

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