MediaTek has unveiled 2021’s flagship chipset dubbed Dimensity 1200 to compete with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 870/888 and Samsung’s Exynos 2100/1080. We have already seen several phones with Dimensity 1000/1000+ processor. Now, Smartphone manufacturers such as Xiaomi, Realme, OnePlus etc are planning to add Dimensity 1200 powered 5G devices to their portfolio.
MediaTek Dimensity 1200 Processor
Dimensity 1200 is an octa-core CPU built on a 6nm node. It packs a single ultra-core Arm Cortex-A78 with frequency up to 3GHz for extreme performance and three Arm Cortex-A78 (up to 2.6GHz) Super cores. The remaining four cores are Arm Cortex-A55 (clocked at 2GHz) for efficiency. It has a nine-core Mali-G77 GPU with HyperEngine 3.0 gaming technology. The latest SoC will offer up to 22% faster CPU and 25% better power efficiency compared to the predecessor.
Dimensity 1200 packs an integrated 5G modem with the company’s UltraSave technology. It supports sub-6GHz, Dual 5G SIM, 2CC carrier aggregation and dynamic spectrum sharing (DSS). The SoC has a five-core HDR-ISP that can capture 200MP photos and 4K HDR video capture. There are several AI camera features which include AI Multi-Person Bokeh, AI-Panorama Night Shot, and AI noise reduction etc. It comes with support for ultra-fast 168Hz display refresh rates.
Here is the list of MediaTek Dimensity 1200 powered phones
- Realme X7 Max 5G
- Oppo Reno 6 Pro
- Poco F3 GT (Upcoming)
- OnePlus Nord 2 (Upcoming)
- Redmi K40 Gaming Edition
- Realme GT Neo Flash
- Realme GT Neo
- Blackview BL8000
- Ulefone Armor 12
- Honor X20 (Rumored)
Realme X7 Max has joined the vanilla X7 and X7 Pro smartphones in India. It is the first smartphone in India to be powered by Dimensity 1200 chipset. We get a 6.43-inch Full HD+ 120Hz Samsung AMOLED panel with 1200 nits peak brightness. It features an in-screen fingerprint sensor. The Realme X7 Max 5G is priced at Rs. 26,999 for the 8GB/128GB option.
Oppo Reno 6 Pro arrives with a 6.55-inch AMOLED 90Hz refresh rate panel and Dimensity 1200 chipset. It has a 4500 mAh battery which can charge at up to 65W speeds. It runs ColorOS 11.3 on top of Android 11.
Xiaomi’s Redmi sub-brand has also introduced a gaming phone with MediaTek’s flagship SoC. It comes under the K40 series and dubbed Redmi K40 Gaming Edition. It is currently available in China.
Realme GT Neo is now official in China with Dimensity 1200 SoC, 6.43-inch Super AMOLED panel, 64MP main shooter, and 4500 mAh battery. It is available in three colour options: Fantasy gradient, Geek Silver, Hacker Black.
Blackview is a Hong Kong-based Smartphone company known for its stellar rugged smartphones. They will bring a rugged phone called Blackview BL8000 with the 6nm Dimensity 1200 chipset. It will have 12 GB RAM.
Ulefone has confirmed via a teaser poster that their upcoming rugged phone “Armor 12” will launch in June 2021 with MediaTek’s Dimensity 1200. Furthermore, the device will arrive with a 12GB RAM and 256GB storage option.
Poco India has published a teaser that reveals that the upcoming Poco F3 GT will be powered by the Dimensity 1200 chipset. It will likely arrive in July 2021 as a rebranded version of the Redmi K40 Gaming Edition that was unveiled in China.
A new report via Androidcentral claims that OnePlus is planning to launch its OnePlus Nord successor smartphone in Q2 2021. The phone will arrive in the market with the moniker OnePlus Nord 2. The Nord 2 is said to feature MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC.