- MediaTek claims that it is also working with Twitch to bring AV1 video streaming to mobile devices
- The new Dimensity 1000C SoC is for the premium mid-range smartphone market
- The Dimensity 1000C SoC can support up to 2 displays at 60Hz, something optional on the LG Velvet
MediaTek has been rolling out new 5G chipsets for phones under its Dimensity lineup constantly. Now, the company has also announced a new 5G hardware platform : the MediaTek Dimensity 1000C. Unlike other platforms, notably Dimensity 1000 and Dimensity 1000+, the new Dimensity 1000C SoC is for the premium mid-range smartphone market.
LG velvet 5G smartphone
It has also been reported that the newly launched chipset would be first found on the LG velvet 5G smartphone, available in the United States by the T-Mobile Operator. MediaTek says the hardware offers advanced artificial intelligence capabilities, image enhancement features, fast connectivity, and enhanced multimedia functions for high-end user experience.
The Mediatek Dimensity 1000C SoC is manufactured using a 7nm process and has eight cores. The CPU consists of four ARM-Cortex-A77 cores and four low-power ARM Cortex-A55 cores operating a clock frequency of upto 2GHZ. It is also equipped with a large, low-latency rate that helps in enhancing performance, power and efficiency.
The company has also claimed that it has ensured avid gamers have powerful graphics at their fingertips. This would be handled by its Mali-G57 five-core GPU and MediaTek’s HyperEngine system. The chip is also said to support LPDDR4X RAM models upto 12GB and UFS 2.2 storage format.
Three different types of AI functions
It has also been reported that the MediaTek’s AI Processing Unit (APU 3.0), combines three different types of AI functions. The Dimensity 1000C SoC can support up to 2 displays at 60Hz, something optional on the LG Velvet. For single-screen devices, it support a 120 Hz refresh rate.
Similarly, it also supports AV1 HDR on Netflix and AV1 video streaming on YouTube. MediaTek claims that it is also working with Twitch to bring AV1 video streaming to mobile devices. The United States market already has the LG velvet which is powered by the Snapdragon 765 SoC. The latest variant with the MediaTek Dimensity 1000C processor will be available at T-mobile.