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MediaTek launches new flagship chip Dimensity 9000+

Dimensity 9000+
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MediaTek today announced the Dimensity 9000+, an enhancement to the company’s most premium 5G smartphone chipset offering. This new chip delivers a boost in performance over the Dimensity 9000 with an aim to make the next generation of flagship smartphones even more powerful and efficient.

The new Dimensity 9000+ SoC integrates Arm’s v9 CPU architecture with a 4nm octa-core process, combining one ultra-Cortex-X2 core operating at frequency up to 3.2GHz (compared to 3.05GHz with the Dimensity 9000) with three super Cortex-A710 cores and four efficiency Cortex-A510 cores. The enhanced CPU architecture and Arm Mali-G710 MC10 graphics processor built into the new chipset are claimed to be providing more than a 5% boost in CPU performance and more than 10% improvement in GPU performance. 

The Dimensity 9000+ is the latest addition to the Dimensity 9000 series of flagship smartphone chipsets, which are designed for the growing bandwidth demands of the mobile market. The integrated LPDDR5X supports 8MB L3 CPU cache and 6MB of system cache. Additionally, the chipset integrates MediaTek’s fifth-generation Application Processor Unit (APU 5.0) for powerful AI computing capabilities in a power-efficient design.

MediaTek Dimensity 9000+ key features

MediaTek Imagiq 790: The flagship 18-bit HDR-ISP supports 320MP, as well as simultaneous triple camera 18-bit HDR video recording. The powerful 9Gpixel/s image signal processor also supports 4K HDR Video + AI noise reduction that enables the highest quality results even in extreme low-light scenarios.

Leading 3GPP Release-16 5G Modem: The integrated 5G modem amplifies sub-6GHz performance up to 7Gbps downlink using 3CC Carrier Aggregation (300MHz) and supports R16 UL enhancement. The Dimensity 9000+ also integrates 5G/4G Dual SIM Dual Active support and MediaTek’s 5G UltraSave 2.0 power-saving enhancement suite for improved efficiency.

MediaTek MiraVision 790: The Dimensity 9000+ supports the latest 144Hz WQHD+ displays or super-fast 180Hz FullHD+ displays while optimizing power efficiency with MediaTek’s Intelligent Display Sync 2.0 technology. Furthermore, MediaTek’s latest Wi-Fi Display technology can support up to 4K60 HDR10+ video.

Wi-Fi 6E, New GNSS with Beidou III-B1C and New Bluetooth 5.3: Smartphone users can enjoy seamless connectivity thanks to the chip’s support for the latest Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GNSS standards.

Smartphones powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 9000+ are expected to be released in Q3 2022.

Mostafa Eltaweel
Mostafa Eltaweel

Mostafa has been working in the tech journalism industry since his teenage years following his childhood passion for PC hardware, tech and video games. Besides tech, his new interests are Esports scene and regional competitions.