Arm unveiled Arm Cortex-A77 core and Mali-G77 GPU last May with a 20% boost in performance compared to Cortex-A76 with about the same efficiency. A few days later, MediaTek announced its plans to launch a 5G SoC with Arm Cortex-A77 and Mali-G77 without many details. nor a name for it.
But we’ve now got more news and a name! MediaTek Dimensity 1000 is an octa-core processor with four Cortex-A77 cores, four Cortex-A55 cores, a Mali-G77 MC9 GPU, MediaTek’s APU 3.0 with 4.5 TOPS performance, and a 5G multi-mode modem.
MediaTek Dimensity 1000 specifications:
- 4x Arm Cortex-A77 @ 2.6GHz
- 4x Arm Cortex-A55 @ 2.0GHz
- DynamIQ heterogeneous multi-processing technology
- GPU – 9-core Arm Mali-G77 MC9
- AI Coprocessor – APU 3.0 hexa-core AI accelerator with 2x big cores, 3x small cores, and 1x tiny core delivering up to 4.5 TOPS. Fully compliant with Android Neural Networks API (Android NNAPI)
- Memory I/F – LPDDR4x up to 16GB @ 1866MHz
- Storage – UFS
- Display – Up to 2520 x 1080 resolution @ 90 Hz, FullHD+ resolution @ 120 Hz
- Encoding – H.264, H.265 / HEVC up to 4K 60FPS
- Playback – H.264, H.265 / HEVC, VP-9, AV1 up to 4K 60FPS
- 2G/3G/4G/5G Multi-Mode
- 2G GSM, EDGE
- 3G CDMA2000 1x/EVDO Rev. A (SRLTE), TD-SCDMA, WDCDMA
- 4G Carrier Aggregation (CA), 4G FDD / TDD, LTE Cat-19 DL
- 5G Carrier Aggregation (CA), 5G FDD / TD
- Peak DL/UL – 4.7Gbps / 2.3 Gbps
- Specific Functions – SA & NSA modes; SA Option2, NSA Option3 / 3a / 3x, NR TDD Band, NR FDD Band, DSS, NR DL 2CC, 200 MHz bandwidth, 4×4 MIMO, 256QAM NR UL 2CC, 2×2 MIMO, 256QAM VoNR / EPS
- Wi-Fi 6 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax 2×2 MIMO
- Bluetooth 5.1+
- dual-band GNSS
- 5-core Imagiq+ ISP
- 32+16MP or 80MP rear camera up to 3840×2160
- Camera Features – HDR-ISP (3+2) / Video HDR / Video NR / Video Bokeh / Video EIS / AI-Shutter / AI-AE / AI-AF / AI-AWB / AI-NR HDR / AI-HDR / AI-FD
- Misc – FM Radio
- Manufacturing – 7-nm process
MediaTek expects Dimensity 1000-power device to start selling in Q1 2020. Visit the product page and/or read the press release for a few more details.
Jean-Luc started CNX Software in 2010 as a part-time endeavor, before quitting his job as a software engineering manager, and starting to write daily news, and reviews full time later in 2011.