MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC launched in India, will be first seen on a Realme smartphone

By Sushant Talwar | Published on 20 Apr 2021
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Mediatek has launched the Dimensity 1200 SoC in India.

  • This new chipset is the company's latest flagship.

  • MediaTek's new chip will first be seen on a Realme phone.

MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC launched in India, will be first seen on a Realme smartphone
MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC launched in India, will be first seen on a Realme smartphone

MediaTek has finally launched its flagship, 5g-ready Dimensity 1200 chipset in India. The announcement was made at the 8th MediaTek Technology Diaries virtual event where the company not only made the chipset official for the country but also gave Realme India's CEO, Madhav Sheth, the stage to confirm that the company will be the first to launch a MediaTek Dimensity 1200 chipset phone in India. 

Sheth did not confirm the name of the device, but this phone will most likely be the long-rumoured Realme GT NEO. For now, little information exists about the device, but more is expected in the coming days as the company is expected to launch the phone in India next month. Sheth also confirmed Realme will also be launching some new TWS & TVs powered with MediaTek processors. 

Talking about the launch of the MediaTek Dimensity 1200, Managing Director, MediaTek India, Anku Jain, said, "MediaTek Dimensity 1200 reiterates our focus on 5G and commitment to deliver compelling technologies. It will enable our OEMs to build competitive products that enable premium and incredible experiences. The SoC will mark a new beginning for the smartphone segment in India with its flagship features that blend the best of all worlds – be it processor technology, camera, AI features, gaming or connectivity enhancements. With flagship 5G chipset technology, MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC will take user experience to the next level be in terms of AI, camera, processor speed, gaming capabilities and much more. We expect more OEMs to launch MediaTek Dimensity 1200 powered smartphones in the near future”.

MediaTek Dimensity 1200: What's it all about?

The MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC is a 6nm chip that features an octa-core CPU. At the heart of the chip is a prime Cortex-A78 core clocked at 3.0GHz and three Cortex-A78 performance cores running at 2.6GHz and four power-efficient Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 2.0GHz. MediaTek claims that the processor is 22% faster and 25% more power-efficient than previous generation processors. This is supported by Mali-G77 GPU and up to 16GB LPDDR4x memory.

The new MediaTek chipset also promises improved performance with support for MediaTek HyperEngine 3.0 gaming technology. It also promises to enhance the smartphone gaming experience with improved wireless audio and Ray Traced graphics capabilities. 

The MediaTek Dimensity 1200 supports up to a 200MP camera or two cameras of 32MP and 16MP respectively with features like 4K UHD HDR video recording and five-core HDR-ISP. The Dimensity 1200 supports Full HD+ displays at up to 168Hz refresh rate while the Dimensity 1100 supports 144Hz refresh rate display.

Realme GT Neo Key Specs, Price and Launch Date

Release Date: 22 May 2021
Variant: 128 GB/6 GB RAM
Market Status: Upcoming

Key Specs

  • Screen Size Screen Size
    6.43" (1080 x 2400)
  • Camera Camera
    64 + 8 + 2 | 16 MP
  • Memory Memory
    128 GB/6 GB
  • Battery Battery
    4500 mAh
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Sushant Talwar is a full-time foodie who reviews cool gadgets and binges on TV shows when he is tired of playing video games. He is also in love with football and thinks Manchester United is a religion

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