(Pocket-lint) – Following Qualcomm’s lead, MediaTek has announced a modified version of its flagship processor. It’s called the Dimensity 9000+ and adds a more powerful main core.
Where the Dimensity 9000 has a 3.05 GHz “Ultra” core, the 9000+ model has increased the clock speed to 3.2 GHz and combines that core with three “super” cores and four “efficiency” cores. ” in its 8-core construction.
In combination with the Arm Mali-G710 MC10 GPU, the chipset is said to deliver over a 5% increase in CPU performance and a 10% increase in GPU performance. In other words, it’s not the kind of difference you might see with your own eyes, even if you’re playing the most demanding games.
Apart from that, it is largely identical to the Mediatek Dimensity 9000 processor that preceded it and is undoubtedly launched to keep up with the competition and ensure that it has something in the market that will rival the latest Snapdragons. .
Of course, it’s not just about CPU and graphics performance, the chipset also enables high-end camera performance, display and wireless connectivity.
The ISP allows 320MP cameras, including simultaneous HDR recording from three cameras. It also supports 4K HDR video with noise reduction, even in low light.
Plus, it supports QuadHD resolution displays with refresh rates up to 144Hz, or FullHD displays at up to 180Hz, meaning it’s primed and ready for any phone.” gamer”.
No phone has yet been announced with this chipset inside, but MediaTek claims that the Dimensity 9000+ will be available on smartphones from the third quarter of this year.
Written by Cam Bunton.