How MediaTek is making 5G mainstream with its Dimensity chipsets

The last decade has seen an exponential rise in the number of smartphones powered by MediaTek chipsets. Smartphone vendors wanting to provide powerful and feature-rich devices have turned to the ace semiconductor company for its diverse solutions. In December 2019, MediaTek introduced a new series that would go on to further bolster the market’s trust. We’re talking, of course, about the MediaTek Dimensity range that was ready to catch the 5G wave sweeping across the world. So heartily was it received that you can find MediaTek Dimensity chipsets powering most popular 5G smartphones. MediaTek Dimensity chipsets have certainly contributed a lot to the market and paved the way for the 5G revolution in India.

MediaTek offers a range of options with its Dimensity chipsets

There’s a good reason why Dimensity chipsets have managed to penetrate the market so much so quickly. The company has created options that are worthy of any kind of innovative smartphones, manufacturers want to make. And the best part is that all the chipsets from this range come with integrated 5G modems for superfast connectivity. Headlining the series is the flagship 6nm MediaTek Dimensity 1200 chipset, which offers unbridled performance with its ultra-powerful 3GHz CPU.

This chipset comes with an ARM Cortex-A78 Ultra Core clocked at 3GHz, three ARM Cortex-A78 Super Cores clocked at 2.6GHz, and four ARM Cortex-A55 Efficiency Cores clocked at 2GHz. This kind of raw power allows phone makers to dish out everything from top-notch gaming experiences to stellar day-to-day performance. The MediaTek Dimensity 1100, Dimensity 1000+, and Dimensity 900 are also similar offerings designed for delivering the best 5G smartphones to consumers.

MediaTek Dimensity 900 chipset

For manufacturers wanting to provide premium specifications at competitive prices, the Dimensity 800 series offers several options as well. Take the MediaTek Dimensity 800U chipset, for instance. Among other things, this SoC allowed 120Hz displays to make their way into smartphones. And it also offers support for up to 64MP sensors in multi-camera setups. Another impressive option from MediaTek is the MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset. It brings support for 90Hz displays, up to 64MP cameras, multiple voice assistants, and more. It allows even mid-range handsets to espouse the technology that was hitherto reserved for high-end devices.

And all these Dimensity chipsets come with MediaTek 5G UltraSave power-saving technologies that ensure that these chipsets can deliver unbridled 5G connectivity without compromising the battery life. This kind of diverse range of solutions makes MediaTek a one-stop shop for manufacturers looking to deliver great 5G smartphones to consumers. It’s no surprise then that so many 5G smartphones coming in these days are carrying Dimensity chipsets inside them.

MediaTek Dimensity chipsets are powering smartphones of all popular smartphone vendors

MediaTek chipsets were already powering smartphones from most popular smartphone vendors like OPPO, Vivo, Samsung, and Realme. With the OnePlus Nord 25G, now even OnePlus has joined MediaTek’s list of OEMs. As a result, the smartphone market has been blessed with even richer products lately.

Take the recently launched OnePlus Nord 2, for instance. The state-of-the-art device is aptly powered by the state-of-the-art Dimensity 1200-AI chipset. And it’s not your regular MediaTek Dimensity 1200 processor either. Thanks to MediaTek Dimensity 5G Open Resource Architecture, smartphone vendors now have deeper access to the chipset technologies, allowing them to deliver unique experiences. That’s what OnePlus has done here. The rest of the hardware on this phone is also flagship class. The phone is equipped with a 50MP triple rear camera setup and offers a gorgeous 6.43-inch Fluid AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate. Not just that; this high-end device also delivers a 32MP front camera and a 4500mAh battery with 65W fast charging support. All this for the incredible price of just Rs 27,999 makes this 5G smartphone an irresistible buy.

OnePlus Nord 2 5G powered my Mediatek processor

When Samsung launched its new Galaxy A22 5G recently, it became the first smartphone from its A series to offer 5G support. And it was all made possible by the MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset. It has allowed the South Korean giant to offer a powerful, feature-rich, 5G smartphone at only Rs 19,999. You not only get a 6.6-inch 90Hz panel, but you also receive the benefits of a 48MP triple rear camera, and a 5000mAh fast-charging battery, among other things.

Samsung Galaxy A22 5G powered by MediaTek

There are plenty of other options in the market that offer MediaTek Dimensity chipsets. OPPO’s new flagship, the Reno6 5G is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 900 chipset, while the ultra-impressive POCO F3 GT has adopted the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC. Both these phones, and the OnePlus Nord 2 deliver powerful performance and exceptional smartphone experience. If you want that extra premium feel, you can go for the OPPO Reno6 Pro 5G, which mixes the power of the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 chipset with its beautiful Reno Glow design language. In short, there’s no dearth of MediaTek Dimensity powered smartphones, no matter which smartphone vendor or price bracket you prefer.


It’s pretty evident now that the MediaTek Dimensity range provides smartphone vendors with plenty of flexibility for creating powerful products without any compromises. More importantly, it enables them to deliver 5G connectivity. MediaTek provides smartphone vendors with all the necessary resources to produce outstanding 5G smartphones. That’s the main hallmark of the MediaTek Dimensity range, and that’s why MediaTek has the lion’s share of the 5G smartphone market in India right now. You can find all the phones that we discussed here on,, along with several other online and offline retailers.