MediaTek Dimensity 8100 specifications leaked, expected to offer Snapdragon 888-level performance

MediaTek Dimensity 8100 chipset is tipped to debut on a Redmi smartphone next month.

Highlights
  • MediaTek Dimensity 8100 chipset specifications have surfaced online.
  • The chipset has four Cortex-A78 cores running at 2.0GHz and goes up to 2.85GHz at peak performance.
  • MediaTek Dimensity 8100 is said to debut on a Redmi smartphone in March. 

MediaTek Dimensity 8100 chipset specifications have surfaced online, revealing a Snapdragon 888-level performance. Well-known tipster Digital chat station has shared details on MediaTek Dimensity 8100 processor via Weibo post. The chipset has four Cortex-A78 cores running at 2.0GHz and goes up to 2.85GHz at peak performance. The Dimensity 8100 processor will be built on TSMC’s 5nm node instead of the 4nm node we saw on the Dimensity 9000 SoC. The CPU is also fabricated on ARM V9 architecture instead of the X2 super core, which results in Mali G510 GPU instead of Mali G710 GPU.

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There are some doubts regarding the GPU between Mali G510 and MAli G610 GPUs. MediaTek Dimensity 8100 chipset supports LDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage. The tipster also shared benchmarks that revealed a Snapdragon 888-like performance, debuting in June 2021. The GFX Bench ES 3.0 Manhattan benchmark results in around 170 fps score, which is squares up with the Adreno 660 GPU score.

MediaTek Dimensity 8100
If the leak is to be believed, the MediaTek Dimensity 8100 SoC is likely to feature on mid-range smartphones this year. The tipster also mentions that MediaTek Dimensity 8100 will debut on a Redmi smartphone next month. However, the exact date and smartphone name are still a mystery. Going by its specifications, the chipset could debut with the upcoming Redmi K50 series.

Digital Chat station also shared(via) the early benchmark scores of the MediaTek Dimensity 8100 where the chipset bagged a score of 820,230, CPU score of 197,563, and GPU score of 315,470. The scores are similar to Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 chipset, which has an 806,964 total score, 198,510 CPU score, and 317,247 GPU score. That’s all we know about the MediaTek Dimensity 8100 so far. We expect to learn more about the chipset chipset in the upcoming days.