Dimensity 800U: The best among latest chipsets

Abhishek Kumar
2 min readNov 11, 2020

MediaTek is one of the top chip-sets manufacturers in India at present. The performance of this phone is really nice and the smartphones with these chipsets are very affordable too.

The best and recent releases of this brand is the MediaTek Dimensity chipsets. These chipsets are the best and really fast in performance.

MediaTek Dimensity 800U has been announced as a new chipset for mid-range smartphones with improved 5G connectivity. The Dimensity 800U with 5G support comes with octa-core processor with an integrated ARM Mali G57 MC3 GPU that takes care of the graphical workload. The company says the Dimensity 800U claims to be “ultra-connected dual 5G chip that balances immense CPU speeds with an efficiency-focused design.” It is based on 7nm architecture and supports up to 120Hz displays.

The Dimensity 800U features two Arm Cortex-A76 ‘Big’ cores operating up to a speedy 2.4GHz in its octa-core CPU. This ultra-fast peak clock speed benefits apps and games that need the fastest throughput, giving you ultra-responsive action in everything you do.

Connectivity options on this chip include 5G, Wi-Fi 5 (a/b/g/n/ac), GPS/ QZSS L1+ L5/ Galileo E1 + E5a/ BeiDou B1C + B2a/ NAVIC, and Bluetooth 5.1. It boasts of up to 2CC 5G Carrier Aggregations, seamless handover between two 5G areas, and better coverage. The Dimensity 800U SoC’s integrated 5G modem supports 5G+5G Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS), VoNR, sub-6Ghz SA and NSA networks, and MediaTek’s 5G UltraSave technology.

The Dimensity 800U SoC also comes with support for up to 64-megapixel cameras or dual 20-megapixel + 16-megapixel cameras with a maximum supported resolution of 3,840x2,160 pixels. It also allows for HDR10+ content playback, as well as activating voice assistants like Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, or other localised services with multiple trigger words.

Brands can embrace larger cameras than competitive chips, enabling up to 64MP main sensors, plus a framework to embrace up to four cameras in their smartphone designs; enabling a variety of enticing smartphone options to meet market needs. In-built imaging accelerators, such as a high-performance hardware depth engine for accurate bokeh in real-time previews and pictures, anti-distortion-warping, noise reduction and facial detection that work together to enhance the photography and video capture results. The integrated MediaTek APU allows brands to provide customized software and AI-camera enhancements for unique differentiation in live or post-effects, or security features like facial or person recognition.

A variety of virtual assistants are available globally and support our daily lives in different ways. The Dimensity 800U can listen for multiple trigger words to wake up virtual assistants, offering great consumer choice.



Abhishek Kumar

A Passionate Writer with love for Technology. I love discovering new gadgets and writing about smartphones. However, do not let technology take away your sleep.