MediaTek Dimensity 8100

The Dimensity 8000 family elevates premium to new dimensions in our incredible new 5G smartphone portfolio. Built using the highly advanced TSMC N5 (5nm-class) production process, it gives users best-in-class power-efficiency – particularly advantageous in high frame rate gaming.

Employing the Dimensity 9000’s groundbreaking technology world-firsts, these chips feature our latest Imagiq 780 photo and video capture engine, our new 5th generation AI processor, fresh HyperEngine 5.0 gaming enhancements, and a technology-leading Release-16 5G modem; all built into this impressive ultra-efficient chip.

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Best-in-class HFR Gaming Experience

Built using the TSMC N5 (5nm-class) production process, the Dimensity 8100 upgrades gaming with up to 20% more GPU frequency  over the Dimensity 8000, and over 25% better CPU power-efficiency over our previous generation Dimensity chips.

Featuring an octa-core CPU with speeds of up to 2.85GHz, and the latest Arm Mali-G610 MC6 graphics engine, users will experience smooth, high frame rate gaming in top titles while also enjoying up to 20% power savings over competitor alternatives, allowing gamers to play for much longer on battery.

  • Speed boosts for all big cores: Octa-core CPU with 4x Arm Cortex-A78 up to 2.85GHz

  • Arm Mali G610 GPU: 170fps in GFXBench Manhattan benchmark (offscreen)

  • UFS 3.1 and quad-channel LPDDR5

HyperEngine 5.0 gaming technologies

MediaTek HyperEngine 5.0 provides a comprehensive suite of gaming-related optimizations covering 5G and Wi-Fi networking, exclusive AI-VRS and MediaTek Intelligent Display Sync 2.0, plus wireless earbud latency improvements in Bluetooth LE Audio technology with Dual-Link True Wireless Stereo Audio, and much more.

Imagiq 780: Fastest, Clearest HDR Photos & Video

Using the latest Imagiq 780 ISP, photobugs can enjoy AI-NR/HDR in photos, plus the benefits of MediaTek’s latest noise reduction for extreme low-light videography, and AI-based anti-blur techniques, that brings out clearer images and enhanced details.

Dual simultaneous HDR video means users can capture front and rear cameras at the same time: ideal for sharing live experiences with friends, family, or fans, and vlogs.

  • Most Powerful 5Gpixel/s ISP in its class

  • Simultaneous dual camera HDR video recording (two cameras recording with three exposures per frame)

  • 200MP camera support

  • AI-NR/HDR photos

  • 4K60 HDR10+ video capture

  • AI-Motion unblur

  • 2X lossless zoom

R16-ready 5G modem

Users have the most future-proof 5G technologies thanks to an unmatched 3GPP Release-16 5G modem and the latest 5G+5G Dual SIM Dual Standby support. Built directly into the chip, it maximizes power savings in 5G connectivity while also providing up to 4.7Gbps downlink performance.

  • Latest Standard: Release-16 5G modem

  • MediaTek 5G UltraSave 2.0 – latest generation power saving enhancement suite including R16 WUS and SCell Dormancy

  • 2CC Carrier Aggregation (200MHz)

  • 5G+5G Dual SIM Dual Standby – 5G/4G+5G/4G connections

MediaTek APU 580

The APU 580 (MediaTek 5th Generation AI processor) can work on targeted tasks or together as coprocessor such as AI-ISP, and AI-Video, 2.75X faster than previous generation Dimensity. Featuring a total end-to-end design upgrade that maximizes efficiency at every pipeline step, it unlocks vast new opportunities for device makers to provide fresh experiences, enhanced visuals and upgraded performance.

  • Up to 25% frequency boost than Dimensity 8000

  • Meets the strict power requirements of device makers - short burst, thermal constraint and power-sensitive scenarios

  • Total end-to-end design upgrade maximizes efficiency at every pipeline step

  • Easy Use Software Development Kits

MiraVision 780

Device makers can embrace the latest WHQD+ displays with up to 120Hz refresh rates, ensuring their smartphones offer flagship-grade resolutions with a 25% speed upgrade over previous generation Dimensity.

  • 120Hz WQHD+ / 168Hz Full HD+ display support

  • MediaTek Intelligent Display Sync 2.0

  • New CUVA HDR-vivid certified Android smartphone platform

  • New HDR10+ Adaptive support

  • 4K AV1 media decoding

The Latest Connectivity

Enabling the latest Wi-Fi 6E standard with tri-band (2.4/5/6GHz), 2x2 antenna and MediaTek’s own hybrid coexistence technologies gives the Dimensity 8100 the lowest latency, excellent speeds and highly reliable connections.

  • Wi-Fi 6E 2x2 (BW80) with MediaTek Wi-Fi Fast Path technology

  • Bluetooth 5.3

  • New Wi-Fi/Bluetooth hybrid coexistence design – Performance reliability for peripherals and internet.

  • Bluetooth LE Audio technology with Dual-Link True Wireless Stereo Audio.

  • Beidou III-B1C signal support


Dimensity 5G Open Resource Architecture allows device makers to create unmatched smartphones that stand out in unique ways across camera, APU, display and connectivity.




  • 4x Arm Cortex-A78 up to 2.85GHz
  • 4x Arm Cortex-A55 up to 2.0GHz


Octa (8)



Heterogeneous Multi-Processing


Memory and Storage

Memory Type


Max Memory Frequency


Storage Type

UFS 3.1


Cellular Technologies

2G-5G Multi-Mode, 5G/4G CA, 5G/4G FDD / TDD, CDMA2000 1x/EVDO Rev. A (SRLTE), EDGE, GSM, TD-SCDMA, WDCDMA

Specific Functions

5G/4G Dual SIM Dual Standby, SA & NSA modes; SA Option2, NSA Option3 / 3a / 3x, NR TDD and FDD bands, DSS, NR DL 2CC, 200MHz bandwidth, 4x4 MIMO, 256QAM NR UL 2CC, R16 UL Enhancement, 2x2 MIMO, 256QAM VoNR / EPS fallback

Peak Downlink Speed



GPS L1CA+L5 / BeiDou B1I+ B2a + B1C / Glonass L1OF / Galileo E1 + E5a / QZSS L1CA+ L5 / NavIC


Wi-Fi 6E (a/b/g/n/ac/ax)

Wi-Fi Antenna





Max Camera Sensor Supported


Max Video Capture Resolution

4K (3840 x 2160)

Camera Features

5Gbps 14-bit HDR-ISPs / Video HDR / Video Bokeh / Video EIS / AI-Shutter / AI-AE / AI-AF / AI-AWB / AI-NR HDR / AI-HDR / AI-FD


GPU Type

Arm Mali-G610 MC6

Video Encoding

H.264, HEVC

Video Playback

H.264, HEVC, VP-9, AV1


Max Refresh Rate

FHD+ @ 168Hz / WQHD+ @ 120Hz


MediaTek 5th generation APU

APU 580 (multi-core)