MediaTek Dimensity 1200

Unrivaled AI-Multimedia & Leading 5G Connectivity

Incredible 5G In. Incredible Experiences Out.

The MediaTek Dimensity 1200 powers a new wave of exceptional 5G smartphones with best-in-class AI, camera and multimedia to give incredible experiences that will undoubtedly impress.

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3GHz: Get Ready for the Ultra Core

  • Leading 6nm chip design
  • 1X Ultra Core: Arm Cortex-A78 up to 3GHz with 2X L2 cache
  • 3X Super Cores: Arm Cortex-A78 up to 2.6GHz
  • 4X Efficiency Cores: Arm Cortex-A55 up to 2GHz

The octa-core Dimensity 1200 features one of the fastest smartphone CPUs ever: the 3GHz Arm Cortex-A78 provides the most immediate response, with up to 22% faster CPU performance while also being 25% more power-efficient versus the previous generation.

This leading octa-core CPU design is fueled by powerful quad-channel memory, and dual-channel UFS 3.1 storage with up to 1.7GB/s data throughput and ultra-responsive IO.

Get the most out of 5G everyday

We’ve designed the most power efficient and feature-filled 5G-integrated modem that gives you incredible everyday 5G NR experiences.

5G Made for Everywhere: ‘5G Elevator Mode’ & ‘5G HSR Mode’ specialist enhancements ensure seamless 5G experiences with immediate recovery time and reliably faster speeds, respectively.

5G All Day: MediaTek 5G UltraSave power saving enhancements work with both 5G Standalone and non-Standalone networks; leading the industry with the lower power use in 5G Standalone network environments.

5G All Spectrum: 5G-CA Mixed Duplex across TDD/FDD gives users faster average speeds, over 30% greater layer coverage and a seamless handover between two 5G connection areas.


5G Tested & Certified by TUV Rheinland in 72 real-world scenarios, including 5G data transmission speeds, network environment experience, 5G power consumption, call and data concurrency, 5G/Wi-Fi 6 network handover performance, stability and power efficiency.

True Dual 5G: The Dimensity 1200 is the first 5G chip to provide True Dual 5G SIM (5G SA + 5G SA). Dual 5G Standalone connectivity provides a more consistent 5G user experience with the best quality voice and video call services (VoNR) via both cellular connections.

MediaTek Imagiq Camera

HDR Video with 40% Greater Dynamic Range

New ‘Staggered’ 4K HDR video recording using real-time 3-exposure fusion provides 40% greater dynamic range in 4K video capture for the most incredible visual results. Seamlessly, it uses dual-camera hardware acceleration, the high performance hardware depth engine and accurate scene segmentation with multiple person tracking capabilities to record with real-time AI Multi-Person Bokeh video and Multi-Depth Smart Focus video.

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Up to 200MP Photos, 20% Faster Night-Shot Capture & AI-Pano Night-Shot

An industry-leading 5-core ISP enables multi-camera smartphones and up to 200MP captures. The powerful AI multi-processor and dedicated hardware accelerators work seamlessly behind the scenes, ensuring Dimensity users always get truly incredible results. Embrace low-light capture as if shooting during the day with Dimensity’s fastest Night Shot mode ever, in addition to new capabilities in AI Panorama Night Shot and simultaneous AINR + HDR capabilities.

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Our Fastest & Most Capable AI Processor Ever

The six-core MediaTek APU 3.0 has been upgraded with an enhanced multi-tasking scheduler that reduces latency and improves power-efficiency, giving it 12.5% more performance versus the previous generation.

Whereas other smartphone chipsets use a power-hungry GPU for FP16 calculations in precision-reliant AI-based features, MediaTek APU is capable of handling FP16 natively, while using 10x lower power than GPU and ensuring graphics resources remain free for other tasks.

AI-Enhanced HDR Video Playback & AV1 Hardware Decoding

MediaTek MiraVision is a range of exclusive HDR video playback and display technologies that bring cinema-grade visual experiences to the small screen.

  • New AI SDR-to-HDR with dynamic, per-frame PQ tuning, AI scene detection and contrast control
  • New AI-ClearStreaming reduces pixilation and restores image quality in low bit-rate video conferencing and live-streaming.
  • AI Picture Quality
  • Enhanced HDR10+ Video Playback
  • Hardware accelerated AV1 video decoding ensuring reliable playback and great power efficiency

AV1 encoding is the most advanced video compression technology now supported by major global technology companies, content makers and streaming services, enabling media with new levels of visual detail, crisper sound, and higher resolutions.

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MediaTek HyperEngine 3.0 gaming technology

MediaTek HyperEngine 3.0 enhances the whole smartphone gaming experience with finely tuned connectivity reliability features; the first with new generation of wireless audio and Ray Traced graphics capabilities; and improvements to power efficiency with even greater savings in key areas.

Networking Engine 3.0

  • 5G HSR mode for gaming
  • 5G Call & Data Concurrency 3.0
  • Super Hotspot Power Saving

Rapid Response Engine 3.0

  • World’s First 5G SoC with Bluetooth 5.2 + LC3 Encoding
  • Ultra-low latency Dual-Link True Wireless Stereo Audio
  • Multi-Touch Boost

PQ Engine 3.0

  • Ray Tracing in Mobile Games and AR

Resource Management Engine 3.0

  • High FPS Power Saving
  • Wi-Fi 6 Smart Power Saving

Extreme 168Hz Refresh Displays

The Dimensity 1200 enables the latest generation of extreme displays with 168Hz refresh rates, enabling ultra-sharp, zero-lag visuals for competitive gamers. Even non-gamers will note how the faster refresh is beneficial to the everyday experience with notably smoother scrolling of webpages, social streams, and animations in apps.

Bluetooth LE Audio ready

The Dimensity 1200 incorporates Bluetooth 5.2 with LE Isochronous Channels, and new LC3 encoding, enabling Bluetooth LE Audio ready technology with Dual-Link True Wireless Stereo Audio. The new LC3 encoding standard enables higher sound quality in media playback versus older SBC encoding, even at a lower data rate. Compared to existing standards or alternative closed platforms, Bluetooth LE Audio ready technology is more power efficient and can reduce latency by up to 20%.

Dual-Band Global Location with Leading Dead Reckoning Performance

Dimensity 1200 supports dual-band (L1+L5) GNSS, which provides the most comprehensive global constellation coverage.

MediaTek Dimensity 5G family supports Google 3D Mapping Aided Corrections to enhance GNSS positioning accuracy in urban environments. Learn More >

When GNSS is unavailable, MediaTek’s unique sensor fusion technology provides extended, accurate dead reckoning location performance.

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Specifications

Processor

CPU Type 1:
Arm Cortex-A78 @ up to 3GHz
CPU Type 2:
Arm Cortex-A55 @ up to 2GHz
Cores:
Octa (8)
CPU Bit:
64-bit
Heterogeneous Multi-Processing:
Yes

Memory and Storage

Memory Type:
LPDDR4x
Max Memory Frequency:
4266Mbps
Max Memory Size:
16GB
Storage Type:
UFS 3.1

Connectivity

Cellular Technologies:
2G / 3G / 4G / 5G Multi-Mode,  4G Carrier Aggregation (CA),  5G Carrier Aggregation (CA),  CDMA2000 1x/EVDO Rev. A (SRLTE),  EDGE,  4G FDD / TDD,  5G FDD / TDD,  GSM,  TD-SCDMA,  WDCDMA
Specific Functions:
SA & NSA modes; SA Option2, NSA Option3 / 3a / 3x, NR TDD Band, NR FDD Band, DSS, NR DL 2CC, 200 MHz bandwidth, 4x4 MIMO, 256QAM NR UL 2CC, 2x2 MIMO, 256QAM VoNR / EPS fallback
Peak Download Speed:
4.7Gbps
Peak Upload Speed:
2.5Gbps
GNSS:
GPS L1CA+L5 / BeiDou B1I+ B2a / Glonass L1OF / Galileo E1 + E5a / QZSS L1CA+ L5 / NavIC
Wi-Fi Antenna:
2T2R
Wi-Fi:
Wi-Fi 6 (a/b/g/n/ac/ax)
Bluetooth Version:
5.2
FM Radio:
Yes

Camera

Max Camera ISP:
32MP + 16MP,  200MP
Max Video Capture Resolution:
3840 x 2160
Camera Features:
HDR-ISP (3+2) / Video HDR / Video NR / Video Bokeh / Video EIS / AI-Shutter / AI-AE / AI-AF / AI-AWB / AI-NR HDR / AI-HDR / AI-FD

Graphics

GPU Type:
Arm Mali-G77 MC9
Video Encoding:
H.264,  H.265 / HEVC
Video Playback:
H.264,  H.265 / HEVC,  VP-9,  AV1

Display

Max Display Resolution:
2520 x 1080
Max Refresh Rate:
168Hz