MediaTek Dimensity 1300 With Support for AV1 Codec & 168Hz Refresh Rate Launched

The MediaTek Dimensity 1300 Will Be Going Head to Head Against The Snapdragon 778G
MediaTek Dimensity 1300

It been almost a year since MediTek first unveiled its Dimensity 1200 SoC, that was well praised for its price to performance ratio. Now, building on this success, MediaTek has silently unvieild its newest Dimensity 1300 SoC that aims to provide many performance improvements over its predecessor.

MediaTek Dimensity 1300 Key Specs

Starting from the CPU, the MediaTek Dimensity 1300 packs a eight-core CPU cluster in a 1+3+4 configuration. This includes a “prime” Cortex-A78 Core clocked at 3GHz, three Cortex-A78 performance Cores clocked a bit lower at 2.6GHz and four Cortex-A55 Cores clocked at 2GHz.

On the GPU side of things, the new SoC comes with a nine-core ARM Mali-G77 MC9 GPU along with MediaTek’s newly upgraded HyperBoost 5.0 technology. This allows the Dimensity 1300 to offer support for the latest AV1 video encoding codec, ray tracing in games and AR apps, AI-VRS graphics enhancements, increased touchscreen responsiveness, new connectivity and power saving enhancements and much more.

Apart form that, the new and improved CPU and GPU allows the Dimensity 1300 to support around 16GB of LPDDR4x RAM, UFS 3.1 storage as well as displays up to 168Hz, running at FullHD+ (2520x1080px) resolution.

That said, the MediaTek Dimensity 1300 will be competing head to head against the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G, which packs the same 8 core CPU clusters that are clocked a bit lower in comparison to the Dimensity 1300.


Furthermore, just like always MediaTek hasn’t confirmed anything about the new SoC in terms of its availability. However, it’s ipped to make its debut on the upcoming OnePlus Nord 3 or OnePlus Nord 2T.

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