Dimensity 5G Chipset Unveiled For First MediaTek Powered 5G Smartphone in the United States


MediaTek announced its newest 5G smartphone chip, which debuted first in the United States. The new chipset will power LG’s newest device, the LG VELVETTM on T-Mobile’s nationwide 5G network, and deliver advance AI capabilities, enhanced display features, fast connectivity and improved multimedia capabilities for a premium user experience.

“From the world’s first standalone 5G data call to collaborating on their first 5G chipset in America, T-Mobile and MediaTek have partnered to move 5G innovation forward,” said Ryan Sullivan, VP of Product Development at T-Mobile. “This is another step towards #5GforAll on America’s largest nationwide 5G network.”

Featuring super fast 5G speeds and expands MediaTek’s 5G family of chipsets and its flagship series that delivers full premium 5G experiences for smartphone users.

“Compared to other parts of the world, consumers in the U.S. haven’t had much choice on the chipset side when it comes to 5G smartphones,” said Dr. Yenchi Lee, Deputy General Manager of MediaTek’s Wireless Communications Business Unit. “MediaTek is focused on giving consumers more options and expanding access to 5G devices so that everyone can enjoy the premium features and speeds that are defining the next era of mobile computing.”

The Chipset, Dimensity 1000C features four Arm-Cortex-A77 CPU cores and four power-efficient Arm Cortex-A55 cores operating up to 2GHz, with a large, low-latency communal cache that improves performance and power-efficiency even further. Five Arm Mali-G57 GPU cores mean avid gamers have powerful graphics at their fingertips. The MediaTek AI processing unit (APU 3.0) combines three different types of AI processors. This versatile and unique design meets the needs of the latest AI-camera, AI-assistant, in-app and OS-enhancements for superior smartphone experiences.

MediaTek Dimensity 1000 powered devices have already launched with key smartphone brands in other markets. The Dimenstiy 1000C was developed and tailored for the US market. The 1000 series joins MediaTek’s other popular Dimensity 5G chips including the Dimensity 800 and Dimensity 700 series. MediaTek offers a full range of 5G chips to bring the promise of 5G to everyone.