Today MediaTek released its new 5G flagship SoC – Dimensity 1000 in Shenzhen, Chinese rugged phone manufacturer Ulefone revealed that in 2020 they will launch the world’s first 5G rugged phone which is based on MediaTek Dimensity 1000 SoC.
2019 is the first year for commercial use of 5G, multiple countries and regions start commercial use of 5G networks, and many smartphone manufacturers have launched a variety of 5G smartphones. Samsung Note 10 series and Huawei Mate 30 series have taken the lead to capture the 5G market share, but there is no 5G rugged smartphone on the market. Previously, Ulefone released Ulefone Armor 6 5G version, however, it was not finally launched due to MediaTek M70 5G modem not appearing on the market. But with the release of MediaTek 5G SoC, it is believed that the revealed 5G rugged phone will be on the market soon.
MediaTek Dimensity 1000, the third 5G SoC in the world, uses the TSMC’s 7nm production process. It features the latest ARM Cortex-A77 cores operating at up to 2.6 GHz, the whole performance is even faster than Huawei’s new Kirin 990, which features A76 cores. Besides, the chipset is also the world’s first to pack Arm Mali-G77 GPU, supports FHD+ displays up to 120Hz and 2K+ displays up to 90Hz.
For networks, Dimensity 1000 supports NSA/SA 5G networks and 5G two carrier aggregation (2CC CA), the downlink/uplink speeds are up to 4.7Gbps/2.5Gbps over sub-6GHz networks, 2 times higher than Kirin 990 SoC. Demensity 1000 is also the world’s first 5G flagship chipset which supports dual 5G SIM dual standby, and it also integrates the latest Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1+ standards.
With the world’s first five-core image signal processor (ISP), Dimensity 1000 supports 80MP cameras sensors at 24fps and a range of multi-camera options such as 32+16MP dual cameras.
As for other information about Ulefone’s first 5G rugged phone, if everything goes well, Ulefone will reveal more details soon. In recent years, Ulefone has launched multiple rugged phones with different features and functions, made more exploration and researches in this field and greatly improved the user experience which brought by software and hardware improvements, won a good reputation among users and tech media. We believe that the upcoming 5G rugged phone will bring consumers new 5G experience, please keep your attention and do not miss it!