Details about the Mediatek Dimensity 8000 surfaced last year, and the company teased the chip at the Dimensity 9000 launch in China in December, saying that it will be introduced soon. Today, leaker Digital Chat Station says that the company will launch the Dimensity 8100 on March 1st. This is said to be an overclocked version of the 8000.
The leaker also said that some manufacturers have replaced the original Dimensity 8000 with the Dimensity 8100, and the new models with the chip will be introduced in March.
According to rumours, the Dimensity 8000 is based on TSMC’s 5nm process tech, will feature 4 x 2.75GHz A78 cores, 4 x 2.0GHz A55 cores, and Mali-G510 MC6 GPU. It will support up to FHD+168Hz and QHD+120Hz screen, supports LPDDR5 and UFS 3.1.
Xiaomi already confirmed that Redmi K50 series will be the first to be powered by the Dimensity 9000 SoC, and the rumours say that Redmi K50 Pro will be powered by the Dimensity 8000 chip. However, it is not clear if the company has replaced it with Dimensity 8100.