MediaTek is one of the leaders in the smartphone market and plans to take the lead in promoting 5G technology. Just a few weeks ago, the MediaTek Dimensity 1000 5G was introduced , which has eight cores and supports Wi-FI 6 standards. This is the first chip in the mobile industry to offer Dual 5G SIM functionality. The first smartphones to use the Dimensity 1000 5G will be available in the market next year.
The Taiwanese manufacturer is also preparing the premiere of another processor that can run on sub-6GHz 5G networks , Digitimes reports. Its premiere will come true before the end of the year, but the first devices to use it will be available in 2020. MediaTek wants to start shipping to mobile carriers before the advent of mmWave hardware. This is an area where MediaTek is also very interested.
The company’s first mobile processor with this technology will be unveiled in the second half of 2020. MediaTek will try to make the most of the expected high demand for smartphones with 5G technology. We will further understand more details about the company’s ambitious strategy. MediaTek has already begun discussions with leading component vendors to ensure that sufficient supplies are delivered to their new processors.