When MediaTek announced the new Dimensity 1000+ chip, many were thinking it is positioning the high-end market. Even if so, there are still many users thinking MediaTek is capable of making only mid-range or low-end mobile chips. Anyways, regardless of its positioning, we are getting more and more news about this chip. Today, a well-known Weibo blogger Digital Chat Station announced that Xiaomi or Redmi are going to release a new smartphone, which will use the MT6889 (MediaTek Dimensity 1000+) SoC. Interestingly, many users think of this phone as a mid-ranger.
Xiaomi/Redmi Phone With Dimensity 1000+
The same blogger had previously reported that Xiaomi is developing a new machine that uses a 144Hz LCD hole-punch screen. And that time, he said, possibly, this phone will be using the MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ chip. But it still remains mysterious whether the model will belong to Xiaomi or Redmi. Combined with the previous news, the Dimensity 1000+ currently has a relatively short production capacity. So there is every reason to think it won’t come until July. Moreover, yesterday, we learned that the Honor X10 Max is on the way, and because of the capacity shortage problems of this chip, it has had to choose the lower Dimensity 800.
Prior to this, we have heard Xiaomi has been developing two models with curved screens and a 120Hz refresh rate. They are codenamed Apollo and Gauguin, of which Apollo may be the new flagship model of Xiaomi. At the same time, Gauguin is a mid-end model but may be equipped with the Qualcomm sm7250 chip. In addition, the founder and CEO of Xiaomi Lei Jun had hinted that Xiaomi will have a ‘super-large cup’ flagship at the Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite press conference. Also, Red Teng product director Wang Teng released a poster today a poster of the alleged Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro+.
MediaTek Dimensity 1000+
By the way, the MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ is the world’s first integrated 5G flagship SoC with Cortex A77. It is the only chip in the industry that supports 5G+5G dual-card dual-standby and it comes with a 5G dual-carrier aggregation technology. Also, it supports the industry’s highest 144Hz refresh rate.
The first model powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ chip is the iQOO Z1. Its final price for the 618 period is 1998 yuan ($282). In comparison, the price of the Redmi K30 Pro with the Snapdragon 865 platform during 618 is 2197 yuan ($310).