MediaTek Launches Dimensity 8250 Premium 5G Chipset

MediaTek Dimensity 8250

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MediaTek has unveiled its latest premium 5G mobile chipset, the Dimensity 8250. This powerful new system-on-chip is designed to bring epic gaming experiences and elevated multimedia capabilities to premium 5G smartphones.

Dimensity 8250

MediaTek Dimensity 8250

At the heart of the Dimensity 8250 is an octa-core CPU with four Arm Cortex-A78 cores running at up to an impressive 3.1GHz clock speed for exceptional performance. It packs a sizeable 4MB L3 cache and a potent Arm Mali-G610 MC6 GPU to enable smooth, high frame rate gaming even in demanding 3D titles.

The chipset supports the latest LPDDR5 memory and UFS 3.1 storage standards for ultra-fast data transfers. Its 14-bit HDR image signal processor allows for stunning 320MP photo capture and 4K60 HDR video recording with advanced computational photography features.

Powered by a 4nm process, the Dimensity 8250 is highly power efficient while still offering cutting-edge AI processing capabilities thanks to MediaTek’s APU 580 AI processor. Connectivity is top-notch with tri-band Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3, and 5G with 3-carrier aggregation support.

Other premium multimedia features include support for up to WQHD+ 120Hz displays, HDR video playback enhancement, and immersive audio technologies like Bluetooth LE Audio.

With its potent combination of high-end CPU, GPU, AI, imaging, and connectivity capabilities, the MediaTek Dimensity 8250 looks to bring flagship-level performance to premium 5G devices.


Q: What process node is the Dimensity 8250 built on?

A: The Dimensity 8250 uses TSMC’s 4nm process technology.

Q: What is the maximum display resolution and refresh rate supported?

A: It supports up to WQHD+ (3200×1800) resolution at 120Hz refresh rate, or Full HD+ at up to 180Hz.

Q: Does it have an integrated 5G modem?

A: Yes, the Dimensity 8250 has a fully integrated 5G modem with 3-carrier aggregation and Release 16 capabilities.

Q: What video capture resolutions are supported?

A: It can record 4K video at up to 60fps with HDR and advanced computational videography features.

Q: What devices will have the Dimensity 8250?

A: One of the first will be the upcoming OPPO Reno12.

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Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.

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