MediaTek will reveal a new 5G chipset for mid-range smartphones on 7 May


Ah, MediaTek. Our last reported news about them wasn't so pleasant due to manipulating benchmark scores with a few selected chipsets. Despite that, the company is still planning to unveil a new 5G chipset on 7 May 2020. The poster's tagline translates as "5G all-inclusive" and it's said to be made for mid-range smartphones.

According to sources, the new 5G chipset will be unveiled as the MT6853 SoC and could be named as the Dimensity 600 (MediaTek has a habit calling their chipsets Dimensity "something"). As for which smartphone will be the first to use the new 5G chipset, the Redmi K30i might be the first as it was promised that they will make the 5G phone affordable with $250 (~RM1090). Besides Xiaomi, MediaTek is also partners with OPPO and realme so we won't be surprised to see new mid-range 5G phones in the future.


As a direct challenge to Qualcomm's Snapdragon 765G chipset, we expect to see more news surrounding the new MediaTek 5G chipset on 7 May 2020. Until then, stay tuned for more trending tech news at