MediaTek announced a mobile 5G 5G MediaTek SoC

On the exhibition 2019 Computex Taiwanese company MediaTek announced its first mobile chipset with 5G modem called MediaTek 5G SoC. Most likely, it's working name, which was later replaced.

MediaTek 5G SoC is equipped with 5G modem. This distinguishes the new product from the same high-end solutions Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, где нет 5G-модуля, поэтому его дополняют модемом Snapdragon X55. Новое решение MediaTek позволит увеличить количество места внутри смартфонов and использовать его для установки более мощной или расширенной начинки.

The Taiwanese manufacturer didn't reveal about the new product, in addition to several main parameters. 5G MediaTek SoC is at the 7-nanometer process technology, works on nuclei ARM Cortex-A77 with GPU ARM Mali-G77.

The first smartphone manufacturers will receive samples of 5G of the MediaTek SoC in the third quarter of 2019. The first smartphone based on this chip will appear in early 2020. Most likely, it will be news from the Oppo and Vivo.