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Apple A12X Bionic vs MediaTek Dimensity 820 benchmark which processor is better

Apple A12X Bionic vs MediaTek Dimensity 820

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   So, which processor or chip is better? Detailed data of speed tests and benchmarks Apple A12X Bionic vs MediaTek Dimensity 820, compare of GPUs Mali-G57 MP5 and Apple A12X Bionic.

   This performance comparison includes two processors: A12X Bionic is octa-core (Vortex) and Dimensity 820 is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A76). Both processors went throughpower consumption test and battery life test. A thorough review of all the technical characteristics, to make it easier to understand, is made by the table.

   From the video comparison, you can get the results of joint benchmarking in special testing software like Mozilla Kraken, Vellamo, 3DMark, PCMark, GFXBench, WebXPRT 3, Neocore, PassMark, Quadrant, Geekbench, AnTuTu 8, Octane V2, even the gaming performance of SoCs in PUBG, Garena Free Fire - The Cobra, Minecraft Bedrock, Real Racing 3, Fortnite, Mortal Kombat, Call of Duty: Mobile, Sniper 3D etc.

   After reading the results these benchmarks and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which processors is better to buy A12X Bionic or Dimensity 820 and which chip is better for gaming: CSR Racing 2, Asphalt 9, Need for Speed No Limits, Madout2.

 
Apple A12X Bionic
MediaTek Dimensity 820

Summary benchmark results

As a percentage of the maximum value based on a sample from the entire base of all processors

CPU Benchmark
Based on Antutu and Geekbench score
A12X Bionic99% Dimensity 82081%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A12X Bionic99% Dimensity 82073%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A12X Bionic97% Dimensity 82074%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A12X Bionic Dimensity 820
Total score673441418747
CPU188899135989
GPU344837116434
MEM6502288895
UX7717677760

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A12X Bionic Dimensity 820
Single-Core1152897
Multi-Core44352961

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A12X Bionic Dimensity 820
Frequency2490 MHz2600 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count10000 millions
Core configuration4x2.49GHz Vortex
4x1.6 GHz Tempest
4x2.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)6 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4x
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency21332133
Memory bandwidth4217.07
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache48 KB
L2 cache4 MB
L3 cache8 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.4-AARMv8.3-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Dimensity 820 is 4% better than A12X Bionic in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUApple A12X BionicMali-G57 MP5
GPU Frequency2500 MHz850 MHz
GFloPS1360705.5
# of Cores75
# of Shader Units
Display2732 x 2048 pixels2520 x 1080 pixels
The frequency of the GPU does not always directly indicate its performance. To fully evaluate all the capabilities of a graphics chip, you should take into account the number of Shader Units and Cores, as well as how many GFlops it has.

Gaming benchmark
Fortnite Mobile26.630.7
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)79.847.4
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra48.957.4
Call of Duty: Mobile44.139.8
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)68.138.2
Minecraft: Pocket Edition99.358.1
Real Racing 385.671.8
Sniper 3D63.6109.1
Need for Speed No Limits78.268.9
Mortal Kombat X56.266
CSR Racing 263.674.6
The numbers in this table indicate the maximum FPS that was received on the device with the corresponding processor. Depending on the configuration of the gadget and graphics quality settings (Ultra, Medium, Normal), the results may differ quite significantly. We recommend that you better study the results of the Antutu 8 and GeekBench 5.2 becnmarks.

Cameras
Camera resolution12 MP80 MP
Dual Camera resolution12 MP32 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Apple ISP
Video Encoding FPS960240
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K, 2K, FullHD
Codec supportDolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9H.264, H.265/HEVC


Networks and Navigation
ModemIntel XMM 7560 LTE5G Multi-Mode
Download speed1000 MBit/s.4700 MBit/s.
Upload speed350 MBit/s.2500 MBit/s.
NavigationGalileo, GPS, GLONASS, BeidouGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou
NFC supportYesNo
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A12X Bionic is better: 26
The number of parameters for which MediaTek Dimensity 820 is better: 13
   Please note that you do not need to blindly trust the automatic comparison on the table. You can watch benchmark video from beginning to end of parallel comparison and listen to what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both SoCs think, as well as read the test results at the links below.
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• 3DMark
• Antutu 8
• GeekBench 5 mobile


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