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Apple A14 Bionic vs MediaTek Dimensity 820 benchmark which processor is better

Apple A14 Bionic vs MediaTek Dimensity 820

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   So, which chip or processor is better? Full data of speed tests and benchmarks Apple A14 Bionic vs MediaTek Dimensity 820, comparison of GPUs Mali-G57 MP5 and Apple A14 Bionic.

   This performance comparison includes two processors: A14 Bionic is gexa-core (Icestorm) and Dimensity 820 is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A76). Both processors went throughpower consumption test and battery life test. A thorough analysis of all the specifications of the CPUs, so that it can be easier to understand, is presented in the form of the table.

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

   After looking at the data of parallel benchmarks and videos, you can already make an briefed decision about which CPU is better to buy A14 Bionic or Dimensity 820 and which chip is better for gaming: Asphalt 9, CSR Racing 2, Madout2, Need for Speed No Limits.

 
Apple A14 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
A14 Bionic96% Dimensity 82081%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A14 Bionic92% Dimensity 82073%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A14 Bionic90% Dimensity 82074%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A14 Bionic Dimensity 820
Total score571583418747
CPU177628135989
GPU207069116434
MEM11015788895
UX10184377760

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A14 Bionic Dimensity 820
Single-Core1621897
Multi-Core41802961

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A14 Bionic Dimensity 820
Frequency3000 MHz2600 MHz
Cores68
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count11800000 millions
Core configuration8x3 GHz Icestorm
4x1.8 GHz Firestorm
4x2.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)6 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4x
Max. Memory6 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency42662133
Memory bandwidth42.717.07
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache
L2 cache
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 A14 Bionic is 13% better than Dimensity 820 in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that A14 Bionic has 2 more core than Dimensity 820. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUApple A14 BionicMali-G57 MP5
GPU Frequency3000 MHz850 MHz
GFloPS1480705.5
# of Cores45
# 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 Mobile28.830.7
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)60.947.4
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra56.357.4
Call of Duty: Mobile57.539.8
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)47.538.2
Minecraft: Pocket Edition74.858.1
Real Racing 398.571.8
Sniper 3D73.2109.1
Need for Speed No Limits67.668.9
Mortal Kombat X73.266
CSR Racing 267.674.6
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
ModemSnapdragon X60 5G5G Multi-Mode
Download speed7500 MBit/s.4700 MBit/s.
Upload speed3000 MBit/s.2500 MBit/s.
NavigationBeidou, GPS, GLONASS, GalileoGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou
NFC supportYesNo
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A14 Bionic is better: 30
The number of parameters for which MediaTek Dimensity 820 is better: 11
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the software comparison on the table. It is better to just watch the full benchmark video of joint testing and hear what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both SoCs think, as well as read the test results at the links below.
• Devices lists
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• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile


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• Samsung Exynos 1080 Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
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• Devices lists
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• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• 3DMark
• Antutu 8
• GeekBench 5 mobile


CPU Versus Battle
• Snapdragon 875 Vs Dimensity 820
• Apple A12Z Bionic Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
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• HiSilicon Kirin 9000 Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• HiSilicon Kirin 9000E Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• Samsung Exynos 1080 Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• Apple A12X Bionic Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• Samsung Exynos 2100 Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
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