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MediaTek Dimensity 1200 vs MediaTek Dimensity 820 benchmark which processor is better

MediaTek Dimensity 1200 vs MediaTek Dimensity 820

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   So, which chip or processor is better? Detailed compare data of benchmarks MediaTek Dimensity 1200 vs MediaTek Dimensity 820, speed examination of GPUs Mali-G57 MP5 and Mali-G77 MC9.

   This performance comparison includes two processors: Dimensity 1200 is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A78) 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 of the chipsets, 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 joint benchmarking in special testing software such as WebXPRT 3, Geekbench, PCMark, GFXBench, Octane V2, Quadrant, AnTuTu, Vellamo, Neocore, 3DMark, PassMark, Mozilla Kraken, even the gaming performance of SoCs in Call of Duty: Mobile, PUBG, Minecraft Bedrock, Mortal Kombat, Real Racing 3, Garena Free Fire - The Cobra, Sniper 3D, Fortnite etc.

   After looking at the data of parallel benchmarks and videos, you already be able to know which CPU is better to buy Dimensity 1200 or Dimensity 820 and which chip is better for gaming: Madout2, Need for Speed No Limits, Asphalt 9, CSR Racing 2.

 
MediaTek Dimensity 1200
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
Dimensity 120095% Dimensity 82081%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Dimensity 120087% Dimensity 82073%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Dimensity 120089% Dimensity 82074%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Dimensity 1200 Dimensity 820
Total score634362418747
CPU163368135989
GPU139627116434
MEM10660088895
UX9314277760

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Dimensity 1200 Dimensity 820
Single-Core1349897
Multi-Core41872961

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Dimensity 1200 Dimensity 820
Frequency3000 MHz2600 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography6 nm7 nm
Transistors count5800 millions
Core configuration1x3.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A78
3x2.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A78
4x2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
4x2.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)10 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR4xLPDDR4x
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency42662133
Memory bandwidth2917.07
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache32 KB
L2 cache320 KB
L3 cache8 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8-AARMv8.3-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Dimensity 1200 is 13% better than Dimensity 820 in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUMali-G77 MC9Mali-G57 MP5
GPU Frequency800 MHz850 MHz
GFloPS504705.5
# of Cores95
# of Shader Units
Display2520 x 1080 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)71.447.4
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra98.557.4
Call of Duty: Mobile55.539.8
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)61.638.2
Minecraft: Pocket Edition89.558.1
Real Racing 319771.8
Sniper 3D216.7109.1
Need for Speed No Limits157.668.9
Mortal Kombat X157.666
CSR Racing 2137.974.6
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 resolution200 MP80 MP
Dual Camera resolution32 MP32 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)
Video Encoding FPS240240
Video Encoding resolution4K, 2K, FullHD4K, 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264, H.265/HEVCH.264, H.265/HEVC


Networks and Navigation
ModemSub 6GHz 5G Multi-Mode5G Multi-Mode
Download speed4700 MBit/s.4700 MBit/s.
Upload speed2500 MBit/s.2500 MBit/s.
NavigationGalileo E1 + E5a, GPS L1CA+L5, Glonass L1OF, NavIC, QZSS L1CA+ L5, BeiDou B1I+ B2aGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou
NFC supportYesNo
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which MediaTek Dimensity 1200 is better: 29
The number of parameters for which MediaTek Dimensity 820 is better: 4
   Please note that you do not need to blindly trust the software comparison on the table. You can watch benchmark video from beginning to end of joint comparison and listen to what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both SoCs Dimensity 1200 and Dimensity 820, as well as read the test results at the links below.
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• PUBG mobile
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• GeekBench 5 mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark


CPU Versus Battle
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• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
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• PUBG mobile
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• 3DMark
• Antutu 8
• GeekBench 5 mobile


CPU Versus Battle
• Snapdragon 875 Vs Dimensity 820
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• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• 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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