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MediaTek Dimensity 1200 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 benchmark which processor is better

MediaTek Dimensity 1200 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   Well, which processor or chip is better? Comprehensive comparison data of benchmarks MediaTek Dimensity 1200 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, speed examination of GPUs Adreno 650 and Mali-G77 MC9.

   This performance comparison involves two processors: Dimensity 1200 is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A78) and Snapdragon 865 is octa-core (Kryo 585). Both processors went through battery life test and power consumption test. A step-by-step analysis of all the specifications of the chipsets, to make it easier to read, 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 Vellamo, Neocore, AnTuTu 8, GFXBench, Octane V2, Geekbench 5, PCMark, PassMark, 3DMark, Mozilla Kraken, Quadrant, WebXPRT 3, even the gaming performance of SoCs in Call of Duty: Mobile, PUBG, Minecraft Bedrock, Real Racing 3, Sniper 3D, Fortnite, Mortal Kombat, Garena Free Fire - The Cobra etc.

   After reading the results of parallel benchmarks and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which CPU is better to buy Dimensity 1200 or Snapdragon 865 and which chip is better for gaming: Madout2, Need for Speed No Limits, Asphalt 9, CSR Racing 2.

 
MediaTek Dimensity 1200
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

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% Snapdragon 86598%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Dimensity 120087% Snapdragon 86580%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Dimensity 120089% Snapdragon 86592%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Dimensity 1200 Snapdragon 865
Total score634362583551
CPU163368185770
GPU139627217771
MEM106600105311
UX9314295677

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Dimensity 1200 Snapdragon 865
Single-Core1349934
Multi-Core41873435

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Dimensity 1200 Snapdragon 865
Frequency3000 MHz2840 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
8x2.84 GHz Kryo 585
Power consumption (TDP)10 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR4x4x16bit, LPDDR5
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency42662750
Memory bandwidth2944
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache32 KB512 KB
L2 cache320 KB1 MB
L3 cache8 MB4 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8-AARMv8.2-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Dimensity 1200 is 5% better than Snapdragon 865 in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUMali-G77 MC9Adreno 650
GPU Frequency800 MHz600 MHz
GFloPS504989
# of Cores9
# of Shader Units512
Display2520 x 1080 pixels2840 x 2160 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 Mobile28.829.4
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)71.462.8
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra98.558.6
Call of Duty: Mobile55.559.2
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)61.649.6
Minecraft: Pocket Edition89.576.5
Real Racing 319773.3
Sniper 3D216.7111.3
Need for Speed No Limits157.693.8
Mortal Kombat X157.685
CSR Racing 2137.970.3
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 MP200 MP
Dual Camera resolution32 MP25 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 480
Video Encoding FPS240960
Video Encoding resolution4K, 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264, H.265/HEVCDolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9


Networks and Navigation
ModemSub 6GHz 5G Multi-ModeQualcomm Snapdragon X55 Modem-RF System 5G
Download speed4700 MBit/s.7500 MBit/s.
Upload speed2500 MBit/s.3000 MBit/s.
NavigationGalileo E1 + E5a, GPS L1CA+L5, Glonass L1OF, NavIC, QZSS L1CA+ L5, BeiDou B1I+ B2aSBAS, NavIC enabled, Galileo, GPS, GNSS, QZSS, Dual frequency GNSS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFC supportYesNo
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which MediaTek Dimensity 1200 is better: 24
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 is better: 15
   You need to know that you should not sightlessly trust the automatic comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full benchmark video of parallel testing 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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• Antutu 8
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