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

MediaTek Dimensity 1200 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus

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

   This performance comparison involves two processors: Dimensity 1200 is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A78) and Snapdragon 865 Plus is octa-core (Kryo 585 Prime). Both processors went through battery life test and power consumption test. A step-by-step analysis of all the technical characteristics, so that it can be easier to understand, is summarized in the table.

   From the comparison video, you can get the results of joint benchmarking in software tests like PCMark, GFXBench, Neocore, Geekbench 5, Quadrant, Octane V2, PassMark, AnTuTu 8, Mozilla Kraken, Vellamo, WebXPRT 3, 3DMark, and how good the CPUs are in games Call of Duty: Mobile, Fortnite, Garena Free Fire - The Cobra, Mortal Kombat, Minecraft Bedrock, Real Racing 3, PUBG, Sniper 3D etc.

   After reading the results of parallel benchmarks and videos, you already be able to understand which processors is better to buy Dimensity 1200 or Snapdragon 865 Plus and which chip is better for gaming: Asphalt 9, Madout2, CSR Racing 2, Need for Speed No Limits.

 
MediaTek Dimensity 1200
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus

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 865 Plus97%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Dimensity 120087% Snapdragon 865 Plus81%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Dimensity 120089% Snapdragon 865 Plus91%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Dimensity 1200 Snapdragon 865 Plus
Total score634362663155
CPU163368198282
GPU139627247327
MEM106600113635
UX93142103275

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Dimensity 1200 Snapdragon 865 Plus
Single-Core13491042
Multi-Core41873647

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Dimensity 1200 Snapdragon 865 Plus
Frequency3000 MHz3100 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
1x3.1 GHz Kryo 585 Prime
3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 Gold
4x1.8 GHz Kryo 585 Silver
Power consumption (TDP)10 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR4xLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)
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 Snapdragon 865 Plus is 3% better than Dimensity 1200 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 MHz645 MHz
GFloPS5041348
# of Cores9
# of Shader Units512
Display2520 x 1080 pixels3840 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 Mobile28.830.9
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)71.475.2
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra98.5103.7
Call of Duty: Mobile55.558.1
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)61.664.4
Minecraft: Pocket Edition89.594.9
Real Racing 3197129.6
Sniper 3D216.7165.9
Need for Speed No Limits157.6145.2
Mortal Kombat X157.6119.3
CSR Racing 2137.9145.2
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 FPS24060
Video Encoding resolution4K, 2K, FullHD8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264, H.265/HEVCH.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10


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+ B2aQZSS, SBAS, Galileo, Beidou, GPS, NavIC enabled, GNSS, GLONASS, Dual frequency GNSS
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which MediaTek Dimensity 1200 is better: 15
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus is better: 23
   Please note that you do not need to blindly trust the automatic comparison on the table. It is better to just watch the full benchmark video of joint testing and listen to what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both chips think, as well as read the test results at the links below.
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