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MediaTek Dimensity 8100 vs Apple M1 benchmark which processor is better

MediaTek Dimensity 8100 vs Apple M1

Comparisons   17-05-2022
   Comprehensive compare data of MediaTek Dimensity 8100 vs Apple M1, examination of graphics processors (GPU). A thorough analysis of all the specifications of the SoCs, to make it easier to understand, is presented in the form of the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of parallel examination in special testing software like 3DMark, GFXBench, PassMark, Neocore, Geekbench, PCMark, Vellamo, AnTuTu, Quadrant, even the gaming performance of chipsets in PUBG, Madout2, Asphalt 9, Call of Duty, Fortnite, GTA, Minecraft etc.
   After reading the results these tests and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which CPU is better to buy MediaTek Dimensity 8100 or M1.


 
MediaTek Dimensity 8100
Apple M1

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
MediaTek Dimensity 810097% M1100%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
MediaTek Dimensity 810089% M1100%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
MediaTek Dimensity 810092% M1100%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
MediaTek Dimensity 8100 M1
Total score7853691204017
CPU219905337129
GPU298431457523
MEM125656192638
UX141372216731

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
MediaTek Dimensity 8100 M1
Single-Core11571807
Multi-Core40567691

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
MediaTek Dimensity 8100 M1
Frequency2850 MHz3200 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm5 nm
Transistors count6200 millions16000 millions
Core configuration4x2.85 GHz ARM Cortex-A78
4x2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
4x3.2 GHz Firestorm
4x2.0 GHz Icestorm
Power consumption (TDP)8 W5 W
Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR4X
Max. Memory32 Gb32 Gb
Memory Frequency64002666
Memory bandwidth4864
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache64 KB48 KB
L2 cache640 KB4 MB
L3 cache16 MB12 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8-AARMv8.4-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here M1 is 10% better than MediaTek Dimensity 8100 in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUMali-G610 MP6Apple M1
GPU Frequency600 MHz3200 MHz
GFloPS9122600
# of Cores68
# of Shader Units128
Display2560 x 1440 pixels2732 x 2048 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 Mobile30.646.1
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)93.9142.7
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra55.285.7
Call of Duty: Mobile51.178.7
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)79.8122.1
Minecraft: Pocket Edition114.9176.2
Real Racing 3112.8171.6
Sniper 3D122.7188.1
Need for Speed No Limits77.4119.3
Mortal Kombat X81.3123.4
CSR Racing 267.5102.7
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 MP24 MP
Dual Camera resolution32 MP24 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Apple ISP
Video Encoding FPS240960
Video Encoding resolution4K, 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264, H.265/HEVC, AV1Dolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9


Networks and Navigation
ModemSub 6GHz 5G Multi-ModeSnapdragon X80 5G
Download speed4700 MBit/s.9500 MBit/s.
Upload speed2500 MBit/s.6000 MBit/s.
NavigationQZSS L1CA+ L5, Galileo E1 + E5a, Glonass L1OF, NavIC, BeiDou B1I+ B2a + B1C, GPS L1CA+L5Galileo, GLONASS, GPS, Beidou
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which MediaTek Dimensity 8100 is better: 7
The number of parameters for which Apple M1 is better: 32
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the software comparison on the table. You can watch video from beginning to end of parallel 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.
MediaTek Dimensity 8100 SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile
M1 SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile


MediaTek Dimensity 8100 SoC Comparisons
• Vs Google Tensor
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 1200 Max
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1300T
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs Apple A13 Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 920
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 900T
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 900
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990E
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000C
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1300
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000L
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1050
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 930
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1380
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000-Max
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
• Vs Apple A15 Bionic
• Vs Google Tensor G2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• Vs Apple M2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G


M1 SoC Comparisons
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs Apple A13 Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 1200 Max
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1300T
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1300
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000L
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1380
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000-Max
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
• Vs Apple A15 Bionic
• Apple M1 Vs Google Tensor G2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• Vs Apple M2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G
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