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Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G vs MediaTek Dimensity 820 benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G vs MediaTek Dimensity 820

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   So, which processor or chip is better? Full data of benchmarks and speed tests Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G vs MediaTek Dimensity 820, compare of GPUs Adreno 650 and Mali-G57 MP5.

   This performance comparison involves two processors: Snapdragon 870 5G is octa-core (Kryo 585 Prime) 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 chips, 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 special test applications like 3DMark, Vellamo, PCMark, WebXPRT 3, Geekbench 5, Neocore, GFXBench, PassMark, Mozilla Kraken, Octane V2, Quadrant, AnTuTu, even the gaming performance of chipsets in PUBG, Real Racing 3, Sniper 3D, Mortal Kombat, Call of Duty: Mobile, Minecraft Bedrock, Fortnite, Garena Free Fire - The Cobra etc.

   After reading the results of all benchmarks and videos, you already be able to understand which processors is better to buy Snapdragon 870 5G or Dimensity 820 and which chip is better for gaming: Asphalt 9, Need for Speed No Limits, CSR Racing 2, Madout2.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
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
Snapdragon 870 5G98% Dimensity 82081%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 870 5G83% Dimensity 82073%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 870 5G91% Dimensity 82074%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 870 5G Dimensity 820
Total score703475418747
CPU198282135989
GPU247327116434
MEM11363588895
UX10327577760

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 870 5G Dimensity 820
Single-Core1106897
Multi-Core38692961

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 870 5G Dimensity 820
Frequency3200 MHz2600 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration1x3.2 GHz Kryo 585 Prime
3x2.48 GHz Kryo 585 Gold
4x2.0 GHz Kryo 585 Silver
4x2.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)10 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)LPDDR4x
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency27502133
Memory bandwidth4417.07
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache512 KB
L2 cache1 MB
L3 cache4 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.2-AARMv8.3-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Snapdragon 870 5G is 18% 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
GPUAdreno 650Mali-G57 MP5
GPU Frequency645 MHz850 MHz
GFloPS1348705.5
# of Cores5
# of Shader Units512
Display3840 x 2160 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 Mobile26.430.7
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)82.247.4
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra50.357.4
Call of Duty: Mobile46.339.8
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)71.438.2
Minecraft: Pocket Edition103.858.1
Real Racing 362.971.8
Sniper 3D95.6109.1
Need for Speed No Limits90.568.9
Mortal Kombat X65.466
CSR Racing 265.474.6
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 resolution25 MP32 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 480
Video Encoding FPS60240
Video Encoding resolution8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K, 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10H.264, H.265/HEVC


Networks and Navigation
ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X55 Modem-RF System 5G5G Multi-Mode
Download speed7500 MBit/s.4700 MBit/s.
Upload speed3000 MBit/s.2500 MBit/s.
NavigationBeidou, GPS, Galileo, NavIC enabled, Dual frequency GNSS, QZSS, GNSS, SBAS, GLONASSGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou
NFC supportYesNo
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G is better: 28
The number of parameters for which MediaTek Dimensity 820 is better: 11
   Please note that you do not need to sightlessly trust the automatic comparison on the table. It is better to just watch the full benchmark video of joint comparison and hear what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both processors Snapdragon 870 5G and Dimensity 820, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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