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Samsung Exynos 1080 vs MediaTek Dimensity 820 benchmark which processor is better

Samsung Exynos 1080 vs MediaTek Dimensity 820

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   Well, which chip or processor is better? Detailed comparison data of benchmarks Samsung Exynos 1080 vs MediaTek Dimensity 820, speed testing of GPUs Mali-G78 MP24 and Mali-G57 MP5.

   This performance comparison involves two processors: Exynos 1080 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 specifications, so that it can be easier to understand, is made by the table.

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

   After reading the results these benchmarks and videos, you can already make an briefed decision about which SoCs is better to buy Exynos 1080 or Dimensity 820 and which chip is better for gaming: Asphalt 9, CSR Racing 2, Need for Speed No Limits, Madout2.

 
Samsung Exynos 1080
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
Exynos 108099% Dimensity 82081%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Exynos 108091% Dimensity 82073%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Exynos 108097% Dimensity 82074%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Exynos 1080 Dimensity 820
Total score676347418747
CPU196254135989
GPU275018116434
MEM10663988895
UX9870277760

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Exynos 1080 Dimensity 820
Single-Core1023897
Multi-Core37312961

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Exynos 1080 Dimensity 820
Frequency3000 MHz2600 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration4x3.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A78
4x3.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
4x2.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)9 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR4x
Max. Memory8 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency18662133
Memory bandwidth4417.07
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache
L2 cache
L3 cache4 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.3-AARMv8.3-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Exynos 1080 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-G78 MP24Mali-G57 MP5
GPU Frequency650 MHz850 MHz
GFloPS1076705.5
# of Cores245
# of Shader Units
Display4096 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 Mobile25.530.7
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)79.547.4
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra47.757.4
Call of Duty: Mobile43.139.8
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)67.738.2
Minecraft: Pocket Edition99.758.1
Real Racing 359.671.8
Sniper 3D76.3109.1
Need for Speed No Limits57.268.9
Mortal Kombat X69.266
CSR Racing 266.874.6
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 resolution240 MP80 MP
Dual Camera resolution48 MP32 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)
Video Encoding FPS120240
Video Encoding resolution8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K, 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264, 10-bit H.265/HEVC, VP9H.264, H.265/HEVC


Networks and Navigation
ModemExynos Modem 52005G Multi-Mode
Download speed14000 MBit/s.4700 MBit/s.
Upload speed12000 MBit/s.2500 MBit/s.
NavigationGalileo, QZSS, GPS, Glonass, Beidou, SBASGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou
NFC supportNoNo
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Samsung Exynos 1080 is better: 27
The number of parameters for which MediaTek Dimensity 820 is better: 10
   You need to understand that you should not sightlessly trust the automatic comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full benchmark video of joint comparison and hear what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both processors Exynos 1080 and Dimensity 820, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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