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Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 vs MediaTek Dimensity 820 benchmark which processor is better

Snapdragon 875 vs Dimensity 820

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   So, which processor or chip is better? Comprehensive data of benchmarks and speed tests Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 vs MediaTek Dimensity 820, compare of GPUs Adreno 660 and Mali-G57 MP5.

   This performance comparison includes two processors: Snapdragon 875 is octa-core (Cortex-X1) and Dimensity 820 is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A76). Both processors went throughpower consumption test and battery life test. A step-by-step analysis of all the technical characteristics, 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 Neocore, PCMark, Mozilla Kraken, Octane V2, PassMark, AnTuTu 8, Quadrant, Vellamo, GFXBench, WebXPRT 3, Geekbench 5, 3DMark, even the gaming performance of processors in Fortnite, Call of Duty: Mobile, Garena Free Fire - The Cobra, Sniper 3D, Mortal Kombat, Minecraft Bedrock, PUBG, Real Racing 3 etc.

   After reading the results these benchmarks and videos, you can already make an briefed decision about which CPU is better to buy Snapdragon 875 or Dimensity 820 and which chip is better for gaming: Asphalt 9, Need for Speed No Limits, Madout2, CSR Racing 2.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
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 87599% Dimensity 82081%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 87596% Dimensity 82073%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 87596% Dimensity 82074%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 875 Dimensity 820
Total score892580418747
CPU267378135989
GPU333014116434
MEM15295188895
UX13923177760

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 875 Dimensity 820
Single-Core1404897
Multi-Core49042961

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 875 Dimensity 820
Frequency2840 MHz2600 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration1x2.84 GHz Cortex-X1
3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A78
4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55
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 bandwidth51.217.07
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache512 KB
L2 cache1 MB
L3 cache4 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.4-AARMv8.3-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Snapdragon 875 is 8% 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 660Mali-G57 MP5
GPU Frequency700 MHz850 MHz
GFloPS1486705.5
# 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 Mobile34.830.7
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)105.847.4
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra63.457.4
Call of Duty: Mobile58.439.8
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)90.538.2
Minecraft: Pocket Edition130.558.1
Real Racing 3126.871.8
Sniper 3D139.5109.1
Need for Speed No Limits88.868.9
Mortal Kombat X91.966
CSR Racing 276.174.6
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 resolution36 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 X57 Modem-RF System 5G5G Multi-Mode
Download speed15000 MBit/s.4700 MBit/s.
Upload speed6000 MBit/s.2500 MBit/s.
NavigationBeidou, NavIC enabled, SBAS, GPS, GNSS, Galileo, QZSS, Dual frequency GNSS, GLONASSGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou
NFC supportYesNo
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 is better: 37
The number of parameters for which MediaTek Dimensity 820 is better: 3
   You need to know that you should not 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 say who really appreciated the capabilities of both chipsets Snapdragon 875 and Dimensity 820, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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