dimensity 1000 plus vs 870

Dimensity 1000 Plus vs 870 – We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 (with Adreno 650 graphics) and MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus (Mali-G77 MP9). Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs, and comprehensive tests in benchmarks, like AnTuTu and Geekbench.

Key Features :

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 870

  • Supports 47% higher memory bandwidth (44 against 29.87 GB/s)
  • Performs 40% better in floating-point computations
  • Shows better (up to 39%) AnTuTu 10 score – 816K vs 586K
  • 23% higher CPU clock speed (3200 vs 2600 MHz)
  • Announced 9-months later

Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus

  • Higher GPU frequency (~27%)

Dimensity 1000 Plus vs 870 Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance

Snapdragon 870Dimensity 1000 Plus
Total score816040586757

GeekBench 6

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance

Snapdragon 87011453329
Dimensity 1000 plus10373153
Asset compression148.4 MB/sec151.6 MB/sec
HTML 5 Browser85.5 pages/sec80.4 pages/sec
PDF Renderer113.5 Mpixels/sec113 Mpixels/sec
Image detection72.7 images/sec66 images/sec
HDR102.4 Mpixels/sec93.2 Mpixels/sec
Background blur10.8 images/sec9.57 images/sec
Photo processing28.3 images/sec32.3 images/sec
Ray tracing4.18 Mpixels/sec4.05 Mpixels/sec


Graphics test25 FPS22 FPS


Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games

PUBG Mobile88 FPS
45 FPS
Call of Duty: Mobile59 FPS
55 FPS
Fortnite27 FPS
28 FPS
Shadowgun Legends102 FPS
58 FPS
World of Tanks Blitz107 FPS
56 FPS
Genshin Impact49 FPS
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang60 FPS
59 FPS
DeviceXiaomi Black Shark 4
1080 x 2400
1080 x 2400


Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 870 and Dimensity 1000 Plus


Architecture1x 3.2 GHz – Kryo 585 Prime (Cortex-A77)
3x 2.42 GHz – Kryo 585 Gold (Cortex-A77)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 585 Silver (Cortex-A55)
4x 2.6 GHz – Cortex-A77
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Frequency3200 MHz2600 MHz
Instruction setARMv8.2-AARMv8.2-A
L1 cache512 KB
L2 cache1 MB
L3 cache4 MB
Process7 nanometers7 nanometers
Transistor count10.3 billion


GPU nameAdreno 650Mali-G77 MP9
ArchitectureAdreno 600Valhall 1st gen
GPU frequency670 MHz850 MHz
Execution units29
Shading units51264
Total shaders1024576
FLOPS1372.1 Gigaflops979.2 Gigaflops
Vulkan version1.11.3
OpenCL version2.02.0
DirectX version12.1


Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR4X
Memory frequency2750 MHz1866 MHz
Bus4x 16 Bit4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth44 Gbit/s29.87 Gbit/s
Max size16 GB16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU)Hexagon 698MediaTek APU 3.0
Storage typeUFS 3.0, UFS 3.1UFS 2.2
Max display resolution3840 x 21602520 x 1080
Max camera resolution1x 200MP, 2x 25MP1x 80MP, 2x 32MP
Video capture8K at 30FPS, 4K at 60FPS4K at 30FPS
Video playback8K at 30FPS, 4K at 60FPS4K at 30FPS
Video codecsH.264, H.265, VP8, VP9H.264, H.265, AV1, VP9
Audio codecsAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAVAIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV


ModemX55Helio M70
4G supportLTE Cat. 22LTE Cat. 19
5G supportYesYes
Download speedUp to 7500 MbpsUp to 4700 Mbps
Upload speedUp to 3000 MbpsUp to 2500 Mbps
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVICGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS


AnnouncedJanuary 2021May 2020
Model numberSM8250-ACMT6889Z/CZA
Official pageQualcomm Snapdragon 870 official siteMediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus official site

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