dimensity 6100 plus vs snapdragon 8 gen 1

Dimensity 6100 Plus vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 – We’ve put together a thorough comparison between the recently introduced Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and Mediatek’s Dimensity 6100 Plus SoCs. Using their technical specs and benchmarks from Geekbench, Antutu, and 3DMark, we have finally balanced the benefits and drawbacks of these eight-core CPUs.

Key Features :

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

  • Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 has 36.36% higher CPU clock speed than Dimensity 6100 Plus (3000 vs 2200 MHz).
  • Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 has 50.02% higher memory frequency than Dimensity 6100 Plus (3200 vs 2133 MHz).
  • Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 has 33.33% smaller sized transistor than Dimensity 6100 Plus (4 vs 6 nm).
  • Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 has 186.92% better AnTuTu 9 score than Dimensity 6100 Plus (1,037 K vs 361 K).
  • Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 has latest instruction set, hence better than Dimensity 6100 Plus.
  • Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Support 199.94% higher memory bandwidth than Dimensity 6100 Plus (51.2 vs 17.07 MHz).

Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 6100 Plus

  • Dimensity 6100 Plus has 18.75% higher GPU clock speed than Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (950 vs 800 MHz).

Dimensity 6100 Plus vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Dimensity 6100 Plus
Total score1036722361331

GeekBench 5

Snapdragon 8 Gen 112213589
Dimensity 6100 Plus5801707
Image compression180.6 Mpixels/s
Face detection25.25 images/s
Speech recognition54.7 words/s
Machine learning56.95 images/s
Camera shooting28 images/s
HTML 53 Mnodes/s
SQLite989.1 Mnodes/s


Graphics test54 FPS


Full list of technical specifications of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and MediaTek Dimensity 6100 Plus


Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1MediaTek Dimensity 6100 Plus
Architecture1x 3 GHz Cortex-X2
3x 2.5 GHz Cortex-A710
4x 1.8 GHz Cortex-A510
2x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A76
6x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Base Frequency1800 MHz2000 MHz
Turbo Frequency3000 MHz2200 MHz
Instruction setARMv9-AARMv8.2-A
L1 cache512 KB
L2 cache1 MB1 MB
L3 cache4 MB2 MB
Process4 nm6 nm
Transistor count


GPU nameAdreno 730Mali-G57 MC2
ArchitectureAdreno 700Valhall
GPU frequency800 MHz950 MHz
Execution units32
Shading units76832
FLOPS243 Gigaflops
Vulkan version1.11.1
OpenCL version22.0
DirectX version1212


Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR4X
Memory frequency3200 MHz2133 MHz
Bus4×16 Bit2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth51.2 Gbit/s17.07 Gbit/s
Max size24 GB12 GB


Max On-Device Display4K @ 60 Hz,QHD+ @ 144 HzFull HD+ @ 120 Hz
Max On-Display Resolution3840 x 21602520 x 1080
Max External Display4K @ 60 Hz
Color DepthUp to 10-bit
Color GamutRec2020

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU)HexagonYes
Storage typeUFS 3.1UFS 2.2
Max display resolution3840 x 21602520 x 1080
Max camera resolution1x 200MP, 2x 64MP1x 108MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS2K at 30FPS
Video playback8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS2K at 30FPS
Video codecsH.264, H.265, VP8, VP9H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecsAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAVAAC LC, MP3, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, FLAC


ModemSnapdragon X653GPP Release-16 standard 5G modem
4G supportLTE Cat. 24
5G supportYesYes
Peak Download speedUp to 10240 MbpsUp to 3300 Mbps
Peak Upload speedUp to 3072 Mbps
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVICGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, NAVIC


Announced DateDecember 2021July 2023
ClassFlagshipMid range
Model numberSM8450
Official pageSnapdragon 8 Gen 1 official siteDimensity 6100 Plus official site

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