dimensity 8020 vs snapdragon 870

Dimensity 8020 vs Snapdragon 870 – Two 8-core processors were compared: the MediaTek Dimensity 8020 (Mali-G77 MP9) and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 (with Adreno 650 graphics). The advantages and disadvantages of every chip, technical details, and thorough tests in benchmarks like AnTuTu and Geekbench are all available here.

Key Features :

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 870

  1. Performs 40% better in floating-point computations
  2. Supports 29% higher memory bandwidth (44 against 34.1 GB/s)
  3. 23% higher CPU clock speed (3200 vs 2600 MHz)
  4. Shows better (up to 8%) AnTuTu 10 score – 816K vs 754K

Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 8020

  1. Has 4 MB larger L3 cache size than the Snapdragon 870
  2. Announced 2-years and 4-months later
  3. Higher GPU frequency (~27%)
  4. Has a smaller size transistor (6 versus 7 nm)

Dimensity 8020 vs Snapdragon 870 Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

Snapdragon 870Dimensity 8020
Total score816809754271

GeekBench 6

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

Snapdragon 87011443337
Dimensity 802011223702
Asset compression148.4 MB/sec172.4 MB/sec
HTML 5 Browser85.5 pages/sec101.2 pages/sec
PDF Renderer113.5 Mpixels/sec145.6 Mpixels/sec
Image detection72.7 images/sec76.9 images/sec
HDR102.4 Mpixels/sec125.8 Mpixels/sec
Background blur10.8 images/sec11.7 images/sec
Photo processing28.3 images/sec36.3 images/sec
Ray tracing4.18 Mpixels/sec4.75 Mpixels/sec


Graphics test25 FPS26 FPS


Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games

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


Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 870 and Dimensity 8020


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-A78
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Frequency3200 MHz2600 MHz
Instruction setARMv8.2-AARMv8.2-A
L1 cache512 KB32 KB
L2 cache1 MB320 KB
L3 cache4 MB8 MB
Process7 nanometers6 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 MHz2133 MHz
Bus4x 16 Bit4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth44 Gbit/s34.1 Gbit/s
Max size16 GB16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU)Hexagon 698MediaTek APU 570
Storage typeUFS 3.0, UFS 3.1UFS 3.1
Max display resolution3840 x 21602520 x 1080
Max camera resolution1x 200MP, 2x 25MP1x 108MP
Video capture8K at 30FPS, 4K at 60FPS4K at 60FPS
Video playback8K at 30FPS, 4K at 60FPS4K at 60FPS
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


4G supportLTE Cat. 22LTE Cat. 21
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, NAVIC


AnnouncedJanuary 2021April 2023
ClassFlagshipMid range
Model numberSM8250-ACMT6891, MT6891Z_Z/CZA
Official pageQualcomm Snapdragon 870 official siteMediaTek Dimensity 8020 official site

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