Dimensity 8300 Ultra vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

Two 8-core CPUs were compared: the MediaTek Dimensity 8300 (Mali-G615 MP6) and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (with Adreno 740 graphics). The advantages and disadvantages of every chip, technical details, and thorough tests in benchmarks like AnTuTu and Geekbench are all available here.

Dimensity 8300 Ultra vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 : Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 2 is better than MediaTek Dimensity 8300 by 26.11%. It has 8 cores at 3.4 GHz and an Adreno 740 GPU versus 8 cores at 3.35 GHz with Mali-G615 MP. In the Antutu Benchmark test, Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 2 results were faster than MediaTek Dimensity 8300 by 17.33%, scoring 1601446 points vs 1364875 marks. In the 3DMark test, it scored 11341 points against 7076 , which is 60.27% higher.

Key Features :

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

  • Has 4 MB larger L3 cache size than the Dimensity 8300

Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 8300

  • Higher GPU frequency (~2.1x)
  • Announced 1-year later
  • Supports 7% higher memory bandwidth (68.2 against 64 GB/s)
  • 5% higher CPU clock speed (3350 vs 3200 MHz)

Dimensity 8300 Ultra vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios.

Snapdragon 8 Gen 2Dimensity 8300
CPU382143338399
GPU618652498390
Memory278662431102
UX247648270281
Total score15345341550129

GeekBench 6

NameSingle-CoreMulti-Core
Snapdragon 8 Gen 220045344
Dimensity 830015084852
Asset compression210 MB/sec194.2 MB/sec
HTML 5 Browser153.9 pages/sec149.9 pages/sec
PDF Renderer153.3 Mpixels/sec164.6 Mpixels/sec
Image detection128.6 images/sec106.1 images/sec
HDR159.7 Mpixels/sec151.4 Mpixels/sec
Background blur17.1 images/sec13.8 images/sec
Photo processing51.9 images/sec45.9 images/sec
Ray tracing5.92 Mpixels/sec5.2 Mpixels/sec

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)

Stability64%
Graphics test72 FPS
Score12156

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games

Snapdragon 8 Gen 2Dimensity 8300
PUBG Mobile90 FPS
[Ultra]
Call of Duty: Mobile60 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite56 FPS
[Ultra]
Shadowgun Legends118 FPS
[Ultra]
World of Tanks Blitz120 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact59 FPS
[Ultra]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang59 FPS
[Ultra]
DeviceZTE Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro
1116 x 2480

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 and Dimensity 8300

CPU

Architecture1x 3.2 GHz – Cortex-X3
2x 2.8 GHz – Cortex-A715
2x 2.8 GHz – Cortex-A710
3x 2 GHz – Cortex-A510
1x 3.35 GHz – Cortex-A715
3x 3.2 GHz – Cortex-A715
4x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A510
Cores88
Frequency3200 MHz3350 MHz
Instruction setARMv9-AARMv9-A
L2 cache1 MB
L3 cache8 MB4 MB
Process4 nanometers4 nanometers
TDP6.3 W
ManufacturingTSMCTSMC

Graphics

GPU nameAdreno 740Mali-G615 MP6
ArchitectureAdreno 700Valhall 4rd gen
GPU frequency680 MHz1400 MHz
Execution units26
Shading units1280
Total shaders2560
FLOPS3481.6 Gigaflops
Vulkan version1.31.3
OpenCL version2.02.0
DirectX version12.1

Memory

Memory typeLPDDR5XLPDDR5X
Memory frequency4200 MHz4266 MHz
Bus4x 16 Bit4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth64 Gbit/s68.2 Gbit/s
Max size24 GB24 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU)HexagonMediaTek APU 780
Storage typeUFS 3.1, UFS 4.0UFS 4.0
Max display resolution3840 x 21602960 x 1440
Max camera resolution1x 200MP1x 320MP
Video capture8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS4K at 60FPS
Video playback8K at 60FPS, 4K at 120FPS4K at 60FPS
Video codecsH.264, H.265, AV1, VP8, VP9H.264, H.265, AV1, VP9
Audio codecsAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAVAAC LC, MP3, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, FLAC

Connectivity

ModemSnapdragon X70
4G supportLTE Cat. 24
5G supportYesYes
Download speedUp to 10000 MbpsUp to 7900 Mbps
Upload speedUp to 3500 MbpsUp to 4200 Mbps
Wi-Fi76
Bluetooth5.35.4
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVICGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, NAVIC

Info

AnnouncedNovember 2022November 2023
ClassFlagshipFlagship
Model numberSM8550-AB
Official pageQualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 official siteMediaTek Dimensity 8300 official site

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