dimensity 8300 vs a15 bionic

We examined two phone SoC versions: the Apple A15 Bionic, with six cores at 3230MHz, and the MediaTek Dimensity 8300, with eight cores at 3350MHz. Discover which CPU outperforms the others in benchmark tests, important specs, power usage, and other areas.

Key Differences :

MediaTek Dimensity 8300 Advantages

  • Larger memory bandwidth (68.2GB/s vs 34.1GB/s)
  • Higher Frequency (3350MHz vs 3230MHz)
  • More modern manufacturing process (4nm vs 5nm)
  • Published 2 years 2 months later

Dimensity 8300 vs A15 Bionic Chip Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

Dimensity 8300Apple A15 Bionic

1550129

1290037

Geekbench 6

NameSingle-CoreMulti-Core
Dimensity 830015084852
A15 Bionic Chip23335741

Dimensity 8300 vs A15 Bionic Specifications

CPU

8Cores6
8Threads6
hybrid (Prime / big.LITTLE)Core architecturehybrid (big.LITTLE)
NoHyperthreadingNo
NoOverclocking ?No
3.35 GHz
1x Cortex-A715
A-Core3.23 GHz
2x Avalanche
3.20 GHz
3x Cortex-A715
B-Core2.02 GHz
4x Blizzard
2.20 GHz
4x Cortex-A510
C-Core

GPU

ARM Mali-G615 MP5GPUApple A15 (5 GPU Cores)
1.40 GHzGPU frequency1.34 GHz
1.40 GHzGPU (Turbo)
GPU Generation12
4 nmTechnology5 nm
1Max. displays3
5Compute units20
Shader640
NoHardware RaytracingNo
NoFrame GenerationNo
Max. GPU Memory6 GB
12DirectX Version

RAM & STORAGE

RAM TypeLPDDR5X up to 8533MbpsLPDDR4X
RAM Frequency4266 MHz2133 MHz
Storage TypeUFS 4.0 + MCQNVMe

DISPLAY

ResolutionUp to 2960x1440px2732 x 2048px
Display TypeFHD+ @ 180Hz
WQHD+ @ 120Hz
Dual DisplaySuper Retina XDR OLED, 120Hz

Networks and Navigation

ModemSub 6GHz 5G Multi-Mode5G Modem
Download speed7500 MBit/s.7000 MBit/s.
Upload speed2500 MBit/s.5000 MBit/s.
NavigationNavIC, GPS L1CA+L5, BeiDou B1I+ B2a + B1C, Glonass L1OF, Galileo E1 + E5a, QZSS L1CA+ L5Galileo, NavIC, GLONASS, NavIC enabled, QZSS, GPS, SBAS, Dual frequency GNSS, Beidou, GNSS
NFC supportYesNo
5G supportYesYes

Technical Details

Technical detailsThe MediaTek Dimensity 8300 is manufactured in 4 nm and has 4.00 MB cache. The Apple A15 Bionic (5-GPU) is manufactured in 5 nm and has a 48.00 MB cache.
MediaTek Dimensity 8300CharacteristicApple A15 Bionic (5-GPU)
4 nmTechnology5 nm
ChipletChip designChiplet
Armv9-A (64 bit)Instruction set (ISA)Armv8-A (64 bit)
ISA extensions
Socket
NoneVirtualizationNone
NoAES-NINo
AndroidOperating systemsiOS
Q4/2023Release dateQ3/2021
Release price

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