Exynos 1280 vs Dimensity 900

Two 8-core CPUs were compared: the MediaTek Dimensity 900 (which has Mali-G68 MP4 graphics) and the Samsung Exynos 1280. The advantages and disadvantages of every chip, technical details, and thorough tests in benchmarks like AnTuTu and Geekbench are all available here.

Exynos 1280 vs Dimensity 900 : MediaTek Dimensity 900 is better than Samsung Exynos 1280 by 10.88%. It has 8 cores at 2.4 GHz and an Mali-G68MC GPU versus 8 cores at 2.4 GHz with Mali G68 MP. In the 3DMark test, it scored 2034 points against 1827 , which is 11.33% higher.

In the tables below you will find more detailed information and you will be able to compare these CPUs, see the difference and be able to find which one is right for you.

Key Features :

Pros of Samsung Exynos 1280

  • Has a smaller size transistor (5 versus 6 nm)
  • Announced 10-months later
  • Higher GPU frequency (~11%)
  • Exynos 1280 has 16.67% smaller sized transistor than Dimensity 900 (5 vs 6 nm).
  • Exynos 1280 has latest instruction set, hence better than Dimensity 900.

Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 900

  • Performs 28% better in floating-point computations
  • Shows better (up to 10%) AnTuTu 10 score – 514K vs 468K
  • Dimensity 900 has 50.02% higher memory frequency than Exynos 1280 (3200 vs 2133 MHz).

Exynos 1280 vs Dimensity 900 AnTuTu Score

AnTuTu 10

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

Exynos 1280Dimensity 900
Total score468077514700

GeekBench 6

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

NameExynos 1280Dimensity 900
Asset compression97.2 MB/sec109.6 MB/sec
HTML 5 Browser50.8 pages/sec59.1 pages/sec
PDF Renderer70.9 Mpixels/sec82.5 Mpixels/sec
Image detection36 images/sec43.6 images/sec
HDR70.2 Mpixels/sec68.4 Mpixels/sec
Background blur5.92 images/sec6 images/sec
Photo processing18.1 images/sec20.6 images/sec
Ray tracing3.04 Mpixels/sec3.07 Mpixels/sec


A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance

Graphics test13 FPS12 FPS

Samsung Exynos 1280 vs Mediatek Dimensity 900 Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 1280 and Dimensity 900


Architecture2x 2.4 GHz – Cortex-A78
6x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
2x 2.4 GHz – Cortex-A78
6x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Frequency2400 MHz2400 MHz
Instruction setARMv8.2-AARMv8.2-A
L3 cache2 MB
Process5 nanometers6 nanometers
Transistor count10 billion


GPU nameMali-G68 MP4Mali-G68 MP4
ArchitectureValhall 2nd genValhall 2nd gen
GPU frequency1000 MHz900 MHz
Execution units44
FLOPS487 Gigaflops621 Gigaflops
Vulkan version1.31.3
OpenCL version2.02.0


Memory typeLPDDR4XLPDDR5
Memory frequency2133 MHz3200 MHz
Bus4x 16 Bit4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth17 Gbit/s
Max size8 GB16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU)YesYes
Storage typeUFS 2.2UFS 2.1, UFS 3.1
Max display resolution2960 x 14402520 x 1080
Max camera resolution1x 108MP1x 108MP, 2x 20MP
Video capture4K at 30FPS4K at 30FPS
Video playback4K at 30FPS4K at 30FPS
Video codecsH.264, H.265, VP8, VP9H.264, H.265, AV1, VP9
Audio codecsAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAVAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV


4G supportLTE Cat. 18LTE Cat. 18
5G supportYesYes
Download speedUp to 2550 MbpsUp to 2770 Mbps
Upload speedUp to 1840 MbpsUp to 1250 Mbps
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, GalileoGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, NAVIC


AnnouncedMarch 2022May 2021
ClassMid rangeMid range
Model numberS5E8825MT6877
Official pageSamsung Exynos 1280 official siteMediaTek Dimensity 900 official site

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