We compared the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 (Mali-G77 MP9) and Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 (with Adreno 650 graphics), two 8-core processors. Here you may find technical specifications, thorough evaluations in benchmarks like AnTuTu and Geekbench, and the advantages and disadvantages of each chip.

Mediatek dimensity 1200 vs Snapdragon 870

Key Features Of Mediatek dimensity 1200 vs Snapdragon 870

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 870

  • Performs 40% better in floating-point computations
  • Supports 29% higher memory bandwidth (44 against 34.1 GB/s)
  • 7% higher CPU clock speed (3200 vs 3000 MHz)
  • Shows better (up to 8%) AnTuTu 10 score – 813K vs 754K

Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 1200

  • Has 4 MB larger L3 cache size than the Snapdragon 870
  • Higher GPU frequency (~27%)
  • Has a smaller size transistor (6 versus 7 nm)

Snapdragon 870 vs Dimensity 1200 Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

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

Mediatek dimensity 1200 vs Snapdragon 870
Snapdragon 870Dimensity 1200
Total score813177754081

GeekBench 6

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

NameSnapdragon 870Dimensity 1200
Asset compression148.4 MB/sec159.5 MB/sec
HTML 5 Browser85.5 pages/sec94.9 pages/sec
PDF Renderer113.5 Mpixels/sec135.9 Mpixels/sec
Image detection72.7 images/sec60.2 images/sec
HDR102.4 Mpixels/sec106.8 Mpixels/sec
Background blur10.8 images/sec9.41 images/sec
Photo processing28.3 images/sec31.7 images/sec
Ray tracing4.18 Mpixels/sec4.48 Mpixels/sec


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

Graphics test25 FPS25 FPS


Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games

PUBG Mobile88 FPS
68 FPS
Call of Duty: Mobile59 FPS
60 FPS
Fortnite27 FPS
28 FPS
Shadowgun Legends102 FPS
71 FPS
World of Tanks Blitz107 FPS
88 FPS
Genshin Impact49 FPS
51 FPS
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang60 FPS
60 FPS
DeviceXiaomi Black Shark 4
1080 x 2400
Oppo Realme GT Neo
1080 x 2400


Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 870 and Dimensity 1200


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)
1x 3 GHz – Cortex-A78
3x 2.6 GHz – Cortex-A78
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Frequency3200 MHz3000 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 3.0
Storage typeUFS 3.0, UFS 3.1UFS 3.1
Max display resolution3840 x 21602520 x 1080
Max camera resolution1x 200MP, 2x 25MP1x 200MP, 2x 32MP
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, AV1, VP9
Audio codecsAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAVAIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV


ModemX55Helio M70
4G supportLTE Cat. 22LTE Cat. 19
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 2021January 2021
Model numberSM8250-ACMT6893
Official pageQualcomm Snapdragon 870 official siteMediaTek Dimensity 1200 official site

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