mediatek dimensity 8020 vs snapdragon 8 gen 1

Mediatek Dimensity 8020 vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 – Two 8-core CPUs were compared: the MediaTek Dimensity 8020 (Mali-G77 MP9) and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (with Adreno 730 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 8 Gen 1

  • Performs 2.6x better in floating-point computations
  • Shows significantly better (up to 58%) AnTuTu 10 score – 1192K vs 754K
  • Has a smaller size transistor (4 versus 6 nm)
  • Supports 50% higher memory bandwidth (51.2 against 34.1 GB/s)
  • 15% higher CPU clock speed (3000 vs 2600 MHz)
  • Better instruction set architecture

Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 8020

  • Has 2 MB larger L3 cache size than the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
  • Announced 1-year and 5-months later

Mediatek Dimensity 8020 vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1Mediatek Dimensity 8020
Total score1192807754271

GeekBench 6

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

Snapdragon 8 Gen 116714034
Dimensity 802011283702
Asset compression154.9 MB/sec172.4 MB/sec
HTML 5 Browser112.7 pages/sec101.2 pages/sec
PDF Renderer147.2 Mpixels/sec145.6 Mpixels/sec
Image detection94 images/sec76.9 images/sec
HDR122 Mpixels/sec125.8 Mpixels/sec
Background blur13.8 images/sec11.7 images/sec
Photo processing36.3 images/sec36.3 images/sec
Ray tracing4.39 Mpixels/sec4.75 Mpixels/sec


Graphics test55 FPS26 FPS


Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games

PUBG Mobile88 FPS
Call of Duty: Mobile60 FPS
Fortnite42 FPS
Shadowgun Legends89 FPS
World of Tanks Blitz114 FPS
Genshin Impact40 FPS
DeviceXiaomi Poco F4 GT
1080 x 2400


Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and Dimensity 8020


Architecture1x 3 GHz – Cortex-X2
3x 2.5 GHz – Cortex-A710
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A510
4x 2.6 GHz – Cortex-A78
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Frequency3000 MHz2600 MHz
Instruction setARMv9-AARMv8.2-A
L1 cache32 KB
L2 cache1 MB320 KB
L3 cache6 MB8 MB
Process4 nanometers6 nanometers
TDP5.3 W4 W


GPU nameAdreno 730Mali-G77 MP9
ArchitectureAdreno 700Valhall 1st gen
GPU frequency818 MHz850 MHz
Execution units29
Shading units76864
Total shaders1536576
FLOPS2512.8 Gigaflops979.2 Gigaflops
Vulkan version1.11.3
OpenCL version2.02.0
DirectX version12.1


Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR4X
Memory frequency3200 MHz2133 MHz
Bus4x 16 Bit4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth51.2 Gbit/s34.1 Gbit/s
Max size24 GB16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU)HexagonMediaTek APU 570
Storage typeUFS 3.1UFS 3.1
Max display resolution3840 x 21602520 x 1080
Max camera resolution1x 200MP1x 108MP
Video capture8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS4K at 60FPS
Video playback8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS4K 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


ModemSnapdragon X65
4G supportLTE Cat. 24LTE Cat. 21
5G supportYesYes
Download speedUp to 10000 MbpsUp to 4700 Mbps
Upload speedUp to 3670 MbpsUp to 2500 Mbps
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVICGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, NAVIC


AnnouncedDecember 2021April 2023
ClassFlagshipMid range
Model numberSM8450MT6891, MT6891Z_Z/CZA
Official pageQualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 official siteMediaTek Dimensity 8020 official site

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