Mediatek Dimensity 8100 vs Snapdragon 870

Two 8-core CPUs were compared: the MediaTek Dimensity 8100 (Mali-G610 MP6) and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 (with Adreno 650 graphics). The advantages and disadvantages of every chip, technical details, and thorough tests in benchmarks like AnTuTu and Geekbench are all available here.

Mediatek Dimensity 8100 vs Snapdragon 870 : MediaTek Dimensity 8100 is better than Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 by 15.15%. It has 8 cores at 2.85 GHz and an Mali-G610 MC GPU versus 8 cores at 3.2 GHz with Adreno 650. In the Antutu Benchmark test, MediaTek Dimensity 8100 results were faster than Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 by 9.33%, scoring 854323 points vs 810251 marks. In the 3DMark test, it scored 6213 points against 4265 , which is 45.67% higher.

Key Features :

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 870

  • 12% higher CPU clock speed (3200 vs 2850 MHz)

Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 8100

  • Has a smaller size transistor (5 versus 7 nm)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~28%)
  • Supports 16% higher memory bandwidth (51.2 against 44 GB/s)
  • Announced 1-year and 2-months later
  • Shows better (up to 5%) AnTuTu 10 score – 854K vs 810K

Mediatek Dimensity 8100 vs Snapdragon 870 Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

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

Snapdragon 870Dimensity 8100
Total score810251854323

GeekBench 6

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

Snapdragon 87011393285
Dimensity 810011333622
Asset compression148.4 MB/sec165.4 MB/sec
HTML 5 Browser85.5 pages/sec110.2 pages/sec
PDF Renderer113.5 Mpixels/sec139.8 Mpixels/sec
Image detection72.7 images/sec79.5 images/sec
HDR102.4 Mpixels/sec116.3 Mpixels/sec
Background blur10.8 images/sec10.3 images/sec
Photo processing28.3 images/sec30 images/sec
Ray tracing4.18 Mpixels/sec4.71 Mpixels/sec


Graphics test25 FPS34 FPS


Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games

PUBG Mobile88 FPS
77 FPS
Call of Duty: Mobile59 FPS
60 FPS
Fortnite27 FPS
26 FPS
Shadowgun Legends102 FPS
74 FPS
World of Tanks Blitz107 FPS
98 FPS
Genshin Impact49 FPS
57 FPS
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang60 FPS
59 FPS
DeviceXiaomi Black Shark 4
1080 x 2400
OnePlus Ace
1080 x 2412

SD 870 vs Dimensity 8100 Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 870 and Dimensity 8100


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)
4x 2.85 GHz – Cortex-A78
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Frequency3200 MHz2850 MHz
Instruction setARMv8.2-AARMv8.2-A
L1 cache512 KB
L2 cache1 MB
L3 cache4 MB4 MB
Process7 nanometers5 nanometers
Transistor count10.3 billion


GPU nameAdreno 650Mali-G610 MP6
ArchitectureAdreno 600Valhall 3rd gen
GPU frequency670 MHz860 MHz
Execution units26
Shading units512
Total shaders1024
FLOPS1372.1 Gigaflops1309 Gigaflops
Vulkan version1.11.3
OpenCL version2.02.0
DirectX version12.1


Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR5
Memory frequency2750 MHz3200 MHz
Bus4x 16 Bit4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth44 Gbit/s51.2 Gbit/s
Max size16 GB16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU)Hexagon 698Yes
Storage typeUFS 3.0, UFS 3.1UFS 3.1
Max display resolution3840 x 21602960 x 1440
Max camera resolution1x 200MP, 2x 25MP1x 200MP
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, WAVAAC LC, MP3, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, FLAC


ModemX55MediaTek UltraSave 2.0
4G supportLTE Cat. 22LTE Cat. 21
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 2021March 2022
Model numberSM8250-ACMT6895Z/TCZA
Official pageQualcomm Snapdragon 870 official siteMediaTek Dimensity 8100 official site

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