mediatek dimensity 9000 vs snapdragon 8 gen 1

Mediatek Dimensity 9000 vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 – We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (with Adreno 730 graphics) and MediaTek Dimensity 9000 (Mali-G710 MP10). Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs, and comprehensive tests in benchmarks, like AnTuTu and Geekbench.

Key Features :

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

  • Performs 54% better in floating-point computations
  • Shows better (up to 10%) AnTuTu 10 score – 1189K vs 1079K

Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 9000

  • Has 2 MB larger L3 cache size than the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
  • Supports 17% higher memory bandwidth (60 against 51.2 GB/s)

Mediatek Dimensity 9000 vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

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

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1Mediatek Dimensity 9000
Total score11897311079960

GeekBench 6

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

Snapdragon 8 Gen 116624039
Dimensity 900015904208
Asset compression154.9 MB/sec137.6 MB/sec
HTML 5 Browser112.7 pages/sec122.4 pages/sec
PDF Renderer147.2 Mpixels/sec168.9 Mpixels/sec
Image detection94 images/sec104.6 images/sec
HDR122 Mpixels/sec137.7 Mpixels/sec
Background blur13.8 images/sec12.5 images/sec
Photo processing36.3 images/sec41.5 images/sec
Ray tracing4.39 Mpixels/sec4.33 Mpixels/sec


Graphics test52 FPS48 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 9000


Snapdragon 8 Gen 1Dimensity 9000
Architecture1x 3 GHz – Cortex-X2
3x 2.5 GHz – Cortex-A710
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A510
1x 3.05 GHz – Cortex-X2
3x 2.85 GHz – Cortex-A710
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A510
Frequency3000 MHz3050 MHz
Instruction setARMv9-AARMv9-A
L2 cache1 MB1 MB
L3 cache6 MB8 MB
Process4 nanometers4 nanometers
TDP5.3 W4 W


GPU nameAdreno 730Mali-G710 MP10
ArchitectureAdreno 700Valhall 3rd gen
GPU frequency818 MHz850 MHz
Execution units210
Shading units76896
Total shaders1536960
FLOPS2512.8 Gigaflops1632 Gigaflops
Vulkan version1.11.3
OpenCL version2.02.0
DirectX version12.1


Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR5X
Memory frequency3200 MHz3750 MHz
Bus4x 16 Bit4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth51.2 Gbit/s60 Gbit/s
Max size24 GB24 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU)HexagonYes
Storage typeUFS 3.1UFS 3.1
Max display resolution3840 x 21603200 x 1440
Max camera resolution1x 200MP1x 320MP, 3x 32MP
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, AV1, VP9
Audio codecsAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAVAAC LC, MP3, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, FLAC


ModemSnapdragon X65
4G supportLTE Cat. 24LTE Cat. 24
5G supportYesYes
Download speedUp to 10000 MbpsUp to 7000 Mbps
Upload speedUp to 3670 MbpsUp to 2500 Mbps
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVICGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC


AnnouncedDecember 2021November 2021
Model numberSM8450MT6983
Official pageQualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 official siteMediaTek Dimensity 9000 official site

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