mediatek dimensity 920 (6 nm) vs snapdragon 870

Mediatek Dimensity 920 (6 nm) vs Snapdragon 870 : Two 8-core CPUs were compared: the MediaTek Dimensity 920 (Mali-G68 MP4) 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.

Key Features :

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 870

  • Has 2 MB larger L3 cache size than the Dimensity 920
  • Performs 2x better in floating-point computations
  • Shows significantly better (up to 50%) AnTuTu 10 score – 806K vs 538K
  • 28% higher CPU clock speed (3200 vs 2500 MHz)

Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 920

  • Higher GPU frequency (~42%)
  • Has a smaller size transistor (6 versus 7 nm)
  • Supports 16% higher memory bandwidth (51.2 against 44 GB/s)
  • Announced 7-months later

Mediatek Dimensity 920 (6 nm) vs Snapdragon 870 Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

Snapdragon 870 Mediatek Dimensity 920
Total score806218538543

GeekBench 6

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

Snapdragon 870Mediatek Dimensity 920
Asset compression148.4 MB/sec116.7 MB/sec
HTML 5 Browser85.5 pages/sec60.1 pages/sec
PDF Renderer113.5 Mpixels/sec85.8 Mpixels/sec
Image detection72.7 images/sec45.8 images/sec
HDR102.4 Mpixels/sec73.5 Mpixels/sec
Background blur10.8 images/sec6.59 images/sec
Photo processing28.3 images/sec14.9 images/sec
Ray tracing4.18 Mpixels/sec3.29 Mpixels/sec


Graphics test25 FPS13 FPS


Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games

PUBG Mobile88 FPS
64 FPS
Call of Duty: Mobile59 FPS
59 FPS
Fortnite27 FPS
27 FPS
Shadowgun Legends102 FPS
68 FPS
World of Tanks Blitz107 FPS
59 FPS
Genshin Impact49 FPS
46 FPS
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang60 FPS
53 FPS
DeviceXiaomi Black Shark 4
1080 x 2400
Oppo Realme 9 Pro Plus
1080 x 2400


Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 870 and Dimensity 920


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)
2x 2.5 GHz – Cortex-A78
6x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Frequency3200 MHz2500 MHz
Instruction setARMv8.2-AARMv8.2-A
L1 cache512 KB
L2 cache1 MB
L3 cache4 MB2 MB
Process7 nanometers6 nanometers
Transistor count10.3 billion10 billion


GPU nameAdreno 650Mali-G68 MP4
ArchitectureAdreno 600Valhall 2nd gen
GPU frequency670 MHz950 MHz
Execution units24
Shading units512
Total shaders1024
FLOPS1372.1 Gigaflops684 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 2.1, UFS 2.2, UFS 3.1
Max display resolution3840 x 21602520 x 1080
Max camera resolution1x 200MP, 2x 25MP1x 108MP, 2x 20MP
Video capture8K at 30FPS, 4K at 60FPS4K at 30FPS
Video playback8K at 30FPS, 4K at 60FPS4K 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. 22LTE Cat. 18
5G supportYesYes
Download speedUp to 7500 MbpsUp to 2770 Mbps
Upload speedUp to 3000 MbpsUp to 1250 Mbps
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVICGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, NAVIC


AnnouncedJanuary 2021August 2021
ClassFlagshipMid range
Model numberSM8250-ACMT6877T
Official pageQualcomm Snapdragon 870 official siteMediaTek Dimensity 920 official site

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