Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 vs Dimensity 9000

We compared two 8-core processors: Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 vs Dimensity 9000. Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs, and comprehensive tests in benchmarks, like AnTuTu and Geekbench.

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 vs Dimensity 9000

Key Features :

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

  • Performs 54% better in floating-point computations
  • Shows better (up to 10%) AnTuTu 10 score – 1168K vs 1061K

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)

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 vs Dimensity 9000 AnTuTu & Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

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

Total score11684821061722

GeekBench 6

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

NameSnapdragon 8 gen 1Dimensity 9000
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
Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 vs Dimensity 9000


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

Graphics test60 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


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


We compared the performance of processors and found out that Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 is better than MediaTek Dimensity 9000 by 2.87%. It has 8 cores at 3.2 GHz and an Adreno 730 GPU versus 8 cores at 3.05 GHz with Mali-G710 MC. In the Antutu Benchmark test, Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 results were faster than MediaTek Dimensity 9000 by 4.16%, scoring 1098722 points vs 1054884 marks. In the 3DMark test, it scored 8224 points against 7894 , which is 4.18% higher.

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