Snapdragon 870 vs Dimensity 8200

We compared two 8-core processors: Snapdragon 870 vs Dimensity 8200. Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs, and comprehensive tests in benchmarks, like AnTuTu and Geekbench.

Snapdragon 870 vs Dimensity 8200

Key Features :

Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 8200

  • Has a smaller size transistor (4 versus 7 nm)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~42%)
  • Announced 1-year and 11-months later
  • Supports 16% higher memory bandwidth (51.2 against 44 GB/s)
  • Shows better (up to 10%) AnTuTu 10 score – 893K vs 809K.

Snapdragon 870 vs Dimensity 8200 AnTuTu & Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

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

Total score809570893390

GeekBench 6

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

NameSnapdragon 870Dimensity 8200
Asset compression148.4 MB/sec172.8 MB/sec
HTML 5 Browser85.5 pages/sec108 pages/sec
PDF Renderer113.5 Mpixels/sec140.4 Mpixels/sec
Image detection72.7 images/sec86.2 images/sec
HDR102.4 Mpixels/sec118.4 Mpixels/sec
Background blur10.8 images/sec14.7 images/sec
Photo processing28.3 images/sec34.4 images/sec
Ray tracing4.18 Mpixels/sec4.63 Mpixels/sec


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

Graphics test25 FPS33 FPS


Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games

PUBG Mobile88 FPS
Call of Duty: Mobile59 FPS
Fortnite27 FPS
Shadowgun Legends102 FPS
World of Tanks Blitz107 FPS
Genshin Impact49 FPS
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang60 FPS
DeviceXiaomi Black Shark 4
1080 x 2400


Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 870 and Dimensity 8200


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)
1x 3.1 GHz – Cortex A78
3x 3 GHz – Cortex A78
4x 2 GHz – Cortex A55
Frequency3200 MHz3100 MHz
Instruction setARMv8.2-AARMv8.2-A
L1 cache512 KB
L2 cache1 MB
L3 cache4 MB4 MB
Process7 nanometers4 nanometers
Transistor count10.3 billion


GPU nameAdreno 650Mali-G610 MP6
ArchitectureAdreno 600Valhall 3rd gen
GPU frequency670 MHz950 MHz
Execution units26
Shading units512
Total shaders1024
FLOPS1372.1 Gigaflops1442 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 698MediaTek APU 580
Storage typeUFS 3.0, UFS 3.1UFS 3.1
Max display resolution3840 x 21602960 x 1440
Max camera resolution1x 200MP, 2x 25MP1x 320MP
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


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 2021December 2022
ClassFlagshipMid range
Model numberSM8250-ACMT6896Z
Official pageQualcomm Snapdragon 870 official siteMediaTek Dimensity 8200 official site


We compared the performance of processors and found out that MediaTek Dimensity 8200 is better than Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 by 26.81%. It has 8 cores at 3.1 GHz and an Mali-G610 MC GPU versus 8 cores at 3.2 GHz with Adreno 650. In the Antutu Benchmark test, MediaTek Dimensity 8200 results were faster than Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 by 20.16%, scoring 942855 points vs 784669 marks. In the 3DMark test, it scored 7011 points against 4265 , which is 64.38% higher.

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