Qualcomm | Snapdragon 870 vs Dimensity 920 | Sd 870 vs Dimensity 920 | MediaTek
We have arranged a full comparison on Snapdragon 870 vs Dimensity 920 in which these SoCs are recently launched by Qualcomm and MediaTek respectively. Now we have compared these two processors on the basis of pros and cons, Geekbench, Antutu, and technical specifications.
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Major differences between Snapdragon 870 Vs Dimensity 920
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
- Snapdragon 870 shows a 27.51% better AnTuTu 9 score than Dimensity 920 (635K vs 498K).
- Snapdragon 870 performs 85.23% better in floating-point computations than Dimensity 920 (1267 vs 684 GFlops).
- Snapdragon 870 has a 28% higher CPU clock speed than Dimensity 920 (3200 vs 2500 MHz).
Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 920
- Dimensity 920 has a 16.36% higher memory frequency than Snapdragon 870 (3200 vs 2750 MHz).
- Dimensity 920 is the latest SOC as announced 7-months later than the Snapdragon 870.
- Dimensity 920 has 40.74% higher GPU frequency (950 vs 675 MHz)
Full comparison between Snapdragon 870 vs Dimensity 920
|SoC:||Snapdragon 870||Dimensity 920|
|Games||FPS(Frames Per Second)||FPS(Frames Per Second)|
|PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)||82||–|
|Garena Free Fire – The Cobra||50||–|
|Call of Duty: Mobile||59||–|
|Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)||71||–|
|World of Tanks Blitz||107||–|
|Minecraft: Pocket Edition||103||–|
|Mobile Legends: Bang Bang||60||–|
|Real Racing 3||62||–|
|Need for Speed No Limits||90||–|
|Mortal Kombat X||65||–|
|CSR Racing 2||65||–|
|Image compression||180.6 Mpixels/s||–|
|Face detection||25.25 images/s||–|
|Speech recognition||54.7 words/s||–|
|Machine learning||56.95 images/s||–|
|Camera shooting||28 images/s||–|
|HTML 5||3 Mnodes/s||–|
|Graphics test||25 FPS||11 FPS|
|Max On-Device Display||4K @ 60 Hz, QHD+ @ 144 Hz||FHD+ @ 120 Hz|
|Max External Display||4K @ 60 Hz||–|
|Color Depth||Up to 10-bit||Up to 10-bit|
|Architecture||1x 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
|Base Frequency||1800 MHz||2000 MHz|
|3200 MHz||2500 MHz|
|L1 cache||512 KB||–|
|L2 cache||1 MB||–|
|L3 cache||4 MB||2 MB|
|Process||7 nanometers||6 nanometers|
|TDP||10 Watt||10 Watt|
|Transistor Count||–||12 Billion|
|GPU name||Adreno 650||Mali-G68 MC4|
|Architecture||Adreno 600||Valhall 2|
|GPU frequency||675 MHz||950 MHz|
|FLOPS||1,267 Gigaflops||684 Gigaflops|
|Memory frequency||2750 MHz||3200 MHz|
|Bus||4x 16 Bit||4x 16 Bit|
|Max bandwidth||44 Gbit/s||–|
|Max size||16 GB||16 GB|
|Neural processor (NPU)||Hexagon 698||MediaTek APU 3.0|
|Storage type||UFS 3.0, UFS 3.1||UFS 2.1, UFS 2.2, UFS 3.1|
|Max display resolution||3840 x 2160||2520 x 1080|
|Max camera resolution||1x 200MP, 2x 25MP||1x 108MP, 2x 20MP|
|Video capture||8K at 30FPS, 4K at 60FPS||4K at 30FPS|
|Video playback||8K at 30FPS, 4K at 60FPS||4K at 30FPS|
|Video codecs||H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9||H.264, H.265, AV1, VP9|
|Audio codecs||AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV||AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV|
|4G support||LTE Cat. 24||LTE Cat. 18|
|Download speed||7500 Mbps (5G), 2500 Mbps (4G)||2770 Mbps (5G), 1200 Mbps (4G)|
|Upload speed||3000 Mbps (5G), 316 Mbps (4G)||1200 Mbps (5G), 316 Mbps (4G)|
|Navigation||GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC||GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, NAVIC|
|Announced||January 2021||August 2021|
|Official page||Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 official site||MediaTek Dimensity 920 official site|
|Charging||Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ technology|
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Review by Tenzys Tech
CPU of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 870 is clocked up to 3.2 GHz Cortex A77 cores while MediaTek’s Dimensity 920 is clocked up to 2.96 GHz with updated Cortex A78 cores which makes the Dimensity 920 a better option due to its latest cores than Snapdragon 870.
GPU of chipset Snapdragon 870 is equipped with Adreno 650 which is fabricated on 7nm while the Dimensity 920 is equipped with Mali-G68 MC4 which is fabricated on 6nm. Frankly, according to the technical specifications, Mali-G68 MC4 is much better than Adreno 650.
In Snapdragon 870 memory type is LPDDR5 and is clocked at 2750 MHz frequency while Dimensity 920 comprises LPDDR5 at 3200 MHz frequency. So in this section Dimensity 920 would be a good option.
Energy efficiency and battery life
As the facts are seen by the technical specifications of both the SoCs, the Dimensity 920 is built on 6nm process technology while on other hand, Snapdragon 870 is built on 7nm technology. The smaller size semiconductor indicates a greater number of transistors embedded in the SoC (System on Chip), which does not only saves energy but also significantly improves the chipset’s overall performance hence, Dimensity 920 is better.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
Overall Good chipset in Flagship Series.
MediaTek Dimensity 920
A Decent 5G chipset by Mediatek for Mid-Range smartphones.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. Which is better Snapdragon 870 or Dimensity 920?
Ans. MediaTek Dimensity 920 has a 498317 Antutu score, whereas Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 has a 655403 Antutu score. MediaTek Dimensity 920 has 8 cores and a frequency of 2500 MHz, whereas Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 has 8 cores and a frequency of 3200 MHz. However, Dimensity 920 has the latest core architecture which implies good performance but the fact can’t be avoided is that there is a great difference in the clock speed of both the SoCs so the battle is nail-biting. Dimensity 920 features Mali-G68 MC4 which is based on 6 nm and on Valhall 2 architecture, whereas Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 has Adreno 650 GPU which is based on 7nm, and Adreno 600 architecture.