Snapdragon 870 Vs Dimensity 1000 Plus | Full Comparison

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Both the SOCs Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 870 and Dimensity 1000 Plus is recently launched and both the chipsets are equipped with 5G capabilities. Now we have compared these two processors on the basis of pros and cons, Geekbench, Antutu, and technical specifications.

CPU Performance

Snapdragon 870
83

Dimensity 1000 Plus
63

Gaming Performance

Snapdragon 870
91

Dimensity 1000 Plus
66

Battery Life

Snapdragon 870
82

Dimensity 1000 Plus
71

Tenzys Tech Score

Snapdragon 870
86

Dimensity 1000 Plus
67

Qualcomm Snapdragon 870

Tenzys Tech

Snapdragon 870
CPU
GPU
Memory
Display and Camera

Summary

Overall Good chipset in Flagship Series.

4.8

Mediatek Dimensity 1000 Plus

Tenzys Tech

Dimensity 1000+
CPU
GPU
Memory
Display and Camera

Summary

A decent performer in Flagship Series.

4.3

Major differences between Snapdragon 870 Vs Dimensity 1000 Plus

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 870

  • CPU Clockspeed of SD 870 is ~23% higher than Dimensity 1000 Plus(3200 vs 2600).
  • Downloading bandwidth of SD 870 is ~47% higher than Dimensity 1000 Plus (44 Gbit/s vs 29.87 Gbit/s).
  • 5G Band: Download speed of SD 870 is ~59.57% faster than Dimensity 1000 Plus (7.5 Gbps vs 4.7 Gbps). LTE Band: Download speed of SD 870 is ~108.3% faster than Dimensity 1000 Plus (2.5 Gbps vs 1.2 Gbps).
  • 5G Band: Upload speed of SD 870 is ~20% faster than Dimensity 1000 Plus (3 Gbps vs 2.5 Gbps).
  • Higher Antutu 8 benchmark of SD 870 by ~35.39% (644114 vs 475742).
  • SD 870 has ~47.37% faster memory than Dimensity 1000 Plus (2750 vs 1866 MHz).
  • Game optimization for Snapdragon processors by developers is more often than Mediatek Dimensity processors.
  • Latest Chipset launched 9 months later than Dimensity 1000 Plus.

Pros of Qualcomm Dimensity 1000 Plus

  • Instruction set is latest hence better.
  • 44.80% higher GPU Frequency then SD 870.

Full comparison between Snapdragon 870 vs Dimensity 1000 Plus

Qualcomm Snapdragon 870MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus

Gaming Performance

PUBG Mobile45 FPS
[Ultra]
Call of Duty: Mobile55 FPS
[High]
Fortnite28 FPS
[Medium]
Shadowgun Legends58 FPS
[Ultra]
World of Tanks Blitz56 FPS
[Ultra]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang59 FPS
[Ultra]

Antutu 8

Total Score:

Snapdragon 870
644114

Dimensity 1000 Plus
475742

CPU179347126387
GPU270188200202
Memory9876184772
UX9581872999

GeekBench 5

Single-Core Score

Snapdragon 870
1038

Dimensity 1000 Plus
780

Multi-core Score

Snapdragon 870
3569

Dimensity 1000 Plus
2738

Image compression
Face detection
Speech recognition
Machine learning
Camera shooting
HTML 5
SQLite

Display

Max On-Device Display4K @ 60 Hz, QHD+ @ 144 HzFHD+ @ 120 Hz
Max External Display4K @ 60 HzQHD @ 60Hz
HDRHDR10+, HDR10HDR10+
Color DepthUp to 10-bitUp to 10-bit
Color GamutRec2020Rec2020

CPU

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)
4x 2.6 GHz – Cortex-A77
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores88
Base Frequency1.8 GHz1.8 GHz
Turbo
Frequency
3200 MHz2600 MHz
Instruction setARMv8.2-AARMv8.3-A
L1 cache512 KB
L2 cache1 MB
L3 cache4 MB0.512 MB
Process7 nanometers7 nanometers
TDP10 Watt10 Watt

Graphics

GPU nameAdreno 650Mali-G77 MC9 + HyperEngine 2.0
ArchitectureAdreno 600Valhall
GPU frequency645 MHz850 MHz
Execution units29
Shading units512144
FLOPS1,267 GFLOPS
Vulkan version1.11.1
OpenCL version2.02.0
DirectX version1212

Memory

Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR4X
Memory frequency2750 MHz1866 MHz
Bus4x 16 Bit2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth44 Gbit/s29.87 Gbit/s
Max size16 GB16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU)Hexagon 698MediaTek APU 3.0
Storage typeUFS 3.0, UFS 3.1UFS 2.2
Max display resolution3840 x 21602520 x 1080
Max camera resolution1x 200MP, 2x 25MP1x 80MP, 2x 32MP
Video capture8K at 30FPS, 4K at 60FPS4K at 30FPS
Video playback8K at 30FPS4K at 30FPS
Video codecsH.264, H.265, VP8, VP9H.264, H.265, AV1, VP9
Audio codecsAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAVAIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

ModemX55Integrated 5G Modem
4G supportLTE Cat. 24LTE Cat. 18
5G supportYesYes
Download speed5G Band- Up to 7.5 Gbps, LTE – Up to 2.5 Gbps5G Band- Up to 4.7 Gbps, LTE- Up to 1.2 Gbps
Upload speed5G Band- Up to 3 Gbps, LTE- Up to 316 Mbps5G Band- Upto 2.5Gbps, LTE- Up to 316 Mbps
Wi-Fi66
Bluetooth5.25.1
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVICGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS

Info

AnnouncedJanuary 2021May 2020
ClassFlagshipFlagship
Model numberSM8250-ACSM8250-ACDimensity 1000+
Official pageQualcomm Snapdragon 870 official siteMediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus official site

Additional

ChargingQualcomm Quick Charge 4+ technology
Qualcomm Quick Charge AI
N/A

Review by Tenzys Tech

CPU

CPU of Snapdragon 870 is clocked up to 3.2 GHz while Dimensity 1000 Plus is clocked up to 2.6 GHz which makes the SD 870 a better option than Dimensity 1000 Plus.

GPU

GPU of chipset snapdragon 870 is equipped with Adreno 650 which is clocked up to 645 MHz while on another side Dimensity 1000 Plus equipped with Mali-G77 MC9 which is clocked up to 850 MHz. So for graphically intensive tasks, dimensity 1000 Plus is better.

Memory

In SD 870 memory type is LPDDR5 which is energy efficient while SD 650G comprises LPDDR4x which is less energy efficient as compared to LPDDR5. In fact, the memory frequency of SD 870 is 2750 MHz with 4 MB L3 cache while in Dimensity 1000 Plus it is 1866 MHz with only 512 KB L3 cache. So in this section SD 870 would be a good option.

Display and Camera

In-display section, Snapdragon 870 supports display up to 4k resolution on 144Hz refresh rate while display resolution in Dimensity 1000 Plus supports only up to 1080+ (Full HD+) resolution up to 144 Hz.

Snapdragon 870 supports camera resolution up to 8K resolution while Dimesity supports only up to 4K resolution.

Which one is Better?
2 votes

FAQ

Q1. Which is better Snapdragon 870 or Dimesity 1000 Plus?

Ans. Snapdragon 870 is better than Dimensity 1000 Plus as SD 870 CPU clocked up to 3.2 GHz SOC while Dimensity 1000 Plus clocked up to 2.6 GHz. In several segments like display, camera, memory, SD 870 performs better as compared to Dimensity 1000 Plus.

Q2. Which is the best Snapdragon processor?

Ans. Recently, Snapdragon 888 is the best and latest flagship-level processor available by Qualcomm.

Q3. Which MediaTek processor is equal to Snapdragon 865?

Ans. Dimensity 1000 Plus is launched to compete with Snapdragon 865 Processor.

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