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Dimensity 1000 Plus vs Kirin 820

We compared two 8-core processors: MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus (with Mali-G77 MP9 graphics) and Hisilicon Kirin 820 (Mali G-57 MP6). Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs and comprehensive tests in benchmarks like AnTuTu and Geekbench.

Review

General comparison of performance, power consumption and other indicators
CPU Performance
Single and multi-core processor tests
Gaming Performance
GPU performance in games and OpenCL/Vulcan
Battery life
Efficiency of battery consumption
NanoReview Score
Overall chip score

Key Differences

Main differences and advantages of each chip
Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
  • Shows better (up to 36%) AnTuTu 8 score – 516K vs 380K
  • 10% higher CPU clock speed (2600 vs 2360 MHz)
  • Better instruction set architecture
Pros of Hisilicon Kirin 820
  • Supports 6% higher memory bandwidth (31.78 against 29.87 GB/s)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
AnTuTu Benchmark 8
516601
380969

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Dimensity 1000 Plus and Kirin 820

CPU

Architecture 4x 2.6 GHz – Cortex-A77
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
1x 2.36 GHz – Cortex-A76
3x 2.22 GHz – Cortex-A76
4x 1.84 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2600 MHz 2360 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.3-A ARMv8.2-A
Process 7 nanometers 7 nanometers

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G77 MP9 Mali G-57 MP6
Architecture Valhall Valhall
Cores 9 6
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 2133 MHz 2133 MHz
Bus 4x 16 Bit 4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 29.87 Gbit/s 31.78 Gbit/s
Max size 16 GB 12 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes Yes
Storage type UFS 3.0, UFS 3.1 UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 3360 x 1440
Max camera resolution 1x 80MP, 2x 32MP -
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, AV1, VP9 H.264, H.265, AV1, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem - Balong 5000
4G support LTE Cat. 20 LTE Cat. 22
5G support Yes Yes
Download speed Up to 4700 Mbps Up to 1600 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 2300 Mbps Up to 200 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 6
Bluetooth 5.1 5.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou

Info

Announced May 2020 March 2020
Class Flagship Mid range
Official page MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus official site -

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