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Dimensity 1000 Plus vs Kirin 9000

We compared two 8-core processors: MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus (with Mali-G77 MC9 graphics) and HiSilicon Kirin 9000 (Mali-G78 MP24). 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
  • Better instruction set architecture
Pros of HiSilicon Kirin 9000
  • Supports 47% higher memory bandwidth (44 against 29.87 GB/s)
  • Has a smaller size transistor (5 versus 7 nm)
  • Shows significantly better (up to 43%) AnTuTu 8 score – 679K vs 475K
  • 20% higher CPU clock speed (3130 vs 2600 MHz)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
Kirin 9000 +43%
679941
CPU 126387 189738
GPU 200202 291337
Memory 84772 115924
UX 72999 89892
Total score 475962 679941

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 45 FPS
[Ultra]
81 FPS
[Ultra]
Call of Duty: Mobile 55 FPS
[High]
44 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite 28 FPS
[Medium]
29 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends 58 FPS
[Ultra]
-
World of Tanks Blitz 56 FPS
[Ultra]
51 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact - 58 FPS
[Ultra]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 59 FPS
[Ultra]
60 FPS
[Ultra]
Device iQOO Z1
1080 x 2400
Huawei Mate 40 Pro
1344 x 3140
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Dimensity 1000 Plus and Kirin 9000

CPU

Architecture 4x 2.6 GHz – Cortex-A77
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
1x 3.13 GHz – Cortex-A77
3x 2.54 GHz – Cortex-A77
4x 2.05 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2600 MHz 3130 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.3-A ARMv8.2-A
L3 cache 0.512 MB -
Process 7 nanometers 5 nanometers
Transistor count - 15.3 billion
TDP 10 W 6 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G77 MC9 Mali-G78 MP24
Architecture Valhall Valhall 2
GPU frequency 850 MHz -
Execution units 9 24
Shading units 144 384
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR5
Memory frequency 1866 MHz 2750 MHz
Bus 4x 16 Bit 4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 29.87 Gbit/s 44 Gbit/s
Max size 16 GB 16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes AI accelerator
Storage type UFS 2.2 UFS 3.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 3840 x 2160
Max camera resolution 1x 80MP, 2x 32MP -
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video playback 4K at 30FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, AV1, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem - Balong 5000
4G support LTE Cat. 18 LTE Cat. 24
5G support Yes Yes
Download speed Up to 1200 Mbps -
Upload speed Up to 316 Mbps -
Wi-Fi 6 6
Bluetooth 5.1 5.2
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, NAVIC

Info

Announced May 2020 October 2020
Class Flagship Flagship
Official page MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus official site HiSilicon Kirin 9000 official site

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