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Dimensity 800 vs Dimensity 1000 Plus

We compared two 8-core processors: MediaTek Dimensity 800 (with Mali-G57 MC4 graphics) and 1000 Plus (Mali-G77 MC9). Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs and comprehensive tests in benchmarks like AnTuTu and Geekbench.


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
  • Supports 75% higher memory bandwidth (29.87 against 17.07 GB/s)
  • Shows significantly better (up to 73%) AnTuTu 8 score – 535K vs 310K
  • 30% higher CPU clock speed (2600 vs 2000 MHz)
  • Better instruction set architecture


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


Full list of technical specifications of Dimensity 800 and Dimensity 1000 Plus


Architecture 2x 2 GHz – Cortex-A76
6x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
4x 2.6 GHz – Cortex-A77
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2000 MHz 2600 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8.3-A
Process 7 nanometers 7 nanometers


GPU name Mali-G57 MC4 Mali-G77 MC9
Architecture Valhall Valhall
GPU frequency 650 MHz -
Cores 4 9
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12


Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 2133 MHz 2133 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 17.07 Gbit/s 29.87 Gbit/s
Max size 16 GB 16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes Yes
Storage type UFS 3.0 UFS 3.0, UFS 3.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 80MP, 2x 32MP 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, VP9 H.264, H.265, AV1, VP9
Audio codecs AAC LC, MP3, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, FLAC AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV


4G support LTE Cat. 18 LTE Cat. 20
5G support Yes Yes
Download speed Up to 1200 Mbps Up to 200 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 211 Mbps Up to 316 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 6
Bluetooth 5.1 5.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo


Announced December 2019 May 2020
Class Mid range Flagship
Official page MediaTek Dimensity 800 official site MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus official site

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