Dimensity 820 vs Dimensity 1000 Plus

We compared two 8-core processors: MediaTek Dimensity 820 (with Mali-G57 MC5 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.

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
  • Supports 75% higher memory bandwidth (29.87 against 17.07 GB/s)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~31%)
  • Shows better (up to 27%) AnTuTu 9 score – 577K vs 454K

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
454052
577507
CPU 122740 154856
GPU 140736 212559
Memory 70356 89293
UX 115848 116031
Total score 454052 577507

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 138.4 Mpixels/s 176.7 Mpixels/s
Face detection 22.05 images/s 28.2 images/s
Speech recognition 39.5 words/s 45.6 words/s
Machine learning 31.45 images/s 46.9 images/s
Camera shooting 23.4 images/s 28.9 images/s
HTML 5 2.93 Mnodes/s 3.53 Mnodes/s
SQLite 755.75 Krows/s 857.5 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 46 FPS
[Ultra]
45 FPS
[Ultra]
Call of Duty: Mobile 41 FPS
[Medium]
55 FPS
[High]
Fortnite 28 FPS
[Low]
28 FPS
[Medium]
Shadowgun Legends 52 FPS
[Ultra]
58 FPS
[Ultra]
World of Tanks Blitz 55 FPS
[Ultra]
56 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact 35 FPS
[Ultra]
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Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 58 FPS
[Ultra]
59 FPS
[Ultra]
Device Xiaomi Redmi 10X Pro
1080 x 2400
iQOO Z1
1080 x 2400
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

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

CPU

Architecture 4x 2.6 GHz – Cortex-A76
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
4x 2.6 GHz – Cortex-A77
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2600 MHz 2600 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.3-A ARMv8.3-A
L3 cache - 0.512 MB
Process 7 nanometers 7 nanometers
TDP 10 W 10 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G57 MC5 Mali-G77 MC9
Architecture Valhall Valhall
GPU frequency 650 MHz 850 MHz
Execution units 5 9
Shading units 80 144
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 1866 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 2.2 UFS 2.2
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

Connectivity

4G support LTE Cat. 18 LTE Cat. 18
5G support Yes Yes
Download speed Up to 1200 Mbps Up to 1200 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, QZSS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS

Info

Announced May 2020 May 2020
Class Mid range Flagship
Model number MT6875 MT6889Z/CZA
Official page MediaTek Dimensity 820 official site MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus official site

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