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Dimensity 820 vs Dimensity 800

We compared two 8-core processors: MediaTek Dimensity 820 (with Mali-G57 MC5 graphics) and Dimensity 800 ( Mali-G57 MC4). 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 820
  • 30% higher CPU clock speed (2600 vs 2000 MHz)
  • Shows better (up to 30%) AnTuTu 8 score – 417K vs 320K
  • Better instruction set architecture

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
AnTuTu Benchmark 8
417978
320574

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Dimensity 820 and Dimensity 800

CPU

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

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G57 MC5 Mali-G57 MC4
Architecture Valhall Valhall
GPU frequency 650 MHz 650 MHz
Cores 5 4
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 2x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 17.07 Gbit/s 17.07 Gbit/s
Max size 16 GB 16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes Yes
Storage type UFS 3.0 UFS 3.0
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, VP9
Audio codecs AAC LC, MP3, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, FLAC AAC LC, MP3, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, FLAC

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 211 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.1 5.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced May 2020 December 2019
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number MT6875 -
Official page MediaTek Dimensity 820 official site MediaTek Dimensity 800 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
50 (94.3%)
3 (5.7%)
Total votes: 53

Comments

Here you can give your opinion on the comparison of Dimensity 800 and Dimensity 820 or ask any questions
Abhijit 01 September 2020 19:45
Please add Dimensity 800U and Snapdragon 732G to your comparison list. Also your feedback form is not available on the main site or the comparison homepage
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Root 01 September 2020 19:58
Thanks for your comment!) We are waiting to test 800U and after that we will publish it. The site is still in beta, so we will add it soon too.
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