Snapdragon 665 vs Dimensity 700

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 (with Adreno 610 graphics) and MediaTek Dimensity 700 (Mali-G57 MC2). 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Dimensity
Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 700
  • Shows significantly better (up to 71%) AnTuTu 9 score – 336K vs 197K
  • Has a smaller size transistor (7 versus 11 nm)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~58%)
  • Announced 1-year and 7-months later
  • 10% higher CPU clock speed (2200 vs 2000 MHz)
  • Supports 15% higher memory bandwidth (17.07 against 14.9 GB/s)
  • Better instruction set architecture

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
336361
CPU 65976 97246
GPU 33635 82206
Memory 44631 70281
UX 53256 88538
Total score 197118 336361

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
1721
Image compression 87.65 Mpixels/s 101.85 Mpixels/s
Face detection 12.2 images/s 15 images/s
Speech recognition 21.45 words/s 32.9 words/s
Machine learning 16.65 images/s 27.9 images/s
Camera shooting 10.9 images/s 14.55 images/s
HTML 5 1.8 Mnodes/s 2.1 Mnodes/s
SQLite 468 Krows/s 543.4 Krows/s

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
1098
Stability 98% 98%
Graphics test 1 FPS 6 FPS
Score 220 1098

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 29 FPS
[Low]
51 FPS
[Low]
Call of Duty: Mobile 28 FPS
[Ultra]
37 FPS
[Medium]
Fortnite 27 FPS
[Low]
25 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends 53 FPS
[Low]
59 FPS
[Low]
World of Tanks Blitz 57 FPS
[Medium]
52 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact - 34 FPS
[Low]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 30 FPS
[High]
56 FPS
[Ultra]
Device Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T
1080 x 2340
Xiaomi Poco M3 Pro
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 Snapdragon 665 and Dimensity 700

CPU

Architecture 4x 2 GHz – Kryo 260 Gold (Cortex-A73)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 260 Silver (Cortex-A53)
2x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A76
6x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2000 MHz 2200 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8.2-A
L2 cache 1 MB -
Process 11 nanometers 7 nanometers
Transistor count 1.75 billion -
TDP 5 W 10 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 610 Mali-G57 MC2
Architecture Adreno 600 Valhall
GPU frequency 600 MHz 950 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 96 32
FLOPS 273 Gigaflops 243 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1866 MHz 2133 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 14.9 Gbit/s 17.07 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 12 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 686 Yes
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 UFS 2.2
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP 1x 64MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 30FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AAC LC, MP3, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, FLAC

Connectivity

Modem X12 -
4G support LTE Cat. 12 LTE Cat. 18
5G support No Yes
Download speed Up to 600 Mbps Up to 1200 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 211 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 5.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, NAVIC

Info

Announced April 2019 November 2020
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SM6125 MT6833V/ZA
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 official site MediaTek Dimensity 700 official site

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