Snapdragon 678 vs Dimensity 700

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 (with Adreno 612 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 678
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Dimensity
  • Performs 46% better in floating-point computations
Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 700
  • Has a smaller size transistor (7 versus 11 nm)
  • Shows better (up to 25%) AnTuTu 9 score – 339K vs 270K
  • Higher GPU frequency (~12%)
  • 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
339318
CPU 100202 98632
GPU 42901 71777
Memory 50539 72555
UX 75721 93594
Total score 270714 339318

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
1732
Image compression 102.2 Mpixels/s 101.85 Mpixels/s
Face detection 14.5 images/s 15 images/s
Speech recognition 27.8 words/s 32.9 words/s
Machine learning 23.7 images/s 27.9 images/s
Camera shooting 13.7 images/s 14.55 images/s
HTML 5 2.05 Mnodes/s 2.1 Mnodes/s
SQLite 527.2 Krows/s 543.4 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 41 FPS
[Low]
51 FPS
[Low]
Call of Duty: Mobile 40 FPS
[Medium]
37 FPS
[Medium]
Fortnite 24 FPS
[Low]
25 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends 54 FPS
[Low]
59 FPS
[Low]
World of Tanks Blitz 59 FPS
[Medium]
52 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact 14 FPS
[Low]
34 FPS
[Low]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 48 FPS
[Ultra]
56 FPS
[Ultra]
Device Xiaomi Redmi Note 10
1080 x 2400
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 678 and Dimensity 700

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 460 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.7 GHz – Kryo 460 Silver (Cortex-A55)
2x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A76
6x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2200 MHz 2200 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8.2-A
L1 cache 16 KB -
L2 cache 256 KB -
Process 11 nanometers 7 nanometers
TDP 6 W 10 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 612 Mali-G57 MC2
Architecture Adreno 600 Valhall
GPU frequency 845 MHz 950 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 96 32
FLOPS 354 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 685 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 192MP, 2x 25MP 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, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs AAC, 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 December 2020 November 2020
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SM6150-AC MT6833V/ZA
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 official site MediaTek Dimensity 700 official site

Cast your vote

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Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Dimensity 700 and Snapdragon 678, or ask any questions
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Babe 25 July 2021 10:02
Realme 8 5G (Dimensity 700) VS Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 (Snapdragon 678)
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MyPostpaid 15 September 2021 16:48
Realme 8 5G vs POCO M3 Pro 5G you mean? coz they have the same chipset but different price
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Pablo 07 October 2021 06:50
Realme 8 5g is way better than redmi note 10
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cjay 11 July 2021 17:27
Yeah i prefer redmi note 10 5G with dimensity 700 is also have 90herts because redmi note 10 has amoled display
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Jotaro 14 August 2021 10:29
5g variant has LCD display panel
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