Snapdragon 720G vs Dimensity 1000 Plus

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (with Adreno 618 graphics) and MediaTek Dimensity 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  • Has 0.49 MB larger L3 cache size than the Dimensity 1000 Plus
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Dimensity
Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
  • Supports 115% higher memory bandwidth (29.87 against 13.91 GB/s)
  • Shows significantly better (up to 72%) AnTuTu 9 score – 577K vs 336K
  • 13% higher CPU clock speed (2600 vs 2300 MHz)
  • Has a smaller size transistor (7 versus 8 nm)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~13%)
  • 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
CPU 105759 154856
GPU 85686 212559
Memory 52933 89293
UX 90296 116031
Total score 336008 577507

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 108.75 Mpixels/s 176.7 Mpixels/s
Face detection 15.55 images/s 28.2 images/s
Speech recognition 27.15 words/s 45.6 words/s
Machine learning 25.5 images/s 46.9 images/s
Camera shooting 16.15 images/s 28.9 images/s
HTML 5 2.18 Mnodes/s 3.53 Mnodes/s
SQLite 561.5 Krows/s 857.5 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 43 FPS
[High]
45 FPS
[Ultra]
Call of Duty: Mobile 40 FPS
[Ultra]
55 FPS
[High]
Fortnite 28 FPS
[Low]
28 FPS
[Medium]
Shadowgun Legends - 58 FPS
[Ultra]
World of Tanks Blitz 51 FPS
[Ultra]
56 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact 34 FPS
[Medium]
-
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 30 FPS
[High]
59 FPS
[Ultra]
Device Realme 7 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 Snapdragon 720G and Dimensity 1000 Plus

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.3 GHz – Kryo 465 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 465 Silver (Cortex-A55)
4x 2.6 GHz – Cortex-A77
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2300 MHz 2600 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8.3-A
L3 cache 1 MB 0.512 MB
Process 8 nanometers 7 nanometers
TDP 5 W 10 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 618 Mali-G77 MC9
Architecture Adreno 600 Valhall
GPU frequency 750 MHz 850 MHz
Execution units 2 9
Shading units 128 144
FLOPS 435 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 1866 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 13.91 Gbit/s 29.87 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Qualcomm Hexagon 692 DSP Yes
Storage type UFS 2.1 UFS 2.2
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 192MP, 2x 22MP 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, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, AV1, VP9
Audio codecs 384 kHz/32 bit AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem X15 -
4G support LTE Cat. 15 LTE Cat. 18
5G support No Yes
Download speed Up to 800 Mbps Up to 1200 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 316 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 6
Bluetooth 5.1 5.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS

Info

Announced January 2020 May 2020
Class Mid range Flagship
Model number SM7125 MT6889Z/CZA
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G official site MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus official site

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Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Dimensity 1000 Plus and Snapdragon 720G, or ask any questions
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M.shakeel 14 June 2021 14:33
MediaTek need to improved battery consumption
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