Snapdragon 778G vs Dimensity 800U

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G (with Adreno 642L graphics) and MediaTek Dimensity 800U (Mali-G57 MC3). 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 778G
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Dimensity
  • Supports 50% higher memory bandwidth (25.6 against 17.07 GB/s)
  • Shows better (up to 34%) AnTuTu 9 score – 532K vs 396K
  • Has a smaller size transistor (6 versus 7 nm)
  • Announced 9-months later
  • Better instruction set architecture
Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 800U
  • Higher GPU frequency (~73%)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
532517
CPU 159590 112387
GPU 156380 104574
Memory 88425 67612
UX 123709 108441
Total score 532517 396739

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 175.3 Mpixels/s 104.15 Mpixels/s
Face detection 25 images/s 15.5 images/s
Speech recognition 41 words/s 33.55 words/s
Machine learning 36.7 images/s 28.4 images/s
Camera shooting 34.6 images/s 14.7 images/s
HTML 5 3.03 Mnodes/s 2.08 Mnodes/s
SQLite 988.8 Krows/s 542.3 Krows/s

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Stability 98% 99%
Graphics test 14 FPS 9 FPS
Score 2466 1601

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 59 FPS
[High]
44 FPS
[Ultra]
Call of Duty: Mobile 42 FPS
[Ultra]
47 FPS
[Medium]
Fortnite 27 FPS
[Low]
28 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends 49 FPS
[Ultra]
39 FPS
[Ultra]
World of Tanks Blitz 94 FPS
[Ultra]
51 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact 53 FPS
[High]
35 FPS
[Low]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 60 FPS
[Ultra]
55 FPS
[Ultra]
Device Oppo Realme GT Master Edition
1080 x 2400
Oppo Realme 7 5G
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 778G and Dimensity 800U

CPU

Architecture 1x 2.4 GHz – Kryo 670 Prime (Cortex-A78)
3x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 670 Gold (Cortex-A78)
4x 1.9 GHz – Kryo 670 Silver (Cortex-A55)
2x 2.4 GHz – Cortex-A76
6x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2400 MHz 2400 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.4-A ARMv8-A
L2 cache 2 MB -
Process 6 nanometers 7 nanometers
TDP 5 W 10 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 642L Mali-G57 MC3
Architecture Adreno 600 Valhall
GPU frequency 490 MHz 850 MHz
Execution units 2 3
Shading units 384 48
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR5 LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 3200 MHz 2133 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 25.6 Gbit/s 17.07 Gbit/s
Max size 16 GB 12 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 770 Yes
Storage type UFS 2.1, UFS 2.2, UFS 3.0, UFS 3.1 UFS 2.2
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 192MP, 2x 36MP 1x 64MP, 2x 20MP
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, VP9
Audio codecs AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AAC LC, MP3, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, FLAC

Connectivity

Modem X53 -
4G support LTE Cat. 24 LTE Cat. 18
5G support Yes Yes
Download speed Up to 1200 Mbps Up to 1200 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 210 Mbps Up to 211 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 5
Bluetooth 5.2 5.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS

Info

Announced May 2021 August 2020
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SM7325 MT6853T
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G official site MediaTek Dimensity 800U official site

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Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Dimensity 800U and Snapdragon 778G, or ask any questions
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Leon 01 February 2022 08:33
Love the snapdragon 778G on the A52s 5g
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