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Exynos 9810 vs Dimensity 820

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 9810 (with Mali-G72MP18 graphics) and MediaTek Dimensity 820 ( Mali-G57 MC5). 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 Samsung Exynos 9810
  • Supports 57% higher memory bandwidth (26.82 against 17.07 GB/s)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~31%)
  • 12% higher CPU clock speed (2900 vs 2600 MHz)
Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 820
  • Announced 2 years and 5 months later
  • Has the smaller size of the transistor (7 versus 10 nm)
  • Shows better (up to 31%) AnTuTu 8 score – 417K vs 318K
  • Better instruction set architecture

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
2158
AnTuTu Benchmark 8
318311
417978

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 9810 and Dimensity 820

CPU

Architecture 4x 2.9 GHz – Exynos M3
4x 1.9 GHz – Cortex-A55
4x 2.6 GHz – Cortex-A76
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2900 MHz 2600 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8.3-A
L3 cache 4 MB -
Process 10 nanometers 7 nanometers
Transistor count 5.3 billion -

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G72MP18 Mali-G57 MC5
Architecture Bifrost Valhall
GPU frequency 850 MHz 650 MHz
Cores 18 5
FLOPS 658 Gigaflops -
Vulkan version 1.0 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1800 MHz 2133 MHz
Bus 4x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 26.82 Gbit/s 17.07 Gbit/s
Max size 6 GB 16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes Yes
Storage type UFS 2.1 UFS 3.0
Max display resolution 3840 x 2160 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 24MP, 2x 16MP 1x 80MP, 2x 32MP
Video capture 4K at 120FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 120FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AAC LC, MP3, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, FLAC

Connectivity

Modem Shannon 360 LTE -
4G support LTE Cat. 19 LTE Cat. 18
5G support No Yes
Download speed Up to 1200 Mbps Up to 1200 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 200 Mbps Up to 211 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 5.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced January 2018 May 2020
Class Flagship Mid range
Model number - MT6875
Official page Samsung Exynos 9810 official site MediaTek Dimensity 820 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
2 (22.2%)
7 (77.8%)
Total votes: 9

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