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Exynos 990 vs Dimensity 1000 Plus

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 990 (with Mali-G77 MP11 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 Samsung Exynos 990
  • Supports 47% higher memory bandwidth (44 against 29.87 GB/s)
  • 5% higher CPU clock speed (2730 vs 2600 MHz)
Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
  • Announced 7 months later
  • Better instruction set architecture

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
AnTuTu Benchmark 8
519127
535713

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 990 and Dimensity 1000 Plus

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.73 GHz – Exynos M5
2x 2.5 GHz – Cortex-A76
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
4x 2.6 GHz – Cortex-A77
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2730 MHz 2600 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8.3-A
Process 7 nanometers 7 nanometers

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G77 MP11 Mali-G77 MC9
Architecture Valhall Valhall
GPU frequency 850 MHz -
Cores 11 9
FLOPS 1196 Gigaflops -
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR5 LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 5500 MHz 2133 MHz
Bus 4x 16 Bit 4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 44 Gbit/s 29.87 Gbit/s
Max size 16 GB 16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes Yes
Storage type UFS 3.0 UFS 3.0, UFS 3.1
Max display resolution 4096 x 2160 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 108MP, 2x 25MP 1x 80MP, 2x 32MP
Video capture 8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 8K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, AV1, VP9
Audio codecs AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem Exynos 5123 -
4G support LTE Cat. 22 LTE Cat. 20
5G support Yes Yes
Download speed Up to 3000 Mbps Up to 200 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 422 Mbps Up to 316 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 6
Bluetooth 5.1 5.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced October 2019 May 2020
Class Flagship Flagship
Official page Samsung Exynos 990 official site MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
31 (27.2%)
83 (72.8%)
Total votes: 114

Comments

Here you can give your opinion on the comparison of Dimensity 1000 Plus and Exynos 990 or ask any questions
adi putra 28 July 2020 14:05
For Exynos 990 gaming performance superior than Mediatek 1000+, Exynos has 11 cores while Mediatek has 9 cores and Exynos in the GPU frequency and FLOPS are much higher
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