- Tram Ho
In January, MediaTek’s high-end Dimensity 9000 processor revealed an impressive Geekbench performance score, beating both Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and Samsung’s Exynos 2200. With a multi-core performance score of 4,474 and a single-core performance of 1,287, the Dimensity 9000 is only trailed by Apple’s A15 Bionic chip, with 4,885 points (multi-core) and 1,750 points (single-core).
That may come as a big surprise, given that MediaTek’s processor lines are always undervalued compared to the giant Qualcomm. But even more surprising, when the mid-range Dimensity 8100 chip recently launched by MediaTek, also has an unbelievable performance score, even surpassing Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1.
MediaTek’s Dimensity 8100 is manufactured on the 5nm process, while Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is manufactured on the 4nm process. In general, the smaller the nm process, the more powerful and energy efficient processors will be.
According to the Geekbench 5 test results, the Dimensity 8100 achieved a single-core score of 966 and a multi-core score of 3,901. Meanwhile, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 scored a single-core of 1,200 and a multi-core of 3,810. Qualcomm’s processor not only has the advantage of nm process, but also has ARM’s super-performance Cortex X1 core, which the MediaTek chip does not have.
This is really an impressive result, considering that the Dimensity 8100 is just a mid-range processor. Smartphones equipped with Dimensity 8100 chip promise to be released this year, we will wait and see how impressive the real power of these mid-range smartphones will be?
Source : Genk