Snapdragon 480 vs MediaTek Dimensity 720, the ultimate comparison between the two entry-level 5G chipsets. Qualcomm recently unveiled the Snapdragon 480 5G chipset for budget smartphones but the MediaTek Dimensity 720 was revealed back in July last year. Let’s see how the SD 480 5G performs against the MTK Dimensity 720.
- Snapdragon 480 has lower power efficiency compared to MediaTek Dimensity 720, as MTK Dimensity is based on a 7nm fabrication process while SD 480 5G is based on 8nm fabrication.
- SD 480 has a better GPU than MTK Dimensity 720.
- Snapdragon 480 has Wi-Fi 6 support while MediaTek Dimensity doesn’t have Wi-Fi 6 support.
- MediaTek Dimensity 720 has 4k video capture support at 30fps while SD 480 has a maximum of [email protected] fps video capture support.
- Snapdragon 480 has NavIc support that gives better location tracking in India while MediaTek Dimensity 720 doesn’t have NavIc.
Snapdragon 480 vs MediaTek Dimensity 720 – Specifications
MediaTek Dimensity 720
|CPU||2x Cortex-A76 @ 2.0GHz|
6x Cortex-A55 @ 1.8GHz
|2x Cortex A76 @ 2.0 GHz|
6x Cortex A55 @ 2.0 GHz
|GPU||Adreno 619||Mali-G57 MC3|
|Connectivity||2500 Mbps peak download speed ( 5G )||2770 Mbps peak download speed ( 5G )|
|Memory Controller||2x 16-bit CH @ 2133MHz LPDDR4X||2x 16-bit CH @ 2133MHz LPDDR4X|
|Display||2520×1080 pixels @120Hz ( Max Resolution )||2520×1080 pixels ( Max Resolution )|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 6 ready, Wi-Fi 5||Wi-Fi 5|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth 5.1||Bluetooth 5.1|
|Camera||Dual Spectra 250L ISP|
1x 13MP with ZSL (Zero Shutter Lag )
25MP + 16MP with ZSL
up to 64 single camera
|Max Camera ISP|
1 x 64MP
20MP + 16MP
up to 64MP single camera
|Video ( Video Capture )||up to [email protected]||up to [email protected]|
|Charging||Quick Charge 4+ technology||Fast Charging Support|
|Location||LocationBeidou, Galileo, GLONASS, NavIC,|
GPS, GNSS, QZSS
|GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS|
Snapdragon 480 powered smartphone hasn’t hit any market so its real-time performance or benchmarks are not known yet. But as per performance perspective, Snapdragon 480 can give a neck to neck competition to MediaTek Dimensity 720 with integrated Adreno 619 GPU.
SD 480 has an upper end when comes to 5G, it comes with a Snapdragon X51 modem that provides insane speeds while the MediaTek 5G modem provided in Dimensity 720 is also comparable. The newly launched budget 5G Snapdragon chipset also has the latest Wi-Fi 6 and NavIc support additionally.