Snapdragon 860 vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200, the detailed comparison between the flagship chipsets. The MediaTek Dimensity 1200 is the top most flagship chipset from the MediaTek while the Snapdragon 860/855+ is overclocked version of Qualcomm Snapdragon 855. Let’s see how the MediaTek Dimensity 1200 chipsete can compete against Qualcomm Snapdragon 860.
- MediaTek Dimensity 1200 comes with the latest Cortes A78 cores while the Snapdragon 860 comes with Cortex A76 cores.
- The MTK Dimensity has higher clock speeds compared to SD 860.
- The MediaTek Dimensity 1200 comes with a better 5G modem compared to the Snapdragon 860.
- The MediaTek Dimensity 1200 sports the latest Bluetooth 5.2 while the Qualcomm SD 860 features Bluetooth 5.0.
- The Snapdragon 860 supports a maximum of 4k @60Hz display while the Dimensity 1200 can support up to Full-HD+ @168Hz display.
Snapdragon 860 vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200 – Specifications
MediaTek DImensity 1200
|CPU||1x 2.96 GHz – Cortex-A76 |
3x 2.42 GHz – Cortex-A76
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A55
|GPU||Adreno 640||Mali-G77 MC9|
|MODEM||Snapdragon™ X24 LTE modem|
Downlink: Up to 2.0 Gbps
Uplink: Up to 318 Mbps
Snapdragon™ X50 5G Modem
mmWave: 800 MHz bandwidth, 8 carriers,
Sub-6 GHz: 100 MHz bandwidth, 4×4 MIMO
|MediaTek 5G-integrated modem|
Downlink: Up to 4.7 Gbps
Uplink: Up to 2.5 Gbps
200 MHz bandwidth, 4×4 MIMO, 256QAM NR UL 2CC, 2×2 MIMO, 256QAM VoNR / EPS fallback
|Memory Controller||4×16-bit, LPDDR4x|
Support for LPDDR4x memory up to 2133 MHz
|Support for LPDDR4x memory up to 4266 Mbps|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi Standards: 802.11ax-ready, 802.11ac|
Wave 2, 802.11a/b/g, 802.11n
|Wi-Fi 6 (a/b/g/n/ac/ax)|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth 5.0||Bluetooth 5.2|
|Display||4K @ 60 Hz|
FHD+ @ 120 Hz
|Camera||Spectra™ 380 ISP|
1 x 48MP @30fps with ZSL
2 x 22MP @30fps with ZSL
up to 192MP single camera
|32MP + 16MP|
up to 200MP single camera
|Video||up to 4K@30fps||Up to 4K 30fps video capture|
|Charging||Quick Charge™ 4+ technology||fast charging support|
|Audio||384 kHz/32 bit||–|
|Location||GNSS, GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo,|
QZSS, and SBAS
|Beidou, Galileo, GLONASS, NavIC,|
Snapdragon 860 vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200 – Benchmarks
The Snapdragon 860/855+ grabs a score of 793 in single-cores and 2851 in multi-cores on Geekbench 5 and 4,90,581 on ANTUTU Benchmark. The MediaTek Dimensity 1200 scores are not yet known as it is not debuted with any of the smartphone but the Dimensity 1200 will score more than SD 860 in benchmark for sure.
MediaTek Dimensity 1200 is a better chipset undoubtedly but the Snapdragon 860 stands out because of the price at which it will be offered as the Poco X3 Pro with Snapdragon 860 debuted with a starting price of around Rs. 20,000 and at this price it is superb. The MediaTek Dimensity 1200 will be offered around Rs. 30,000 and at this price it will be good.