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Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 vs MediaTek Dimensity 720

Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 vs MediaTek Dimensity 720, MediaTek Dimensity 720 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 678

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 and the MediaTek Dimensity 720, both are mid-range chipsets of the companies where the Snapdragon 678 is a 4G chipset while the Dimensity 720 supports 5G also. Here is their comparison.

Snapdragon 678 vs Dimensity 720: CPU & GPU


Speaking of the CPU section where both chipsets have a 64-bit eight-core CPU. Here the Snapdragon 678 has Qualcomm Kryo 460 CPU that integrates two ARM Cortex-A76 Gold cores ticking at 2.20GHz and other six Cortex-A55 Silver cores at 1.80GHz clock speed while talking about the Dimensity 720, it has two ARM Cortex-A76 Big cores operating at up to 2GHz clock speed and other six Cortex-A55 Little cores at 2GHz clock speed.

Here in both chipsets, we get the same CPU architecture but the SD678 has a better clock speed in comparison to the Dimensity 720. So the CPU processing of SD 678 is better than the Dimensity 720.


The Snapdragon 678 integrates the Adreno 612 GPU while the Dimensity 720 has an ARM Mali-G57 MC3 GPU which is better than Adreno 612 presented on the Snapdragon 678.

So in terms of gaming, the Snapdragon 678 is unable to beat the Dimensity 720.

Manufacturing Process

The MediaTek Dimensity 720 is a 7nm chip while the Snapdragon 678 is fabricated on 11nm process technology. So in terms of power consumption, the Dimensity 720 is more efficient than the Snapdragon 678.

Snapdragon 678 vs Dimensity 720: Connectivity

Speaking of the Snapdragon 678, it features the Qualcomm Snapdragon X12 LTE Modem that can achieve a maximum downloading speed of 600 Mbps using LTE Cat-12 and an uploading speed of up to 150Mbps using LTE Cat-13. While talking about the Dimensity 720, it has an Integrated 5G Modem which can provide a much better downloading and uploading speed.

Artificial Intelligence

For handling AI Tasks, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 has a 3rd Gen AI Engine which is Qualcomm Hexagon 685 DSP while the Dimensity 720 has a MediaTek APU.

Snapdragon 678 vs Dimensity 720: AnTuTu & Geekbench

AspectsQualcomm Snapdragon 678MediaTek Dimensity 720
GeekbenchSingle core: 445

Dual core: 1400
Single core: 524

Dual core: 1700

On Geekbench and AnTuTu, the MediaTek Dimensity 720 is ahead of the Snapdragon 678.


Note: Below is their more specs comparison.


  • Device Type
    Mobile Platform Mobile Platform
  • Model
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 Dimensity 720
  • Announced
    December 2020 July 2020



  • Dual Camera
    Up to 16MP Up to 20MP + 16MP
  • Single Camera
    Up to 25 MP(MFNR & ZSL); Up to 192MP Up to 64MP

RAM & Storage

  • RAM Type
    Up to 8GB LPDDR4x Up to 12GB LPDDR4x
  • RAM Frequency
    1866MHz 2133MHz
  • Storage Type
    UFS 2.1, eMMC 5.1 UFS 2.2



  • 5G Support
  • Modem
    Qualcomm Snapdragon X12 LTE Modem

    Peak Download Speed: 600 Mbps(LTE Cat-12)

    Peak Upload Speed: 150 Mbps(LTE Cat-13)
    Integrated 5G Modem

Additional Features

  • AI
    Qualcomm Hexagon 685 DSP - 3rd Gen AI Engine MediaTek APU
  • Charging
    Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ technology N/A
  • Bluetooth
    5.0 5.1
  • Wi-Fi
    Dual-band 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz 802.11ac Wave 2, 802.11a/b/g, 802.11n Wi-Fi 5 (a/b/g/n/ac)
  • NFC
  • GPS
  • FM Radio

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