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MediaTek Dimensity 8300 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 stands as the pinnacle of Qualcomm’s chipset offerings for 2024, and its performance metrics are truly top-tier. This flagship chipset’s 3.3GHz Kryo CPU marks a remarkable 30% performance increase over the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, coupled with a 20% boost in power efficiency. Its GPU also impresses, being 25% more potent and energy-efficient than its predecessor.

A notable highlight from Qualcomm is the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3’s capacity to support 240fps gameplay on smartphones, a first in the industry, along with a significant 40% enhancement in ray-tracing performance.

On the other side, the MediaTek Dimensity 8300 Ultra, while positioned a notch below the flagship Dimensity 9300, is no slouch in performance. MediaTek reports a substantial 20% improvement in CPU performance and an impressive 60% increase in GPU performance compared to the Dimensity 8200.

Beyond raw power, this chipset shines in its efficiency, boasting a 30% improvement in CPU and a 55% improvement in GPU energy efficiency, even at peak performance levels. Although it’s not MediaTek’s flagship offering, the Dimensity 8300 emerges as a highly capable and efficient choice for modern smartphones

You can explore their technical specifications, and see how they stack up in rigorous benchmark tests, including AnTuTu and Geekbench below.


Device Type Mobile Platform Mobile Platform
Model Dimensity 8300 Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
Announced November 21, 2023 October 24, 2023


CPU 4x Arm Cortex-A715 @ Up to 3.35 GHz
4x Arm Cortex-A510 @ Up to 2.2 GHz
1x Arm Cortex-X4 @ up to 3.3 GHz
5x Arm Cortex-A720 @ up to 3.2 GHz
2x Arm Cortex-A520 @ up to 2.3 GHz
GPU Arm Mali-G615 MP6 @ 1400 MHz Adreno 750 @ 770 MHz
Process TSMC 4nm TSMC 4nm
Core 8-core 8-core


ISP(Image Signal Processor) 4-bit HDR-ISP Qualcomm Spectra™ - Hardware Accelerator for Computer Vision (CV-ISP), Cognitive ISP (Cog ISP), Image Signal Processor (ISP)
Single Camera 320 MP (Max camera resolution) 200 MP (Max camera resolution)

RAM & Storage

RAM Type LPDDR5X up to 24 GB LPDDR5X up to 24 GB
RAM Frequency Up to 4266 MHz Up to 4800 MHz
Storage Type UFS 4.0 + MCQ UFS 4.0


Resolution Up to 2960 x 1440 px Up to 3840 x 2160 px
Display Type MediaTek MiraVision 880, HDR10+ Adaptive support HDR Vivid, HDR10, HDR10+


Score 1550129 2076555


Single core 1508 2178
Multi core 4852 7287


5G Support
Modem Sub 6GHz 5G Snapdragon™ X75 5G Modem-RF System

Additional Features

AI MediaTek APU 780 (multi-core) Qualcomm Hexagon™ NPU
Charging Fast Charging support Qualcomm Quick Charge™ 5 technology
Bluetooth 5.4 Bluetooth 5.4
Wi-Fi 6 Qualcomm FastConnect™ 7800
Wi-Fi 7, Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi 5, Wi-Fi 4
FM Radio
  MediaTek Dimensity 8300 Ultra Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3