Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 vs MediaTek Dimensity 1050

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


CPU lineage

Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 or Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 – which processor offers superior performance? In this comparison, we examine disparities and assess which of these two CPUs outperforms the other. We delve into technical specifications and benchmark outcomes.
The MediaTek Dimensity 1050 features 8 processor cores and has the capability to manage 8 threads concurrently.
It was released in Q3/2022 and belongs to the 2 generation of the Mediatek Dimensity series.
-- Segment Mobile
-- Generation 2
Family Mediatek Dimensity
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 Name MediaTek Dimensity 1050
Group MediaTek Dimensity 10xx

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The MediaTek Dimensity 1050 has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel.
The clock frequency of the A-Core is 2.5 GHz.
The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.
Processors with hybrid (big.LITTLE) architecture strike a balance between performance and power efficiency, making them ideal for mobile devices.
-- CPU Cores 8
-- Threads 8
No Hyperthreading No
None None 6x Cortex-A55
-- Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
None None 2x Cortex-A78
None None 2.0 GHz
No Overclocking No
None None 2.5 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 does not have integrated graphics.
The MediaTek Dimensity 1050 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short.
and 3 execution units.
The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.
-- Execution units 3
-- Generation Vallhall 3
GPU name ARM Mali-G610 MP3
0 bytes Max. GPU Memory 0 bytes
-- Technology 4 nm
-- GPU (Turbo) --
-- GPU frequency 0.85 GHz
-- Direct X 12
-- Shaders --
-- Max. displays --
-- Release date Q2/2021

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.
-- AV1 Decode
-- h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
-- JPEG Decode / Encode
-- VC-1 Decode / Encode
-- h264 Decode / Encode
-- VP8 Decode / Encode
-- h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
-- AVC Decode / Encode
-- VP9 Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

Memory type LPDDR4X, LPDDR5
pci PCIe pci
-- Memory channels --
0 bytes Max. Memory 0 bytes
-- Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

TDP indicates the cooling solution needed to effectively manage the processor's heat. It generally provides an approximate indication of the actual power consumption of the CPU itself.
-- Tjunction max --

Technical details

A smaller manufacturing process indicates a more contemporary and energy-efficient CPU.
A substantial cache can significantly enhance the processor's performance, particularly in scenarios like gaming.
The MediaTek Dimensity 1050 is manufactured using a 6 nm process.
0 bytes L2-Cache 0 bytes
-- Chip design Chiplet
-- Part Number --
0 bytes L3-Cache 0 bytes
Virtualization None
-- Release date Q3/2022
-- Technology 6 nm
-- Architecture Cortex-A78 / Cortex-A55
Instruction set (ISA) ARMv8-A64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions
Technical data sheet Documents Technical data sheet
Operating systems Android
-- Release price --