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Helio G70 vs Dimensity 800U

We compared two 8-core processors: MediaTek Helio G70 (with Mali-G52 2EEMC2 graphics) and Dimensity 800U ( Mali-G57 MC3). Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs and comprehensive tests in benchmarks like AnTuTu and Geekbench.

Review

General comparison of performance, power consumption and other indicators
CPU Performance
Single and multi-core processor tests
Gaming Performance
GPU performance in games and OpenCL/Vulcan
Battery life
Efficiency of battery consumption
NanoReview Score
Overall chip score

Key Differences

Main differences and advantages of each chip
Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 800U
  • Has the smaller size of the transistor (7 versus 12 nm)
  • Shows significantly better (up to 70%) AnTuTu 8 score – 335K vs 197K
  • Supports 27% higher memory bandwidth (17.07 against 13.41 GB/s)
  • 20% higher CPU clock speed (2400 vs 2000 MHz)
  • Announced 7 months later

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
359
604
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
1278
2225
AnTuTu Benchmark 8
197125
335996

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Helio G70 and Dimensity 800U

CPU

Architecture 2x 2 GHz – Cortex-A75
6x 1.7 GHz – Cortex-A55
2x 2.4 GHz – Cortex-A76
6x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2000 MHz 2400 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
L2 cache 320 KB -
L3 cache 1 MB -
Process 12 nanometers 7 nanometers
Transistor count 5.5 billion -

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G52 2EEMC2 Mali-G57 MC3
Architecture Bifrost Valhall
GPU frequency 820 MHz -
Cores 2 3
Vulkan version 1.0 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1800 MHz 2133 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 13.41 Gbit/s 17.07 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 12 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes Yes
Storage type eMMC 5.1 UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 3840 x 2160
Max camera resolution 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP 1x 64MP, 2x 20MP
Video capture 2K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 2K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AAC LC, MP3, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, FLAC

Connectivity

4G support LTE Cat. 7 LTE Cat. 18
5G support No Yes
Download speed Up to 300 Mbps Up to 1200 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 100 Mbps Up to 211 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 5.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced January 2020 August 2020
Class Mid range Mid range
Official page MediaTek Helio G70 official site MediaTek Dimensity 800U official site

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