Helio G85 vs Helio G80

We compared two 8-core processors: MediaTek Helio G85 (with Mali-G52 MP2 graphics) and Helio G80 (Mali-G52 MP2). 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 Helio G85
  • Higher GPU frequency (~5%)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
Helio G85 +2%
237513
232683
CPU 65225 66816
GPU 56625 53195
Memory 39033 44029
UX 77494 69507
Total score 237513 232683

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Helio G85 +2%
356
349
Multi-Core Score
1258
Helio G80 +3%
1290
Image compression 80.9 Mpixels/s 79.2 Mpixels/s
Face detection 11.9 images/s 11.9 images/s
Speech recognition 24.2 words/s 23.4 words/s
Machine learning 18.5 images/s 17.4 images/s
Camera shooting 9.29 images/s 8.63 images/s
HTML 5 1.55 Mnodes/s 1.53 Mnodes/s
SQLite 407.8 Krows/s 416 Krows/s

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Helio G85 +5%
715
683
Stability 98% 98%
Graphics test 4 FPS 4 FPS
Score 715 683

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 45 FPS
[High]
30 FPS
[High]
Call of Duty: Mobile 40 FPS
[Medium]
30 FPS
[Low]
Fortnite 21 FPS
[Low]
27 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends 49 FPS
[Low]
52 FPS
[Low]
World of Tanks Blitz 51 FPS
[Medium]
53 FPS
[Medium]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 46 FPS
[Ultra]
54 FPS
[High]
Device Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
1080 x 2340
Realme 6i
720 x 1600
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Helio G85 and Helio G80

CPU

Architecture 2x 2 GHz – Cortex-A75
6x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A55
2x 2 GHz – Cortex-A75
6x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2000 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8.2-A
Process 12 nanometers 12 nanometers
TDP 5 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G52 MP2 Mali-G52 MP2
Architecture Bifrost Bifrost
GPU frequency 1000 MHz 950 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 32 32
FLOPS 59 Gigaflops 54.6 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

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

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Neural Engine Neural Engine
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 2K at 30FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video playback 2K at 30FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

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

Info

Announced April 2020 February 2020
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number MT6769Z MT6769T
Official page MediaTek Helio G85 official site MediaTek Helio G80 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
1594 (35.6%)
2880 (64.4%)
Total votes: 4474

Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Helio G80 and Helio G85, or ask any questions
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Tyagi 30 May 2021 18:01
These two processors are almost similar. So, the perfomance depends on software optimisation between these two processors.
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Ayush 25 May 2021 18:15
GPU frequency One difference (1) G85 1000 MHz (2) G80 950 MHZ Overall same
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#KingKong 08 March 2021 09:55
different screen resolution make g80 looks better than g85
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Kartik Nehariya 21 April 2021 14:30
This is not true Helio g85 is better than g80 other specs are same but there is difference betweenGPU frequency which is 950mhz in g80 and 1000mhz in g85 and during practical testing the g85 performs better than g80
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Guest User 06 March 2021 14:40
one answer please send me which one is best processor for camera
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Wews 17 May 2021 15:24
It depends of the software because both g85 and g80 have same specs in camera
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Dakog oten 25 February 2021 00:16
Why does G80 is better than G85?
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Mahdi 26 February 2021 00:19
The g85 is running at the while the g80 was benchmarked at HD plus resolution.
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Ramy 18 March 2021 15:44
Mahdi, No, even redmi 9 (fhd) has more score
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Anonymous 21 February 2021 09:36
Here GPU score of g80 is wrong.
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Wews 19 April 2021 15:42
I think helio g85 is not optimized that much compared to helio g80
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Chumchum 17 August 2021 11:48
Wews, Nope g85 is much better
+26 Reply
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