Helio G88 vs Helio A25

We compared two 8-core processors: MediaTek Helio G88 (with Mali-G52 MC2 graphics) and Helio A25 (PowerVR GE8320). 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 G88
  • Shows significantly better (up to 2x) AnTuTu 9 score – 226K vs 115K
  • Higher GPU frequency (~67%)
  • Announced 3-years and 1-month later
  • Performs 49% better in floating-point computations
  • 11% higher CPU clock speed (2000 vs 1800 MHz)
  • Better instruction set architecture

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
Helio G88 +97%
226710
115203
CPU 71554 41918
GPU 38327 10587
Memory 52050 18065
UX 63988 44364
Total score 226710 115203

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Helio G88 +165%
368
139
Multi-Core Score
Helio G88 +67%
1273
762
Image compression 82.7 Mpixels/s 56.8 Mpixels/s
Face detection 9.99 images/s 6.01 images/s
Speech recognition 25.2 words/s 13.5 words/s
Machine learning 19.5 images/s 9.48 images/s
Camera shooting 9.38 images/s 4.05 images/s
HTML 5 1.41 Mnodes/s 0.8921 Mnodes/s
SQLite 415.2 Krows/s 271.4 Krows/s

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Stability 99% -
Graphics test 4 FPS -
Score 716 -

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Helio G88 and Helio A25

CPU

Architecture 2x 2 GHz – Cortex-A75
6x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A55
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A53
4x 1.5 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2000 MHz 1800 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8-A
Process 12 nanometers 12 nanometers
TDP - 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G52 MC2 PowerVR GE8320
Architecture Bifrost Rogue
GPU frequency 1000 MHz 600 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 32 64
FLOPS 62 Gigaflops 41.6 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 1.2
DirectX version 12 11

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1800 MHz 1600 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 13.41 Gbit/s -
Max size 8 GB 4 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes NeuroPilot
Storage type eMMC 5.1 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 1600 x 720
Max camera resolution 1x 64MP, 2x 16MP 1x 16MP
Video capture 2K at 30FPS 1K at 30FPS
Video playback 2K at 30FPS 1080p at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

4G support LTE Cat. 7 LTE Cat. 4
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 300 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 100 Mbps Up to 50 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou

Info

Announced June 2021 June 2018
Class Mid range Low end
Model number MT6769H MT6762V/WD
Official page MediaTek Helio G88 official site MediaTek Helio A25 official site

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