Helio G88 vs Helio G85

We compared two 8-core processors: MediaTek Helio G88 (with Mali-G52 MP2 graphics) and Helio G85 (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.


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/Vulkan
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
  • Announced 1-year and 2-months later


Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
Helio G88 +1%
CPU 90479 87891
GPU 41484 48821
Memory 67690 64527
UX 70892 67918
Total score 270282 268416

GeekBench 6

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Helio G88 +3%
Multi-Core Score
Helio G88 +1%
Asset compression 73.8 MB/sec 75.3 MB/sec
HTML 5 Browser 39.9 pages/sec 38.2 pages/sec
PDF Renderer 50.6 Mpixels/sec 44.5 Mpixels/sec
Image detection 25.5 images/sec 23.5 images/sec
HDR 42 Mpixels/sec 43.3 Mpixels/sec
Background blur 3.26 images/sec 3.05 images/sec
Photo processing 11.9 images/sec 12.2 images/sec
Ray tracing 2.13 Mpixels/sec 1.75 Mpixels/sec
Compute Score (GPU)
Helio G85 +1%


A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Graphics test 4 FPS 4 FPS
Score 744 743


Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile - 45 FPS
Call of Duty: Mobile - 40 FPS
Fortnite - 21 FPS
Shadowgun Legends - 49 FPS
World of Tanks Blitz - 51 FPS
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang - 46 FPS
Device - Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
1080 x 2340
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.


Full list of technical specifications of Helio G88 and Helio G85


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
Manufacturing TSMC TSMC


GPU name Mali-G52 MP2 Mali-G52 MP2
Architecture Bifrost 2nd gen Bifrost 2nd gen
GPU frequency 1000 MHz 1000 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 24 24
Total shaders 48 48
FLOPS 96 Gigaflops 96 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.3 1.3
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0


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) Yes Neural Engine
Storage type eMMC 5.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 64MP, 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


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


Announced June 2021 April 2020
Class Low end Low end
Model number MT6769H MT6769Z
Official page MediaTek Helio G88 official site MediaTek Helio G85 official site

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Please give your opinion on the comparison of Helio G85 and Helio G88, or ask any questions
Jazib 05 February 2023 15:36
The only difference between G88 against G85 is that the G88 supports 90 Hz displays and features version 2.0 of the HyperEngine.
+132 Reply
Hbggh 07 July 2023 03:24
G80 G85 Also supports 90Hz
+54 Reply