Helio G90 vs Dimensity 800

We compared two 8-core processors: MediaTek Helio G90 (with Mali-G76 MC4 graphics) and Dimensity 800 (Mali-G57 MC4). 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
Battery life
Efficiency of battery consumption
NanoReview Score
Overall chip score

Key Differences

Main differences and advantages of each chip
Pros of MediaTek Helio G90
  • Higher GPU frequency (~11%)
  • Better instruction set architecture
Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 800
  • Has a smaller size transistor (7 versus 12 nm)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
Total score - 324594

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
505
509
Multi-Core Score
1625
1873
Image compression 96.4 Mpixels/s 121 Mpixels/s
Face detection 14 images/s 19 images/s
Speech recognition 30.9 words/s 39 words/s
Machine learning 26.1 images/s 31.9 images/s
Camera shooting 13.2 images/s 21.3 images/s
HTML 5 1.9 Mnodes/s 2.66 Mnodes/s
SQLite 499.9 Krows/s 682.7 Krows/s

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Helio G90 and Dimensity 800

CPU

Architecture 2x 2 GHz – Cortex-A76
6x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A76
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2000 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8-A
Process 12 nanometers 7 nanometers
TDP 5 W 10 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G76 MC4 Mali-G57 MC4
Architecture Bifrost Valhall
GPU frequency 720 MHz 650 MHz
Execution units 4 4
Shading units 64 64
FLOPS 172.6 Gigaflops -
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 2133 MHz 2133 MHz
Bus 2x 32 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth - 17.07 Gbit/s
Max size 10 GB 16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Da Vinci Yes
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 UFS 2.2
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 48MP, 2x 24MP 1x 80MP, 2x 32MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AAC LC, MP3, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, FLAC

Connectivity

4G support LTE Cat. 12 LTE Cat. 18
5G support No Yes
Download speed Up to 600 Mbps Up to 1200 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 211 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 5.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS

Info

Announced July 2019 December 2019
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number MT6785 MT6873
Official page MediaTek Helio G90 official site MediaTek Dimensity 800 official site

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Total votes: 15

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