Helio G90T vs Dimensity 800U

We compared two 8-core processors: MediaTek Helio G90T (with Mali-G76 MC4 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 Helio G90T
  • Better instruction set architecture
Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 800U
  • Has a smaller size transistor (7 versus 12 nm)
  • Announced 1-year and 1-month later
  • 17% higher CPU clock speed (2400 vs 2050 MHz)
  • Shows better (up to 18%) AnTuTu 9 score – 393K vs 332K
  • Higher GPU frequency (~6%)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
332488
393917
CPU 96604 112387
GPU 86503 104574
Memory 60011 67612
UX 87565 108441
Total score 332488 393917

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
618
Multi-Core Score
1620
1827
Image compression 96.4 Mpixels/s 104.15 Mpixels/s
Face detection 14 images/s 15.5 images/s
Speech recognition 30.8 words/s 33.55 words/s
Machine learning 26.1 images/s 28.4 images/s
Camera shooting 13.1 images/s 14.7 images/s
HTML 5 1.89 Mnodes/s 2.08 Mnodes/s
SQLite 499.9 Krows/s 542.3 Krows/s

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
1314
1603
Stability 96% 99%
Graphics test 7 FPS 9 FPS
Score 1314 1603

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 52 FPS
[Low]
44 FPS
[Ultra]
Call of Duty: Mobile 41 FPS
[Ultra]
47 FPS
[Medium]
Fortnite 29 FPS
[Low]
28 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends - 39 FPS
[Ultra]
World of Tanks Blitz 46 FPS
[Ultra]
51 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact 27 FPS
[Medium]
35 FPS
[Low]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 55 FPS
[High]
55 FPS
[Ultra]
Device Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
1080 x 2340
Oppo Realme 7 5G
1080 x 2400
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Helio G90T and Dimensity 800U

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.05 GHz – Cortex-A76
6x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
2x 2.4 GHz – Cortex-A76
6x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2050 MHz 2400 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 MC3
Architecture Bifrost Valhall
GPU frequency 800 MHz 850 MHz
Execution units 4 3
Shading units 64 48
FLOPS 184 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 12 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes 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 64MP, 2x 24MP 1x 64MP, 2x 20MP
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 August 2020
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number MT6785V/CC MT6853T
Official page MediaTek Helio G90T official site MediaTek Dimensity 800U official site

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