Helio G96 vs Dimensity 700

We compared two 8-core processors: MediaTek Helio G96 (with Mali G57 MC2 graphics) and Dimensity 700 (Mali-G57 MC2). 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 G96
  • Announced 7-months later
Pros of MediaTek Dimensity 700
  • Has a smaller size transistor (7 versus 12 nm)
  • 7% higher CPU clock speed (2200 vs 2050 MHz)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~12%)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
Helio G96 +1%
336203
334492
CPU 98570 98632
GPU 76840 71777
Memory 70017 72555
UX 94023 93594
Total score 336203 334492

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
535
562
Multi-Core Score
Helio G96 +9%
1879
Image compression - 101.85 Mpixels/s
Face detection - 15 images/s
Speech recognition - 32.9 words/s
Machine learning - 27.9 images/s
Camera shooting - 14.55 images/s
HTML 5 - 2.1 Mnodes/s
SQLite - 543.4 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile - 51 FPS
[Low]
Call of Duty: Mobile - 37 FPS
[Medium]
Fortnite - 25 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends - 59 FPS
[Low]
World of Tanks Blitz - 52 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact - 34 FPS
[Low]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang - 56 FPS
[Ultra]
Device - Xiaomi Poco M3 Pro
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 G96 and Dimensity 700

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.05 GHz – Cortex-A76
6x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
2x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A76
6x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2050 MHz 2200 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8.2-A
Process 12 nanometers 7 nanometers
TDP - 10 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali G57 MC2 Mali-G57 MC2
Architecture Valhall Valhall
GPU frequency 850 MHz 950 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 32 32
FLOPS - 243 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 16 Bit
Max bandwidth - 17.07 Gbit/s
Max size - 12 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes Yes
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.2 UFS 2.2
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 108MP, 2x 16MP 1x 64MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 30FPS 2K 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. 13 LTE Cat. 18
5G support No Yes
Download speed - Up to 1200 Mbps
Upload speed - Up to 211 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.2 5.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, NAVIC GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, NAVIC

Info

Announced June 2021 November 2020
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number MT6781 MT6833V/ZA
Official page MediaTek Helio G96 official site MediaTek Dimensity 700 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
179 (35.6%)
324 (64.4%)
Total votes: 503

Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Dimensity 700 and Helio G96, or ask any questions
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Hsoeshhsns 14 November 2021 05:45
I don't understand why g96 gaming and cpu score is higher, dimensity 700 has 100 MHz higher gpu frequency, lower cpu nanometer, and higher cpu frequency.
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Ashraf 09 November 2021 14:37
G96 is just dimensity 700 with 4k video support 12nm but no 5G support
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Guest 07 November 2021 15:01
Why g96 gpu antutu score is higher than dimensity 700? This page says that dimensity 700 gpu has higher frequency.
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Gfcdd 25 October 2021 14:02
How the heck did g96 score higher than dimensity 700 on antutu, dimensity has higher gpu frequency and lower nanometer
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Ashraf 12 November 2021 13:36
Mine score was 78952 on dimensity 700
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Likeabawz 16 October 2021 06:04
Wait what? How come helio G96's gpu score higher than helio G95? Helio G96 has a lower gpu frequency instead of the same gpu lol
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