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Helio P23 vs Helio G35

We compared two 8-core processors: MediaTek Helio P23 (with Mali-G71 MP2 graphics) and Helio G35 (IMG PowerVR GE8320). 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/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 P23
  • Higher GPU frequency (~13%)
Pros of MediaTek Helio G35
  • Announced 2 years and 11 months later
  • Has the smaller size of the transistor (12 versus 16 nm)
  • Compatible with the latest DirectX 12
  • Better instruction set architecture
  • Shows better (up to 4%) AnTuTu 8 score – 109K vs 104K


Performance tests in popular benchmarks
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Helio G35 +14%
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
Helio G35 +17%
AnTuTu Benchmark 8
Helio G35 +4%


Full list of technical specifications of Helio P23 and Helio G35


Architecture 4x 1.65 GHz – Cortex-A53
4x 2.3 GHz – Cortex-A53
8x 2.3 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2300 MHz 2300 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8.2-A
Process 16 nanometers 12 nanometers


GPU name Mali-G71 MP2 IMG PowerVR GE8320
Architecture Bifrost Rogue
GPU frequency 770 MHz 680 MHz
Cores - 2
Vulkan version 1.0 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 1.2
DirectX version 11.1 12


Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1500 MHz 1600 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 14.93 Gbit/s 14.9 Gbit/s
Max size 5 GB 6 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) No No
Storage type eMMC 5.1 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 2160 x 1080 2400 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 24MP, 2x 13MP 1x 25MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 1K at 30FPS 1K at 30FPS
Video playback 1080p at 30FPS 1080p at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265 H.264, H.265, AV1
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 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 4 5
Bluetooth 4.2 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo


Announced August 2017 June 2020
Class Low end Low end
Model number MT6763V -
Official page MediaTek Helio P23 official site MediaTek Helio G35 official site

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