Helio P35 vs Helio G88

We compared two 8-core processors: MediaTek Helio P35 (with IMG PowerVR GE8320 graphics) and Helio G88 (Mali-G52 MC2). 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 P35
  • 15% higher CPU clock speed (2300 vs 2000 MHz)
  • Supports 11% higher memory bandwidth (14.9 against 13.41 GB/s)
Pros of MediaTek Helio G88
  • Shows significantly better (up to 2x) AnTuTu 9 score – 229K vs 112K
  • Announced 2-years and 6-months later
  • Higher GPU frequency (~47%)
  • Performs 38% better in floating-point computations
  • Better instruction set architecture


Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
Helio G88 +104%
CPU 45313 56707
GPU 15084 54234
Memory 28634 42227
UX 24531 77806
Total score 112717 229510

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Helio G88 +114%
Multi-Core Score
Helio G88 +31%
Image compression 66.55 Mpixels/s 84.1 Mpixels/s
Face detection 9.05 images/s 10.05 images/s
Speech recognition 16.55 words/s 25.5 words/s
Machine learning 13.15 images/s 19.4 images/s
Camera shooting 5.63 images/s 9.74 images/s
HTML 5 1.3 Mnodes/s 1.43 Mnodes/s
SQLite 319.2 Krows/s 422.95 Krows/s


A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Graphics test - 4 FPS
Score - 715


Full list of technical specifications of Helio P35 and Helio G88


Architecture 4x 2.3 GHz – Cortex-A53
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A53
2x 2 GHz – Cortex-A75
6x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2300 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8.2-A
Process 12 nanometers 12 nanometers
TDP 5 W -


GPU name IMG PowerVR GE8320 Mali-G52 MC2
Architecture Rogue Bifrost
GPU frequency 680 MHz 1000 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 64 32
FLOPS 44.8 Gigaflops 62 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 1.2 2.0
DirectX version 12 12


Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1600 MHz 1800 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 14.9 Gbit/s 13.41 Gbit/s
Max size 6 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) No Yes
Storage type eMMC 5.1 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 2400 x 1080 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 25MP, 2x 13MP 1x 64MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 1K at 30FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video playback 1080p at 30FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265 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 150 Mbps Up to 100 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo


Announced December 2018 June 2021
Class Low end Mid range
Model number MT6765 MT6769H
Official page MediaTek Helio P35 official site MediaTek Helio G88 official site

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