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Helio P65 vs Helio G85

We compared two 8-core processors: MediaTek Helio P65 (with Arm Mali-G52 2EEMC2 graphics) and Helio G85 (Mali-G52 MP2). 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 P65
  • Better instruction set architecture
Pros of MediaTek Helio G85
  • Higher GPU frequency (~22%)
  • Announced 10 months later
  • Shows better (up to 12%) AnTuTu 8 score – 208K vs 186K

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
350
Helio G85 +1%
353
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
1274
Helio G85 +1%
1281
AnTuTu Benchmark 8
186250
Helio G85 +12%
208859

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Helio P65 and Helio G85

CPU

Architecture 2x 2 GHz – Cortex-A75
6x 1.7 GHz – Cortex-A55
2x 2 GHz – Cortex-A75
6x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2000 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8-A
Process 12 nanometers 12 nanometers
Transistor count 5.5 billion -

Graphics

GPU name Arm Mali-G52 2EEMC2 Mali-G52 MP2
Architecture Bifrost Bifrost
GPU frequency 820 MHz 1000 MHz
Cores 2 2
Vulkan version 1.0 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4 LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1800 MHz 1800 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 13.41 Gbit/s 13.41 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) NeuroPilot Neural Engine
Storage type eMMC 5.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 1K at 30FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video playback 1080p at 30FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

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 100 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced June 2019 April 2020
Class Mid range Mid range
Official page MediaTek Helio P65 official site MediaTek Helio G85 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
38 (23.6%)
123 (76.4%)
Total votes: 161

Comments

Here you can give your opinion on the comparison of Helio G85 and Helio P65 or ask any questions
Maghaz Ahmad 19 June 2020 10:35
I think MTK Helio G85 is best for gaming
+5 Reply