Home > Smartphone processors comparison > Helio P90 vs Helio G70 – what's better?

Helio P90 vs Helio G70

We compared two 8-core processors: MediaTek Helio P90 (with PowerVR GM9446 graphics) and Helio G70 (Mali-G52 2EEMC2). 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 P90
  • Higher GPU frequency (~18%)
  • 10% higher CPU clock speed (2200 vs 2000 MHz)
  • Shows better (up to 12%) AnTuTu 8 score – 221K vs 197K
  • Better instruction set architecture
Pros of MediaTek Helio G70
  • Announced 1 year and 2 months later


Performance tests in popular benchmarks
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Helio P90 +10%
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
Helio P90 +16%
AnTuTu Benchmark 8
Helio P90 +12%


Full list of technical specifications of Helio P90 and Helio G70


Architecture 2x 2.2 GHz – Cortex A75
6x 2 GHz – Cortex A55
2x 2 GHz – Cortex-A75
6x 1.7 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2200 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8-A
L2 cache 1 MB 320 KB
L3 cache - 1 MB
Process 12 nanometers 12 nanometers
Transistor count - 5.5 billion


GPU name PowerVR GM9446 Mali-G52 2EEMC2
Architecture PowerVR Rogue Bifrost
GPU frequency 970 MHz 820 MHz
Cores 3 2
FLOPS 124 Gigaflops -
Vulkan version 1.1 1.0
OpenCL version 1.2 2.0
DirectX version 12 12


Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1866 MHz 1800 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 13.91 Gbit/s 13.41 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) APU 2.0 Yes
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 64MP, 2x 24MP 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 60FPS 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. 12 LTE Cat. 7
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 600 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, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo


Announced November 2018 January 2020
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number MT6779 -
Official page MediaTek Helio P90 official site MediaTek Helio G70 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
4 (30.8%)
9 (69.2%)
Total votes: 13


Here you can give your opinion on the comparison of Helio G70 and Helio P90 or ask any questions