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Helio X30 vs Helio P65

We compared the 10-core MediaTek Helio X30 (PowerVR GT7400 Plus) with the newer 8-core Helio P65 (Arm Mali-G52 2EEMC2) SoC. 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
Battery life
Efficiency of battery consumption
NanoReview Score
Overall chip score

Key Differences

Main differences and advantages of each chip
Pros of MediaTek Helio X30
  • Supports 107% higher memory bandwidth (27.81 against 13.41 GB/s)
  • Has 2 cores more
  • 30% higher CPU clock speed (2600 vs 2000 MHz)
  • Has the smaller size of the transistor (10 versus 12 nm)
Pros of MediaTek Helio P65
  • Announced 2 years and 5 months later
  • Compatible with the latest DirectX 12
  • Better instruction set architecture


Performance tests in popular benchmarks
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Helio P65 +21%
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
Helio X30 +6%
AnTuTu Benchmark 8


Full list of technical specifications of Helio X30 and Helio P65


Architecture 2x 2.6 GHz – Cortex-A73
4x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A53
4x 1.9 GHz – Cortex-A35
2x 2 GHz – Cortex-A75
6x 1.7 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 10 8
Frequency 2600 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8.2-A
L1 cache 64 KB -
L2 cache 2 MB -
Process 10 nanometers 12 nanometers
Transistor count 3 billion 5.5 billion


GPU name PowerVR GT7400 Plus Arm Mali-G52 2EEMC2
Architecture Midgard Bifrost
GPU frequency 800 MHz 820 MHz
Cores 4 2
Number of ALUs 128 -
FLOPS 205 Gigaflops -
Vulkan version 1.0 1.0
OpenCL version 1.2 2.0
DirectX version 11.2 12


Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4
Memory frequency 1866 MHz 1800 MHz
Bus 4x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 27.81 Gbit/s 13.41 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) No NeuroPilot
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 3840 x 2160 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 28MP, 2x 16MP 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 1K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 30FPS 1080p at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9, VC-1 H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs AMR-NB, ADPCM, AMR-WB, OGG, WAV, MP3, MP2, AAC, AMR-NB, LAC, APE, AAC-plus v1, AAC-plus v2, WMA, ADPCM AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV


4G support LTE Cat. 10 LTE Cat. 7
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 450 Mbps Up to 300 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 50 Mbps Up to 100 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo


Announced February 2017 June 2019
Class Flagship Mid range
Model number MT6799 -
Official page MediaTek Helio X30 official site MediaTek Helio P65 official site

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