Snapdragon 429 vs Helio P22

We compared the 4-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 (Adreno 504) with the older 8-core MediaTek Helio P22 (PowerVR GE8320) SoC. 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 429
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Helio
  • Performs 19% better in floating-point computations
Pros of MediaTek Helio P22
  • Has 4 more cores
  • Supports 86% higher memory bandwidth (11.92 against 6.4 GB/s)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~44%)
  • Shows better (up to 14%) AnTuTu 9 score – 106K vs 93K

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
Helio P22 +14%
106951
CPU 36510 31847
GPU 5369 14664
Memory 30988 29410
UX 21174 32095
Total score 93458 106951

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Helio P22 +35%
736
Image compression 35.1 Mpixels/s 23.95 Mpixels/s
Face detection 4.8 images/s 4.81 images/s
Speech recognition 11.5 words/s 8.82 words/s
Machine learning 8.12 images/s 5.31 images/s
Camera shooting 2.52 images/s 2.51 images/s
HTML 5 0.66 Mnodes/s 0.59 Mnodes/s
SQLite 183.2 Krows/s 150.25 Krows/s

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 429 and Helio P22

CPU

Architecture 4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A53 8x 2 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 4 8
Frequency 2000 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
Process 12 nanometers 12 nanometers
Transistor count - 5.5 billion
TDP 6 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 504 PowerVR GE8320
Architecture Adreno 500 Rogue
GPU frequency 450 MHz 650 MHz
Execution units 1 2
Shading units 96 64
FLOPS 48.6 Gigaflops 41 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 1.2
DirectX version 11.1 11

Memory

Memory type LPDDR3 LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 933 MHz 1600 MHz
Bus 1x 32 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 6.4 Gbit/s 11.92 Gbit/s
Max size 4 GB 6 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 536 CorePilot
Storage type eMMC 5.1 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 1600 x 900 1600 x 720
Max camera resolution 1x 16MP, 2x 8MP 1x 21MP, 2x 13MP
Video capture 1K at 30FPS 1K at 30FPS
Video playback 1080p at 30FPS 1080p at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, AV1, VP8 H.264, H.265
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem X6 -
4G support LTE Cat. 5 LTE Cat. 7
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 300 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 75 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS

Info

Announced June 2018 May 2018
Class Low end Mid range
Model number SDM429 MT6762R
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 official site MediaTek Helio P22 official site

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Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Helio P22 and Snapdragon 429, or ask any questions
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Nirmal kumar Jain 04 April 2021 02:08
P22 is slighly better than snapdragon 429
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