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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
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
  • Compatible with the latest DirectX 11.1
Pros of MediaTek Helio P22
  • Has 4 cores more
  • Higher GPU frequency (~44%)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks
Geekbench 4 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 4 (Multi-Core)
Helio P22 +39%
3336
AnTuTu Benchmark 7
Helio P22 +26%
74917

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 429 and Helio P22

CPU

Architecture 4x 1.95 GHz – Cortex-A53 8x 2 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 4 8
Frequency 1950 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
Process 12 nanometers 12 nanometers
Transistor count - 5.5 billion

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 504 PowerVR GE8320
Architecture Adreno 500 Rogue
GPU frequency 450 MHz 650 MHz
Cores - 2
FLOPS - 41 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 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 -
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 60FPS 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

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

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
2 (22.2%)
7 (77.8%)
Total votes: 9

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