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Snapdragon 439 vs Helio G70

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 (with Adreno 505 graphics) and MediaTek 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.

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 439
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Helio
Pros of MediaTek Helio G70
  • Supports 110% higher memory bandwidth (13.41 against 6.4 GB/s)
  • Shows significantly better (up to 2x) AnTuTu 8 score – 193K vs 96K
  • Higher GPU frequency (~82%)
  • Announced 1-year and 7-months later

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
Helio G70 +100%
193104
CPU 41548 72236
GPU 9242 39199
Memory 26677 42619
UX 16356 39736
Total score 96641 193104

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Helio G70 +100%
354
Multi-Core Score
Helio G70 +59%
1266
Image compression 61.7 Mpixels/s -
Face detection 8.22 images/s -
Speech recognition 16.65 words/s -
Machine learning 11.15 images/s -
Camera shooting 5.39 images/s -
HTML 5 0.85 Mnodes/s -
SQLite 296.65 Krows/s -

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 46 FPS
[Low]
31 FPS
[High]
Call of Duty: Mobile 31 FPS
[Low]
30 FPS
[Low]
Fortnite 21 FPS
[Low]
-
Shadowgun Legends 37 FPS
[Low]
52 FPS
[Low]
World of Tanks Blitz 32 FPS
[Ultra]
52 FPS
[Ultra]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 29 FPS
[Ultra]
53 FPS
[High]
Device - Realme C3
720 x 1600
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 439 and Helio G70

CPU

Architecture 4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A53
4x 1.45 GHz – Cortex-A53
2x 2 GHz – Cortex-A75
6x 1.7 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2000 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
L2 cache - 320 KB
L3 cache - 1 MB
Process 12 nanometers 12 nanometers
Transistor count 5.5 billion 5.5 billion
TDP 5 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 505 Mali-G52 2EEMC2
Architecture Adreno 500 Bifrost
GPU frequency 450 MHz 820 MHz
Execution units 1 2
Shading units 96 32
FLOPS 48 Gigaflops 54.6 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 11.1 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR3 LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 800 MHz 1800 MHz
Bus 1x 32 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 6.4 Gbit/s 13.41 Gbit/s
Max size 5 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 536 Yes
Storage type eMMC 5.1 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 1920 x 1200 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 21MP, 2x 8MP 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 1K at 30FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video playback 1080p at 60FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8 H.264, H.265, VP9
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 100 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 January 2020
Class Low end Mid range
Model number SDM439 -
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 official site MediaTek Helio G70 official site

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Total votes: 339

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