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Snapdragon 450 vs Helio P60

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 (with Adreno 506 graphics) and Mediatek Helio P60 (Mali-G72 MP3). 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Helio
  • Performs 44% better in floating-point computations
Pros of Mediatek Helio P60
  • Shows significantly better (up to 93%) AnTuTu 8 score – 168K vs 87K
  • Announced 8 months later
  • Has the smaller size of the transistor (12 versus 14 nm)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~23%)
  • 11% higher CPU clock speed (2000 vs 1800 MHz)
  • Compatible with the latest DirectX 12


Performance tests in popular benchmarks
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Helio P60 +80%
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
Helio P60 +17%
AnTuTu Benchmark 8
Helio P60 +93%


Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 450 and Helio P60


Architecture 8x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A53 4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A73
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 1800 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
Process 14 nanometers 12 nanometers
Transistor count 2 billion -


GPU name Adreno 506 Mali-G72 MP3
Architecture Adreno 500 Bifrost
GPU frequency 600-650 MHz 800 MHz
Cores - 3
Number of ALUs 96 -
FLOPS 124 Gigaflops 86 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 11.1 12


Memory type LPDDR3 LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 933 MHz 1800 MHz
Bus 1x 32 Bit 2x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth 7.46 Gbit/s -
Max size 4 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 546 No
Storage type eMMC 5.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 1920 x 1200 2340 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 21MP, 2x 13MP 1x 32MP, 2x 24MP
Video capture 1K at 60FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 1080p at 60FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV


Modem X9 -
4G support LTE Cat. 7 LTE Cat. 7
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 300 Mbps Up to 300 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 4.1 4.2
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo


Announced June 2017 February 2018
Class Low end Mid range
Model number SDM450 MT6771
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 official site Mediatek Helio P60 official site

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