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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.

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 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 92%) AnTuTu 8 score – 170K vs 88K
  • Announced 8-months later
  • Has a smaller size transistor (12 versus 14 nm)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~23%)
  • 11% higher CPU clock speed (2000 vs 1800 MHz)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
Helio P60 +92%
170538
CPU 38553 68803
GPU 9140 23779
Memory 25705 24831
UX 12027 32378
Total score 88839 170538

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Helio P60 +80%
273
Multi-Core Score
Helio P60 +18%
1137
Image compression 66.4 Mpixels/s 77.3 Mpixels/s
Face detection 8.97 images/s 11.2 images/s
Speech recognition 18.6 words/s 17.1 words/s
Machine learning 11.7 images/s 12.3 images/s
Camera shooting 5.27 images/s 9.55 images/s
HTML 5 1.26 Mnodes/s 1.57 Mnodes/s
SQLite 317.5 Krows/s 419.5 Krows/s

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 450 and Helio P60

CPU

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 -
TDP 3 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 506 Mali-G72 MP3
Architecture Adreno 500 Bifrost
GPU frequency 600-650 MHz 800 MHz
Execution units 1 3
Shading units 96 48
FLOPS 124 Gigaflops 86 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 11.1 12

Memory

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

Connectivity

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

Info

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

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
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Total votes: 44

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