Snapdragon 480 vs Helio G88

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 (with Adreno 619 graphics) and MediaTek Helio G88 (Mali-G52 MC2). 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 480
  • Performs 7.5x better in floating-point computations
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Helio
  • Has a smaller size transistor (8 versus 12 nm)
  • Shows significantly better (up to 43%) AnTuTu 9 score – 328K vs 229K
  • Supports 27% higher memory bandwidth (17 against 13.41 GB/s)
Pros of MediaTek Helio G88
  • Higher GPU frequency (~21%)
  • Better instruction set architecture
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Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
328576
229851
CPU 96825 56707
GPU 87610 54234
Memory 63810 42227
UX 80768 77806
Total score 328576 229851

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
511
363
Multi-Core Score
1657
1261
Image compression 106.3 Mpixels/s 82.7 Mpixels/s
Face detection 11.8 images/s 9.99 images/s
Speech recognition 29.8 words/s 25.2 words/s
Machine learning 27.7 images/s 19.5 images/s
Camera shooting 16 images/s 9.38 images/s
HTML 5 1.71 Mnodes/s 1.41 Mnodes/s
SQLite 551.1 Krows/s 415.2 Krows/s

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
982
716
Stability - 99%
Graphics test 5 FPS 4 FPS
Score 982 716

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 480 and Helio G88

CPU

Architecture 2x 2 GHz – Kryo 460 Gold
6x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 460 Silver
2x 2 GHz – Cortex-A75
6x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2000 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8.2-A
Process 8 nanometers 12 nanometers
TDP 3 W -

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 619 Mali-G52 MC2
Architecture Adreno 600 Bifrost
GPU frequency 825 MHz 1000 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 128 32
FLOPS 468 Gigaflops 62 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 2133 MHz 1800 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 17 Gbit/s 13.41 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 686 Yes
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.2 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 64MP, 2x 25MP 1x 64MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 1K at 60FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video playback 1080p at 60FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem X51 -
4G support LTE Cat. 15 LTE Cat. 7
5G support Yes No
Download speed Up to 800 Mbps Up to 300 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 210 Mbps Up to 100 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.1 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, NAVIC GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced January 2021 June 2021
Class Low end Mid range
Model number SM4350 MT6769H
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 official site MediaTek Helio G88 official site

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Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Helio G88 and Snapdragon 480, or ask any questions
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D Williams 22 April 2022 23:32
Hands down the Moto g stylus 5G snapdragon 480 is better than the newest one. I only wish I could have chosen a different color other than emerald green.
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