Snapdragon 625 vs MediaTek MT6750

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 (with Adreno 506 graphics) and MediaTek MT6750 (Mali-T860 MP2). 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 625
  • Performs 3.4x better in floating-point computations
  • Has a smaller size transistor (14 versus 28 nm)
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for MediaTek
  • 33% higher CPU clock speed (2000 vs 1500 MHz)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~25%)
  • Supports 8% higher memory bandwidth (7.46 against 6.9 GB/s)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
CPU 40888 -
GPU 15121 -
Memory 30818 -
UX 39229 -
Total score 125679 -

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 75.05 Mpixels/s 39.35 Mpixels/s
Face detection 9.85 images/s 5.7 images/s
Speech recognition 18.85 words/s 12.65 words/s
Machine learning 12.55 images/s 7.22 images/s
Camera shooting 6.1 images/s 1.87 images/s
HTML 5 1.4 Mnodes/s 0.76 Mnodes/s
SQLite 366.8 Krows/s 204.3 Krows/s

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Stability 97% -
Graphics test 1 FPS -
Score 189 -

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 625 and MediaTek MT6750

CPU

Architecture 8x 2 GHz – Cortex-A53 4x 1.5 GHz – Cortex-A53
4x 1 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2000 MHz 1500 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
Process 14 nanometers 28 nanometers
Transistor count 2 billion 1 billion
TDP 5 W -

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 506 Mali-T860 MP2
Architecture Adreno 500 Midgard
GPU frequency 650 MHz 520 MHz
Execution units 1 2
Shading units 96 32
FLOPS 124 Gigaflops 36 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 1.2
DirectX version 11.1 11

Memory

Memory type LPDDR3 LPDDR3
Memory frequency 933 MHz 667 MHz
Bus 1x 32 Bit 1x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth 7.46 Gbit/s 6.9 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 4 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 546 No
Storage type eMMC 5.1 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 1900 x 1200 1280 x 720
Max camera resolution 1x 24MP, 2x 13MP 1x 16MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 1K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 30FPS 1080p at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265 H.264, H.265
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem X9 -
4G support LTE Cat. 7 LTE Cat. 6
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 300 Mbps Up to 300 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 100 Mbps Up to 50 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 4
Bluetooth 4.2 4.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced February 2016 August 2016
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number MSM8953 MT6750
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 official site MediaTek MT6750 official site

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