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Snapdragon 630 vs Helio P60

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 (with Adreno 508 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 630
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Helio
  • Performs 90% better in floating-point computations
  • 10% higher CPU clock speed (2200 vs 2000 MHz)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~6%)
Pros of Mediatek Helio P60
  • Shows significantly better (up to 47%) AnTuTu 8 score – 170K vs 115K
  • Announced 10-months later
  • Has a smaller size transistor (12 versus 14 nm)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
Helio P60 +47%
170160
CPU 43446 68803
GPU 14746 23779
Memory 29560 24831
UX 25968 32378
Total score 115489 170160

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Helio P60 +55%
270
Multi-Core Score
Helio P60 +16%
1117
Image compression 70.5 Mpixels/s 77.3 Mpixels/s
Face detection 9.22 images/s 11.2 images/s
Speech recognition 18.35 words/s 17.1 words/s
Machine learning 12.35 images/s 12.3 images/s
Camera shooting 5.58 images/s 9.55 images/s
HTML 5 1.27 Mnodes/s 1.57 Mnodes/s
SQLite 323.5 Krows/s 419.5 Krows/s

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 630 and Helio P60

CPU

Architecture 4x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A53
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A53
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A73
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2200 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
L2 cache 1 MB -
Process 14 nanometers 12 nanometers
Transistor count 2 billion -
TDP 6 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 508 Mali-G72 MP3
Architecture Adreno 500 Bifrost
GPU frequency 850 MHz 800 MHz
Execution units 1 3
Shading units 96 48
FLOPS 163 Gigaflops 86 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 11.1 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4 LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1333 MHz 1800 MHz
Bus 2x 32 Bit 2x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth 10.66 Gbit/s -
Max size 8 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 642 No
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2048 x 1536 2340 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 24MP, 2x 13MP 1x 32MP, 2x 24MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 60FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem X12 -
4G support LTE Cat. 12 LTE Cat. 7
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 600 Mbps Up to 300 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 4.2
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced May 2017 February 2018
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SDM630 MT6771
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 official site Mediatek Helio P60 official site

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