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Snapdragon 636 vs MediaTek MT6750

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 (with Adreno 509 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.


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 636
  • Performs 7.7x better in floating-point computations
  • Has the smaller size of the transistor (14 versus 28 nm)
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for MediaTek
  • Announced 1 year and 3 months later
  • Higher GPU frequency (~38%)
  • 20% higher CPU clock speed (1800 vs 1500 MHz)
  • Compatible with the latest DirectX 12.1


Performance tests in popular benchmarks
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
AnTuTu Benchmark 8


Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 636 and MediaTek MT6750


Architecture 4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 260 Gold (Cortex-A73)
4x 1.6 GHz – Kryo 260 Silver (Cortex-A53)
4x 1.5 GHz – Cortex-A53
4x 1 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 1800 MHz 1500 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
Process 14 nanometers 28 nanometers
Transistor count 2 billion 1 billion


GPU name Adreno 509 Mali-T860 MP2
Architecture Adreno 500 Midgard
GPU frequency 720 MHz 520 MHz
Cores - 2
Number of ALUs 128 -
FLOPS 184 Gigaflops 24 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 1.2
DirectX version 12.1 11


Memory type LPDDR4 LPDDR3
Memory frequency 1333 MHz 667 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 1x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth - 6.9 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 4 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 680 No
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 2340 x 1080 1280 x 800
Max camera resolution 1x 24MP, 2x 16MP 1x 24MP
Video capture 4K at 60FPS 1K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 60FPS 1080p at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV


Modem X12 -
4G support LTE Cat. 12 LTE Cat. 6
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 600 Mbps Up to 300 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 50 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 4
Bluetooth 5.0 4.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou


Announced October 2017 August 2016
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SDM636 MT6750
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 official site MediaTek MT6750 official site

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