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Snapdragon 660 vs Helio G90T

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 (with Adreno 512 graphics) and MediaTek Helio G90T (Mali-G76MC4). 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 660
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Helio
  • Performs 18% better in floating-point computations
  • 7% higher CPU clock speed (2200 vs 2050 MHz)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~6%)
Pros of MediaTek Helio G90T
  • Shows significantly better (up to 79%) AnTuTu 8 score – 284K vs 158K
  • Announced 2-years and 3-months later
  • Has a smaller size transistor (12 versus 14 nm)
  • Better instruction set architecture

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
Helio G90T +79%
284042
CPU 69937 97777
GPU 24360 79772
Memory 32441 57178
UX 27977 45700
Total score 158669 284042

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Helio G90T +47%
495
Multi-Core Score
Helio G90T +24%
1644
Image compression 88.7 Mpixels/s 96.4 Mpixels/s
Face detection 12 images/s 14 images/s
Speech recognition 24.1 words/s 30.8 words/s
Machine learning 18.3 images/s 26.1 images/s
Camera shooting 11 images/s 13.1 images/s
HTML 5 1.76 Mnodes/s 1.89 Mnodes/s
SQLite 487.4 Krows/s 499.9 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile - 52 FPS
[Low]
Call of Duty: Mobile - 41 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite - 29 FPS
[Low]
World of Tanks Blitz - 46 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact - 27 FPS
[Medium]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang - 55 FPS
[High]
Device - Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
1080 x 2340
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 660 and Helio G90T

CPU

Architecture 4x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 260 Gold (Cortex-A73)
4x 1.84 GHz – Kryo 260 Silver (Cortex-A53)
2x 2.05 GHz – Cortex-A76
6x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2200 MHz 2050 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8.2-A
L2 cache 2 MB -
Process 14 nanometers 12 nanometers
Transistor count 1.75 billion -
TDP 9 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 512 Mali-G76MC4
Architecture Adreno 500 Bifrost
GPU frequency 850 MHz 800 MHz
Execution units 1 4
Shading units 128 64
FLOPS 217 Gigaflops 184 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4 LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1866 MHz 2133 MHz
Bus 2x 32 Bit 2x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth 29.8 Gbit/s -
Max size 8 GB 10 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 680 Da Vinci
Storage type UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2560 x 1600 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP 1x 64MP, 2x 24MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265
Audio codecs AAC LC, MP3, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, FLAC AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

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

Info

Announced May 2017 July 2019
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SDM660 -
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 official site MediaTek Helio G90T official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
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190 (73.6%)
Total votes: 258

Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Helio G90T and Snapdragon 660, or ask any questions
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Anandhu 30 December 2020 05:34
The L2 cache is 2MB not 1MB,it is capable of playing videos upto 4k 60fps
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Anandhu 29 December 2020 13:31
What is this Snapdragon 660 only captures 2k 30fps, do some research guys don't put anything you like, Snapdragon 660 captures upto 4k 30fps, it can playback videos upto 4k 60fps, it supports opencl 2.0, it supports Vulcan 1. 1 in android 10
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