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Snapdragon 665 vs Helio A22

We compared the 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 (Adreno 610) with the older 4-core MediaTek Helio A22 (PowerVR GE8320) SoC. 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 665
  • Performs 6.4x better in floating-point computations
  • Shows significantly better (up to 2.2x) AnTuTu 8 score – 177K vs 80K
  • Has 4 more cores
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Helio
  • Announced 10-months later
  • 10% higher CPU clock speed (2200 vs 2000 MHz)
  • Has a smaller size transistor (11 versus 12 nm)
  • Supports 7% higher memory bandwidth (14.9 against 13.9 GB/s)
Pros of MediaTek Helio A22
  • Higher GPU frequency (~10%)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
177570
80862
CPU 71698 31590
GPU 33657 4050
Memory 42670 26715
UX 32113 14479
Total score 177570 80862

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
315
164
Multi-Core Score
1374
547
Image compression 87.65 Mpixels/s 21.55 Mpixels/s
Face detection 12.2 images/s 4.32 images/s
Speech recognition 21.45 words/s 9.3 words/s
Machine learning 16.65 images/s 5.34 images/s
Camera shooting 10.9 images/s 2.22 images/s
HTML 5 1.8 Mnodes/s 0.56 Mnodes/s
SQLite 468 Krows/s 141.75 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 29 FPS
[Low]
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Call of Duty: Mobile 28 FPS
[Ultra]
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Fortnite 27 FPS
[Low]
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Shadowgun Legends 53 FPS
[Low]
-
World of Tanks Blitz 57 FPS
[Medium]
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Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 30 FPS
[High]
-
Device Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T
1080 x 2340
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We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 665 and Helio A22

CPU

Architecture 4x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 260 Gold (Cortex-A73)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 260 Silver (Cortex-A53)
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 4
Frequency 2200 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
L1 cache - 32 KB
Process 11 nanometers 12 nanometers
TDP 5 W 4 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 610 PowerVR GE8320
Architecture Adreno 600 Rogue
GPU frequency 600 MHz 660 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 96 64
FLOPS 273 Gigaflops 42.8 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 1.2
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1866 MHz 1800 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 14.9 Gbit/s 13.9 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 6 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 686 NeuroPilot
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 1600 x 720
Max camera resolution 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP 1x 21MP, 2x 13MP
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
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 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou

Info

Announced April 2019 June 2018
Class Mid range Low end
Model number SM6125 MT6762M
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 official site MediaTek Helio A22 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
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Total votes: 43

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