Snapdragon 665 vs Helio G35

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 (with Adreno 610 graphics) and MediaTek Helio G35 (IMG PowerVR GE8320). 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 5x better in floating-point computations
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Helio
  • Shows significantly better (up to 84%) AnTuTu 9 score – 198K vs 107K
  • Has a smaller size transistor (11 versus 12 nm)
Pros of MediaTek Helio G35
  • Announced 1-year and 3-months later
  • 15% higher CPU clock speed (2300 vs 2000 MHz)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~13%)
  • Better instruction set architecture

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
198928
107923
CPU 65976 34029
GPU 33635 16569
Memory 44631 26942
UX 53256 30327
Total score 198928 107923

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
317
176
Multi-Core Score
1365
683
Image compression 87.65 Mpixels/s 27.3 Mpixels/s
Face detection 12.2 images/s 4.3 images/s
Speech recognition 21.45 words/s 9.73 words/s
Machine learning 16.65 images/s 6.17 images/s
Camera shooting 10.9 images/s 2.88 images/s
HTML 5 1.8 Mnodes/s 0.6 Mnodes/s
SQLite 468 Krows/s 137.2 Krows/s

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Stability 98% -
Graphics test 1 FPS -
Score 220 -

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 29 FPS
[Low]
23 FPS
[Low]
Call of Duty: Mobile 28 FPS
[Ultra]
29 FPS
[Medium]
Fortnite 27 FPS
[Low]
-
Shadowgun Legends 53 FPS
[Low]
30 FPS
[Low]
World of Tanks Blitz 57 FPS
[Medium]
43 FPS
[Low]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 30 FPS
[High]
29 FPS
[Low]
Device Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T
1080 x 2340
Xiaomi Poco C3
720 x 1600
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 G35

CPU

Architecture 4x 2 GHz – Kryo 260 Gold (Cortex-A73)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 260 Silver (Cortex-A53)
4x 2.3 GHz – Cortex-A53
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2000 MHz 2300 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8.2-A
L2 cache 1 MB -
Process 11 nanometers 12 nanometers
Transistor count 1.75 billion -
TDP 5 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 610 IMG PowerVR GE8320
Architecture Adreno 600 Rogue
GPU frequency 600 MHz 680 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 96 32
FLOPS 273 Gigaflops 54.4 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 1.2
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1866 MHz 1600 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 14.9 Gbit/s 14.9 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 6 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 686 No
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 2400 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP 1x 25MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 1K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 30FPS 1080p at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, AV1
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, Galileo, QZSS

Info

Announced April 2019 June 2020
Class Mid range Low end
Model number SM6125 MT6765G
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 official site MediaTek Helio G35 official site

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Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Helio G35 and Snapdragon 665, or ask any questions
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Luscious Lopez 19 February 2022 18:23
Helio G90 is better than SD 665... Trust me
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Retrovision 02 June 2021 05:40
Hello Helio G35 is the best with the highest CPU clockspeed at 2.3GHz than Snapdragon 665 run of 2.2 ghz
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Snipper 13 April 2021 17:18
Which one is better between helio G35 and helio G 70
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guest_946 26 April 2021 16:36
👉Obviously Helio G70 is better . Better performance in battery life, cpu Speed, and all that but it's expensive . 👉 Helio G35 is kinda budget friendly it has nice battery life and gaming speed but less cpu Speed 🌚 butnot that much bad tgat use can not do any multitasking on it is capable of that😊
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Ssss 07 May 2021 15:56
G70 of course. because it is 2x better than g35
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Hello 19 October 2020 05:53
G35 is best proceesser
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Hello 22 June 2021 18:53
No I'm currently using it and it sucks. Can't use for day to day tasks. Such a trash : realme C11. 665 is a lot better...
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Hello 16 October 2020 15:36
Which 0ne is batter than g35 or octa core 635
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