Snapdragon 665 vs MediaTek MT6739

We compared the 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 (Adreno 610) with the older 4-core MediaTek MT6739 (PowerVR GE8100) 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 13x better in floating-point computations
  • Shows significantly better (up to 5x) AnTuTu 9 score – 194K vs 38K
  • Has a smaller size transistor (11 versus 28 nm)
  • Supports 133% higher memory bandwidth (14.9 against 6.4 GB/s)
  • Has 4 more cores
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for MediaTek
  • Announced 1-year and 7-months later
  • 33% higher CPU clock speed (2000 vs 1500 MHz)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~5%)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
194201
CPU 66445 14739
GPU 34275 2342
Memory 38991 5767
UX 55823 16069
Total score 194201 38602

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 87.65 Mpixels/s 14.35 Mpixels/s
Face detection 12.2 images/s 2.68 images/s
Speech recognition 21.45 words/s 7.78 words/s
Machine learning 16.65 images/s 3.59 images/s
Camera shooting 10.9 images/s 1.27 images/s
HTML 5 1.8 Mnodes/s 0.37 Mnodes/s
SQLite 468 Krows/s 80.65 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 217 -

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]
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World of Tanks Blitz 57 FPS
[Medium]
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Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 30 FPS
[High]
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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 MediaTek MT6739

CPU

Architecture 4x 2 GHz – Kryo 260 Gold (Cortex-A73)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 260 Silver (Cortex-A53)
4x 1.5 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 4
Frequency 2000 MHz 1500 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
L2 cache 1 MB -
Process 11 nanometers 28 nanometers
Transistor count - 1 billion
TDP 5 W -

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 610 PowerVR GE8100
Architecture Adreno 600 Rogue
GPU frequency 600 MHz 570 MHz
Execution units 2 1
Shading units 96 16
FLOPS 273 Gigaflops 21 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 1.2
DirectX version 12 10

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR3
Memory frequency 1866 MHz 667 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 1x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth 14.9 Gbit/s 6.4 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 3 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 1440 x 720
Max camera resolution 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP 1x 13MP, 2x 8MP
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
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem X12 MT6177M
4G support LTE Cat. 12 LTE Cat. 4
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 600 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 50 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 4
Bluetooth 5.0 4.2
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS

Info

Announced April 2019 September 2017
Class Mid range Low end
Model number SM6125 MT6739
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 official site MediaTek MT6739 official site

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