Snapdragon 678 vs Helio G80

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 (with Adreno 612 graphics) and MediaTek Helio G80 (Mali-G52 MP2). 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 678
  • Performs 6.5x better in floating-point computations
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Helio
  • Shows better (up to 21%) AnTuTu 9 score – 267K vs 221K
  • Announced 11-months later
  • 10% higher CPU clock speed (2200 vs 2000 MHz)
  • Has a smaller size transistor (11 versus 12 nm)
  • Supports 11% higher memory bandwidth (14.9 against 13.41 GB/s)
Pros of MediaTek Helio G80
  • Higher GPU frequency (~12%)
  • 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
267783
221001
CPU 100202 73002
GPU 42901 37735
Memory 50539 46714
UX 75721 64513
Total score 267783 221001

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
528
348
Multi-Core Score
1538
1290
Image compression 102.2 Mpixels/s 79.2 Mpixels/s
Face detection 14.5 images/s 11.9 images/s
Speech recognition 27.8 words/s 23.4 words/s
Machine learning 23.7 images/s 17.4 images/s
Camera shooting 13.7 images/s 8.63 images/s
HTML 5 2.05 Mnodes/s 1.53 Mnodes/s
SQLite 527.2 Krows/s 416 Krows/s

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Helio G80 +37%
662
Stability 99% 98%
Graphics test 2 FPS 3 FPS
Score 482 662

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 41 FPS
[Low]
30 FPS
[High]
Call of Duty: Mobile 40 FPS
[Medium]
30 FPS
[Low]
Fortnite 24 FPS
[Low]
27 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends 54 FPS
[Low]
52 FPS
[Low]
World of Tanks Blitz 59 FPS
[Medium]
53 FPS
[Medium]
Genshin Impact 14 FPS
[Low]
-
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 48 FPS
[Ultra]
54 FPS
[High]
Device Xiaomi Redmi Note 10
1080 x 2400
Realme 6i
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 678 and Helio G80

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 460 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.7 GHz – Kryo 460 Silver (Cortex-A55)
2x 2 GHz – Cortex-A75
6x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2200 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8.2-A
L1 cache 16 KB -
L2 cache 256 KB -
Process 11 nanometers 12 nanometers
TDP 6 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 612 Mali-G52 MP2
Architecture Adreno 600 Bifrost
GPU frequency 845 MHz 950 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 96 32
FLOPS 354 Gigaflops 54.6 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
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 13.41 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 685 Neural Engine
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 192MP, 2x 25MP 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 30FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs AAC, 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 100 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced December 2020 February 2020
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SM6150-AC MT6769T
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 official site MediaTek Helio G80 official site

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Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Helio G80 and Snapdragon 678, or ask any questions
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P kumar 21 June 2021 02:34
Please try to keep settings of the games same when comparing the chipset if possible.
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