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Snapdragon 710 vs Helio G80

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 (with Adreno 616 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 710
  • Performs 7x better in floating-point computations
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Helio
  • Has a smaller size transistor (10 versus 12 nm)
  • 10% higher CPU clock speed (2200 vs 2000 MHz)
  • Supports 11% higher memory bandwidth (14.9 against 13.41 GB/s)
  • Shows better (up to 10%) AnTuTu 8 score – 218K vs 199K
Pros of MediaTek Helio G80
  • Higher GPU frequency (~46%)
  • Announced 1-year and 9-months later

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
218284
199191
CPU 70627 74423
GPU 54697 44670
Memory 46031 43475
UX 41592 41133
Total score 218284 199191

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
383
343
Multi-Core Score
1449
1282
Image compression 91.1 Mpixels/s 79.2 Mpixels/s
Face detection 13.95 images/s 11.9 images/s
Speech recognition 25.95 words/s 23.4 words/s
Machine learning 22.2 images/s 17.4 images/s
Camera shooting 12.75 images/s 8.63 images/s
HTML 5 1.71 Mnodes/s 1.53 Mnodes/s
SQLite 467.95 Krows/s 416 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 39 FPS
[Ultra]
30 FPS
[High]
Call of Duty: Mobile 35 FPS
[Ultra]
30 FPS
[Low]
Fortnite 26 FPS
[Low]
27 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends 53 FPS
[Low]
52 FPS
[Low]
World of Tanks Blitz 60 FPS
[Ultra]
53 FPS
[Medium]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 55 FPS
[Ultra]
54 FPS
[High]
Device Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite
1080 x 2340
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 710 and Helio G80

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 360 Gold (Cortex-A75)
6x 1.7 GHz – Kryo 360 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-A
Process 10 nanometers 12 nanometers
Transistor count 5.3 billion -
TDP 6 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 616 Mali-G52 MP2
Architecture Adreno 600 Bifrost
GPU frequency 650 MHz 950 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 128 32
FLOPS 384 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 3360 x 1440 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 2x 20MP, 1x 32MP 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 60FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs Qualcomm Aqstic, aptX, aptX HD AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem X15 LTE -
4G support LTE Cat. 15 LTE Cat. 7
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 800 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 May 2018 February 2020
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SDM710 -
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 official site MediaTek Helio G80 official site

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