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Snapdragon 712 vs Helio G90T

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 (with Adreno 616 graphics) and MediaTek Helio G90T (Mali-G76MC4). 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 712
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Helio
  • Performs 68% better in floating-point computations
  • Has a smaller size transistor (10 versus 12 nm)
  • 12% higher CPU clock speed (2300 vs 2050 MHz)
Pros of MediaTek Helio G90T
  • Higher GPU frequency (~45%)
  • Shows better (up to 27%) AnTuTu 8 score – 281K vs 222K
  • Better instruction set architecture

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
Helio G90T +27%
281481
CPU 73254 97777
GPU 61429 79772
Memory 48586 57178
UX 44344 45700
Total score 222303 281481

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Helio G90T +26%
495
Multi-Core Score
1613
Image compression 92.2 Mpixels/s 96.4 Mpixels/s
Face detection 14.4 images/s 14 images/s
Speech recognition 26.1 words/s 30.8 words/s
Machine learning 22.2 images/s 26.1 images/s
Camera shooting 13.1 images/s 13.1 images/s
HTML 5 1.76 Mnodes/s 1.89 Mnodes/s
SQLite 478.3 Krows/s 499.9 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 52 FPS
[Medium]
52 FPS
[Low]
Call of Duty: Mobile 38 FPS
[Medium]
41 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite 29 FPS
[Medium]
29 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends 47 FPS
[Low]
-
World of Tanks Blitz 60 FPS
[Ultra]
46 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact - 27 FPS
[Medium]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 30 FPS
[Ultra]
55 FPS
[High]
Device - Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
1080 x 2340
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 712 and Helio G90T

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.3 GHz – Kryo 360 Gold (Cortex-A75)
6x 1.7 GHz – Kryo 360 Silver (Cortex-A55)
2x 2.05 GHz – Cortex-A76
6x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2300 MHz 2050 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8.2-A
L3 cache 1 MB -
Process 10 nanometers 12 nanometers
Transistor count 3 billion -
TDP 5 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 616 Mali-G76MC4
Architecture Adreno 600 Bifrost
GPU frequency 550 MHz 800 MHz
Execution units 2 4
Shading units 128 64
FLOPS 310 Gigaflops 184 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1866 MHz 2133 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth 13.91 Gbit/s -
Max size 8 GB 10 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Qualcomm Hexagon 685 DSP Da Vinci
Storage type UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 3360 x 1440 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 192MP, 2x 16MP 1x 64MP, 2x 24MP
Video capture 4K at 60FPS 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 AAC LC, MP3, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, FLAC AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem X15 -
4G support LTE Cat. 15 LTE Cat. 12
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 800 Mbps Up to 600 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 5
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou

Info

Announced February 2019 July 2019
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SDM712 -
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 official site MediaTek Helio G90T official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
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Total votes: 956

Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Helio G90T and Snapdragon 712, or ask any questions
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Amaresh 08 January 2021 16:02
Snapdragon 712 best for long time used.
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Akshay 30 December 2020 08:49
I love it g90t But it's not battery performance is black w tha n SDM 720g Octa core 2.3gjz
+24 Reply