Snapdragon 720G vs Helio G80

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (with Adreno 618 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.


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 720G
  • Performs 8x better in floating-point computations
  • Has a smaller size transistor (8 versus 12 nm)
  • Shows significantly better (up to 53%) AnTuTu 9 score – 340K vs 222K
  • 15% higher CPU clock speed (2300 vs 2000 MHz)
Pros of MediaTek Helio G80
  • Higher GPU frequency (~27%)
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Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
CPU 106622 73176
GPU 86653 36995
Memory 53851 46580
UX 93089 67339
Total score 340011 222130

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 110.2 Mpixels/s 79.2 Mpixels/s
Face detection 13.1 images/s 11.9 images/s
Speech recognition 27.3 words/s 23.4 words/s
Machine learning 26.1 images/s 17.4 images/s
Camera shooting 15.7 images/s 8.63 images/s
HTML 5 2.16 Mnodes/s 1.53 Mnodes/s
SQLite 533.6 Krows/s 416 Krows/s


A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Stability 99% 98%
Graphics test 6 FPS 4 FPS
Score 1040 682


Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 43 FPS
30 FPS
Call of Duty: Mobile 40 FPS
30 FPS
Fortnite 28 FPS
27 FPS
Shadowgun Legends - 52 FPS
World of Tanks Blitz 51 FPS
53 FPS
Genshin Impact 34 FPS
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 30 FPS
54 FPS
Device Realme 7 Pro
1080 x 2400
Realme 6i
720 x 1600
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.


Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 720G and Helio G80


Architecture 2x 2.3 GHz – Kryo 465 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 465 Silver (Cortex-A55)
2x 2 GHz – Cortex-A75
6x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2300 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8.2-A
L3 cache 1 MB -
Process 8 nanometers 12 nanometers
TDP 5 W 5 W


GPU name Adreno 618 Mali-G52 MP2
Architecture Adreno 600 Bifrost
GPU frequency 750 MHz 950 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 128 32
FLOPS 435 Gigaflops 54.6 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12


Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1866 MHz 1800 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 13.91 Gbit/s 13.41 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Qualcomm Hexagon 692 DSP Neural Engine
Storage type UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 192MP, 2x 22MP 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS, 1K at 60FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 30FPS, 1080p at 60FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs 384 kHz/32 bit AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV


Modem X15 -
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 6 5
Bluetooth 5.1 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo


Announced January 2020 February 2020
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SM7125 MT6769T
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G official site MediaTek Helio G80 official site

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Please give your opinion on the comparison of Helio G80 and Snapdragon 720G, or ask any questions
Mohsin Shahzad 16 November 2021 21:28
Helio G80 supports 4k recording. Vivo Y33s uses Helio G80 and it is capable of recording 4k @30fps. Here is the reference link:
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Sergey 17 November 2021 08:31
On official site MediaTek mention max support 2k resolution. Thank you for your comment.
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Salisu Abdullahi 13 August 2021 22:49
The Better one is the snapdragon then Helio, so I'm impression with that I will like to buying Redme Note 9s global version, but I don't know were to buy it.
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