Snapdragon 730 vs Helio G80

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 (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.

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 730
  • Performs 7.1x better in floating-point computations
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Helio
  • Has a smaller size transistor (8 versus 12 nm)
  • Shows significantly better (up to 43%) AnTuTu 9 score – 316K vs 221K
  • 10% higher CPU clock speed (2200 vs 2000 MHz)
Pros of MediaTek Helio G80
  • Higher GPU frequency (~90%)
  • Announced 10-months later
  • 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
316206
221024
CPU 101953 73002
GPU 75580 37735
Memory 54411 46714
UX 86196 64513
Total score 316206 221024

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
536
348
Multi-Core Score
1761
1296
Image compression 93.9 Mpixels/s 79.2 Mpixels/s
Face detection 11.7 images/s 11.9 images/s
Speech recognition 27 words/s 23.4 words/s
Machine learning 24.7 images/s 17.4 images/s
Camera shooting 14 images/s 8.63 images/s
HTML 5 1.17 Mnodes/s 1.53 Mnodes/s
SQLite 478.1 Krows/s 416 Krows/s

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Stability 97% 98%
Graphics test 3 FPS 3 FPS
Score 651 662

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 59 FPS
[Medium]
30 FPS
[High]
Call of Duty: Mobile 36 FPS
[Ultra]
30 FPS
[Low]
Fortnite 27 FPS
[Medium]
27 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends 35 FPS
[Medium]
52 FPS
[Low]
World of Tanks Blitz 59 FPS
[Ultra]
53 FPS
[Medium]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 30 FPS
[Ultra]
54 FPS
[High]
Device Xiaomi Mi9T
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 730 and Helio G80

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 470 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 470 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
Process 8 nanometers 12 nanometers
TDP 5 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 618 Mali-G52 MP2
Architecture Adreno 600 Bifrost
GPU frequency 500 MHz 950 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 128 32
FLOPS 386 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 13.91 Gbit/s 13.41 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Qualcomm Hexagon 688 Neural Engine
Storage type UFS 3.0 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 60FPS 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 AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

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 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced April 2019 February 2020
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SM7150-AA MT6769T
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 official site MediaTek Helio G80 official site

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