Snapdragon 732G vs Helio G85

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G (with Adreno 618 graphics) and MediaTek Helio G85 (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 732G
  • Performs 7.4x 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 46%) AnTuTu 9 score – 346K vs 237K
  • 15% higher CPU clock speed (2300 vs 2000 MHz)
  • Supports 11% higher memory bandwidth (14.9 against 13.41 GB/s)
Pros of MediaTek Helio G85
  • Higher GPU frequency (~23%)
  • 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
346221
237513
CPU 102378 65225
GPU 92733 56625
Memory 53226 39033
UX 98748 77494
Total score 346221 237513

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
562
356
Multi-Core Score
1783
1258
Image compression 108.4 Mpixels/s 80.9 Mpixels/s
Face detection 13.8 images/s 11.9 images/s
Speech recognition 26.7 words/s 24.2 words/s
Machine learning 25.8 images/s 18.5 images/s
Camera shooting 15.6 images/s 9.29 images/s
HTML 5 1.58 Mnodes/s 1.55 Mnodes/s
SQLite 549.4 Krows/s 407.8 Krows/s

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
1115
715
Stability 99% 98%
Graphics test 6 FPS 4 FPS
Score 1115 715

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 46 FPS
[Ultra]
45 FPS
[High]
Call of Duty: Mobile 36 FPS
[Ultra]
40 FPS
[Medium]
Fortnite 38 FPS
[Low]
21 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends 63 FPS
[Low]
49 FPS
[Low]
World of Tanks Blitz 61 FPS
[Ultra]
51 FPS
[Medium]
Genshin Impact 34 FPS
[Medium]
-
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 56 FPS
[Ultra]
46 FPS
[Ultra]
Device Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC
1080 x 2400
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
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 732G and Helio G85

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.3 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 2300 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8.2-A
L3 cache 1 MB -
Process 8 nanometers 12 nanometers
TDP 5 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 618 Mali-G52 MP2
Architecture Adreno 600 Bifrost
GPU frequency 810 MHz 1000 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 128 32
FLOPS 435 Gigaflops 59 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 688 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 1x 192MP, 2x 22MP 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 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 5.1 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced August 2020 April 2020
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SM7150-AC MT6769Z
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G official site MediaTek Helio G85 official site

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Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Helio G85 and Snapdragon 732G, or ask any questions
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Troy Mase 31 March 2021 01:19
Snapdragon 732G complete junk Poco fanboys
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