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Snapdragon 865 vs Helio P35

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (with Adreno 650 graphics) and MediaTek Helio P35 (IMG PowerVR GE8320). 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 865
  • Shows significantly better (up to 6.3x) AnTuTu 8 score – 598K vs 95K
  • Supports 195% higher memory bandwidth (44 against 14.9 GB/s)
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Helio
  • Has the smaller size of the transistor (7 versus 12 nm)
  • Announced 11 months later
  • 23% higher CPU clock speed (2840 vs 2300 MHz)
  • Better instruction set architecture
Pros of MediaTek Helio P35
  • Higher GPU frequency (~16%)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
938
170
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
3511
974
AnTuTu Benchmark 8
598819
95115

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 865 and Helio P35

CPU

Architecture 1x 2.84 GHz – Kryo 585 Prime (Cortex-A77)
3x 2.42 GHz – Kryo 585 Gold (Cortex-A77)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 585 Silver (Cortex-A55)
8x 2.3 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2840 MHz 2300 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8-A
L1 cache 512 KB -
L2 cache 1 MB -
L3 cache 4 MB -
Process 7 nanometers 12 nanometers

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 650 IMG PowerVR GE8320
Architecture Adreno 600 Rogue
GPU frequency 587 MHz 680 MHz
Cores - 2
Number of ALUs 384 -
FLOPS 1228 Gigaflops -
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 1.2
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR5 LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 2750 MHz 1600 MHz
Bus 4x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 44 Gbit/s 14.9 Gbit/s
Max size 16 GB 6 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 698 No
Storage type UFS 3.0, UFS 3.1 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 3840 x 2160 2400 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 200MP, 2x 25MP 1x 25MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 8K at 30FPS, 4K at 60FPS 1K at 30FPS
Video playback 8K at 30FPS 1080p at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265
Audio codecs AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem X55 -
4G support LTE Cat. 24 LTE Cat. 7
5G support Yes No
Download speed Up to 2000 Mbps Up to 300 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 316 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 5
Bluetooth 5.1 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced December 2019 December 2018
Class Flagship Low end
Model number SM8250 MT6765
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 official site MediaTek Helio P35 official site

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