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Exynos 7420 vs Helio G35

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 7420 (with Mali-T760 MP8 graphics) and MediaTek Helio G35 (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 Samsung Exynos 7420
  • Supports 66% higher memory bandwidth (24.8 against 14.9 GB/s)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~14%)
  • Shows better (up to 5%) AnTuTu 8 score – 114K vs 109K
Pros of MediaTek Helio G35
  • Announced 5 years and 4 months later
  • Has the smaller size of the transistor (12 versus 14 nm)
  • 10% higher CPU clock speed (2300 vs 2100 MHz)
  • Compatible with the latest DirectX 12
  • Better instruction set architecture

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
263
176
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
Helio G35 +12%
1003
AnTuTu Benchmark 8
114938
109305

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 7420 and Helio G35

CPU

Architecture 4x 2.1 GHz – Cortex-A57
4x 1.5 GHz – Cortex-A53
8x 2.3 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2100 MHz 2300 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8.2-A
L2 cache 512 KB -
Process 14 nanometers 12 nanometers
Transistor count 2 billion -

Graphics

GPU name Mali-T760 MP8 IMG PowerVR GE8320
Architecture Midgard Rogue
GPU frequency 772 MHz 680 MHz
Cores 8 2
FLOPS 302 Gigaflops -
Vulkan version 1.0 1.1
OpenCL version 1.2 1.2
DirectX version 11 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4 LPDDR4X
Memory frequency - 1600 MHz
Bus 2x 32 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 24.8 Gbit/s 14.9 Gbit/s
Max size 4 GB 6 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) No No
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.0 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 2560 x 1440 2400 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 24MP, 2x 16MP 1x 25MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 1K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 30FPS 1080p at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265 H.264, H.265, AV1
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem Shannon 333 -
4G support LTE Cat. 6 LTE Cat. 7
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 450 Mbps Up to 300 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 4 5
Bluetooth 4.1 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced April 2015 June 2020
Class Flagship Low end
Official page Samsung Exynos 7420 official site MediaTek Helio G35 official site

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