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Exynos 7870 vs Helio P22

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 7870 (with Mali-T830 MP1 graphics) and MediaTek Helio P22 (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 7870
  • Higher GPU frequency (~8%)
Pros of MediaTek Helio P22
  • Announced 2-years and 4-months later
  • Performs 78% better in floating-point computations
  • 25% higher CPU clock speed (2000 vs 1600 MHz)
  • Has a smaller size transistor (12 versus 14 nm)
  • Shows better (up to 15%) AnTuTu 8 score – 96K vs 83K

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
83570
Helio P22 +15%
96280
CPU 36387 39267
GPU 7985 5607
Memory 22841 25856
UX 17087 14233
Total score 83570 96280

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Helio P22 +23%
155
Multi-Core Score
Helio P22 +54%
735
Image compression 20.9 Mpixels/s 23.95 Mpixels/s
Face detection 4.16 images/s 4.81 images/s
Speech recognition 12.3 words/s 8.82 words/s
Machine learning 5.76 images/s 5.31 images/s
Camera shooting 2.79 images/s 2.51 images/s
HTML 5 0.45 Mnodes/s 0.59 Mnodes/s
SQLite 130.2 Krows/s 150.25 Krows/s

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 7870 and Helio P22

CPU

Architecture 8x 1.6 GHz – Cortex-A53 8x 2 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 1600 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
Process 14 nanometers 12 nanometers
Transistor count 2 billion 5.5 billion
TDP 3 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-T830 MP1 PowerVR GE8320
Architecture Midgard Rogue
GPU frequency 700 MHz 650 MHz
Execution units 1 2
Shading units 16 64
FLOPS 23 Gigaflops 41 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.1
OpenCL version 1.2 1.2
DirectX version 11 11

Memory

Memory type LPDDR3 LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 933 MHz 1600 MHz
Bus 1x 32 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 14.9 Gbit/s -
Max size 4 GB 6 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) No CorePilot
Storage type eMMC 5.1 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 1920 x 1080 1600 x 720
Max camera resolution 1x 16MP, 2x 8MP 1x 21MP, 2x 13MP
Video capture 1K at 60FPS 1K at 30FPS
Video playback 1080p at 60FPS 1080p at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265 H.264, H.265
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

4G support LTE Cat. 6 LTE Cat. 7
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 300 Mbps Up to 300 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 50 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 4.1 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced February 2016 May 2018
Class Low end Mid range
Model number - MT6762R
Official page Samsung Exynos 7870 official site MediaTek Helio P22 official site

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