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Exynos 9610 vs Helio G80

We compared two 8-core processors: Samsung Exynos 9610 (with Mali-G72 MP3 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.


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 9610
  • 15% higher CPU clock speed (2300 vs 2000 MHz)
  • Has the smaller size of the transistor (10 versus 12 nm)
Pros of MediaTek Helio G80
  • Announced 1 year and 11 months later
  • Shows better (up to 16%) AnTuTu 8 score – 198K vs 170K
  • Higher GPU frequency (~12%)
  • Supports 13% higher memory bandwidth (13.41 against 11.92 GB/s)


Performance tests in popular benchmarks
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Helio G80 +1%
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
Helio G80 +14%
AnTuTu Benchmark 8
Helio G80 +16%


Full list of technical specifications of Exynos 9610 and Helio G80


Architecture 4x 2.3 GHz – Cortex-A73
4x 1.6 GHz – Cortex-A53
2x 2 GHz – Cortex-A75
6x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2300 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
Process 10 nanometers 12 nanometers
Transistor count 3 billion -


GPU name Mali-G72 MP3 Mali-G52 MP2
Architecture Bifrost Bifrost
GPU frequency 850 MHz 950 MHz
Cores 3 2
FLOPS 255 Gigaflops -
Vulkan version 1.0 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12


Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1600 MHz 1800 MHz
Bus 4x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 11.92 Gbit/s 13.41 Gbit/s
Max size 6 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) No Neural Engine
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2560 x 1600 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 24MP, 2x 16MP 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 4K at 120FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 120FPS 2K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV


4G support LTE Cat. 7 LTE Cat. 7
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 600 Mbps Up to 300 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 100 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo


Announced March 2018 February 2020
Class Mid range Mid range
Official page Samsung Exynos 9610 official site MediaTek Helio G80 official site


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