MediaTek officially announced its new gaming-centric chipsets Helio G90 and Helio G90T for the affordable gaming smartphones. This is the company’s first line of the gaming-grade chipset. The Helio G90 series chipsets feature latest GPU & GPU, improved AI performance and ultra-fast memory which delivers a more fluid gaming experience at a more affordable price.
The CPU and GPU of the Helio G90 series are combined with HyperEngine Game Technology for better gaming performance. These are mid-range segment’s chipsets which will provide the best gaming experience in this range. In mid-range, there are many chipsets available in the market which also performs better. Here we are to compare this chipset with Snapdragon 710 and to see how they perform against each other. If you are also searching that which one is better SoC between Helio G90 and Snapdragon 710, then here you will find its right answer. Read this article till the end. Let’s compare MediaTek Helio G90 vs Snapdragon 710 chipsets.
Helio G90 vs Snapdragon 710 CPU & GPU
Starting the comparison with GPU, MediaTek Helio G90 features a 64-bit Octa-Core CPU which includes 2 ARM Cortex-A76 Cores with a maximum speed of up to 2.00GHz and other 6 ARM Cortex-A55 Cores running at 2.00GHz. While Snapdragon 710 also features an Octa-Core CPU based on 64bit memory architecture. It has Qualcomm Kryo 360 CPU which includes 2 Cortex-A75 Cores running at 2.2Ghz while other 6 Cortex-A55 Cores operate at 1.4GHz clock speed. Here first two powerful cores are better in Helio G90 while the clock speed of Snapdragon 710 is better. Speaking of the other 6 cores, the clock speed of these 6 cores is also higher in Helio G90. So in this section, MediaTek Helio G90 outforms over Snapdragon 710.
Moving to the GPU section, Snapdragon 710 features the Adreno 616 GPU while MediaTek Helio G90 uses ARM Mali-G76 3EEMC4 clocked at up to 720MHz clock speed. Here the GPU is also better of Helio G90. The Helio G90 is a gaming chipset so it has to feature better GPU. Also, it has a HyperEngine Game Technology feature which fine-tunes the handset to ensure optimum performance when gaming.
Talking about their manufacturing process, Snapdragon 710 works on the 10nm manufacturing process while on the other side, MediaTek Helio G90 is still built using the 12nm fabrication process. The company is using this fabrication process for a long time and doesn’t know why the company is using this process technology still now while other companies using the 7-8nm manufacturing process for building their chipsets. So in this section, Snapdragon 710 is ahead over Helio G90.
Helio G90 vs Snapdragon 710 Supported Features
A few times ago, the company was introduced to its Helio P65 chipset. Seeing the trend of the 48MP camera sensor, the company provided the support for the 48MP camera sensor in that chipset. The Helio G90 is an upgrade over that chipset so, it also has support for the 48MP camera sensor. This chipset features the Triple ISP which can support a single camera up to 48MP at 30fps while in terms of dual camera it can support up to 24MP + 16MP dual camera sensor.
On the other side, Snapdragon 710 features Spectra 250 ISP which is a 14-bit Dual Image Signal Processor. In terms of camera, it can support up to 16MP dual camera at 30fps with MFNR and ZSL. In terms of dual camera, it can support up to 25MP single camera sensor at 30fps with MFNR and ZSL, up to 48MP with MFNR only while without MFNR and ZSL it can support up to 192MP camera sensor.
The MediaTek Helio G90 can support LPDDR4x up to 8GB with a maximum speed of up to 2133MHz while Snapdragon 710 can support LPDDR4X RAM up to 8GB at 1866MHz.
In terms of storage, the Helio G90 supports UFS 2.1 and eMMC 5.1 types of storage while Snapdragon 710 supports UFS 2.1 storage.
In this case, Helio G90 supports Up to 2400 x 1080, Full HD+, 21:9 displays at 60Hz. On the other side, Snapdragon 710 supports Quad HD+ HDR10 displays with a maximum resolution of up to 3360 x 1440 pixels.
Helio G90 vs Snapdragon 710 AI Capabilities
To handling AI tasks, Snapdragon 710 features Qualcomm Hexagon 685 Vector Processor. It features Hexagon Vector eXtensions and the company’s own All-Ways Aware technology.
On the other side, MediaTek is doing a great job in its processors in terms of AI. In this chipset, the company has also focused on AI along with gaming. It has dedicated APU hardware for handling AI tasks which dual MediaTek APU. By combining with CPU and GPU it is capable to provide 1TMACs of AI processing speed.
In this section, Snapdragon 710 got Snapdragon X15 LTE modem which uses LTE Category 15 for capturing a maximum download speed of up to 800Mbps and LTE Category 13 for providing an upload speed of up to 150Mbps. It also has features such as Dual-Band Wi-Fi (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, Dual 4G VoLTE, USB 3.1. For fast charging, it supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ technology.
On the other hand, Helio G90 has LTE Cat.12 Modem to capturing a maximum download speed of up to 600Mbps and an upload speed of up to 150Mbps using LTE Cat.13. Other options like Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS, Wi-FI, etc. also supported in this chipset.
|SoC||Helio G90||Snapdragon 710|
|CPU||2 x Cortex-A76@2.00GHz
6 x Cortex-A55@2.00GHz
|2 x Cortex-A75@2.2GHz
6 x Cortex-A55@1.4GHz
|GPU||Mali-G76 3EEMC4@720MHz||Adreno 616|
|Camera||Dual – 24MP + 16MP@30fps
Single – 48MP@30fps
|Dual – 16MP@30fps(MFNR and ZSL)
Single – 25MP@30fps(MFNR and ZSL)
|RAM||LPDDR4x up to 8GB@2133MHz||LPDDR4x up to 8GB@1866MHz|
|Storage||UFS 2.1 and eMMC 5.1||UFS 2.1|
|Display||Full HD+, 21:9@60Hz||Quad HD+, HDR10|
|Modem||N/A||Snapdragon X15 LTE|
|Speed||Download – 600Mbps
Upload – 150Mbps
|Download – 800Mbps