Exynos 7885 vs Snapdragon 660 vs Helio P70: Which’s Best Midrange Chipset?

Samsung’s M series is about to launch or maybe already launched if you’re reading it later. So, you guys might be wondering how the Exynos mid-range chipset compete with the other midrange chipset from Qualcomm and MediaTek. So here is the detailed comparison of the mid-range chipset from Qualcomm, Exynos, and MediaTek.

Specs Comparison That Matters

ProcessorExynos 7885Snapdragon 660Helio P70
Manufacturing Process 14nm14nm12nm
CPU2.2GHz Dual-core (Cortex®-A73) +
1.6GHz Hexa-core (Cortex®-A53)
8x Kryo 260 CPU up to 2.2 GHz
4x Cortex-A73 @ 2.1 GHz
4x Cortex-A53 @ 2.0 GHz
GPUMali™-G71 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 512 GPU
ARM Mali-G72 MP3 at up to 900MHz
Camera Rear 21.7MP, Front 21.7MP,
Dual Camera 16MP+16MP
Up to 25 MP single camera
Up to 16 MP camera
32MP or 24MP+16MP,
max resolution: 3840 x 2160
Video4K 30fps encoding and decoding with HEVC(H.265), H.264 and VP8, and decoding with VP9Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS, Up to 1080p video capture @120 FPUp to 32MP @ 30fps with ZSD or 16MP @ 90fps
DisplayUp to WUXGA (1920x1200),
Full HD+ (2220x1080)
Full HD+ 2160 x 1080
Full HD+ 2560x1600
Bluetooth 5.0 5.04.2
ModemLTE Category 13 2CA (uplink)
LTE Category 12 (downlink)
X12 LTE modem
LTE Category 13 (uplink)
LTE Category 12 (downlink)
LTE Category 13 (uplink)
LTE Category 07 (downlink)

Exynos 7885

The Exynos 7885 is an octa-core chipset consist of two cores (Cortex A73) running at 2.2GHz and other six cores (Cortex A56) running at the 1.6GHz clock frequency. The Exynos 7885 delivers up to 85% more single-core performance than its predecessor, the Exynos 7880, resulting in faster app launching, website loading, and seamless multitasking.

Pros and Cons

  • Good enough CPU
  • Power Efficient
  • Better Connectivity
  • Weak GPU
  • NO AI

Snapdragon 660:

The SDM660 processor with Qualcomm Spectra™ ISP, Qualcomm® Kryo™ CPU built on ARM Cortex Technology, and Qualcomm® Hexagon™ DSP with Hexagon Vector eXtensions (HVX) is built to support high-end features.

  • Potentially better performances
  • Better GPU
  • More suitable for modding
  • Power-efficient
  • NO AI

Helio P70:

The MediaTek Helio P70 builds on the P60’s global success and a critically acclaimed mix of class-leading hardware to provide an even better experience for users, while brands can build powerful devices with great diversity.

  • Better CPU Performance
  • Weaker GPU
  • Dedicated AI chip
  • Power Efficient
  • Overall Good Performance

Antutu BenchMarks

Exynos 7885: 116375 (on Galaxy M20)

Snapdragon 660: 134292 (on Mi A2)    140000 (on Realme 2 pro)

Helio P70: 145021 (on Realme U1)

Making Winner Helio P70

GeekBench Score (Single core – Multicore)

Exynos 7885: 1319 – 4074

Snapdragon 660: 1602 – 5044 (on Mi A2)    1452 – 5511(on Realme 2 pro)

Helio P70: 1580 – 5950  (on Realme U1)

Making Winner Helio P70


In terms of CPU performance, Snapdragon 660 and Helio P70 is equally good while Exynos 7885 slightly lags behind both. In terms of GPU Snapdragon 660 is much better compared to Helio P70 and Exynos 7885. Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 has the better modems, dedicated hardware encryption module, better DAC. So overall Snapdragon 660 is much better than Exynos 7885 and Helio P70 and in terms of performance, Helio P70 is getting a slight edge.


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