Exynos 7904 vs Snapdragon 660 vs Helio P70: Battle of Best Midrange Chipset

Recently Samsung launched M series focusing Indian market. The company launched two new devices at a different price point. The higher variant Galaxy M20 is powered by Samsung’s latest In-house chipset Exynos 7904. Well, the question is Exynos 7904 can compete with the other mid-range chipset from Qualcomm and MediaTek? Let’s find out.

Specs Comparison That Matters

Processor Exynos 7904 Snapdragon 660 Helio P70
Manufacturing Process 14nm 14nm 12nm
CPU 2x Up to 1.8GHz (Cortex-A73) +
6x Up to 1.6Ghz (Cortex®-A53)
8x Kryo 260 CPU up to 2.2 GHz 4x Cortex-A73 @ 2.1 GHz
4x Cortex-A53 @ 2.0 GHz
GPU Mali-G71 MP2 Qualcomm Adreno 512 GPU ARM Mali-G72 MP3 at up to 900MHz
Camera Rear 32MP, Front 32MP,
Dual Camera 16MP+16MP
Up to 25 MP single camera
Up to 16 MP camera
32MP or 24MP+16MP,
max resolution: 3840 x 2160
Video Up to 4K 30fps encoding and
decoding with HEVC(H.265),
H.264 and VP8, and decoding with VP9
Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS, Up to 1080p video capture @120 FP Up to 32MP @ 30fps with ZSD or 16MP @ 90fps
Up to Full HD+ (2400×1080)
Full HD+ 2160 x 1080 Full HD+ 2560×1600
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0 4.2
Modem LTE Category 13 2CA (uplink)
LTE Category 12 3CA (downlink)
X12 LTE modem
LTE Category 13 (uplink)
LTE Category 12 (downlink)
LTE Category 13 (uplink)
LTE Category 07 (downlink)


Exynos 7904

The Exynos 7904 is an octa-core chipset consist of two cores (Cortex A73) running at 1.8GHz and other six cores (Cortex A56) running at the 1.6GHz clock frequency. The Exynos 7904 is equipped with an advanced image signal processor which enables a new kind of mobile photography experiences such as optical zoom and bokeh effect thru multi-camera solutions.

Pros and Cons

  • Weak CPU
  • Power Efficient
  • Better Connectivity
  • Good enough 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 7904: 108263 (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 7904: 1310 – 4078

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

Helio P70: 1580 – 5950  (on Realme U1)

Making Winner Helio P70


  • Exynos 7904 is weaker than the Helio P70 and Snapdragon 660
  • Exynos 7904 can be compared with Snapdragon 636 chipset.
  • Snapdragon 660 and Helio P70 both are equally good in terms of CPU performance, Helio P70 may have a slight lead.
  • In terms of GPU, Exynos 7904 is equal to the Snapdragon 636 chipset.
  • Exynos 7904 Benchmark score proves that


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