MediaTek Helio G90 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 730: Detailed Comparison , Benchmark and More…

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MediaTek has just announced gaming-centric mid-range chipset to compete against its rivals Qualcomm and HiSilicon. MediaTek Helio G90 chipset is aimed to power the mid-range smartphones from various Chinese manufacturers. While Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 was announced a few months back the smartphone powered by the same chipset are already available in the market. So you might be wondering how it competes with the latest Snapdragon processor. So here’s an article on MediaTek Helio G90 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 730.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 was announced on 9th April which packs powerful CPU, GPU, DSP, and Modem. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 is the third powerful Qualcomm chipset after Snapdragon 855 and Snapdragon 845.

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Also Read, MediaTek Aims to Take Over Qualcomm, Launched Flagship Gaming Focused Helio G90 Lineup

MediaTek Helio G90 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 730

SpecificationsHelio P90Snapdragon 730
Manufacturing Process12nm8nm
CPU2 x A76 up to 2GHz +
6 x A55 up to 2GHz
Kryo 470
2 x A76 Cores @2.2GHz
6 x A55 Cores @1.8GHz
GPUArm Mali-G76 3EEMC4
Up to 720MHz
Adreno 618
Camera24MP+16MP dual,
48MP, 64MP
36MP single / 22MP dual
Up to 192MP without ZSL & MNFR
DSP/ NPU2x MediaTek APU up to 750MHzHexagon 688
ModemDL = LTE Cat - 12
UL = LTE Cat - 13
Snapdragon X15 LTE
DL = LTE Cat - 15 (800Mbps)
UL = LTE Cat - 13 (150Mbps)
Memory & StorageLPDDR4x up to 8GB,
UFS 2.1; eMMC 5.1
LPDDR4x up to 8GB,
UFS 2.1; eMMC 5.1

MediaTek Helio G90 Pros and Cons:

The newly launched MediaTek Helio G90 chipset is utilizing the Cortex A76 cores which are also used in the flagship chipset from the Qualcomm. The company is using Mali G76 GPU to boost the gaming performance of the device. The dedicated MediaTek APU should boost the AI performance even further. It supports up to 64MP camera so we may see the Samsung GW1 sensor with the same chipset.

  • Powerful CPU
  • Decent GPU
  • Dedicated AI Unit
  • Up to 64MP Camera support
  • HyperEngine Game Technology – Boosts gaming performance

Snapdragon 730 Pros and Cons:

Snapdragon 730 brings performance and power-saving features to the 8nm small chipset. The newly launched chipset also supports 2 times better AI processing, Thanks to its upgraded DSP.

  • Less Power Consumption
  • Powerful CPU
  • Decent GPU
  • Good Downloading/ Uploading Speed
  • AI Processing

Antutu Benchmark:

  • Helio G90: 222285(test device) 
  • Snapdragon 730: 206640 (Samsung Galaxy A80) 

Geekbench Benchmark:

  • Helio G90: 2410 – 7193 (test device)
  • Snapdragon 730: 2461 – 6758 (Samsung Galaxy A80)


MediaTek Helio G90 chipset looks promising by looking at the raw specifications. The chipset outperforms Snapdragon 730 on Antutu benchmark with 20k higher score. On geekbench, Helio G90 and SD730 scores similar in single-core and once again G90 outperform SD730 in multi-core score.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 is a very powerful chipset and it’s basically third powerful chipset from the Qualcomm. We will get to know more about Helio G90 when G90 powered smartphones will launch in the market.

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