Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 vs MediaTek Helio P22: Detailed Comparison

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Redmi just launched Redmi 7 and Redmi Y3 in India powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 632 chipset and a few days back Realme launched Realme C2 powered by MediaTek Helio P22 chipset. So you might be wondering how both chipsets compare to each other and which one is better. So here is the detailed article comparing both the chipset. In the end, I will also include benchmark results from both chipset so make sure to check that out.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 vs MediaTek Helio P22

ChipsetSnapdragon 632Helio P22
Manufacturing Process14nm12nm
CPU8x Kryo 250 (Equivalent to Cortex A53)ARM Cortex-A53
Max. Clock Frequency8 x 2.0 GHz8 x 1.8GHz
GPUAdreno 506IMG PowerVR GE8320
RAMLPDDR3
LPDDR3; LPDDR4x
Display SupportFull HD+Full HD+
CameraUp to 24MP or 13+13MP21MP, 13+8MP
Video Capture Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS, Up to 1080p video capture @120 FPSH.264, 1080p @30fps

Snapdragon 632: Pros and Cons

Snapdragon 632 is a successor of Snapdragon 625 and Snapdragon 626. Snapdragon 632 mobile platform boasts up to 40% performance improvement over its predecessor. It’s designed to support advanced photography and enhanced gaming while taking advantage of power efficiencies and fast LTE speeds to deliver upgraded user experiences.

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  • Good enough GPU
  • Slightly weak CPU
  • Full HD+ Display Support
  • QC 3.0 Support

Helio P22 Processor:

MediaTek has unveiled the new Helio P22, bringing advanced 12nm process, AI applications, dual-camera support and better connectivity for mid-tier devices and below.

Helio P22 is fabricated on the 12nm process. So that brings some advantage here. Power consumption is less. It uses the same CPU as 450 but the maximum clock frequency is higher at 2.0GHz so it can perform much better in terms of CPU.  

  • Better CPU
  • Less Power Consumption
  • 12nm FinFET technology
  • Average Gaming Performance
  • Weaker GPU

Antutu BenchMarks

Snapdragon 632: 102582 (on Redmi 7)

Helio P22: 75399  (on Redmi 6),  78010  (on Redmi 6)

Making Winner Helio P22

GeekBench Score (Single core – Multicore)

Snapdragon 632: 1247 – 4313 (on Redmi 7)

Helio P22: 777 – 3374 (on Redmi 6), Not Available Yet  (on Redmi C2)

Making Winner Snapdragon 450

Conclusion: 

Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 is a pretty powerful chipset compared to MediaTek Helio P22. Snapdragon 632 has better GPU, Better ISP, and Better DSP. Even the Benchmark Score (Geekbench and Antutu) Shows better result of Snapdragon 632 chipset.

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