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MediaTek Helio G88 vs Apple A12 Bionic benchmark which processor is better

MediaTek Helio G88 vs Apple A12 Bionic

Comparisons   24-08-2021
   Detailed comparison data of MediaTek Helio G88 vs Apple A12 Bionic, examination of graphics processors (GPU). A step-by-step analysis of all the technical characteristics, so that it can be easier to read, is summarized in the table. From the comparison video, you can get the results of joint testing in special test applications like AnTuTu, 3DMark, Neocore, PCMark, Quadrant, GFXBench, Geekbench, PassMark, Vellamo, and how good the processors are in games Asphalt 9, PUBG, GTA, Madout2, Fortnite, Minecraft, Call of Duty etc.
   After looking at the data these tests and videos, you already be able to understand which chipset is better to buy Helio G88 or A12 Bionic.

MediaTek Helio G88
Apple A12 Bionic

Summary benchmark results

As a percentage of the maximum value based on a sample from the entire base of all processors
CPU Benchmark
Based on Antutu and Geekbench score
Helio G8861% A12 Bionic81%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Helio G8858% A12 Bionic77%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Helio G8859% A12 Bionic76%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Helio G88 A12 Bionic
Total score262278419987

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Helio G88 A12 Bionic

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Helio G88 A12 Bionic
Frequency2000 MHz2490 MHz
Lithography12 nm7 nm
Transistors count6900 millions
Core configuration2x2.00 GHz ARM Cortex-A75
6x1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
2x2.49GHz Vortex
4x1.6 GHz Tempest
Power consumption (TDP)5 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR4xLPDDR4X
Max. Memory8 Gb12 Gb
Memory Frequency18002133
Memory bandwidth34.1
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache128 KB
L2 cache8 MB
L3 cache
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.2-AARMv8.3-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here A12 Bionic is 19% better than Helio G88 in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that Helio G88 has -2 more core than A12 Bionic. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUMali-G52 2EEMC2Apple A12 Bionic
GPU Frequency950 MHz2500 MHz
# of Cores24
# of Shader Units
Display2520 x 1080 pixels2688 x 1242 pixels
The frequency of the GPU does not always directly indicate its performance. To fully evaluate all the capabilities of a graphics chip, you should take into account the number of Shader Units and Cores, as well as how many GFlops it has.

Gaming benchmark
Fortnite Mobile28.627.4
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)46.254.2
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra41.156.3
Call of Duty: Mobile36.640.9
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)43.945.3
Minecraft: Pocket Edition60.474.5
Real Racing 362.784.5
Sniper 3D79.9107
Need for Speed No Limits66.167.6
Mortal Kombat X60.564.7
CSR Racing 245.978.8
The numbers in this table indicate the maximum FPS that was received on the device with the corresponding processor. Depending on the configuration of the gadget and graphics quality settings (Ultra, Medium, Normal), the results may differ quite significantly. We recommend that you better study the results of the Antutu 8 and GeekBench 5.2 becnmarks.

Camera resolution64 MP12 MP
Dual Camera resolution16 MP12 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Apple ISP
Video Encoding FPS60960
Video Encoding resolution2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264, H.265/HEVCDolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9

Networks and Navigation
Modem4G LTE WorldMode modem Intel XMM 7560 LTE
Download speed300 MBit/s.1000 MBit/s.
Upload speed150 MBit/s.350 MBit/s.
NavigationGPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeidouGalileo, GLONASS, Beidou, GPS
NFC supportNoYes
5G supportYesNo

The number of parameters for which MediaTek Helio G88 is better: 7
The number of parameters for which Apple A12 Bionic is better: 35
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the software comparison on the table. You can watch video from beginning to end of parallel comparison and hear what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both processors think, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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