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Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC vs MediaTek Helio P20 (MT6757) benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC vs MediaTek Helio P20 (MT6757)

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   Well, which processor or chip is better? Detailed compare data of benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC vs MediaTek Helio P20 (MT6757), speed testing of GPUs Mali-T880 MP2 and Adreno 330.

   This performance comparison includes two processors: Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC is quad-core (Krait 400) and Helio P20 (MT6757) is octa-core (Cortex-A53). Both processors went through battery life test and power consumption test. A thorough analysis of all the specifications of the chipsets, to make it easier to read, is presented in the form of the table.

   From the video comparison, you can get the results of joint benchmarking in synthetic type tests like Mozilla Kraken, PCMark, 3DMark, Vellamo, GeekBench 6, 5, Octane V2, Quadrant, AnTuTu 8, GFXBench, PassMark, WebXPRT 3, Neocore, and how good the chips are in games Real Racing 3, Minecraft Bedrock, Sniper 3D, Garena Free Fire - The Cobra, Mortal Kombat, Fortnite, PUBG, Call of Duty: Mobile etc.

   After reading the results these benchmarks and videos, you already be able to understand which CPU is better to buy Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC or Helio P20 (MT6757) and which chip is better for gaming: Asphalt 9, CSR Racing 2, Madout2, Need for Speed No Limits.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
MediaTek Helio P20 (MT6757)

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
Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC3% Helio P20 (MT6757)4%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC19% Helio P20 (MT6757)50%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC1% Helio P20 (MT6757)2%

Antutu v10, 9

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC Helio P20 (MT6757)
Total score4780962314

GeekBench 6, 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC Helio P20 (MT6757)

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC Helio P20 (MT6757)
Frequency2500 MHz2300 MHz
Lithography28 nm16 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration4x2.5 GHz Krait 4008x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53
Power consumption (TDP)6 W5 W
Memory typeLPDDR3LPDDR3, LPDDR4x
Max. Memory4 GbLPDDR4(X) до 6GB, LPDDR3 до 4GB
Memory Frequency8002x LPDDR4(X) 1600MHz, 1x LPDDR3 933MHz
Memory bandwidth14.914
Neural Processor (NPU)NoNo
L1 cache128 KB32 KB
L2 cache2 MB1 MB
L3 cache1 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8-AARMv8-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC is 7% better than Helio P20 (MT6757) in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC has 4 more core than Helio P20 (MT6757). Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUAdreno 330Mali-T880 MP2
GPU Frequency578 MHz900 MHz
# of Cores2
# of Shader Units128
Display2560 x 2048 pixels1920 x 1080 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 Mobile15.5
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)39.913.8
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra26.622.5
Call of Duty: Mobile23.914.7
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)33.310.6
Minecraft: Pocket Edition50.614.7
Real Racing 333.328.1
Sniper 3D34.629.3
Need for Speed No Limits42.627
Mortal Kombat X30.625.9
CSR Racing 231.931.5
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 v10, 9 and GeekBench 6, 5.2 becnmarks.

Camera resolution28 MP24 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra
Video Encoding FPS3030
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K, 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264/AVC, H.265/HEVCH.264

Networks and Navigation
ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X4 LTE modem
Download speed150 MBit/s.300 MBit/s.
Upload speed50 MBit/s.50 MBit/s.
NavigationGPS, Glonass, BeidouGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou
NFC supportNoNo
5G supportYesNo

The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC is better: 21
The number of parameters for which MediaTek Helio P20 (MT6757) is better: 18
   Please note that you do not need to blindly trust the automatic comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full benchmark video of joint comparison and hear what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both CPUs Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC and Helio P20 (MT6757), and also read the test results on the links under the article.
Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu v10
• GeekBench 6, 5 mobile
• 3DMark
Helio P20 (MT6757) SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• GeekBench 6, 5 mobile
• 3DMark
• Antutu v10

Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC SoC Comparisons
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 930
• Vs Atom Z3590
• Vs Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433
• Vs MediaTek Helio X10 (MT6795)
• Vs MediaTek MT6595
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 650
• Vs Unisoc SC9853I
• Vs MediaTek Helio A20
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 935
• Vs MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755)
• Vs MediaTek Helio A22
• Vs MediaTek Helio P15 (MT6755 Pro)
• Vs MediaTek Helio X10 (MT6795T)
• Vs MediaTek Helio P18
• Vs Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5430
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
• Vs MediaTek Helio P23 (MT6763)
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 658
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 655
• Vs MediaTek Helio P25 Lite (MT6757CD)
• Vs Atom x5-Z8350
• Vs MediaTek MT6595M
• Vs MediaTek Helio P23 (MT6763V)
• Vs Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880
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• Vs Qualcomm 215
• Vs Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937
• Vs MediaTek MT6750T
• Vs MediaTek MT6750
• Vs MediaTek MT6739
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917
• Vs Spreadtrum SC9863A
• Vs MediaTek MT6737
• Vs Atom Z3580
• Vs Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580
• Vs MediaTek MT6752
• Vs Unisoc SC9832E
• Vs MediaTek MT6750S
• Vs Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570
• Vs MediaTek MT6753
• Vs Unisoc SC9850K
• Vs MediaTek MT6739V
• Vs Atom Z3560
• Vs MediaTek MT6739WA
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• Vs MediaTek MT6737T
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• Vs MediaTek MT6739WW
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• Vs MediaTek MT8163
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
• Vs MediaTek MT6592
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 620
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Helio P20 (MT6757) SoC Comparisons
• Vs Kirin 659
• Vs Snapdragon 425 MSM8917
• Vs Exynos 7 Octa 7884
• Vs Tiger T310
• Vs Exynos 7 7904
• Vs Kirin 955
• Vs Helio G25
• Vs Snapdragon 630
• Vs Kirin 950
• Vs Snapdragon 636
• Vs Helio X27 (MT6797X)
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 960
• Vs MediaTek Helio A25
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
• Vs MediaTek Helio X25 (MT6797T)
• Vs Samsung Exynos 5 Hexa 7872
• Vs MediaTek MT8768T
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 MSM8976 Pro
• Vs MediaTek Helio X23 (MT6797D)
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 MSM8956
• Vs MediaTek Helio P22T
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976
• Vs MediaTek Helio P35
• Vs Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
• Vs MediaTek Helio X20 (MT6797)
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
• Vs MediaTek MT8176
• Vs Atom x5-Z8550
• Vs MediaTek Helio P22
• Vs Atom x5-Z8500
• Vs Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7884B
• Vs Atom x7-Z8700
• Vs MediaTek Helio P23 (MT6763V)
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 MSM8953 Pro
• Vs MediaTek Helio P25 (MT6757CD)
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon SiP1
• Vs MediaTek MT6595M
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 429
• Vs MediaTek Helio P25 Lite (MT6757CD)
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 655
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 658
• Vs MediaTek Helio P23 (MT6763)
• Vs Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5430
• Vs MediaTek Helio P18
• Vs Unisoc SC9853I
• Vs MediaTek Helio X10 (MT6795T)
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 935
• Vs MediaTek Helio P15 (MT6755 Pro)
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940
• Vs MediaTek Helio A22
• Vs Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
• Vs MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755)
• Vs MediaTek MT6739
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 650
• Vs MediaTek Helio A20
• Vs Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433
• Vs Atom Z3590
• Vs MediaTek MT6595
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 930
• Vs MediaTek Helio X10 (MT6795)
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 805
• Vs Allwinner A133
• Vs Unisoc SC79863a
• Vs MediaTek MT8766
• Vs Rockchip RK3566
• Vs MediaTek MT8168
• Vs MediaTek MT8788
• Vs Rockchip RK3326S
• Vs Qualcomm QCM2290
• Vs Qualcomm QCS2290
• Vs Unisoc SC9863A1
• Vs MediaTek MT6762VCB
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