Snapdragon 680 vs Helio G96

Two 8-core CPUs were compared: the MediaTek Helio G96 (Mali-G57 MP2) and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 (with Adreno 610 graphics). The advantages and disadvantages of every chip, technical details, and thorough tests in benchmarks like AnTuTu and Geekbench are all available here.

Snapdragon 680 vs Helio G96

Key Features :

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 680

  • Has a smaller size transistor (6 versus 12 nm)
  • 17% higher CPU clock speed (2400 vs 2050 MHz)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~17%)
  • Performs 17% better in floating-point computations

Pros of MediaTek Helio G96

  • Shows better (up to 24%) AnTuTu 10 score – 382K vs 308K

Snapdragon 680 vs Helio G96 Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios.

Snapdragon 680Helio G96
Total score308796382381

GeekBench 6

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance.

NameSnapdragon 680Helio G96
Asset compression90 MB/sec89.3 MB/sec
HTML 5 Browser46.2 pages/sec47.7 pages/sec
PDF Renderer64.4 Mpixels/sec69.6 Mpixels/sec
Image detection16.3 images/sec35.2 images/sec
HDR51.6 Mpixels/sec56.8 Mpixels/sec
Background blur3.06 images/sec5.29 images/sec
Photo processing11.7 images/sec19.1 images/sec
Ray tracing2.52 Mpixels/sec2.76 Mpixels/sec


A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance.

Graphics test2 FPS6 FPS


Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games

PUBG Mobile59 FPS
72 FPS
Call of Duty: Mobile60 FPS
42 FPS
Fortnite23 FPS
26 FPS
Shadowgun Legends65 FPS
58 FPS
World of Tanks Blitz62 FPS
66 FPS
Genshin Impact26 FPS
23 FPS
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang54 FPS
51 FPS
DeviceXiaomi Redmi Note 11
1080 x 2400
Xiaomi Poco M4 Pro
1080 x 2400

SD 680 vs G96 Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 680 and Helio G96


Architecture4x 2.4 GHz – Kryo 265 Gold (Cortex-A73)
4x 1.9 GHz – Kryo 265 Silver (Cortex-A53)
2x 2.05 GHz – Cortex-A76
6x 2 GHz – Cortex-A55
Frequency2400 MHz2050 MHz
Instruction setARMv8.2-AARMv8.2-A
Process6 nanometers12 nanometers


GPU nameAdreno 610Mali-G57 MP2
ArchitectureAdreno 600Valhall 1st gen
GPU frequency1114 MHz950 MHz
Execution units12
Shading units12864
Total shaders128128
FLOPS284 Gigaflops243 Gigaflops
Vulkan version1.11.3
OpenCL version2.02.0
DirectX version12.1


Memory frequency2133 MHz2133 MHz
Bus2x 16 Bit2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth17 Gbit/s17.1 Gbit/s
Max size8 GB10 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU)Hexagon 686Yes
Storage typeeMMC 5.1, UFS 2.2eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.2
Max display resolution2520 x 10802520 x 1080
Max camera resolution1x 64MP, 2x 16MP1x 108MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture1K at 60FPS2K at 30FPS, 1K at 60FPS
Video playback1080p at 60FPS2K at 30FPS, 1080p at 60FPS
Video codecsH.264, H.265, VP8, VP9H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecsAIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAVAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV


4G supportLTE Cat. 13LTE Cat. 13
5G supportNoNo
Download speedUp to 390 MbpsUp to 650 Mbps
Upload speedUp to 150 MbpsUp to 150 Mbps
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVICGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, NAVIC


AnnouncedOctober 2021June 2021
ClassLow endMid range
Model numberSM6225MT6781
Official pageQualcomm Snapdragon 680 official siteMediaTek Helio G96 official site

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