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  • About
  • GeekBench Scores
  • AnTuTu Scores
  • 3DMark Scores
  • Specifications Comparison
  • Other Chipset Comparison​s


  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is a 4nm based 5G chipset, launched on December 1st 2021.
  • MediaTek Helio G96 is a 12nm based 4G chipset, launched on September 9th 2021.

GeekBench Scores

Single Core


Multi Core


Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 vs Helio G96 GeekBench Scores

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Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 GeekBench Scores

helio g96 geekbench score

MediaTek Helio G96 GeekBench Scores

AnTuTu Scores











Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 vs Helio G96 AnTuTu Scores

snapdragon 8 gen 1 antutu score

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 AnTuTu Scores

helio g96 antutu score

MediaTek Helio G96 AnTuTu Scores

3DMark Scores





Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 vs MediaTek Helio G96 Specifications


Launch Date


Model Number

SM8450Helio G96


4nm (nanometer)12nm (nanometer) FinFET


CPU Architecture: 64-bit
CPU Clock Speed: Up to 3.0 GHz
CPU Cores: Octa-core CPU
AIE CPU: Qualcomm Kryo 680 CPU
CPU Architecture: 64-bit
CPU Clock Speed: Up to 2.05GHz
CPU Cores: Octa-core
2xSuper Cores: 2xArm Cortex-A76 up to 2.05GHz
6xEfficiency Cores: 6xArm Cortex-A55 up to 2.0GHz


AIE GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 660 GPU
GPU Video Playback: Snapdragon Elite Gaming support, 8K 360 VR video playback
API Support: OpenGL ES 3.2, OpenCL 2.0 FP, Vulkan 1.1, DirectX 12
IMG PowerVR GM 9446
Arm Mali-G57 MC2

Image Signal Processor

Qualcomm Spectra 580Powerful 2-Core


Type: LPDDR5, clock speed up to 3.2 GHz
Memory: Up to 16GB
Type: LPDDR4X up to 2133 MHz
Memory: Up to 10GB


UFS 3.1 Type: UFS 2.2, UFS 2.1, eMMC 5.1


Max On-Device Mobile Display: QHD+ @ 144Hz, 4K @ 60Hz
Display Support: HDR10, HDR10+
Max External Display: 4K @ 60 Hz
Color Depth: Up to 10-bit display port, Rec 2020 color gamut
Max Mobile Display Support: Full HD+ @ 120Hz
Display Support: MediaTek MiraVision HDR, HDR 10+


Single Camera: Up to 108 MP @ 30FPS
Dual Camera: Up to 64 MP + 36 MP @ 30FPS
Triple Camera: Up to 36 MP @ 30FPS
Image Capture: Up to 200 MP
Camera Features: HEIF photo capture, HEIC photo capture
Image Signal Processor: Qualcomm Spectra 580 ISP (Image Signal Processor), Triple 18-bit ISPs, up to 3.2 Gigapixels per second computer vision ISP
Single Camera: Up to 108 MP @ 30FPS, 32 MP @ 30FPS
Dual Camera: Up to 16 MP + 16 MP @ 30FPS
MediaTek Imagiq photography, videography


Video Capture Formats: HDR10, HDR10+, HLG, Dolby Vision
Video Capture: 8K HDR @ 30 FPS, 4K @ 60 FPS, 1080p @ 60 FPS, 1080p @ 30 FPS, 720p @ 30 FPS
Slow Motion Video Capture: 4K @ 120 FPS, 720p @ 960 FPS
Codec Support: H.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), VP8, VP9, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, HDR10, HLG
Video Recording: Up to 4K @ 30 FPS, FHD 120FPS, HD 240FPS
Recording Format: HEVC, VP9, H.264, H.265


Qualcomm Quick Charge 5 technologyQuick Charge technology Support

Cellular Modem

Modem: Qualcomm Snapdragon X65 5G
5G Spectrum: 300MHz bandwidth (sub-6 GHz), 1000MHz bandwidth (mmWave), 8 carriers (mmWave)
Modes: Standalone, non standalone, FDD, TDD
Multi-SIM features: Global 5G multi-SIM
5G Upload Speed: Up to 3 Gbps
5G Download Speed: Up to 10 Gbps
Modem: Cat-13 UL, Class 4G LTE Modem
Multi-SIM Support: Global 4G multi-SIM


Modem: Qualcomm FastConnect 6900 Subsystem
Wi-Fi Standards: Wi-Fi 5, Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi 6E, 802.11a/b/g/n, 802.11ac, 802.11ax
Wi-Fi Spectral Bands: 2.4GHz, 5GHz, 6GHz
Peak Speed: 3.6Gbps
Wi-Fi Standards: Wi-Fi 5 802.11a/b/g/n/ac


Modem: Qualcomm FastConnect 6900 Subsystem
Bluetooth Version: Bluetooth 5.2
Bluetooth Audio: aptX Adaptive, LE audio, aptX Lossless, Snapdragon Sound Technology with support for Qualcomm aptX Voice
Bluetooth Version: Bluetooth 5.2


Near Field Communications: Supported Near Field Communications: Supported


USB Version: USB 3.1, USB-C USB Version: USB 3.1, USB-C


Satellite Systems Support: GPS, Beidou, QZSS, SBAS, Galileo, GLONASS, GNSS, Dual frequency GNSS, NavIC Satellite Systems Support: Galileo, BeiDou, GPS, QZSS, NAVIC


Audio Technology: Qualcomm Aqstic smart speaker amplifier up to Qualcomm WSA8835, Qualcomm Aqstic audio codec up to Qualcomm WCD9385, Qualcomm aptX Adaptive, Qualcomm aptX Lossless, Qualcomm aptX Voice


Secure Processing Unit: Biometric Authentication (Fingerprint, Iris, Voice, Face), Mobile Payment, Qualcomm 3D Sonic, Qualcomm 3D Sonic Max
Security Features: Qualcomm Trusted Execution Environment and Services, Qualcomm wireless edge services and Premium security features, Platform Security Foundations, Qualcomm Type-1 Hypervisor

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