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MediaTek Helio X20
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Top 8%755 points
Top 8%
Top 12%725 points
Top 12%
MediaTek Helio X20
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Top specs and features

MediaTek Helio X20 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 845: 20 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

6.28% faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 2.1GHz & 4 x 1.85GHz & 4 x 1.4GHz
MediaTek Helio X30: 2 x 2.6 & 4 x 2.2 & 4 x 1.9GHz
4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHz

2. Has integrated LTE

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
MediaTek Helio X20
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
35% have it

3. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
20nm
Apple A12 Bionic: 7nm
10nm

4. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
MediaTek Helio X20
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
89% have it

5. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
933MHz
AMD Ryzen 7 2800H: 3200MHz
1866MHz

6. Uses big.LITTLE technology

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.
MediaTek Helio X20
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
20% have it

7. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
MediaTek Helio X20
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
70% have it

8. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
MediaTek Helio X20
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845(Qualcomm Kryo)
87% have it

9. Has out-of-order execution

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
MediaTek Helio X20
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845(Qualcomm Kryo)
37% have it

10. bits executed at a time

NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.
128
Qualcomm Snapdragon 439: 128
128(Qualcomm Kryo)

11. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
MediaTek Helio X20
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845(Qualcomm Kryo)
94% have it

12. VFP version

Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.
4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 439: 4
4(Qualcomm Kryo)

13. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
MediaTek Helio X20
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845(Qualcomm Kryo)
76% have it

14. Has TrustZone

A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
MediaTek Helio X20
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845(Qualcomm Kryo)
65% have it

15. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
780MHz
AMD Ryzen 7 2800H: 1300MHz
624MHz

16. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
MediaTek Helio X20
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845(Qualcomm Kryo)
63% have it

17. download speed

8x faster downloads.
150MBits/s
Huawei Kirin 980: 1400MBits/s
1200MBits/s

18. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845: 4
4

19. Higher version of eMMC

A higher version of eMMC allows faster memory interfaces, having a positive effect on the performance of a device. For example, when transferring files from your computer to the internal storage over USB.
5.1
MediaTek Helio P18: 5.1
5

20. upload

3x faster uploads.
50MBits/s
Huawei Kirin 980: 200MBits/s
150MBits/s

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