Snapdragon 845 Vs MediaTek Helio G90T

Qualcomm and MediaTek are the most used processors in Android phones. Both brands have a vast range of processors that can be used in Android smartphones of every category. In this article, we will compare the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC and MediaTek G90T. Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 845 in December 2017 and it was launched in February 2018. The main highlight of the Snapdragon 845 Soc is that it delivers up to 1.2 Gbps peak download speeds. Talking about MediaTek G90T was also launched in 2019 and mainly focus on Gaming.

Snapdragon 845 Vs MediaTek Helio G90T

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 845

As I already told you Snapdragon 845 was launched back in February 2018. It is 25% faster than predecessor Snapdragon 835 Soc. It has a third-generation AI mobile platform, adds support for Tensorflow Lite, and the new Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX) and Google Android NN API. The SD845 chipset supports up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 60fps. If we look back in 2018 it is one of the most powerful processors and Snapdragon 845 is used in many flagship devices of the year. Some of the Best Smartphones powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC are listed below.

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9
  • OnePlus 6
  • Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+
  • HTC U12+
  • LG G7 ThinQ
  • Vivo Nex S
  • Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact
  • Xiaomi Pocophone F1

MediaTek G90T

It was launched back in 2019, MediaTek G90T is the mid-range gaming processor that is made on the 12nm process. It is packed with the integrated LTE modem that supports Cat-12 600 Mbps download and Cat-13 150 Mbps upload speeds. MediaTek G90T powers many of the popular Smartphones, some of them are listed below.

  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
  • Realme 6
  • Realme 6s

You can see the detailed comparison of Snapdragon 845 Soc Vs MediaTek Helio G90T below.

Mobile Platform Snapdragon 845 MediaTek Helio G90T
  • Clock Speed: up to 2.8 GHz
  • Cores: Qualcomm® Kryo™ 385 CPU, Octa-core CPU
  • Architecture: 64-bit
  • Clock Speed: up to 2.05GHz
  • Cores: 2x Arm Cortex-A76,
    6x Arm Cortex-A55,
  • Architecture: 64-bit
Process 10nm 12nm
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 630  Mali-G76
  • Speed: 1866MHz
  • Type:  LPDDR4x, Dual-Channel
  • Speed: 2133MHz
  • Type: LPDDR4x
Cellular Modem Qualcomm Snapdragon X20 LTE modem Supports Cat-12 600 Mbps download and Cat-13 150 Mbps upload speeds.
Cellular Technology
  • CDMA 1x
  • EV-DO
  • LTE Broadcast
  •  LAA
  • Global Bands, TAS 2.0
LTE Speed
  • Peak Download Speed: 1.2 Gbps
  • Peak Upload Speed: 150 Mbps
  • Peak Download Speed: 600 Mbps
  • Peak Upload Speed: 150 Mbps
  • Standards: 802.11ad, 802.11ac Wave 2, 802.11a/b/g, 802.11n
  • Spectral Bands: 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, and 60Ghz
  • Peak Speed: 867 Mbps
  • Standards: Wi-Fi 5 (a/b/g/n/ac)
Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.0
NFC Supported Supported
  • Image Signal Processor (ISP):  Qualcomm Spectra™ 280 image signal processor, Dual 14-bit ISPs
  • Megapixel Support:
    Single Camera, MFNR: Up to 48 MP
    Single Camera: Up to 192 MP
  • Image Signal Processor (ISP): 3x ISP
  •  64 MP @ 22.5FPS
    24+16MP @ 30FPS
  • Video Capture: 4K HDR video capture
  • Video Playback: Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback @ 60 fps
  • Codec Support: H.265 (HEVC), H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9
  • Video Capture: up to 4K Ultra HD @ 30 FPS, up to Full HD @ 120 FPS
  • Video Playback: 4K 30fps, FHD 120fps, HD 240fps
  • Codec Support: H.264,  H.265 / HEVC,  VP-9
  • Maximum On-Device: 4K Ultra HD
  • Maximum External: 4K Ultra HD
  • Maximum: Up to 2400 x 1080
    (Full HD+)
Charging Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 Fast charging 18W


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From the above comparison, you get a clear picture of which one is better. We hope our comparison of Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 vs Snapdragon 625 would have helped in choosing the right processor for the next smartphone.

Sukhraj Singh

By Sukhraj Singh

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