Benchmark battle: MediaTek's Helio X20 vs. Helio X10 vs. Exynos 7420 vs. Snapdragon 810 and more

The MediaTek Helio X20, with its deca-core CPU and Mali-T880 MP4 GPU, recently was spotted powering up the HTC One A9 on GeekBench. Not surprisingly, the chipset scored very high. With that performance in mind, today we have a series of comparisons showing the MediaTek Helio X20 taking on the previous generation MediaTek SoC, the Helio X10...
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61. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

Sorry forgot to add, intel is rumored to be testing core M in phones.

13. Awalker

Posts: 1958; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

I don't care about benchmark scores. I want devices with good real world performance - quick, fluid, lag and stutter free with great multitasking.

33. AZNHA unregistered

i think most of people want devices like that including myself

81. dazed1

Posts: 777; Member since: Jul 28, 2015

I got the Redmi Note 2, UBER SMOOTH, X10 rocks, and X20 will be epic performance for low price. The gap is so close now, you gain like 20% max with high end phones....

19. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

curious about power consumption

55. GPCosta

Posts: 4; Member since: Sep 04, 2015

I also expect that this great CPU, Helio X20 (that we heard about since the beginning of the year), has a low power consumption. But with 28 nm architecture... I don't know

23. Zack_2014

Posts: 677; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

More powerful the hardware, Lazier are developers at optimizing their software. Apple is just the opposite, and doing it the right way!

84. dazed1

Posts: 777; Member since: Jul 28, 2015

lol nice joke.

31. AZNHA unregistered

looking forward for helio x20

32. AZNHA unregistered

also the one a9

85. dronester1

Posts: 3; Member since: Sep 19, 2015

Oh my Lord, Aznha, me too!! I've been agonizing over what phone to get with my contact ending and my original HTC One getting a bit slow and the battery getting slightly worn out. It's still a great phone, but now that the new and improved generations have arrived, I'm very much looking forward to this One and it's highly touted chipset. I have refrained from buying a Samsung device because I've always hated Touchwiz, and I love the minimal intrusiveness of HTCs Sense UI. I even like the BlinkFeed function, and Sense seems to get better with each iteration. Now I know EXACTLY which smartphone I want in the coming months, and I can only hope the device is carried by T-Mobile. They'd be idiots not to feature the new flagship, and while I'd rather not switch carriers, I will do so for this phone. Everyone on here hating on the brand and whatever other things they can nitpick about are welcome to do so. I think the Apple loyalty is pretty funny, as it's a device that my 66-year old father can use because it's simplistic. Simple and reliable doesn't necessarily mean quality, I understand it, but would rather have high functionality along with gorgeous design even if there's a steep learning curve. Absolutely worth it in my opinion, and I pray HTC has finally shed the demons from recent design flaws (I had the excellent Sensation, then the first-gen One, which aside from a subpar camera, was a triumph of technological ingenuity). Now there's this new, amazing-sounding phone coming oh so very soon, and I wouldn't be surprised in the least to find that those responsible for the articles listing it as a midrange device with little to offer were not the work of tech-spies and propagandists at both Samsung AND Apple. I'll take my A9 happily, because I've had plenty of reasons to trust and support HTC in the past...

34. TyrionLannister unregistered

I love how they manipulate graphs by not starting them at 0. The difference appears way bigger than the score. The x20 like 3-4 tones as powerful as 810 while it's not even 2x.

58. abdoualgeria

Posts: 928; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

Yeees , finally some1 understand what I was thinking about :D

35. Invisiblepotato

Posts: 6; Member since: Jul 17, 2015

No open source, no custom rom, no update=no talk

36. Invisiblepotato

Posts: 6; Member since: Jul 17, 2015

No open source, no custom rom, no update=no talk

40. Davidroid

Posts: 11; Member since: Jan 14, 2015

This images are old and so this news is old. Why?

73. Dioky

Posts: 4; Member since: Sep 11, 2015

Hi there, Now that we have entered the age of thermal throttleing, reduced clock frequencies and idle cores, only prolongued real life comparison tests while simultaniously charging the device are any good. The rest is all about fiction. Regards,

83. Nutz2Fist

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

There needs to be a bench mark for cruise. I want to know which one runs the coolest while stressed at certain levels. Top scores don't mean much if throttling kicks in after a few seconds. I want to record videos and have it run a little warm at the most. Same with using 4g, that should not heat up the phone at all by now.
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