Mediatek Helio G96 vs Helio G95 & Helio G90T Specifications Compared – A new GPU & other half-decent upgrades

Following on from my previous post, comparing the MediaTek Helio G88 vs Helio G85 & G80, we have the new Helio G96. The MediaTek Helio G88 is a largely forgettable chipset, prolonging the life of the existing G85/G80, but the Helio G96 offers some decent upgrades from its own predecessors. Key Features of MediaTek Helio … Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G vs 730G vs 712 vs 665 vs MediaTek Helio G90t Performance Analysis – Comparing Realme 5 vs 6 & 6 Pro

Today the Realme 6 Pro launches in the UK alongside the flagship Realme X50 Pro and both are superb phones. The Realme 6 series has had a considerable bump from the previous 5 series which used an SD665 in the standard model and an SD712 in the Pro model. The new Pro model has a … Read more

MediaTek Helio G85 vs G70 vs G80 vs G90T Specifications Compared & Benchmarks – Another dud from MediaTek with the same specification as the G80

[Updated] I originally reported that the G85 was identical to the G80. This was wrong. The G85 has a slightly tweaked GPU going up to 1000MHz (a 50MHz increase). Mediatek has launched yet another chipset which will feature in the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9. It is starting to feel like they just come up with … Read more

MediaTek Helio G90t, G70, P95 & other delisted from PCMark for cheating by identifying benchmarks & boosting performance

Synthetic benchmarks are not the best indicator of true to life performance at the best of times. MediaTek is the latest company to fall foul of the rules by coding a sports mode into the firmware files that assign a boost to the phone’s performance when it detects many popular benchmarks. They are not the … Read more

Realme 6 Review – Better value for money than the Realme 6 Pro

Following on from my Realme 6 Pro review, I have been using the more affordable Realme 6 in conjunction with the Pro model for the past couple of weeks. In this challenging time, many of us will likely be looking to cut back on our costs, and skipping the latest flagship phone could be a … Read more

MediaTek Helio G80 vs Helio G70 vs Helio G90 – Another unexciting MediaTek Helio launch.

MediaTek has been on a roll for the last 6-months or so. It started at the end of July with the launch of the Helio G90 series which was then featured in the massively popular Redmi Note 8 Pro. Benchmarks indicated this was as good, if not better than the Snapdragon 730G. In recent months … Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G vs 730G vs MediaTek Helio G90T vs Kirin 810 Compared – Which is the best mid-range gaming chipset?

Qualcomm has finally announced the full specification of the Snapdragon 765G, and the slightly slower SD730. These will set a new standard for the upper mid-range market going into 2020 and it looks like many phones will have 5G moving forward. So how does the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G compare to the Snapdragon 730G and the … Read more