Mali-G72 MP3 vs Mali-G52 MC2

Are you looking for a comparison between ARM's Mali G72 MP3 and G52 MC2?

Then you've arrived at the right place.

You can find Mali-G72 MP3 in Processors like Exynos 9610, 9611, and Helio P70, P60 while Mali-G52 MC2 is present SOCs like Helio G80, G85, and G70.

So, without any further ado, let's jump right into the benchmark scores.

If you are in a hurry and can't go through the entire article, then you should know that there's a fair amount of difference in performance. The Mali-G72 MP3 is a little worse but the performance difference is not that big.

Performance Review

Centurion Mark

Centurion Mark represents the overall performance of this GPU. This score is based on real-world gaming performance of the GPU.

Mali-G52 MC2 81.6
Mali-G72 MP3 77.0

Synthetic Benchmarks

Synthetic benchmarks measure the compute performance and the 3D rendering capabilities of a GPU.

Antutu GPU Score

Mali-G72 MP3 47251
Mali-G52 MC2 42741

Geekbench 5 Vulkan Score

Mali-G72 MP3 1478
Mali-G52 MC2 1159

The Mali-G52 MC2 is ahead on Centurion Mark by 6%. It is a better choice for gamers but the difference isn't too big either.

Even though it won in Centurion Mark, it loses in the Synthetic Performance tests but the margin is small.

In short, you should expect slightly better gaming performance on G52 MC2 but better 3D rendering and compute performance on G72 MP3.


Arm Arm
Arm LogoMali-G72 MP3
Arm LogoMali-G52 MC2
GPU Designer
GPU Compute Units 3 CU 2 CU
Max Frequency 900 MHz 1000 MHz
Max Resolution Full HD Full HD+
HDR Support - -
API Support OpenGL 3.2, OpenCL 2.0, Vulkan 1.1 OpenGL ES 3.2, OpenCL 2.1, Vulkan 1.1
Video Playback H.264, H.265 and VP9 H.264, H.265 and VP9
Integrated in SOCs
Exynos 9610
Helio P70
Helio P60
Exynos 9611
Helio G85
Helio G80
Helio G70

As the name suggests (MP3), Mali-G72 MP3 has 3 Compute Units. This GPU has a max clock speed of 900 MHz. On the other hand, Mali-G52 MC2 has 2 Compute Units and its max clock frequency is 1 GHz.

Helio G85, G80, and G70 are some of the SOCs in which you can find Mali-G52 MC2 while the other GPU can be found in SOCs like Exynos 9610, 9611, Helio P70, and P60.

Both the GPUs support Full HD Resolution but lack HDR support. H.264, H.265, and VP9 are the Video Playback codecs that this two support.

Can it Run these Games?

Game Mali-G72 MP3 Mali-G52 MC2

Except for Fortnite Mobile, all the smartphones powered by these GPUs can run all the major mobile games without any trouble.

Even demanding games like PUBG Mobile and Call of Duty Mobile deliver decent performance.


Smartphones with Mali-G72 MP3 and Mali-G52 MC2

Mali-G72 MP3 Mali-G52 MC2
Samsung Galaxy M30s
Huawei Y9a
Samsung Galaxy F41
Realme Narzo 20
Samsung Galaxy M31s
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
Samsung Galaxy M31
Xiaomi Redmi 10X 4G
Samsung Galaxy M21
Realme 6i
Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro
Xiaomi Redmi 9
Samsung Galaxy A50s
Realme Narzo 10A
Samsung Galaxy A50
Realme C3
Samsung Galaxy A51
Xiaomi Poco M2
Nokia X5
Infinix Hot 10
Nokia 5.1 Plus
Infinix Note 8
Motorola One Macro
Infinix Note 8i
Realme 3
Infinix Note 7
Realme 3i
Realme 1

Samsung Galaxy M31s, Galaxy A50s, Galaxy M30s, Galaxy A51, Nokia X5, 5.1 Plus, and Realme 3 are some of the phones that have the Mali-G72 MP3.

You can find Mali-G52 MC2 on smartphones like Xiaomi Poco M2, Realme 6i, Realme C3, Xiaomi Redmi 9, Realme Narzo 10A and Infinix Note 8.

Which one is Better?

Mali-G52 MC2 is winner against Mali-G72 MP3

Both the GPUs are very close in terms of performance and for most people, the performance difference won't be noticeable in real-world scenarios. But if you still want the better GPU, then Mali-G52 MC2 is the way to go.

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