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Snapdragon 662 vs Snapdragon 660

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 (with Adreno 610 graphics) and Snapdragon 660 (Adreno 512). Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs, and comprehensive tests in benchmarks, like AnTuTu and Geekbench.

Review

General comparison of performance, power consumption, and other indicators
CPU Performance
Single and multi-core processor tests
Gaming Performance
GPU performance in games and OpenCL/Vulcan
Battery life
Efficiency of battery consumption
NanoReview Score
Overall chip score

Key Differences

Main differences and advantages of each chip
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
  • Announced 2-years and 9-months later
  • Has a smaller size transistor (11 versus 14 nm)
  • Performs 25% better in floating-point computations
  • Shows better (up to 14%) AnTuTu 8 score – 177K vs 156K
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
  • Supports 114% higher memory bandwidth (29.8 against 13.91 GB/s)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~42%)
  • 10% higher CPU clock speed (2200 vs 2000 MHz)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
177625
CPU 69810 69937
GPU 34159 24360
Memory 44417 32441
UX 33716 27977
Total score 177625 156375

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 90.6 Mpixels/s 88.7 Mpixels/s
Face detection 13.25 images/s 12 images/s
Speech recognition 23.7 words/s 24.1 words/s
Machine learning 17.85 images/s 18.3 images/s
Camera shooting 11.8 images/s 11 images/s
HTML 5 1.9 Mnodes/s 1.76 Mnodes/s
SQLite 505.85 Krows/s 487.4 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 28 FPS
[Low]
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Call of Duty: Mobile 30 FPS
[Ultra]
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Fortnite 26 FPS
[Low]
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Shadowgun Legends 54 FPS
[Low]
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World of Tanks Blitz 59 FPS
[Medium]
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Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 30 FPS
[High]
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Device Xiaomi Poco M3
1080 x 2340
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We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 662 and Snapdragon 660

CPU

Architecture 4x 2 GHz – Kryo 260 Gold (Cortex-A73)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 260 Silver (Cortex-A53)
4x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 260 Gold (Cortex-A73)
4x 1.84 GHz – Kryo 260 Silver (Cortex-A53)
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2000 MHz 2200 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
L2 cache - 2 MB
Process 11 nanometers 14 nanometers
Transistor count - 1.75 billion
TDP 9 W 9 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 610 Adreno 512
Architecture Adreno 600 Adreno 500
GPU frequency 600 MHz 850 MHz
Execution units 2 1
Shading units 96 128
FLOPS 272 Gigaflops 217 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1866 MHz 1866 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth 13.91 Gbit/s 29.8 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 683 Hexagon 680
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 2560 x 1600
Max camera resolution 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AAC LC, MP3, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, FLAC

Connectivity

Modem X11 X12
4G support LTE Cat. 13 LTE Cat. 12
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 390 Mbps Up to 600 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 5
Bluetooth 5.1 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS

Info

Announced January 2020 May 2017
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SM615 SDM660
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
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Total votes: 822

Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 662, or ask any questions
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anon 05 December 2020 03:39
After two years with barely any improvements is just weak
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Anandhu 01 March 2021 13:14
The adreno 512 gpu is clocked at 650mhz not 850mhz,
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