Snapdragon 665 vs Snapdragon 630

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 (with Adreno 610 graphics) and Snapdragon 630 (Adreno 508). 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 665
  • Performs 67% better in floating-point computations
  • Announced 1-year and 11-months later
  • Shows significantly better (up to 46%) AnTuTu 9 score – 196K vs 134K
  • Has a smaller size transistor (11 versus 14 nm)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
  • Higher GPU frequency (~42%)
  • 10% higher CPU clock speed (2200 vs 2000 MHz)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
196233
CPU 65976 38869
GPU 33635 25567
Memory 44631 28250
UX 53256 42769
Total score 196233 134591

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 87.65 Mpixels/s 70.5 Mpixels/s
Face detection 12.2 images/s 9.22 images/s
Speech recognition 21.45 words/s 18.35 words/s
Machine learning 16.65 images/s 12.35 images/s
Camera shooting 10.9 images/s 5.58 images/s
HTML 5 1.8 Mnodes/s 1.27 Mnodes/s
SQLite 468 Krows/s 323.5 Krows/s

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Stability 98% -
Graphics test 1 FPS 1 FPS
Score 219 227

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 29 FPS
[Low]
-
Call of Duty: Mobile 28 FPS
[Ultra]
-
Fortnite 27 FPS
[Low]
-
Shadowgun Legends 53 FPS
[Low]
-
World of Tanks Blitz 57 FPS
[Medium]
-
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 30 FPS
[High]
-
Device Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T
1080 x 2340
-
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 665 and Snapdragon 630

CPU

Architecture 4x 2 GHz – Kryo 260 Gold (Cortex-A73)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 260 Silver (Cortex-A53)
4x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A53
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2000 MHz 2200 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
L2 cache 1 MB 1.5 MB
Process 11 nanometers 14 nanometers
Transistor count 1.75 billion 2 billion
TDP 5 W 6 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 610 Adreno 508
Architecture Adreno 600 Adreno 500
GPU frequency 600 MHz 850 MHz
Execution units 2 1
Shading units 96 96
FLOPS 273 Gigaflops 163 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 11.1

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4
Memory frequency 1866 MHz 1333 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 14.9 Gbit/s -
Max size 8 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 686 Hexagon 642
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 1920 x 1200
Max camera resolution 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP 1x 24MP, 2x 13MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 30FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

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

Info

Announced April 2019 May 2017
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SM6125 SDM630
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 official site

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