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Snapdragon 675 vs Snapdragon 650

We compared the 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 (Adreno 612) with the older 6-core Snapdragon 650 (Adreno 510) SoC. 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
Battery life
Efficiency of battery consumption
NanoReview Score
Overall chip score

Key Differences

Main differences and advantages of each chip
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
  • Announced 3-years and 9-months later
  • Has a smaller size transistor (11 versus 28 nm)
  • Performs 2.1x better in floating-point computations
  • Has 2 more cores
  • Higher GPU frequency (~25%)
  • 11% higher CPU clock speed (2000 vs 1800 MHz)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
CPU 89639 -
GPU 28104 -
Memory 43782 -
UX 37767 -
Total score 206471 -

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 97.2 Mpixels/s 48.4 Mpixels/s
Face detection 14.6 images/s 5.83 images/s
Speech recognition 26.8 words/s 16.5 words/s
Machine learning 23.2 images/s 10.7 images/s
Camera shooting 14.4 images/s 5.19 images/s
HTML 5 1.92 Mnodes/s 0.87 Mnodes/s
SQLite 507.1 Krows/s 221 Krows/s

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 675 and Snapdragon 650

CPU

Architecture 2x 2 GHz – Kryo 460 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.7 GHz – Kryo 460 Silver (Cortex-A55)
2x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A72
4x 1.4 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 6
Frequency 2000 MHz 1800 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
L1 cache 16 KB 16 KB
L2 cache 256 KB 256 KB
Process 11 nanometers 28 nanometers
Transistor count - 1 billion
TDP 6 W 9 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 612 Adreno 510
Architecture Adreno 600 Adreno 500
GPU frequency 700-750 MHz 600 MHz
Execution units 2 1
Shading units 96 128
FLOPS 328.2 Gigaflops 153 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 11.1

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR3
Memory frequency 1866 MHz 933 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth 14.9 Gbit/s 14.9 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 4 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 685 Hexagon V56
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 2560 x 1600
Max camera resolution 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP 1x 21MP, 2x 13MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 1K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 30FPS 1080p at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, VP8
Audio codecs AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem X12 LTE X8
4G support LTE Cat. 12 LTE Cat. 7
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 600 Mbps Up to 300 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 4.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS

Info

Announced October 2018 February 2015
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SDM675 MSM8956
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
4 (66.7%)
2 (33.3%)
Total votes: 6

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