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Snapdragon 675 vs Snapdragon 660

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 (with Adreno 612 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 675
  • Performs 51% better in floating-point computations
  • Announced 1-year and 6-months later
  • Has a smaller size transistor (11 versus 14 nm)
  • Shows better (up to 29%) AnTuTu 8 score – 199K vs 155K
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
  • Supports 100% higher memory bandwidth (29.8 against 14.9 GB/s)
  • 10% higher CPU clock speed (2200 vs 2000 MHz)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~13%)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
199865
CPU 89639 69937
GPU 28104 24360
Memory 43782 32441
UX 37767 27977
Total score 199865 155250

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 88.7 Mpixels/s
Face detection 14.6 images/s 12 images/s
Speech recognition 26.8 words/s 24.1 words/s
Machine learning 23.2 images/s 18.3 images/s
Camera shooting 14.4 images/s 11 images/s
HTML 5 1.92 Mnodes/s 1.76 Mnodes/s
SQLite 507.1 Krows/s 487.4 Krows/s

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 675 and Snapdragon 660

CPU

Architecture 2x 2 GHz – Kryo 460 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.7 GHz – Kryo 460 Silver (Cortex-A55)
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
L1 cache 16 KB -
L2 cache 256 KB 2 MB
Process 11 nanometers 14 nanometers
Transistor count - 1.75 billion
TDP 6 W 9 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 612 Adreno 512
Architecture Adreno 600 Adreno 500
GPU frequency 700-750 MHz 850 MHz
Execution units 2 1
Shading units 96 128
FLOPS 328.2 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 14.9 Gbit/s 29.8 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 685 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 AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AAC LC, MP3, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, FLAC

Connectivity

Modem X12 LTE 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 GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS

Info

Announced October 2018 May 2017
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SDM675 SDM660
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 official site

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