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Snapdragon 720G vs A10 Fusion

We compared the 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (Adreno 618) with the older 4-core Apple A10 Fusion (PowerVR GT7600) 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
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 720G
  • Performs 3.3x better in floating-point computations
  • Announced 3 years and 5 months later
  • Has 4 cores more
  • Has the smaller size of the transistor (8 versus 16 nm)
Pros of Apple A10 Fusion
  • Has 3 MB larger L3 cache size than the Snapdragon 720G
  • Higher GPU frequency (~80%)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
1752
1388
AnTuTu Benchmark 8
247645
246157

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 720G and A10 Fusion

CPU

Architecture 4x 2.3 GHz – Kryo 465 Gold (Cortex-A76)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 465 Silver (Cortex-A55)
2x 2.34 GHz – Hurricane
2x 0 GHz – Zephyr
Cores 8 4
Frequency 2300 MHz 2340 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
L1 cache - 64 KB
L2 cache - 3 MB
L3 cache 1 MB 4 MB
Process 8 nanometers 16 nanometers
Transistor count - 3.3 billion

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 618 PowerVR GT7600
Architecture Adreno 600 Rogue
GPU frequency 500 MHz 900 MHz
Cores - 6
Number of ALUs 128 -
FLOPS 385 Gigaflops 115 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4
Memory frequency 1866 MHz -
Bus 2x 16 Bit -
Max bandwidth 13.91 Gbit/s -
Max size 8 GB 3 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Qualcomm Hexagon 692 DSP No
Storage type UFS 3.0 NVMe
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 2048 x 1536
Max camera resolution 1x 192MP, 2x 22MP 1x 32MP, 2x 12MP
Video capture 4K at 60FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video playback 4K at 60FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, VC-1, Motion JPEG
Audio codecs 384 kHz/32 bit AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem X15 Qualcomm MDM9645M
4G support LTE Cat. 15 LTE Cat. 12
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 800 Mbps Up to 600 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 100 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 5
Bluetooth 5.1 4.2
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced January 2020 September 2016
Class Mid range Flagship
Model number SM7125 -
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G official site -

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