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Snapdragon 720G vs Snapdragon 665

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (with Adreno 618 graphics) and Snapdragon 665 (Adreno 610). 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 59% better in floating-point computations
  • Shows significantly better (up to 57%) AnTuTu 8 score – 270K vs 171K
  • Has a smaller size transistor (8 versus 11 nm)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~25%)
  • Announced 10-months later
  • 5% higher CPU clock speed (2300 vs 2200 MHz)
  • Better instruction set architecture
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
  • Supports 7% higher memory bandwidth (14.9 against 13.91 GB/s)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
270464
CPU 99886 71698
GPU 71529 33657
Memory 50549 42670
UX 52632 32113
Total score 270464 171890

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 108.75 Mpixels/s 87.65 Mpixels/s
Face detection 15.55 images/s 12.2 images/s
Speech recognition 27.15 words/s 21.45 words/s
Machine learning 25.5 images/s 16.65 images/s
Camera shooting 16.15 images/s 10.9 images/s
HTML 5 2.18 Mnodes/s 1.8 Mnodes/s
SQLite 561.5 Krows/s 468 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 43 FPS
[High]
29 FPS
[Low]
Call of Duty: Mobile 40 FPS
[Ultra]
28 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite 28 FPS
[Low]
27 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends - 53 FPS
[Low]
World of Tanks Blitz 51 FPS
[Ultra]
57 FPS
[Medium]
Genshin Impact 34 FPS
[Medium]
-
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 30 FPS
[High]
30 FPS
[High]
Device Realme 7 Pro
1080 x 2400
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 720G and Snapdragon 665

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.3 GHz – Kryo 465 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 465 Silver (Cortex-A55)
4x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 260 Gold (Cortex-A73)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 260 Silver (Cortex-A53)
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2300 MHz 2200 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8-A
L3 cache 1 MB -
Process 8 nanometers 11 nanometers
TDP 5 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 618 Adreno 610
Architecture Adreno 600 Adreno 600
GPU frequency 750 MHz 600 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 128 96
FLOPS 435 Gigaflops 273 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
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 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 13.91 Gbit/s 14.9 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Qualcomm Hexagon 692 DSP Hexagon 686
Storage type UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 192MP, 2x 22MP 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP
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 384 kHz/32 bit AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem X15 X12
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 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 April 2019
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SM7125 SM6125
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 official site

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Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Snapdragon 665 and Snapdragon 720G, or ask any questions
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Jaivishal 16 November 2020 08:53
Am having poco m2 pro and realme 6 i in this both phones the similarity is Snapdragon 665 to 720 g but I have installed free fire in both device and the ms are smooth as before but realme 6i performance is knocking poco m2 pro why that happens and realme 6i floating smoothier with many apps and performance is good rather than poco m2 pro why .....
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Anirudh 24 January 2021 17:44
Because realme 6 has g90t
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