Home > Smartphone processors comparison > Snapdragon 720G vs Snapdragon 710 – what's better?

Snapdragon 720G vs Snapdragon 710

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (with Adreno 618 graphics) and Snapdragon 710 (Adreno 616). 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
  • Announced 1-year and 8-months later
  • Has a smaller size transistor (8 versus 10 nm)
  • Shows better (up to 26%) AnTuTu 8 score – 273K vs 216K
  • Higher GPU frequency (~15%)
  • 5% higher CPU clock speed (2300 vs 2200 MHz)
  • Better instruction set architecture
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
  • 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
273887
CPU 99886 70627
GPU 71529 54697
Memory 50549 46031
UX 52632 41592
Total score 273887 216855

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 91.1 Mpixels/s
Face detection 15.55 images/s 13.95 images/s
Speech recognition 27.15 words/s 25.95 words/s
Machine learning 25.5 images/s 22.2 images/s
Camera shooting 16.15 images/s 12.75 images/s
HTML 5 2.18 Mnodes/s 1.71 Mnodes/s
SQLite 561.5 Krows/s 467.95 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 43 FPS
[High]
39 FPS
[Ultra]
Call of Duty: Mobile 40 FPS
[Ultra]
35 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite 28 FPS
[Low]
26 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends - 53 FPS
[Low]
World of Tanks Blitz 51 FPS
[Ultra]
60 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact 34 FPS
[Medium]
-
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 30 FPS
[High]
55 FPS
[Ultra]
Device Realme 7 Pro
1080 x 2400
Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite
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 710

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.3 GHz – Kryo 465 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 465 Silver (Cortex-A55)
2x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 360 Gold (Cortex-A75)
6x 1.7 GHz – Kryo 360 Silver (Cortex-A55)
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2300 MHz 2200 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8-A
L3 cache 1 MB -
Process 8 nanometers 10 nanometers
Transistor count - 5.3 billion
TDP 5 W 6 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 618 Adreno 616
Architecture Adreno 600 Adreno 600
GPU frequency 750 MHz 650 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 128 128
FLOPS 435 Gigaflops 384 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 685
Storage type UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 3360 x 1440
Max camera resolution 1x 192MP, 2x 22MP 2x 20MP, 1x 32MP
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 Qualcomm Aqstic, aptX, aptX HD

Connectivity

Modem X15 X15 LTE
4G support LTE Cat. 15 LTE Cat. 15
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 800 Mbps Up to 800 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 May 2018
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SM7125 SDM710
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
404 (65.1%)
217 (34.9%)
Total votes: 621

Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Snapdragon 710 and Snapdragon 720G, or ask any questions