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Snapdragon 730 vs Snapdragon 630

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 (with Adreno 618 graphics) and Snapdragon 630 (Adreno 508). 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 730
  • Performs 2.4x better in floating-point computations
  • Shows significantly better (up to 2.2x) AnTuTu 8 score – 253K vs 116K
  • Has a smaller size transistor (8 versus 14 nm)
  • Announced 1-year and 11-months later
  • Supports 30% higher memory bandwidth (13.91 against 10.66 GB/s)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
  • Higher GPU frequency (~70%)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
253480
CPU 94487 43446
GPU 64985 14746
Memory 49437 29560
UX 40297 25968
Total score 253480 116421

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 93.9 Mpixels/s 70.5 Mpixels/s
Face detection 11.7 images/s 9.22 images/s
Speech recognition 27 words/s 18.35 words/s
Machine learning 24.7 images/s 12.35 images/s
Camera shooting 14 images/s 5.58 images/s
HTML 5 1.17 Mnodes/s 1.27 Mnodes/s
SQLite 478.1 Krows/s 323.5 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 59 FPS
[Medium]
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Call of Duty: Mobile 36 FPS
[Ultra]
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Fortnite 27 FPS
[Medium]
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Shadowgun Legends 35 FPS
[Medium]
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World of Tanks Blitz 59 FPS
[Ultra]
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Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 30 FPS
[Ultra]
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Device Xiaomi Mi9T
1080 x 2340
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We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 730 and Snapdragon 630

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 470 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 470 Silver (Cortex-A55)
4x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A53
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2200 MHz 2200 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
L2 cache - 1 MB
Process 8 nanometers 14 nanometers
Transistor count - 2 billion
TDP 5 W 6 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 618 Adreno 508
Architecture Adreno 600 Adreno 500
GPU frequency 500 MHz 850 MHz
Execution units 2 1
Shading units 128 96
FLOPS 386 Gigaflops 163 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 11.1

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4
Memory frequency 1866 MHz 1333 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth 13.91 Gbit/s 10.66 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Qualcomm Hexagon 688 DSP Hexagon 642
Storage type UFS 3.0 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 2048 x 1536
Max camera resolution 1x 192MP, 2x 22MP 1x 24MP, 2x 13MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 60FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV 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 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS

Info

Announced April 2019 May 2017
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SM7150-AA SDM630
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
16 (84.2%)
3 (15.8%)
Total votes: 19

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