Snapdragon 778G vs Snapdragon 720G

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G (with Adreno 642L graphics) and Snapdragon 720G (Adreno 618). Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs, and comprehensive tests in benchmarks, like AnTuTu and Geekbench.


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 778G
  • Supports 84% higher memory bandwidth (25.6 against 13.91 GB/s)
  • Shows significantly better (up to 55%) AnTuTu 9 score – 530K vs 343K
  • Has a smaller size transistor (6 versus 8 nm)
  • Announced 1-year and 4-months later
  • Better instruction set architecture
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  • Higher GPU frequency (~53%)
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Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
CPU 164198 106622
GPU 157464 86653
Memory 83966 53851
UX 123383 93089
Total score 530602 343106

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 175.3 Mpixels/s 110.2 Mpixels/s
Face detection 25 images/s 13.1 images/s
Speech recognition 41 words/s 27.3 words/s
Machine learning 36.7 images/s 26.1 images/s
Camera shooting 34.6 images/s 15.7 images/s
HTML 5 3.03 Mnodes/s 2.16 Mnodes/s
SQLite 988.8 Krows/s 533.6 Krows/s


A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Stability 98% 99%
Graphics test 14 FPS 6 FPS
Score 2463 1040


Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 59 FPS
43 FPS
Call of Duty: Mobile 42 FPS
40 FPS
Fortnite 27 FPS
28 FPS
Shadowgun Legends 49 FPS
World of Tanks Blitz 94 FPS
51 FPS
Genshin Impact 53 FPS
34 FPS
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 60 FPS
30 FPS
Device Oppo Realme GT Master Edition
1080 x 2400
Realme 7 Pro
1080 x 2400
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.


Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 778G and Snapdragon 720G


Architecture 1x 2.4 GHz – Kryo 670 Prime (Cortex-A78)
3x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 670 Gold (Cortex-A78)
4x 1.9 GHz – Kryo 670 Silver (Cortex-A55)
2x 2.3 GHz – Kryo 465 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 465 Silver (Cortex-A55)
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2400 MHz 2300 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.4-A ARMv8.2-A
L2 cache 2 MB -
L3 cache - 1 MB
Process 6 nanometers 8 nanometers
TDP 5 W 5 W


GPU name Adreno 642L Adreno 618
Architecture Adreno 600 Adreno 600
GPU frequency 490 MHz 750 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 384 128
FLOPS - 435 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12


Memory type LPDDR5 LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 3200 MHz 1866 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 25.6 Gbit/s 13.91 Gbit/s
Max size 16 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 770 Qualcomm Hexagon 692 DSP
Storage type UFS 2.1, UFS 2.2, UFS 3.0, UFS 3.1 UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 192MP, 2x 36MP 1x 192MP, 2x 22MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS, 1K at 60FPS
Video playback 4K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS, 1080p at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV 384 kHz/32 bit


Modem X53 X15
4G support LTE Cat. 24 LTE Cat. 15
5G support Yes No
Download speed Up to 1200 Mbps Up to 800 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 210 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 6
Bluetooth 5.2 5.1
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC


Announced May 2021 January 2020
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SM7325 SM7125
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G official site

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Please give your opinion on the comparison of Snapdragon 720G and Snapdragon 778G, or ask any questions
ADNAN 14 February 2022 11:20
Informative review thanks.
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Spiral 01 November 2021 07:53
42 fps vs 40 on Call of Duty Mobile? Lol this must be a joke. Even exynos 9825 in f62 gives almost 60 fps. This processor sd 778g ain't much better. Just a slight tweak in performance and all the hype for ntg.
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Ridwan 28 November 2021 18:36
I am getting 60fps in cod with my realme gt master edition which has an SD 778G Soc. in a very high setting.
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Guest 28 September 2021 10:05
Good service for us, thank you for information.
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