Snapdragon 835 vs Snapdragon 675

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (with Adreno 540 graphics) and Snapdragon 675 (Adreno 612). 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 835
  • Supports 100% higher memory bandwidth (29.8 against 14.9 GB/s)
  • Performs 70% better in floating-point computations
  • Shows better (up to 35%) AnTuTu 9 score – 315K vs 232K
  • 23% higher CPU clock speed (2450 vs 2000 MHz)
  • Has a smaller size transistor (10 versus 11 nm)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
  • Announced 1-year and 11-months later
  • Higher GPU frequency (~6%)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
315032
CPU 82844 112395
GPU 104823 56069
Memory 51193 34800
UX 76340 28600
Total score 315032 232891

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 95.3 Mpixels/s 97.2 Mpixels/s
Face detection 13.3 images/s 14.6 images/s
Speech recognition 31.5 words/s 26.8 words/s
Machine learning 24.1 images/s 23.2 images/s
Camera shooting 14.5 images/s 14.4 images/s
HTML 5 1.99 Mnodes/s 1.92 Mnodes/s
SQLite 534.8 Krows/s 507.1 Krows/s

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Stability - 97%
Graphics test 6 FPS 1 FPS
Score 1132 306

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 835 and Snapdragon 675

CPU

Architecture 4x 2.45 GHz – Kryo 280 (Cortex-A73)
4x 1.9 GHz – Kryo 280 (Cortex-A53)
2x 2 GHz – Kryo 460 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.7 GHz – Kryo 460 Silver (Cortex-A55)
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2450 MHz 2000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
L1 cache 128 KB 64 KB
L2 cache 2 MB 256 KB
L3 cache - 1 MB
Process 10 nanometers 11 nanometers
Transistor count 3 billion -
TDP 9 W 6 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 540 Adreno 612
Architecture Adreno 500 Adreno 600
GPU frequency 710 MHz 700-750 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 256 96
FLOPS 558 Gigaflops 328.2 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 32 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 29.8 Gbit/s 14.9 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 682 Hexagon 685
Storage type UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 3840 x 2160 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 32MP, 2x 16MP 1x 192MP, 2x 16MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 60FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem X16 LTE X12 LTE
4G support LTE Cat. 16 LTE Cat. 12
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 1000 Mbps Up to 600 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS

Info

Announced November 2016 October 2018
Class Flagship Mid range
Model number MSM8998 SDM675
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 official site

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Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Snapdragon 675 and Snapdragon 835, or ask any questions
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Benson 22 May 2021 08:37
Snapdragon 675 is slightly better than 835 in heavy gaming. Example playing resident evil 4 GameCube with dolphin emulator u will see their difference.
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