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Snapdragon 855 Plus vs Snapdragon 730G

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus (with Adreno 640 graphics) and Snapdragon 730G (Adreno 618). 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 855 Plus
  • Performs 2.5x better in floating-point computations
  • Supports 145% higher memory bandwidth (34.1 against 13.91 GB/s)
  • Shows significantly better (up to 72%) AnTuTu 8 score – 469K vs 273K
  • 35% higher CPU clock speed (2960 vs 2200 MHz)
  • Has a smaller size transistor (7 versus 8 nm)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~9%)
  • Better instruction set architecture

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
CPU 149898 97740
GPU 192313 71107
Memory 92546 56066
UX 55253 56462
Total score 469728 273629

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 133.6 Mpixels/s 106.9 Mpixels/s
Face detection 22.55 images/s 15.5 images/s
Speech recognition 40.85 words/s 27 words/s
Machine learning 43.9 images/s 25 images/s
Camera shooting 23.1 images/s 15.4 images/s
HTML 5 2.95 Mnodes/s 2.03 Mnodes/s
SQLite 743.3 Krows/s 547.4 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 39 FPS
[Ultra]
47 FPS
[High]
Call of Duty: Mobile 58 FPS
[Ultra]
38 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite 29 FPS
[Medium]
27 FPS
[Medium]
Shadowgun Legends 53 FPS
[Ultra]
-
World of Tanks Blitz 60 FPS
[Ultra]
51 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact 39 FPS
[Ultra]
-
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 58 FPS
[Ultra]
54 FPS
[Ultra]
Device Realme X3 Superzoom
1080 x 2400
Xiaomi Mi Note 10 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 855 Plus and Snapdragon 730G

CPU

Architecture 1x 2.96 GHz – Cortex-A76 (Kryo 485 Gold)
3x 2.42 GHz – Cortex-A76 (Kryo 485 Gold)
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A55 (Kryo 485 Silver)
2x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 470 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 470 Silver (Cortex-A55)
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2960 MHz 2200 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.1-A ARMv8-A
L1 cache 512 KB -
L2 cache 1 MB -
L3 cache 2 MB -
Process 7 nanometers 8 nanometers
Transistor count 6.7 billion -
TDP 10 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 640 Adreno 618
Architecture Adreno 600 Adreno 600
GPU frequency 627 MHz 575 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 384 128
FLOPS 1036 Gigaflops 422 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 2133 MHz 1866 MHz
Bus 4x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 34.1 Gbit/s 13.91 Gbit/s
Max size 16 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 690 Hexagon 688
Storage type UFS 3.0 UFS 3.0
Max display resolution 3840 x 2160 3360 x 1440
Max camera resolution 1x 48MP, 2x 24MP 1x 192MP, 2x 22MP
Video capture 4K at 120FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS 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 AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem X24 LTE, X50 5G X15
4G support LTE Cat. 20 LTE Cat. 15
5G support Yes No
Download speed Up to 2000 Mbps Up to 800 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 316 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 6
Bluetooth 5.1 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS

Info

Announced July 2019 April 2019
Class Flagship Mid range
Model number SM8150-AC SM7150-AB
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G official site

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Total votes: 47

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