Snapdragon 855 vs Snapdragon 765G

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (with Adreno 640 graphics) and Snapdragon 765G (Adreno 620). 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
  • Supports 101% higher memory bandwidth (34.1 against 17 GB/s)
  • Shows better (up to 37%) AnTuTu 9 score – 516K vs 378K
  • Performs 28% better in floating-point computations
  • 18% higher CPU clock speed (2840 vs 2400 MHz)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
  • Higher GPU frequency (~28%)
  • Announced 1-year later
  • Better instruction set architecture

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
516563
CPU 140558 111262
GPU 183147 105494
Memory 87772 70354
UX 105950 91765
Total score 516563 378011

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 143.55 Mpixels/s 95.1 Mpixels/s
Face detection 23.7 images/s 12.3 images/s
Speech recognition 44.8 words/s 30.3 words/s
Machine learning 45.65 images/s 29.6 images/s
Camera shooting 24.2 images/s 14.2 images/s
HTML 5 2.93 Mnodes/s 1.24 Mnodes/s
SQLite 783.05 Krows/s 515.7 Krows/s

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Stability 96% 99%
Graphics test 16 FPS 10 FPS
Score 2749 1686

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 58 FPS
[Ultra]
57 FPS
[High]
Call of Duty: Mobile 56 FPS
[Ultra]
38 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite 28 FPS
[Ultra]
29 FPS
[Medium]
Shadowgun Legends 51 FPS
[Ultra]
67 FPS
[Low]
World of Tanks Blitz 59 FPS
[Ultra]
60 FPS
[Ultra]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 57 FPS
[Ultra]
55 FPS
[Ultra]
Device Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro
1080 x 2340
Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G
1080 x 2400
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 855 and Snapdragon 765G

CPU

Architecture 1x 2.84 GHz – Cortex-A76 (Kryo 485 Gold)
3x 2.42 GHz – Cortex-A76 (Kryo 485 Gold)
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A55 (Kryo 485 Silver)
1x 2.4 GHz – Kryo 475 Prime (Cortex-A76)
1x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 475 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 475 Silver (Cortex-A55)
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2840 MHz 2400 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.1-A ARMv8.3-A
L1 cache 384 KB -
L2 cache 768 KB -
L3 cache 2 MB -
Process 7 nanometers 7 nanometers
Transistor count 6.7 billion -
TDP 10 W 8 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 640 Adreno 620
Architecture Adreno 600 Adreno 600
GPU frequency 585 MHz 750 MHz
Execution units 2 3
Shading units 384 192
FLOPS 899 Gigaflops 700 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 2133 MHz
Bus 4x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 34.1 Gbit/s 17 Gbit/s
Max size 16 GB 12 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 690 Hexagon 696
Storage type UFS 3.0 eMMC 5.1, UFS 3.0
Max display resolution 3840 x 2160 3200 x 1800
Max camera resolution 1x 192MP, 2x 22MP 1x 192MP, 2x 22MP
Video capture 4K at 120FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS 4K at 30FPS
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 X52
4G support LTE Cat. 20 LTE Cat. 18
5G support Yes Yes
Download speed Up to 2000 Mbps Up to 1200 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 316 Mbps Up to 210 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 6
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC

Info

Announced December 2018 December 2019
Class Flagship Mid range
Model number SM8150 SM7250-AB
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G official site

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Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Snapdragon 765G and Snapdragon 855, or ask any questions
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ProDigit 24 September 2021 00:07
855 is faster, but consumes 20% more battery as well! Pixel 5a with 765G lasts a lot longer on battery than 4xl with 855!
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Nonono 07 February 2022 18:45
Only 20% with a 26% larger battery? Looks like 765 is what consumes more battery. Learn some math.
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Shawon rocks 21 March 2021 15:08
Yep, snapdragon 855+ is jucy for overall multitasking.
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Soo 10 February 2021 08:17
I using sd 855 good experience
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Murari 03 November 2020 07:57
As 855+ is a one year old flagship processor and 765g is uper midrange processor new processor but still 855+ processor is still better
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Probal 21 July 2020 09:44
Sd 855 is better then sd 765 But sd 765 is not bad
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