Snapdragon 855 vs Snapdragon 778G

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (with Adreno 640 graphics) and Snapdragon 778G (Adreno 642L). 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 33% higher memory bandwidth (34.1 against 25.6 GB/s)
  • 18% higher CPU clock speed (2840 vs 2400 MHz)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~19%)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
  • Announced 2-years and 6-months later
  • Has a smaller size transistor (6 versus 7 nm)
  • 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
526669
CPU 140558 159590
GPU 183147 156380
Memory 87772 88425
UX 105950 123709
Total score 516516 526669

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 175.3 Mpixels/s
Face detection 23.7 images/s 25 images/s
Speech recognition 44.8 words/s 41 words/s
Machine learning 45.65 images/s 36.7 images/s
Camera shooting 24.2 images/s 34.6 images/s
HTML 5 2.93 Mnodes/s 3.03 Mnodes/s
SQLite 783.05 Krows/s 988.8 Krows/s

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Stability 93% 98%
Graphics test 18 FPS 14 FPS
Score 3054 2464

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 58 FPS
[Ultra]
59 FPS
[High]
Call of Duty: Mobile 56 FPS
[Ultra]
42 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite 28 FPS
[Ultra]
27 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends 51 FPS
[Ultra]
49 FPS
[Ultra]
World of Tanks Blitz 59 FPS
[Ultra]
94 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact - 53 FPS
[High]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 57 FPS
[Ultra]
60 FPS
[Ultra]
Device Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro
1080 x 2340
Oppo Realme GT Master Edition
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 778G

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 670 Prime (Cortex-A78)
3x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 670 Gold (Cortex-A78)
4x 1.9 GHz – Kryo 670 Silver (Cortex-A55)
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2840 MHz 2400 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.1-A ARMv8.4-A
L1 cache 384 KB -
L2 cache 768 KB 2 MB
L3 cache 2 MB -
Process 7 nanometers 6 nanometers
Transistor count 6.7 billion -
TDP 10 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 640 Adreno 642L
Architecture Adreno 600 Adreno 600
GPU frequency 585 MHz 490 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 384 384
FLOPS 899 Gigaflops -
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR5
Memory frequency 2133 MHz 3200 MHz
Bus 4x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 34.1 Gbit/s 25.6 Gbit/s
Max size 16 GB 16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 690 Hexagon 770
Storage type UFS 3.0 UFS 2.1, UFS 2.2, UFS 3.0, UFS 3.1
Max display resolution 3840 x 2160 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 192MP, 2x 22MP 1x 192MP, 2x 36MP
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 X53
4G support LTE Cat. 20 LTE Cat. 24
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 5.2
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC

Info

Announced December 2018 May 2021
Class Flagship Mid range
Model number SM8150 SM7325
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G official site

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Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Snapdragon 778G and Snapdragon 855, or ask any questions
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Manish 19 July 2022 05:27
I think 855 is still to go if you are looking for a better GPU and CPU performance for your better gaming and graphical experience.
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Y010 24 June 2022 11:05
778G is the better one in overall daily usage, especially the battery life. 855 is better only in gaming.
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Cok 26 September 2022 13:05
855 is better to trust me in every year if you see similar specs like this always go for the older flagship.
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DumDum 04 April 2022 12:29
778G seems better than 855
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Newb 06 May 2022 16:35
April fools is already finished
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Mauro 10 May 2022 11:18
Newb, There is not much difference, DumDum is right, the differences are minimal.
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Tele 16 June 2022 21:10
Mauro, No, it´s not right because is not better, minimal difference in favor to 855
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Mohab 28 March 2022 00:26
I think that this website is the best !!
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Nova 24 May 2022 19:45
Agreed, It's amazing!
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Awesome website!
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Mohamad 19 February 2022 07:16
Good Website to compare processors.
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Rs2 25 December 2021 14:05
The Snapdragon 778g It's basically The same Snapdragon 855 but lowed It down to be midrange Soc
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Gnus 13 September 2022 07:26
What? The are vastly different, they are not even using the same cores (A76 vs A78), they literally have nothing in common.
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