Snapdragon 865 vs Snapdragon 730G

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (with Adreno 650 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 865
  • Performs 2.9x better in floating-point computations
  • Supports 129% higher memory bandwidth (34.1 against 14.91 GB/s)
  • Shows significantly better (up to 2x) AnTuTu 9 score – 660K vs 334K
  • 29% higher CPU clock speed (2840 vs 2200 MHz)
  • Announced 8-months later
  • Has a smaller size transistor (7 versus 8 nm)
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G
  • Higher GPU frequency (~41%)
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Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
660474
CPU 186095 98232
GPU 222473 90747
Memory 105066 51677
UX 142314 91328
Total score 660474 334424

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 173.2 Mpixels/s 102.3 Mpixels/s
Face detection 25.2 images/s 15.2 images/s
Speech recognition 52.6 words/s 27.8 words/s
Machine learning 55.8 images/s 25 images/s
Camera shooting 29.5 images/s 15.4 images/s
HTML 5 2.95 Mnodes/s 2.03 Mnodes/s
SQLite 997.7 Krows/s 547.4 Krows/s

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Stability 91% 98%
Graphics test 23 FPS 5 FPS
Score 3870 979

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 60 FPS
[Ultra]
47 FPS
[High]
Call of Duty: Mobile 61 FPS
[Ultra]
38 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite 30 FPS
[Ultra]
27 FPS
[Medium]
World of Tanks Blitz 60 FPS
[Ultra]
51 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact 60 FPS
[Ultra]
-
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 59 FPS
[Ultra]
54 FPS
[Ultra]
Device Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
1080 x 2340
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 865 and Snapdragon 730G

CPU

Architecture 1x 2.84 GHz – Kryo 585 Prime (Cortex-A77)
3x 2.42 GHz – Kryo 585 Gold (Cortex-A77)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 585 Silver (Cortex-A55)
2x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 470 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 470 Silver (Cortex-A55)
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2840 MHz 2200 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8.2-A
L1 cache 128 KB -
L2 cache 1 MB -
L3 cache 4 MB -
Process 7 nanometers 8 nanometers
Transistor count 10.3 billion -
TDP 10 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 650 Adreno 618
Architecture Adreno 600 Adreno 600
GPU frequency 587 MHz 825 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 512 128
FLOPS 1228 Gigaflops 422 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR5 LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 2750 MHz 1866 MHz
Bus 4x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 34.1 Gbit/s 14.91 Gbit/s
Max size 16 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 698 Hexagon 688
Storage type UFS 3.0, UFS 3.1 UFS 3.0
Max display resolution 3840 x 2160 3360 x 1440
Max camera resolution 1x 200MP, 2x 25MP 1x 192MP, 2x 22MP
Video capture 8K at 30FPS, 4K at 60FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 8K at 30FPS, 4K at 60FPS 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 X55 X15
4G support LTE Cat. 24 LTE Cat. 15
5G support Yes No
Download speed Up to 2500 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, NAVIC GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS

Info

Announced December 2019 April 2019
Class Flagship Mid range
Model number SM8250-AB SM7150-AB
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G official site

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Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of Snapdragon 730G and Snapdragon 865, or ask any questions
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Ram Adhin yadav 23 May 2020 10:20
good camparison between 865 & 730G. 865 is better than 730G. 865 is used to in flagship phones. It is cover & Support with 5G tech.
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