Snapdragon 888 vs Snapdragon 778G

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 (with Adreno 660 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 888
  • Supports 100% higher memory bandwidth (51.2 against 25.6 GB/s)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~71%)
  • Shows significantly better (up to 51%) AnTuTu 9 score – 796K vs 527K
  • 18% higher CPU clock speed (2840 vs 2400 MHz)
  • Has a smaller size transistor (5 versus 6 nm)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
796376
CPU 212299 159590
GPU 302110 156380
Memory 135341 88425
UX 150913 123709
Total score 796376 527410

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
Image compression 176.7 Mpixels/s 175.3 Mpixels/s
Face detection 27.4 images/s 25 images/s
Speech recognition 68.35 words/s 41 words/s
Machine learning 66.45 images/s 36.7 images/s
Camera shooting 36.4 images/s 34.6 images/s
HTML 5 3.91 Mnodes/s 3.03 Mnodes/s
SQLite 1060 Krows/s 988.8 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 83 FPS
[Ultra]
59 FPS
[High]
Call of Duty: Mobile 60 FPS
[Ultra]
42 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite 26 FPS
[Ultra]
27 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends 89 FPS
[Ultra]
49 FPS
[Ultra]
World of Tanks Blitz 112 FPS
[Ultra]
94 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact 58 FPS
[Ultra]
53 FPS
[High]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 60 FPS
[Ultra]
60 FPS
[Ultra]
Device Asus Zenfone 8
1080 x 2400
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 888 and Snapdragon 778G

CPU

Architecture 1x 2.84 GHz – Kryo 680 Prime (Cortex-X1)
3x 2.42 GHz – Kryo 680 Gold (Cortex-A78)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 680 Silver (Cortex-A55)
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 ARMv8.4-A ARMv8.4-A
L1 cache 512 KB -
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L3 cache 4 MB -
Process 5 nanometers 6 nanometers
TDP 10 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 660 Adreno 642L
Architecture Adreno 600 Adreno 600
GPU frequency 840 MHz 490 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 512 384
FLOPS 1720 Gigaflops -
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR5 LPDDR5
Memory frequency 3200 MHz 3200 MHz
Bus 4x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 51.2 Gbit/s 25.6 Gbit/s
Max size 24 GB 16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 780 Hexagon 770
Storage type UFS 3.0, UFS 3.1 UFS 3.0, UFS 3.1
Max display resolution 3840 x 2160 2520 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 200MP, 2x 25MP 1x 192MP, 2x 36MP
Video capture 8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 8K at 30FPS 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 X60 X53
4G support LTE Cat. 24 LTE Cat. 24
5G support Yes Yes
Download speed Up to 2500 Mbps Up to 1200 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 316 Mbps Up to 210 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 6
Bluetooth 5.2 5.2
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC

Info

Announced December 2020 May 2021
Class Flagship Mid range
Model number SM8350 SM7325
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 official site Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G official site

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