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Tiger T618 vs Snapdragon 710

We compared two 8-core processors: Unisoc Tiger T618 (with ARM Mali-G52 MP2 graphics) and Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 (Adreno 616). 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 Unisoc Tiger T618
  • Announced 1-year and 3-months later
  • Higher GPU frequency (~31%)
  • Better instruction set architecture
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Tiger
  • Has a smaller size transistor (10 versus 12 nm)
  • 10% higher CPU clock speed (2200 vs 2000 MHz)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
255415
CPU 69359 73452
GPU 48246 60823
Memory 64278 50312
UX 69749 63220
Total score 255415 249254

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
1360
1474
Image compression - 91.1 Mpixels/s
Face detection - 13.95 images/s
Speech recognition - 25.95 words/s
Machine learning - 22.2 images/s
Camera shooting - 12.75 images/s
HTML 5 - 1.71 Mnodes/s
SQLite - 467.95 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile - 39 FPS
[Ultra]
Call of Duty: Mobile - 35 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite - 26 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends - 53 FPS
[Low]
World of Tanks Blitz - 60 FPS
[Ultra]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang - 55 FPS
[Ultra]
Device - Xiaomi Mi 9 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 Tiger T618 and Snapdragon 710

CPU

Architecture 2x 2 GHz – Cortex-A75
6x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A55
2x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 360 Gold (Cortex-A75)
6x 1.7 GHz – Kryo 360 Silver (Cortex-A55)
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2000 MHz 2200 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8-A
Process 12 nanometers 10 nanometers
Transistor count - 5.3 billion
TDP 10 W 6 W

Graphics

GPU name ARM Mali-G52 MP2 Adreno 616
Architecture Bifrost Adreno 600
GPU frequency 850 MHz 650 MHz
Execution units 2 2
Shading units 32 128
FLOPS - 384 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 11 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1866 MHz 1866 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth - 14.9 Gbit/s
Max size 6 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) No Hexagon 685
Storage type eMMC 5.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2160 x 1080 3360 x 1440
Max camera resolution 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP 2x 20MP, 1x 32MP
Video capture 1K at 30FPS 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 1080p at 30FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV Qualcomm Aqstic, aptX, aptX HD

Connectivity

Modem - X15 LTE
4G support LTE Cat. 7 LTE Cat. 15
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 300 Mbps Up to 800 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 5
Bluetooth 5.0 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS

Info

Announced August 2019 May 2018
Class Low end Mid range
Model number - SDM710
Official page - Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
7 (29.2%)
17 (70.8%)
Total votes: 24

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