google tensor g2 vs snapdragon 8 gen 1

Google Tensor G2 vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 – We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (with Adreno 730 graphics) and Google Tensor G2 (Mali-G710 MP7). Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs, and comprehensive tests in benchmarks, like AnTuTu and Geekbench.

Key Features :

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

  • Performs 2.2x better in floating-point computations
  • Has 2 MB larger L3 cache size than the Tensor G2
  • Shows better (up to 37%) AnTuTu 10 score – 1189K vs 865K
  • Has a smaller size transistor (4 versus 5 nm)
  • 5% higher CPU clock speed (3000 vs 2850 MHz)
  • Better instruction set architecture

Pros of Google Tensor G2

  • Announced 10-months later

Google Tensor G2 vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1Google Tensor G2
Total score1189731865317

GeekBench 6

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance

Snapdragon 8 Gen 116624039
Google Tensor G214513804
Asset compression154.9 MB/sec166.4 MB/sec
HTML 5 Browser112.7 pages/sec107.3 pages/sec
PDF Renderer147.2 Mpixels/sec117.5 Mpixels/sec
Image detection94 images/sec87.4 images/sec
HDR122 Mpixels/sec122.1 Mpixels/sec
Background blur13.8 images/sec14.4 images/sec
Photo processing36.3 images/sec37.4 images/sec
Ray tracing4.39 Mpixels/sec4.52 Mpixels/sec


Graphics test52 FPS38 FPS


Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games

PUBG Mobile88 FPS
Call of Duty: Mobile60 FPS
Fortnite42 FPS
Shadowgun Legends89 FPS
World of Tanks Blitz114 FPS
Genshin Impact40 FPS
DeviceXiaomi Poco F4 GT
1080 x 2400


Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and Tensor G2


Architecture1x 3 GHz – Cortex-X2
3x 2.5 GHz – Cortex-A710
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A510
2x 2.85 GHz – Cortex-X1
2x 2.35 GHz – Cortex-A78
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A55
Frequency3000 MHz2850 MHz
Instruction setARMv9-AARMv8.4-A
L2 cache1 MB
L3 cache6 MB4 MB
Process4 nanometers5 nanometers
TDP5.3 W7 W


GPU nameAdreno 730Mali-G710 MP7
ArchitectureAdreno 700Valhall 3rd gen
GPU frequency818 MHz850 MHz
Execution units27
Shading units76896
Total shaders1536672
FLOPS2512.8 Gigaflops1142.4 Gigaflops
Vulkan version1.11.3
OpenCL version2.02.0
DirectX version12.1


Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR5
Memory frequency3200 MHz3200 MHz
Bus4x 16 Bit4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth51.2 Gbit/s51.2 Gbit/s
Max size24 GB16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU)HexagonNext-gen Tensor Processing Unit
Storage typeUFS 3.1UFS 3.1
Max display resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
Max camera resolution1x 200MP1x 200MP, 2x 32MP
Video capture8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS4K at 60FPS
Video playback8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS4K at 60FPS
Video codecsH.264, H.265, VP8, VP9H.264, H.265, AV1, VP9
Audio codecsAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAVAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV


ModemSnapdragon X65Exynos 5300g
4G supportLTE Cat. 24LTE Cat. 24
5G supportYesYes
Download speedUp to 10000 MbpsUp to 7350 Mbps
Upload speedUp to 3670 MbpsUp to 3670 Mbps
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVICGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, NAVIC


AnnouncedDecember 2021October 2022
Model numberSM8450
Official pageQualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 official site

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