The Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 (with Adreno 650 graphics) and Snapdragon 778G (Adreno 642) are the two 8-core processors that we compared. The advantages and disadvantages of every chip, technical details, and thorough tests in benchmarks like AnTuTu and Geekbench are all available here.

 Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 is better than Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G by 41.32%. It has 8 cores at 3.2 GHz and an Adreno 650 GPU versus 8 cores at 2.4 GHz with Adreno 642L. In the Antutu Benchmark test, Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 results were faster than Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G by 48.17%, scoring 817976 points vs 600850 marks. In the 3DMark test, it scored 4265 points against 2465 , which is 73.02% higher.

SD 778G vs SD 870

Key Features :

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 870

  • Supports 72% higher memory bandwidth (44 against 25.6 GB/s)
  • Performs 63% better in floating-point computations
  • Shows better (up to 36%) AnTuTu 10 score – 817K vs 600K
  • 33% higher CPU clock speed (3200 vs 2400 MHz)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~22%)

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G

  • Has a smaller size transistor (6 versus 7 nm)
  • Better instruction set architecture

SD 778G vs SD 870 Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios.

SD 870SD 778G
CPU252039199148
GPU217692148762
Memory148115109794
UX195332139284
Total score817976600850

GeekBench 6

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

NameSnapdragon 870Snapdragon 778G
Single-Core11461023
Multi-Core33282851
Asset compression148.4 MB/sec160 MB/sec
HTML 5 Browser85.5 pages/sec64.3 pages/sec
PDF Renderer113.5 Mpixels/sec97.1 Mpixels/sec
Image detection72.7 images/sec55.6 images/sec
HDR102.4 Mpixels/sec91.7 Mpixels/sec
Background blur10.8 images/sec11.1 images/sec
Photo processing28.3 images/sec20.3 images/sec
Ray tracing4.18 Mpixels/sec4.27 Mpixels/sec

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance

Stability92%98%
Graphics test25 FPS14 FPS
Score42782462

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games

PUBG Mobile88 FPS
[Ultra]
59 FPS
[High]
Call of Duty: Mobile59 FPS
[Ultra]
42 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite27 FPS
[Ultra]
27 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends102 FPS
[Ultra]
49 FPS
[Ultra]
World of Tanks Blitz107 FPS
[Ultra]
94 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact49 FPS
[Ultra]
53 FPS
[High]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang60 FPS
[Ultra]
60 FPS
[Ultra]
DeviceXiaomi Black Shark 4
1080 x 2400
Oppo Realme GT Master Edition
1080 x 2400

Snapdragon 870 vs 778G Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 870 and Snapdragon 778G

CPU

Architecture1x 3.2 GHz – Kryo 585 Prime (Cortex-A77)
3x 2.42 GHz – Kryo 585 Gold (Cortex-A77)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 585 Silver (Cortex-A55)
1x 2.4 GHz – Kryo 670 Prime (Cortex-A78)
3x 2.4 GHz – Kryo 670 Gold (Cortex-A78)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 670 Silver (Cortex-A55)
Cores88
Frequency3200 MHz2400 MHz
Instruction setARMv8.2-AARMv8.4-A
L1 cache512 KB
L2 cache1 MB2 MB
L3 cache4 MB
Process7 nanometers6 nanometers
Transistor count10.3 billion
TDP6 W5 W
ManufacturingTSMCTSMC

Graphics

GPU nameAdreno 650Adreno 642
ArchitectureAdreno 600Adreno 600
GPU frequency670 MHz550 MHz
Execution units22
Shading units512384
Total shaders1024768
FLOPS1372.1 Gigaflops844 Gigaflops
Vulkan version1.11.1
OpenCL version2.02.0
DirectX version12.112.1

Memory

Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR5
Memory frequency2750 MHz3200 MHz
Bus4x 16 Bit2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth44 Gbit/s25.6 Gbit/s
Max size16 GB16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU)Hexagon 698Hexagon 770
Storage typeUFS 3.0, UFS 3.1UFS 2.1, UFS 2.2, UFS 3.0, UFS 3.1
Max display resolution3840 x 21602520 x 1080
Max camera resolution1x 200MP, 2x 25MP1x 192MP, 2x 36MP
Video capture8K at 30FPS, 4K at 60FPS4K at 30FPS
Video playback8K at 30FPS, 4K at 60FPS4K at 30FPS
Video codecsH.264, H.265, VP8, VP9H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecsAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAVAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

ModemX55X53
4G supportLTE Cat. 22LTE Cat. 24
5G supportYesYes
Download speedUp to 7500 MbpsUp to 3700 Mbps
Upload speedUp to 3000 MbpsUp to 1600 Mbps
Wi-Fi66
Bluetooth5.25.2
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVICGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC

Info

AnnouncedJanuary 2021May 2021
ClassFlagshipMid range
Model numberSM8250-ACSM7325
Official pageQualcomm Snapdragon 870 official siteQualcomm Snapdragon 778G official site

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