Snapdragon 7 Gen 2 vs 8 Gen 1

We compared two 8-core processors: Snapdragon 7 Gen 2 vs 8 Gen 1. Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs, and comprehensive tests in benchmarks, like AnTuTu and Geekbench.

Snapdragon 7 Gen 2 vs 8 Gen 1

Snapdragon 7 Gen 2 vs 8 Gen 1 Key Differences

Main differences and advantages of each chip

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

  • Supports 100% higher memory bandwidth (51.2 against 25.6 GB/s)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~41%)
  • Performs 41% better in floating-point computations
  • Shows better (up to 4%) AnTuTu 10 score – 1163K vs 1118K

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2

  • Has 2 MB larger L3 cache size than the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
  • Announced 1-year and 4-months later

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 vs Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2 AnTuTu & Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

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

CPU306383345585
GPU458973334317
Memory184019199912
UX213594234651
Total score11638741118052

GeekBench 6

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

ScoresSnapdragon 8 Gen 1Snapdragon 7 Gen 2
Single-Core16701697
Multi-Core40124432

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games.

PUBG Mobile88 FPS
[Ultra]
77 FPS
[Ultra]
Call of Duty: Mobile60 FPS
[Ultra]
59 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite42 FPS
[Ultra]
38 FPS
[Ultra]
Shadowgun Legends89 FPS
[Ultra]
81 FPS
[Ultra]
World of Tanks Blitz114 FPS
[Ultra]
116 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact40 FPS
[Ultra]
53 FPS
[Ultra]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang114 FPS
[Ultra]
DeviceXiaomi Poco F4 GT
1080 x 2400
Xiaomi Poco F5
1080 x 2400

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2

CPU

Architecture1x 3 GHz – Cortex-X2
3x 2.5 GHz – Cortex-A710
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A510
1x 2.91 GHz – Cortex-X2
3x 2.49 GHz – Cortex-A710
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A510
Cores88
Frequency3000 MHz2910 MHz
Instruction setARMv9-A
L1 cache1024 KB
L2 cache1 MB2 MB
L3 cache6 MB8 MB
Process4 nanometers4 nanometers
Transistor count10.2 billion
TDP5.3 W6 W
ManufacturingSamsungTSMC

Graphics

GPU nameAdreno 730Adreno 725
ArchitectureAdreno 700Adreno 700
GPU frequency818 MHz580 MHz
Execution units22
Shading units768768
Total shaders15361536
FLOPS2512.8 Gigaflops1781.7 Gigaflops
Vulkan version1.11.1
OpenCL version2.02.0
DirectX version12.112.1

Memory

Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR5
Memory frequency3200 MHz3200 MHz
Bus4x 16 Bit2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth51.2 Gbit/s25.6 Gbit/s
Max size24 GB16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU)HexagonYes
Storage typeUFS 3.1UFS 3.1
Max display resolution3840 x 21603360 x 1600
Max camera resolution1x 200MP1x 200MP
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, VP8, VP9
Audio codecsAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAVAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

ModemSnapdragon X65Snapdragon X62
4G supportLTE Cat. 24LTE Cat. 18
5G supportYesYes
Download speedUp to 10000 MbpsUp to 4400 Mbps
Upload speedUp to 3670 MbpsUp to 1600 Mbps
Wi-Fi66
Bluetooth5.35.3
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVICGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, NAVIC

Info

AnnouncedDecember 2021March 2023
ClassFlagshipMid range
Model numberSM8450SM7475-AB
Official pageQualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 official siteQualcomm Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2 official site

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