snapdragon 7 plus gen 2 vs 8 plus gen 1

Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2 vs 8 Plus Gen 1 – The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 (with Adreno 730 graphics) and Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2 (Adreno 725) are the two 8-core CPUs 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.

Key Features :

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1

  • Supports 100% higher memory bandwidth (51.2 against 25.6 GB/s)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~55%)
  • Performs 55% better in floating-point computations
  • Shows better (up to 16%) AnTuTu 10 score – 1292K vs 1115K
  • 10% higher CPU clock speed (3200 vs 2910 MHz)

Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2

  • Has 2 MB larger L3 cache size than the Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
  • Announced 10-months later

Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2 vs 8 Plus Gen 1 Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2
Total score12925871115697

GeekBench 6

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

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2
Asset compression195.5 MB/sec176.4 MB/sec
HTML 5 Browser118.1 pages/sec115.8 pages/sec
PDF Renderer175.1 Mpixels/sec157.2 Mpixels/sec
Image detection117.5 images/sec114 images/sec
HDR146.3 Mpixels/sec134.1 Mpixels/sec
Background blur16.5 images/sec16.2 images/sec
Photo processing34 images/sec41.8 images/sec
Ray tracing5.31 Mpixels/sec4.67 Mpixels/sec


Graphics test54 FPS45 FPS


Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games

PUBG Mobile89 FPS
77 FPS
Call of Duty: Mobile60 FPS
59 FPS
Fortnite47 FPS
38 FPS
Shadowgun Legends114 FPS
81 FPS
World of Tanks Blitz120 FPS
116 FPS
Genshin Impact56 FPS
53 FPS
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang58 FPS
114 FPS
DeviceZTE Nubia Red Magic 7S Pro
1080 x 2400
Xiaomi Poco F5
1080 x 2400


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


Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2
Architecture1x 3.2 GHz – Cortex-X2
3x 2.75 GHz – Cortex-A710
4x 2 GHz – Cortex-A510
1x 2.91 GHz – Cortex-X2
3x 2.49 GHz – Cortex-A710
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A510
Frequency3200 MHz2910 MHz
Instruction setARMv9-A
L1 cache1024 KB
L2 cache1 MB2 MB
L3 cache6 MB8 MB
Process4 nanometers4 nanometers
Transistor count10.2 billion


GPU nameAdreno 730Adreno 725
ArchitectureAdreno 700Adreno 700
GPU frequency900 MHz580 MHz
Execution units22
Shading units768768
Total shaders15361536
FLOPS2764.8 Gigaflops1781.7 Gigaflops
Vulkan version1.11.1
OpenCL version2.02.0
DirectX version12.112.1


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


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
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVICGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, NAVIC


AnnouncedMay 2022March 2023
ClassFlagshipMid range
Model numberSM8475SM7475-AB
Official pageQualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 official siteQualcomm Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2 official site

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