We compared two 8-core processors: Snapdragon 778g vs 870. Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs, and comprehensive tests in benchmarks, like AnTuTu and Geekbench.

Snapdragon 778g vs 870

Snapdragon 778g vs 870 Key Features

Main differences and advantages of each chip

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 37%) AnTuTu 10 score – 817K vs 597K
  • 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

Snapdragon 870 vs Snapdragon 778G AnTuTu & Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

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

Total score817534597506

GeekBench 6

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

NameSnapdragon 870Snapdragon 778G
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


Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games

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


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


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)
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


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 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


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


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

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