snapdragon 870 vs snapdragon 7 gen 2

Snapdragon 870 vs Snapdragon 7 Gen 2 – Two eight-core processors were compared: the Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2 (Adreno 725) and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 (with Adreno 650 graphics). The advantages and disadvantages of every chip, technical details, and thorough tests in benchmarks like AnTuTu and Geekbench are all available here.

Key Features :

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 870

  • Supports 72% higher memory bandwidth (44 against 25.6 GB/s)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~16%)
  • 10% higher CPU clock speed (3200 vs 2910 MHz)

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2

  • Has 4 MB larger L3 cache size than the Snapdragon 870
  • Has a smaller size transistor (4 versus 7 nm)
  • Shows better (up to 36%) AnTuTu 10 score – 1105K vs 810K
  • Announced 2-years and 2-months later
  • Performs 30% better in floating-point computations

Snapdragon 870 vs Snapdragon 7 Gen 2 Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

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

Snapdragon 870Snapdragon 7 Gen 2
Total score8108481105828

GeekBench 6

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

Snapdragon 87011303306
Snapdragon 7 Gen 216954371
Asset compression148.4 MB/sec176.4 MB/sec
HTML 5 Browser85.5 pages/sec115.8 pages/sec
PDF Renderer113.5 Mpixels/sec157.2 Mpixels/sec
Image detection72.7 images/sec114 images/sec
HDR102.4 Mpixels/sec134.1 Mpixels/sec
Background blur10.8 images/sec16.2 images/sec
Photo processing28.3 images/sec41.8 images/sec
Ray tracing4.18 Mpixels/sec4.67 Mpixels/sec


Graphics test25 FPS45 FPS


Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games

PUBG Mobile88 FPS
77 FPS
Call of Duty: Mobile59 FPS
59 FPS
Fortnite27 FPS
38 FPS
Shadowgun Legends102 FPS
81 FPS
World of Tanks Blitz107 FPS
116 FPS
Genshin Impact49 FPS
53 FPS
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang60 FPS
114 FPS
DeviceXiaomi Black Shark 4
1080 x 2400
Xiaomi Poco F5
1080 x 2400


Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 870 and Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2


Snapdragon 870Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2
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 2.91 GHz – Cortex-X2
3x 2.49 GHz – Cortex-A710
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A510
Frequency3200 MHz2910 MHz
Instruction setARMv8.2-A
L1 cache512 KB1024 KB
L2 cache1 MB2 MB
L3 cache4 MB8 MB
Process7 nanometers4 nanometers
Transistor count10.3 billion10.2 billion


GPU nameAdreno 650Adreno 725
ArchitectureAdreno 600Adreno 700
GPU frequency670 MHz580 MHz
Execution units22
Shading units512768
Total shaders10241536
FLOPS1372.1 Gigaflops1781.7 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 698Yes
Storage typeUFS 3.0, UFS 3.1UFS 3.1
Max display resolution3840 x 21603360 x 1600
Max camera resolution1x 200MP, 2x 25MP1x 200MP
Video capture8K at 30FPS, 4K at 60FPS4K at 60FPS
Video playback8K at 30FPS, 4K at 60FPS4K 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


ModemX55Snapdragon X62
4G supportLTE Cat. 22LTE Cat. 18
5G supportYesYes
Download speedUp to 7500 MbpsUp to 4400 Mbps
Upload speedUp to 3000 MbpsUp to 1600 Mbps
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVICGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, NAVIC


AnnouncedJanuary 2021March 2023
ClassFlagshipMid range
Model numberSM8250-ACSM7475-AB
Official pageQualcomm Snapdragon 870 official siteQualcomm Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2 official site

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