We compared two 8-core processors: Snapdragon 888 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 888 vs 8 Gen 1

Key Features :

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

  • Has 2 MB larger L3 cache size than the Snapdragon 888
  • Performs 55% better in floating-point computations
  • Has a smaller size transistor (4 versus 5 nm)
  • Shows better (up to 32%) AnTuTu 10 score – 1168K vs 883K
  • Announced 1-year later
  • 6% higher CPU clock speed (3000 vs 2840 MHz)
  • Better instruction set architecture

Snapdragon 888 vs 8 Gen 1 AnTuTu & Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

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

CPU216104302643
GPU307062448905
Memory171239187202
UX195947237817
Total score8839381168482

GeekBench 6

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

NameSnapdragon 888Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Single-Core10571655
Multi-Core34103998
Asset compression154.9 MB/sec
HTML 5 Browser112.7 pages/sec
PDF Renderer147.2 Mpixels/sec
Image detection94 images/sec
HDR122 Mpixels/sec
Background blur13.8 images/sec
Photo processing36.3 images/sec
Ray tracing4.39 Mpixels/sec

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)

Stability91%92%
Graphics test31 FPS60 FPS
Score528310023

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games

PUBG Mobile83 FPS
[Ultra]
88 FPS
[Ultra]
Call of Duty: Mobile60 FPS
[Ultra]
60 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite26 FPS
[Ultra]
42 FPS
[Ultra]
Shadowgun Legends89 FPS
[Ultra]
89 FPS
[Ultra]
World of Tanks Blitz112 FPS
[Ultra]
114 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact58 FPS
[Ultra]
40 FPS
[Ultra]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang60 FPS
[Ultra]
DeviceAsus Zenfone 8
1080 x 2400
Xiaomi Poco F4 GT
1080 x 2400

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 888 and Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

CPU

Architecture1x 2.84 GHz – Kryo 680 Prime (Cortex-X1)
3x 2.42 GHz – Kryo 680 Gold (Cortex-A78)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 680 Silver (Cortex-A55)
1x 3 GHz – Cortex-X2
3x 2.5 GHz – Cortex-A710
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A510
Cores88
Frequency2840 MHz3000 MHz
Instruction setARMv8.4-AARMv9-A
L1 cache512 KB
L2 cache1 MB1 MB
L3 cache4 MB6 MB
Process5 nanometers4 nanometers
Transistor count10.3 billion
TDP8 W5.3 W
ManufacturingSamsungSamsung

Graphics

GPU nameAdreno 660Adreno 730
ArchitectureAdreno 600Adreno 700
GPU frequency792 MHz818 MHz
Execution units22
Shading units512768
Total shaders10241536
FLOPS1622 Gigaflops2512.8 Gigaflops
Vulkan version1.11.1
OpenCL version2.02.0
DirectX version12.112.1

Memory

Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR5
Memory frequency3200 MHz3200 MHz
Bus4x 16 Bit4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth51.2 Gbit/s51.2 Gbit/s
Max size24 GB24 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU)Hexagon 780Hexagon
Storage typeUFS 3.0, UFS 3.1UFS 3.1
Max display resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
Max camera resolution1x 200MP, 2x 25MP1x 200MP
Video capture8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS
Video playback8K at 30FPS8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS
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

ModemX60Snapdragon X65
4G supportLTE Cat. 22LTE Cat. 24
5G supportYesYes
Download speedUp to 7500 MbpsUp to 10000 Mbps
Upload speedUp to 3000 MbpsUp to 3670 Mbps
Wi-Fi66
Bluetooth5.25.3
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVICGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC

Info

AnnouncedDecember 2020December 2021
ClassFlagshipFlagship
Model numberSM8350SM8450
Official pageQualcomm Snapdragon 888 official siteQualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 official site

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