Snapdragon 888 vs Snapdragon 7 Gen 2

Snapdragon 888 vs Snapdragon 7 Gen 2 – We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 (with Adreno 660 graphics) and Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2 (Adreno 725). Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs, and comprehensive tests in benchmarks, like AnTuTu and Geekbench.

Key Features :

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

  • Supports 100% higher memory bandwidth (51.2 against 25.6 GB/s)
  • Higher GPU frequency (~37%)

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2

  • Has 4 MB larger L3 cache size than the Snapdragon 888
  • Announced 2-years and 4-months later
  • Has a smaller size transistor (4 versus 5 nm)
  • Shows better (up to 25%) AnTuTu 10 score – 1120K vs 893K

Snapdragon 888 vs Snapdragon 7 Gen 2 Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

Snapdragon 888Snapdragon 7 Gen 2
CPU236842353311
GPU297145334145
Memory161553195312
UX197118233181
Total score8936911120981

GeekBench 6

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

ProcessorSingle-CoreMulti-Core
Snapdragon 88810663454
Snapdragon 7 Gen 217124413
Asset compression176.4 MB/sec
HTML 5 Browser115.8 pages/sec
PDF Renderer157.2 Mpixels/sec
Image detection114 images/sec
HDR134.1 Mpixels/sec
Background blur16.2 images/sec
Photo processing41.8 images/sec
Ray tracing4.67 Mpixels/sec

3DMark

Stability91%85%
Graphics test30 FPS45 FPS
Score50367624

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games

PUBG Mobile83 FPS
[Ultra]
77 FPS
[Ultra]
Call of Duty: Mobile60 FPS
[Ultra]
59 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite26 FPS
[Ultra]
38 FPS
[Ultra]
Shadowgun Legends89 FPS
[Ultra]
81 FPS
[Ultra]
World of Tanks Blitz112 FPS
[Ultra]
116 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact58 FPS
[Ultra]
53 FPS
[Ultra]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang60 FPS
[Ultra]
114 FPS
[Ultra]
DeviceAsus Zenfone 8
1080 x 2400
Xiaomi Poco F5
1080 x 2400

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 888 and Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2

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 2.91 GHz – Cortex-X2
3x 2.49 GHz – Cortex-A710
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A510
Cores88
Frequency2840 MHz2910 MHz
Instruction setARMv8.4-A
L1 cache512 KB1024 KB
L2 cache1 MB2 MB
L3 cache4 MB8 MB
Process5 nanometers4 nanometers
Transistor count10.3 billion10.2 billion
TDP8 W6 W
ManufacturingSamsungTSMC

Graphics

GPU nameAdreno 660Adreno 725
ArchitectureAdreno 600Adreno 700
GPU frequency792 MHz580 MHz
Execution units22
Shading units512768
Total shaders10241536
FLOPS1622 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)Hexagon 780Yes
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 120FPS4K at 60FPS
Video playback8K at 30FPS4K 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

ModemX60Snapdragon 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
Wi-Fi66
Bluetooth5.25.3
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVICGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, NAVIC

Information

AnnouncedDecember 2020March 2023
ClassFlagshipMid range
Model numberSM8350SM7475-AB
Official pageQualcomm Snapdragon 888 official siteQualcomm Snapdragon 7 Plus Gen 2 official site

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