We compared Snapdragon 888 vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and find out that The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 is 30.07% superior to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888. Comparing it to the Adreno 660, which has 8 cores @ 2.84 GHz, the Adreno 730 GPU has 8 cores at 3.2 GHz. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 scored 1098722 points compared to 845388 marks in the Antutu Benchmark test, which was 29.97% quicker than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888. It received 8224 points compared to 5308 in the 3DMark test, a 54.94% increase.

Snapdragon 888 vs Snapdragon 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 – 1183K vs 896K
  • Announced 1-year later
  • 6% higher CPU clock speed (3000 vs 2840 MHz)
  • Better instruction set architecture

Snapdragon 888 vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

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

Snapdragon 888Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Total score8962051183311

GeekBench 6

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

NameSnapdragon 888Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
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


A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance

Graphics test31 FPS60 FPS


Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games

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


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


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
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


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 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


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


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

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