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Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   Well, which chip or processor is better? Comprehensive compare data of benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, speed examination of GPUs Adreno 660 and Adreno 650.

   This performance comparison involves two processors: Snapdragon 870 5G is octa-core (Kryo 585 Prime) and Snapdragon 888 is octa-core (Cortex-X1 3x2.42). Both processors went throughpower consumption test and battery life test. A careful analysis of all the technical characteristics, to make it easier to understand, is summarized in the table.

   From the comparison video, you can get the results of joint benchmarking in special testing software such as WebXPRT 3, 3DMark, Vellamo, PassMark, Octane V2, AnTuTu 8, Mozilla Kraken, Neocore, Geekbench 5, Quadrant, PCMark, GFXBench, and how good the SoCs are in games Fortnite, Mortal Kombat, Sniper 3D, Real Racing 3, Minecraft Bedrock, PUBG, Call of Duty: Mobile, Garena Free Fire - The Cobra etc.

   After looking at the data of all benchmarks and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which processors is better to buy Snapdragon 870 5G or Snapdragon 888 and which chip is better for gaming: Asphalt 9, Madout2, Need for Speed No Limits, CSR Racing 2.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Summary benchmark results

As a percentage of the maximum value based on a sample from the entire base of all processors

CPU Benchmark
Based on Antutu and Geekbench score
Snapdragon 870 5G98% Snapdragon 88899%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 870 5G83% Snapdragon 88884%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 870 5G91% Snapdragon 88894%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 870 5G Snapdragon 888
Total score703475863876
CPU198282258506
GPU247327322301
MEM113635148078
UX103275135025

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 870 5G Snapdragon 888
Single-Core11061169
Multi-Core38693687

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 870 5G Snapdragon 888
Frequency3200 MHz2840 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm5 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration1x3.2 GHz Kryo 585 Prime
3x2.48 GHz Kryo 585 Gold
4x2.0 GHz Kryo 585 Silver
1x2.84 GHz Cortex-X1 3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A78
4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)10 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)LPDDR5 (Quad Channel)
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency27502750
Memory bandwidth4444
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache512 KB512 KB
L2 cache1 MB1 MB
L3 cache4 MB4 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.2-AARMv8.2-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Snapdragon 870 5G is 11% better than Snapdragon 888 in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUAdreno 650Adreno 660
GPU Frequency645 MHz700 MHz
GFloPS13481486
# of Cores
# of Shader Units512512
Display3840 x 2160 pixels3840 x 2160 pixels
The frequency of the GPU does not always directly indicate its performance. To fully evaluate all the capabilities of a graphics chip, you should take into account the number of Shader Units and Cores, as well as how many GFlops it has.

Gaming benchmark
Fortnite Mobile26.427.5
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)82.284.8
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra50.351.9
Call of Duty: Mobile46.347.3
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)71.472.2
Minecraft: Pocket Edition103.8105.5
Real Racing 362.964.9
Sniper 3D95.667.5
Need for Speed No Limits90.572.7
Mortal Kombat X65.475.3
CSR Racing 265.472.7
The numbers in this table indicate the maximum FPS that was received on the device with the corresponding processor. Depending on the configuration of the gadget and graphics quality settings (Ultra, Medium, Normal), the results may differ quite significantly. We recommend that you better study the results of the Antutu 8 and GeekBench 5.2 becnmarks.

Cameras
Camera resolution200 MP200 MP
Dual Camera resolution25 MP64 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 480Qualcomm Spectra 580
Video Encoding FPS6060
Video Encoding resolution8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10Dolby Vision, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10


Networks and Navigation
ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X55 Modem-RF System 5GQualcomm Snapdragon X60 Modem-RF System 5G
Download speed7500 MBit/s.7500 MBit/s.
Upload speed3000 MBit/s.3000 MBit/s.
NavigationBeidou, GPS, Galileo, NavIC enabled, Dual frequency GNSS, QZSS, GNSS, SBAS, GLONASSGNSS, QZSS, GLONASS, SBAS, GPS, NavIC, NavIC enabled, Beidou, Galileo, Dual frequency GNSS
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G is better: 4
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is better: 19
   Please note that you do not need to sightlessly trust the automatic comparison on the table. It is better to just watch the full benchmark video of parallel testing and hear what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both chips Snapdragon 870 5G and Snapdragon 888, as well as read the test results at the links below.
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