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Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   Well, which chip or processor is better? Full data of speed tests and benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus, comparison of GPUs Adreno 660 and Adreno 640.

   This performance comparison involves two processors: Snapdragon 888 is octa-core (Cortex-X1 3x2.42) and Snapdragon 855 Plus is octa-core (Kryo 485). Both processors went through battery life test and power consumption test. A careful analysis of all the specifications of the processors, so that it can be easier to understand, is presented in the form of the table.

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

   After reading the results these benchmarks and videos, you can already make an briefed decision about which SoCs is better to buy Snapdragon 888 or Snapdragon 855 Plus and which chip is better for gaming: Asphalt 9, Madout2, CSR Racing 2, Need for Speed No Limits.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus

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 88899% Snapdragon 855 Plus67%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 88884% Snapdragon 855 Plus80%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 88894% Snapdragon 855 Plus61%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 888 Snapdragon 855 Plus
Total score719358336359
CPU215138100501
GPU268153125460
MEM12324957676
UX11196852377

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 888 Snapdragon 855 Plus
Single-Core1169753
Multi-Core36872561

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 888 Snapdragon 855 Plus
Frequency2840 MHz2960 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration1x2.84 GHz Cortex-X1 3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A78
4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55
8x2.96 GHz Kryo 485
Power consumption (TDP)10 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)LPDDR4x (Quad Channel)
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency27502133
Memory bandwidth4434.1
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache512 KB512 KB
L2 cache1 MB1 MB
L3 cache4 MB2 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.2-AARMv8.1-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Snapdragon 855 Plus is 4% 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 660Adreno 640
GPU Frequency700 MHz750 MHz
GFloPS1486986
# of Cores
# of Shader Units512384
Display3840 x 2160 pixels2840 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 Mobile27.530.7
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)84.841.6
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra51.961.7
Call of Duty: Mobile47.360.5
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)72.232.9
Minecraft: Pocket Edition105.551.7
Real Racing 364.977.1
Sniper 3D67.5135.7
Need for Speed No Limits72.7111.1
Mortal Kombat X75.380.2
CSR Racing 272.780.2
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 MP192 MP
Dual Camera resolution64 MP22 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 580Qualcomm Spectra 380
Video Encoding FPS6060
Video Encoding resolution8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportDolby Vision, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10


Networks and Navigation
ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X60 Modem-RF System 5GQualcomm Snapdragon X24 LTE modem
Download speed7500 MBit/s.2048 MBit/s.
Upload speed3000 MBit/s.316 MBit/s.
NavigationGNSS, QZSS, GLONASS, SBAS, GPS, NavIC, NavIC enabled, Beidou, Galileo, Dual frequency GNSSBeidou, SBAS, GLONASS, Galileo, GNSS, NavIC enabled, Dual frequency GNSS, GPS, QZSS
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is better: 23
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus is better: 10
   You need to know that you should not blindly trust the software comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full benchmark video of parallel comparison and hear what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both CPUs Snapdragon 888 and Snapdragon 855 Plus, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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