Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 860 is recently launched and today we have arranged a comparison between Snapdragon 865 Plus vs Snapdragon 860 and both the chipsets are equipped with 5G capabilities. Now we have compared these two processors on the basis of pros and cons, Geekbench, Antutu, and technical specifications along with a brief review
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Major differences between Snapdragon 865 Plus Vs Snapdragon 860
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
- Clockspeed of SD 865 Plus is 4.72% higher than SD 860 (3100 vs 2960 MHz).
- Higher Antutu 8 benchmark of SD 865 Plus by 32.90% (616166 vs 463598).
- 5G Band: Download speed of SD 865 Plus is 50% faster than SD 860 (7.5 Gbps vs 5.0 Gbps). LTE Band: Download speed of SD 865+ is 25% faster than SD 860 (2.5 Gbps vs 2.0 Gbps).
- 5G Band: Upload speed of SD 865 Plus is 87.5% faster than SD 860 (3 Gbps vs 1.6 Gbps). LTE Band: Upload speed of SD 865 Plus is 50.47% faster than SD 860 (316 Mbps vs 210 Mbps).
- SD 865 Plus has 28.92% faster memory than SD 860 (2750 vs 2133).
- Latest hence better Instruction set.
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
- Latest Chipset as SD 860 Announced 9 months later.
Full comparison between Snapdragon 865 Plus vs Snapdragon 860
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus||Qualcomm Snapdragon 860|
|Max On-Device Display||4K @ 60 Hz, QHD+ @ 144 Hz||FHD+ @ 120 Hz|
|Max External Display||4K @ 60 Hz||QHD @ 60Hz|
|Color Depth||Up to 10-bit||Up to 10-bit|
|Architecture||1x 3.1 GHz – Kryo 585 Prime (Cortex-A77)|
3x 2.42 GHz – Kryo 585 Gold (Cortex-A77)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 585 Silver (Cortex-A55)
|1x 2.96 GHz – Cortex-A76 (Kryo 485 Gold)|
3x 2.42 GHz – Cortex-A76 (Kryo 485 Gold)
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A55 (Kryo 485 Silver)
|Base Frequency||1.8 GHz||1.8 GHz|
|3100 MHz||2960 MHz|
|L1 cache||512 KB||–|
|L2 cache||1 MB||–|
|L3 cache||4 MB||–|
|Process||7 nanometers||7 nanometers|
|GPU name||Adreno 650||Adreno 640|
|Architecture||Adreno 600||Adreno 600|
|GPU frequency||645 MHz||700 MHz|
|Memory frequency||2750 MHz||2160 MHz|
|Bus||4x 16 Bit||4x 16 Bit|
|Max bandwidth||44 Gbit/s||–|
|Max size||16 GB||16 GB|
|Neural processor (NPU)||Hexagon 698||Hexagon 690|
|Storage type||EMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1, UFS 3.0, UFS 3.1||EMMC 5.1, , UFS 2.0, UFS 2.1, UFS 3.0, UFS 3.1|
|Max display resolution||3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Max camera resolution||1x 200MP, 2x 25MP||1x 192MP, 2x 22MP|
|Video capture||8K at 30FPS, 4K at 60FPS||4K at 120FPS|
|Video playback||8K at 30FPS, 4K at 60FPS||4K at 120FPS|
|Video codecs||H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9||H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9|
|Audio codecs||AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV||AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV|
|Modem||X55||X24 LTE, X50 5G|
|4G support||LTE Cat. 24||LTE Cat. 20|
|Download speed||5G Band- Up to 7.5 Gbps, LTE – Up to 2.5 Gbps||5G Band- Up to 5.0 Gbps, LTE – Up to 2.0 Gbps|
|Upload speed||5G Band- Up to 3 Gbps, LTE- Up to 316 Mbps||5G Band- Up to 1.2 Gbps, LTE- Up to 316 Mbps|
|Navigation||GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC||GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS|
|Announced||July 2020||March 2021|
|Official page||Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus official site||Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 official site|
|Charging||Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ technology|
Qualcomm Quick Charge AI
|Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ technology|
Review by Tenzys Tech
CPU of snapdragon 865 Plus is clocked up to 3.1 GHz while snapdragon 860 is clocked up to 2.96 GHz which makes the SD 865 Plus a better option than SD 860.
GPU of chipset snapdragon 865 Plus is equipped with Adreno 650 with 645 MHz while the snapdragon 860 is equipped with Adreno 640 with 700 MHz. But still, Adreno 650 is slightly better than Adreno 640.
The maximum frequency of main memory (RAM) of SD 865 Plus is 2750 MHz while SD 860 has a maximum frequency of 2133 MHz. In fact, in SD 865 Plus, the memory type is LPDDR5 which is energy efficient while SD 860 comprises LPDDR4x which is less energy efficient as compared to LPDDR5.
In SD 865 Plus there is an X55 modem while on another hand in SD 860 there is a dedicated modem in which it offers two options in which either it can be fitted with X24 LTE (4G Modem) or with X50 5G modem. But even with the X50 Modem in SD 860, it can’t compete with the integrated X55 modem of SD 865 Plus.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
The overall 2nd good chipset in flagship series of Snapdragon.