Snapdragon 888 vs Snapdragon 778G | best Full comparison

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We have arranged a full comparison of Snapdragon 888 vs Snapdragon 778G where Qualcomm launches both the SoCs. Now we have compared these two 8 core processors based on their pros and cons, Geekbench, Antutu, and technical specifications.

CPU Performance

Snapdragon 888

Snapdragon 778G

Gaming Performance

Snapdragon 888

Snapdragon 778G

Battery Life

Snapdragon 888

Snapdragon 778G

Tenzys Tech Score

Snapdragon 888

Snapdragon 778G

Major differences between Snapdragon 888 Vs Snapdragon 778G

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

  • Peak Download Speed of Snapdragon 888 is 102.7% higher than Snapdragon 778G. (7.5 vs 3.7 Gbps).
  • Snapdragon 888 has a 18.33% higher CPU clock speed than Snapdragon 778G (2840 vs 2400 MHz).
  • Memory Capacity of Snapdragon 888 is 50% higher than Snapdragon 778G (24 vs 16 GB).
  • Snapdragon 888 has 16.66% smaller transistors than Snapdragon 778G (5 versus 6nm).

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G

  • Snapdragon 778G is the latest SOC as announced 5-months later than Snapdragon 888.

Full comparison between Snapdragon 888 vs Snapdragon 778G

SoC:Snapdragon 888Snapdragon 778G

Antutu 9

Total Score:

Snapdragon 888

Snapdragon 778G

CPU212299 159590
GPU302110 156380
Memory135341 88425
UX150913 123709

Also Checkout: Dimensity 1200 vs Snapdragon 780G

GeekBench 5

Single-Core Score

Snapdragon 888

Snapdragon 778G

Multi-Core Score

Snapdragon 888

Snapdragon 778G


Max On-Device Display4K @ 60 Hz, QHD+ @ 144 HzFull HD+ @ 144 Hz
Max On-Display Resolution3840 x 21602520 x 1080
Max External Display4K @ 60 Hz4K @ 60 Hz
HDRHDR10+, HDR10,  HLG, Dolby VisionHDR10+, HDR10
Color DepthUp to 10-bitUp to 10-bit
Color GamutRec2020Rec2020


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 2.4 GHz – Kryo 670 Prime (Cortex-A78)
3x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 670 Gold (Cortex-A78)
4x 1.9 GHz – Kryo 670 Silver (Cortex-A55)
Base Frequency1800 MHz1800 MHz
2840 MHz2400 MHz
Instruction setARMv8.4-AARMv8.4-A
L1 cache512 KB
L2 cache1 MB2 MB
L3 cache4 MB
Process5 nanometers6 nanometers
TDP10 Watt5 Watt
Transistor Count


GPU nameAdreno 660Adreno 642L
ArchitectureAdreno 600Adreno 600
GPU frequency840 MHz490 MHz
Execution units22
Shading units512384
Vulkan version1.11.1
OpenCL version2.02.0
DirectX version1212


Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR5
Memory frequency3200 MHz3200 MHz
Bus4x 16 Bit 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth51.2 Gbit/s25.6 Gbit/s
Max size24 GB16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU)Hexagon 780Hexagon 770
Storage typeUFS 3.0, UFS 3.1UFS 3.0, UFS 3.1
Max display resolution3840 x 21602520×1080
Max camera resolution1x 200MP, 2x 25MP1x 192MP, 2x 36MP
Video capture8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS4K at 30FPS
Video playback8K at 30FPS4K at 30FPS
Video codecsH.264, H.265, VP8, VP9H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecsAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAVAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Also Read: Snapdragon 870 vs Snapdragon 768G


4G supportLTE Cat. 24LTE Cat. 24
5G supportYesYes
Peak Download speed7.5 Gbps3.7 Gbps
Peak Upload speedUpto 3 Gbps Upto 2.9 Gbps
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVICGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC


AnnouncedDecember 2020May 2021
ClassFlagshipMid range
Model numberSM8350SM7325
Official pageQualcomm Snapdragon 888 official siteQualcomm Snapdragon 778G official site


ChargingQualcomm Quick Charge 5+ technology
Qualcomm Quick Charge AI(0-100% in 15 minutes)
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ technology
Qualcomm Quick Charge AI

Review by Tenzys Tech


The CPU of Snapdragon 888 is clocked up to 2.84 GHz while Snapdragon 778G is clocked up to 2.4 GHz, making the Snapdragon 888 a better chipset.


Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is equipped with Adreno 660 GPU while the snapdragon 778G is equipped with Adreno 642L. Frankly, Adreno 660 is a much better GPU than Adreno 642L. Also Read: Snapdragon 780G vs Snapdragon 768G.


The maximum memory supported by Snapdragon 888 is 24 GB while Snapdragon 778G supports up to 16 GB, making Snapdragon 888 a superior one in this segment.

Display and Camera

In-display section, Snapdragon 888 supports display up to 3840 x 2160 resolution with 144Hz refresh rate while display resolution in Snapdragon 778G supports up to 3200 x 1800 with 144 Hz refresh rate only. This concludes that Snapdragon 888 has a better display quality as compared to Snapdragon 778G.

In-camera section, Snapdragon 888 performs slightly much better camera quality than Snapdragon 778G.

Energy efficiency and battery life

As the facts are seen by the specifications in which Snapdragon 888 built on 5nm process technology while on another hand Snapdragon 778G built on 6nm technology. However, the TDP of SD 778G is not known till now. But we can conclude that Snapdragon 888 has more transistors as compared to Snapdragon 778G. So, Snapdragon 888 has better energy efficiency.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Tenzys Tech

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Display and Camera
Energy efficiency and battery life


Overall a good chipset in a flagship series.


Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G

Tenzys Tech

Dimensity 1200 vs Snapdragon 778G
Display and Camera
Energy efficiency and battery life


Good performer in upper mid-range Series of smartphones.


Q n A

Which is better Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 or Snapdragon 778G?

Snapdragon 888 is better than Snapdragon 778G as Snapdragon 888 in most of the segments like connectivity (Downloading and Uploading speed), CPU (2.84 GHz vs 2.4 GHz), GPU performs better as compared to Snapdragon 778G.

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