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.
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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 888||Snapdragon 778G|
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|Max On-Device Display||4K @ 60 Hz, QHD+ @ 144 Hz||Full HD+ @ 144 Hz|
|Max On-Display Resolution||3840 x 2160||2520 x 1080|
|Max External Display||4K @ 60 Hz||4K @ 60 Hz|
|HDR||HDR10+, HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision||HDR10+, HDR10|
|Color Depth||Up to 10-bit||Up to 10-bit|
|Architecture||1x 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 Frequency||1800 MHz||1800 MHz|
|2840 MHz||2400 MHz|
|L1 cache||512 KB||–|
|L2 cache||1 MB||2 MB|
|L3 cache||4 MB||–|
|Process||5 nanometers||6 nanometers|
|TDP||10 Watt||5 Watt|
|GPU name||Adreno 660||Adreno 642L|
|Architecture||Adreno 600||Adreno 600|
|GPU frequency||840 MHz||490 MHz|
|Memory frequency||3200 MHz||3200 MHz|
|Bus||4x 16 Bit||2x 16 Bit|
|Max bandwidth||51.2 Gbit/s||25.6 Gbit/s|
|Max size||24 GB||16 GB|
|Neural processor (NPU)||Hexagon 780||Hexagon 770|
|Storage type||UFS 3.0, UFS 3.1||UFS 3.0, UFS 3.1|
|Max display resolution||3840 x 2160||2520×1080|
|Max camera resolution||1x 200MP, 2x 25MP||1x 192MP, 2x 36MP|
|Video capture||8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS||4K at 30FPS|
|Video playback||8K at 30FPS||4K at 30FPS|
|Video codecs||H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9||H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9|
|Audio codecs||AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV||AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV|
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|4G support||LTE Cat. 24||LTE Cat. 24|
|Peak Download speed||7.5 Gbps||3.7 Gbps|
|Peak Upload speed||Upto 3 Gbps||Upto 2.9 Gbps|
|Navigation||GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC||GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC|
|Announced||December 2020||May 2021|
|Official page||Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 official site||Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G official site|
|Charging||Qualcomm 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
Overall a good chipset in a flagship series.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
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.