Snapdragon 888 vs Snapdragon 888 Plus: Best Full comparison

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We have arranged a full comparison of Snapdragon 888 vs Snapdragon 888 Plus 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
88

Snapdragon 888 Plus
89

Gaming Performance

Snapdragon 888
93

Snapdragon 888 Plus
95

Battery Life

Snapdragon 888
94

Snapdragon 888 Plus
94

Tenzys Tech Score

Snapdragon 888
93

Snapdragon 888 Plus
91

Major differences between Snapdragon 888 Vs Snapdragon 888 Plus

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus

  • Snapdragon 888 Plus is the latest SOC as announced 7-months later than Snapdragon 888.
  • Snapdragon 888 Plus has 5.45% higher CPU clock speed than Snapdragon 888 (2995 vs 2840 MHz).
  • Snapdragon 888 Plus has 8.09% higher Antutu 9 score than Snapdragon 888 (800k vs 865k)

Full comparison between Snapdragon 888 vs Snapdragon 888 Plus

SoC:Snapdragon 888Snapdragon 888 Plus

Antutu 9

Total Score:

Snapdragon 888
800663

Snapdragon 888 Plus
865495

CPU212299 218734
GPU302110 326250
Memory135341 153870
UX150913 166641

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GeekBench 5

Single-Core Score

Snapdragon 888
1127

Snapdragon 888 Plus
1191

Multi-Core Score

Snapdragon 888
3747

Snapdragon 888 Plus
3695

Image compression176.7 Mpixels/s
Face detection27.4 images/s
Speech recognition68.35 words/s
Machine learning66.45 images/s
Camera shooting36.4 images/s
HTML 53.91 Mnodes/s
SQLite1060 Krows/s

Display

Max On-Device Display4K @ 60 Hz, QHD+ @ 144 Hz 4K @ 60 Hz, QHD+ @ 144 Hz
Max On-Display Resolution3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160
Max External Display4K @ 60 Hz4K @ 60 Hz
HDRHDR10+, HDR10,  HLG, Dolby VisionHDR10+, HDR10
Color DepthUp to 10-bitUp to 10-bit
Color GamutRec2020Rec2020

CPU

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 2.995 GHz – Kryo 680 Prime (Cortex-X1)
3x 2.42 GHz – Kryo 680 Gold (Cortex-A78)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 680 Silver (Cortex-A55)
Cores88
Base Frequency1800 MHz1800 MHz
Turbo
Frequency
2840 MHz2995 MHz
Instruction setARMv8.4-AARMv8.4-A
L1 cache512 KB
L2 cache1 MB1 MB
L3 cache4 MB4
Process5 nanometers5 nanometers
TDP10 Watt10 Watt
Transistor Count

Graphics

GPU nameAdreno 660Adreno 660
ArchitectureAdreno 600Adreno 600
GPU frequency840 MHz840 MHz
Execution units22
Shading units512512
FLOPS1,720 GFLOPS
Vulkan version1.11.1
OpenCL version2.02.0
DirectX version1212

Memory

Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR5
Memory frequency3200 MHz3200 MHz
Bus4x 16 Bit 4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth51.2 Gbit/s51.2 Gbit/s
Max size24 GB24 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU)Hexagon 780Hexagon 780
Storage typeUFS 3.0, UFS 3.1UFS 3.0, UFS 3.1
Max display resolution3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160
Max camera resolution1x 200MP, 2x 25MP1x 200MP, 2x 25MP
Video capture8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS
Video playback8K at 30FPS8K 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

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Connectivity

ModemX60X60
4G supportLTE Cat. 24LTE Cat. 24
5G supportYesYes
Peak Download speed7.5 Gbps 7.5 Gbps
Peak Upload speedUpto 3 Gbps Upto 3 Gbps
Wi-Fi66
Bluetooth5.25.2
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVICGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC

Info

AnnouncedDecember 2020June 2021
ClassFlagshipFlagship
Model numberSM8350SM8350-AC
Official pageQualcomm Snapdragon 888 official siteQualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus official site

Additional

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

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Review by Tenzys Tech

CPU

The CPU of Snapdragon 888 is clocked up to 2.84 GHz while Snapdragon 888 Plus is clocked up to 2.995 GHz, making the Snapdragon 888 Plus a better chipset.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Tenzys Tech

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
CPU
GPU
Memory
Display and Camera
Energy efficiency and battery life

Summary

Overall best chipset in a flagship series.

4.8

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus

Tenzys Tech

SD 888 Plus
CPU
GPU
Memory
Display and Camera
Energy efficiency and battery life

Summary

Best performer in the flagship series of Qualcomm in 2021.

4.9

Q n A

Which is better Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 or Snapdragon 888 Plus?

Snapdragon 888 Plus and Snapdragon 888 are mostly similar to each other apart from CPU and Antutu 9 score. Snapdragon 888 Plus has a clock speed of 2.995 GHz while Snapdragon 888 has 2.84 GHz and Also Antutu 9 score of SD 88 Plus is approx 865k while SD 888 has approx 800k. So by keep these specifications in mind SD 888 Plus chipset is slightly better than SD 888.

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