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Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

Qualcomm SD 865

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform is a high-end smartphone and tablet SoC that Qualcomm announced in December 2019. The SoC integrates a fast ‘Prime Core’ that clocks up to 2.84 GHz and three further fast ARM Cortex-A77 performance cores, which can reach up to 2.42 GHz. These are complemented by four power-saving ARM Cortex-A55 cores that clock up to a maximum of 1.8 GHz. The difference to the older Snapdragon 855 is the switch from Cortex-A76 to the faster Cortex-A77 architecture. The clock speeds stay the same. 

Therefore, the Snapdragon 865 takes the top spot in mobile processors for Android based systems. In some multi-core workloads, the SD865 can even perform on par with the Apple A13 SoC. Single thread, however is still a strong suit of the Apple SoCs.

Compared to the previous generations, the Snapdragon 865 does not integrate an LTE modem anymore, but has to be paired with the new X55 5G modem, that also supports LTE Cat 24/22. The Wi-Fi module however is still integrated and called FastConnect 6800 with support for Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) and 8x8 MU-MIMU and 60 GHz 802.11ay with up to 10 Gbps. Bluetooth 5.1 is also supported including aptX Adaptive.

The integrated GPU is now called Adreno 650 and should offer 20% more performance than the Adreno 640 in the Snapdragon 855.

The on board Hexagon 698 DSP now offers an improved KI performance of up to 15 TOPS (up from 7 TOPS in the 855) and still uses a combination of CPU, GPU, HVX and Tensor cores. The Spectra 480 ISP is now also significantly faster. The integrated Computer Vision Engine (CV-ISP) now supports Dolby Vision, 8K videos and 200 megapixel photos.

The built-in memory controller now supports LPDDR5 with up to 2,750 MHz and LPDDR4X with 2,133 MHz.

The Snapdragon 855 is manufactured at TSMC in the new improved 7nm process (N7P, DUV-based). The process offers a 7% higher performance or 10% less power consumption compared to the old N7 process.

SeriesQualcomm Snapdragon
CodenameCortex-A77 / A55 (Kryo 585)
Series: Snapdragon Cortex-A77 / A55 (Kryo 585)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ (Plus) compare2420 - 3100 MHz8 / 87 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 8652420 - 2840 MHz8 / 87 MB
Clock Rate2420 - 2840 MHz
Level 2 Cache1.8 MB
Level 3 Cache7 MB
Number of Cores / Threads8 / 8
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)5 Watt
Manufacturing Technology7 nm
FeaturesAdreno 660 GPU, Spectra 480 ISP, LPDDR5 2750 MHz / LPDDR4X 2133 MHz Memory Controller
GPUQualcomm Adreno 650 ( - 587 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Announcement Date12/04/2019

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - Geekbench 5.1, PCM Work, Sling Shot Physics, Antutu v8 CPU
min: 67.2     avg: 67.2     median: 67.2 (100%)     max: 67.19999694824219 pt
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
min: 17817     avg: 33439     median: 30612.5 (35%)     max: 58293 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics
min: 5187     avg: 5439     median: 5475.5 (69%)     max: 5780 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Physics
min: 3956     avg: 5171     median: 5437 (94%)     max: 5765 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
min: 3576     avg: 3816     median: 3918 (32%)     max: 3954 Points
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1+ 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 4261     avg: 4281     median: 4278 (64%)     max: 4304 points
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1+ 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 13186     avg: 13396     median: 13356 (23%)     max: 13589 points
Geekbench 5.1 / 5.2 - Geekbench 5.1 / 5.2 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 889     avg: 910     median: 910 (56%)     max: 924 points
Geekbench 5.1 / 5.2 - Geekbench 5.1 / 5.2 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 3076     avg: 3303     median: 3329 (27%)     max: 3449 points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 0     avg: 1984     median: 2032.4 (3%)     max: 2538.1 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 15745     avg: 21893     median: 22834 (38%)     max: 24467 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 UX
min: 61080     avg: 93186     median: 99153 (90%)     max: 110361 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 MEM
min: 74538     avg: 87604     median: 86698 (71%)     max: 103143 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 GPU
min: 203444     avg: 218105     median: 216950 (57%)     max: 234010 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 CPU
min: 159815     avg: 180057     median: 181076 (96%)     max: 186023 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 Total Score
min: 538107     avg: 578953     median: 575523 (77%)     max: 607937 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Computer Vision
min: 6478     avg: 7827     median: 6654 (35%)     max: 11637 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage
min: 21645     avg: 24669     median: 23976 (82%)     max: 28841 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score 2.0
min: 9202     avg: 11346     median: 11013.5 (72%)     max: 15299 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score
min: 10990     avg: 13843     median: 13079 (65%)     max: 19989 Points
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- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Reviews for the Qualcomm Snapdragon SD 865 processor

Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.59")
» Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition Review - A true gaming smartphone - Review
» Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition - External Review
» Asus ROG Phone 3: Not only hardware makes the difference -

Asus Zenfone 7 ZS670KS (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.67")
» Asus Zenfone 7 ZS670KS - External Review

LG V60 ThinQ 5G (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.8")
» LG V60 ThinQ 5G - External Review

Meizu 17 Pro (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.6")
» Meizu 17 Pro - External Review

Motorola Edge Plus (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.7")
» Motorola Edge Plus Smartphone Review – High-End Again at Last - Review
» Motorola Edge+ - External Review
» Motorola Edge+ did not fully entice us -

Nubia RedMagic 5G (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.65")
» Nubia RedMagic 5G smartphone review - Strong as a gaming phone, weaknesses in everyday life - Review
» Are gaming smartphones such as the Black Shark 3 and Nubia RedMagic the new flagship killers? -
» Battery-killing 144 Hz display in the Nubia RedMagic 5G: Is it all just marketing? -

OnePlus 8 (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.55")
» OnePlus 8 in Review: Great smartphone even in the non-pro version - Review
» OnePlus 8 - External Review
» OnePlus 8: Does anyone even still need the Pro version? -

OnePlus 8 Pro (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.78")
» OnePlus 8 Pro Smartphone Review: Now also charges wirelessly - Review
» Camera comparison OnePlus 8 Pro vs. 7T Pro: Test results completely different than expected - Review
» Camera Test: Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra vs Huawei P40 Pro vs OnePlus 8 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro – low-light fiasco for Samsung - Review
» OnePlus 8 Pro - External Review
» OnePlus 8 Pro: Is the high price justified? -

OnePlus 8T (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.55")
» OnePlus 8T Smartphone Review – Faster charging for less money - Review
» OnePlus 8T - External Review
» Do smartphones really need 120-Hz screens? -

Oppo Find X2 Pro (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.7")
» Oppo Find X2 Pro Smartphone Review - The burden of an astronomical price - Review
» Oppo Find X2 Pro - External Review

Oppo Realme X50 Pro 5G (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.44")
» Oppo Realme X50 Pro 5G - External Review

Oppo Reno Ace 2 (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.55")
» Oppo Reno Ace 2 - External Review

realme X50 Pro (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.44")
» Realme X50 Pro Smartphone Review - Price-performance Hit? - Review
» realme X50 Pro - External Review
» Realme X50 Pro leaves a lot of its potential untapped due to camera deficits -

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.5")
» Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G - External Review

Sony Xperia 1 II (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.5")
» Sony Xperia 1 II Smartphone Review: The Alpha-camera flagship - Review
» Sony Xperia 1 II - External Review
» Xperia 1 II: Sony focuses on its strengths -

Sony Xperia 5 II (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.1")
» Sony Xperia 5 II - External Review

Vivo Apex 2020 (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.45")
» Vivo Apex 2020 - External Review

Vivo iQOO 3 (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.44")
» Vivo iQOO 3 - External Review

Vivo iQOO 5 (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.56")
» Vivo iQOO 5 - External Review

Vivo Nex 3S 5G (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.89")
» Vivo Nex 3S 5G - External Review

Vivo X50 Pro+ (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.53")
» Vivo X50 Pro+ - External Review

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.67")
» Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Smartphone Review – Gaming Power with LED Effects - Review
» Xiaomi Black Shark 3 - External Review
» Xiaomi Black Shark 3: This black shark isn't a long-distance swimmer -

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 7.1")
» Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro Smartphone Review - Powerful Gaming Smartphone with a Drawback - Review
» Xiaomi Black Shark 3 - External Review
» Xiaomi BlackShark 3 Pro - External Review
» Are gaming smartphones such as the Black Shark 3 and Nubia RedMagic the new flagship killers? -

Xiaomi Mi 10 (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.67")
» Xiaomi Mi 10 Smartphone Review: More Megapixels - Review
» Xiaomi Mi 10 - External Review
» Xiaomi Mi 10: Without good software, a lot of megapixels won't help -

Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.67")
» Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro Smartphone Review: Xiaomi has joined the smartphone elite - Review
» Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro vs. Mi 9 camera comparison: A result couldn't be clearer? - Review
» Camera Test: Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra vs Huawei P40 Pro vs OnePlus 8 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro – low-light fiasco for Samsung - Review
» Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro review: GCam port vs. stock camera – Serious differences to some extent - Review
» Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro - External Review
» The Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro's display simultaneously impresses and disappoints -
» Opinion: Xiaomi's high prices were inevitable and Huawei's ban is a blessing -

Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.67")
» Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra - External Review

Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro 5G (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.67")
» Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro 5G - External Review

Xiaomi Poco F2 Pro (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.67")
» Xiaomi Poco F2 Pro Smartphone Review - Mid-range Phone with an HDR AMOLED Display and >1000 nits - Review
» Xiaomi Poco F2 Pro - External Review
» Poco F2 Pro proves itself in our review: A 60-Hz panel can still deliver a great visual experience -

Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.67")
» Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro - External Review

ZTE Nubia Red Magic 5G (Qualcomm Adreno 650, 6.65")
» ZTE Nubia Red Magic 5G - External Review

» Mobile CPU Comparison
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Other CPUs of the series Snapdragon

» Microsoft SQ1
   8x 3 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
   8x 2.84 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ (Plus)
   8x 2.42 GHz - 3.1 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
   8x 2.42 GHz - 2.84 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
   8x 2.84 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 850
   8x 2.96 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
   8x 2.8 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
   8x 1.8 GHz - 2.4 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 765
   8x 1.8 GHz - 2.3 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G
   8x 2.3 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
   8x 2.3 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
   8x 2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (8998)
   8x 2.45 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 712
   8x 2.3 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 670
   8x 2.02 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
   8x 1.8 GHz - 2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
   8x 1.8 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
   8x 1.8 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 626
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
   8x 2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
   8x 2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
   8x 1.8 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 429
   4x 2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
   8x 1.4 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB
   2x 1.7 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
   2x 1.2 GHz
» Qualcomm 205
   2x 1.1 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660
   2x 1.7 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260
   2x 1.5 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255
   1x 1.5 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227
   1x 0.6 GHz

Surrounding CPUs

+ Apple A12Z Bionic
   8x - 2.49 GHz
+ Apple A12X Bionic
   8x - 2.49 GHz
+ Apple A14 Bionic
   6x
+ Apple A13 Bionic
   6x - 2.66 GHz
+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ (Plus)
   8x 2.42 GHz - 3.1 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
   8x 2.42 GHz - 2.84 GHz
- Apple A12 Bionic
   6x - 2.49 GHz
- HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
   8x - 2.86 GHz
- HiSilicon Kirin 990
   8x - 2.86 GHz
- Samsung Exynos 990
   8x 2 GHz - 2.73 GHz
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2019-12-22)