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Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform is a high-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in late 2020 and manufactured in 5 nm at Samsung. Integrates one “Prime Core” based on a ARM Cortex-X1 architecture clocked at up to 2.84 GHz. Three more performance cores are based on the A78 but clock up to 2.42 GHz. Furthermore, four energy saving cores are integrated that are based on the ARM Cortex-A55 architecture and clock at up to 1.8 GHz. In addition to the processor cores, the SoC integrates a WiFi 6e modem, a Hexagon 780 DSP (up to 26 TOPS of AI performance) and a Spectra 580 ISP. The integrated memory controller now supports faster LPDDR5 memory with up to 3,200 MHz. 5G is now included in the chip with the Snapdragon X60 modem.

The performance of the processor cores should be around 15% better than the old Snapdragon 865+. The integrated Adreon 660 GPU should make a bigger jump by 35% (most likely compared to the SD 865).

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G

► remove from comparison Qualcomm SD 888+ 5G

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ (Plus) 5G Mobile Platform is a high-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in mid 2021 and manufactured in 5 nm at Samsung. 

Integrates one “Prime Core” based on a ARM Cortex-X1 architecture clocked at up to 3 GHz. Three more performance cores are based on the A78 but clock up to 2.42 GHz. Furthermore, four energy saving cores are integrated that are based on the ARM Cortex-A55 architecture and clock at up to 1.8 GHz. In addition to the processor cores, the SoC integrates a WiFi 6e modem, a Hexagon 780 DSP (up to 26 TOPS of AI performance) and a Spectra 580 ISP. The integrated memory controller now supports faster LPDDR5 memory with up to 3,200 MHz. 5G is now included in the chip with the Snapdragon X60 modem.

Compared to the older Snapdragon 888, the 888+ offers a slightly higher clocked prime core (+160 MHz) and a 23% faster Hexagon 790 DSP. Therefore, it is now the fastest Android SoC (at the time of announcement), but still slightly slower (CPU and GPU) than the Apple A14 and A15 Bionic SoCs.

ModelQualcomm Snapdragon 888 5GQualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G
SeriesQualcomm SnapdragonQualcomm Snapdragon
CodenameCortex-X1 / A78 / A55 (Kryo 680)Cortex-X1 / A78 / A55 (Kryo 680)
Series: Snapdragon Cortex-X1 / A78 / A55 (Kryo 680)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G1.8 - 3 GHz8 / 83 MB Cortex-X1 / A78 / A55 (Kryo 680)
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G1.8 - 2.84 GHz8 / 83 MB Cortex-X1 / A78 / A55 (Kryo 680)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 4G compare1.8 - 2.84 GHz8 / 83 MB Cortex-X1 / A78 / A55 (Kryo 680)
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G1.8 - 3 GHz8 / 83 MB Cortex-X1 / A78 / A55 (Kryo 680)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G1.8 - 2.84 GHz8 / 83 MB Cortex-X1 / A78 / A55 (Kryo 680)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 4G compare1.8 - 2.84 GHz8 / 83 MB Cortex-X1 / A78 / A55 (Kryo 680)
Clock1800 - 2840 MHz1800 - 3000 MHz
L3 Cache3 MB3 MB
Cores / Threads8 / 88 / 8
TDP5 Watt5 Watt
Technology5 nm5 nm
FeaturesAdreno 660 GPU, Spectra 580 ISP, Hexagon 780, X60 5G Modem, FastConnect 6900 WiFi,LPDDR5-6400 / LPDDR4X-4266 MHz Memory Controller (64 Bit)Adreno 660 GPU, Spectra 580 ISP, Hexagon 780, X60 5G Modem, FastConnect 6900 WiFi, LPDDR5-6400 (3200 MHz) Memory Controller (64 Bit)
iGPUQualcomm Adreno 660Qualcomm Adreno 660
ArchitectureARMARM
Announced
ManufacturerQualcomm Snapdragon SD 888 5GQualcomm Snapdragon SD 888+ 5G

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - Geekbench 5.1, PCM Work, Sling Shot Physics, Antutu v8 CPU - SD 888 5G
58.2 pt (99%)
Performance Rating - Geekbench 5.1, PCM Work, Sling Shot Physics, Antutu v8 CPU - SD 888+ 5G
58.7 pt (100%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
44810 Points (38%)
min: 4387     avg: 4869     median: 4864 (61%)     max: 5260 Points
min: 4365     avg: 4928     median: 5026.5 (73%)     max: 5293 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
4421 Points (36%)
3422 Points (28%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
5565 Points (50%)
5554 Points (50%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
19860 Points (39%)
18052 Points (35%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
9335 Points (19%)
8716 Points (18%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
11578 Points (30%)
10821 Points (28%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
11320 Points (18%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
3977 Points (81%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
5255 Points (81%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
13602 Points (33%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 5033     avg: 5081     median: 5087 (59%)     max: 5099 Points
min: 4754     avg: 4973     median: 4973 (57%)     max: 5192 Points
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 14023     avg: 14426     median: 14326 (18%)     max: 14895 Points
min: 12433     avg: 13553     median: 13552.5 (17%)     max: 14672 Points
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Single-Core
1164 Points (59%)
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
3699 Points (12%)
min: 1076     avg: 1140     median: 1156 (57%)     max: 1170 Points
min: 3286     avg: 3577     median: 3644 (13%)     max: 3675 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 891     avg: 1319     median: 1321.5 (2%)     max: 1841 ms
min: 1149     avg: 1317     median: 1358 (2%)     max: 1443 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
342.5 ms (4%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 23491     avg: 35591     median: 35487.5 (37%)     max: 47543 Points
min: 28695     avg: 38501     median: 37762 (39%)     max: 49046 Points
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
min: 103     avg: 143.1     median: 148 (39%)     max: 182 Points
min: 120     avg: 144     median: 147 (39%)     max: 165 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 UX
min: 73679     avg: 100640     median: 99442 (83%)     max: 119537 Points
min: 108609     avg: 111028     median: 111506 (93%)     max: 112968 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 MEM
min: 72541     avg: 99872     median: 101553 (82%)     max: 124036 Points
min: 97862     avg: 106258     median: 102389 (83%)     max: 118523 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 GPU
min: 226319     avg: 296422     median: 307949 (57%)     max: 319439 Points
min: 297329     avg: 308231     median: 306570 (56%)     max: 320795 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 CPU
min: 146069     avg: 180815     median: 186398 (67%)     max: 197454 Points
min: 181327     avg: 186005     median: 184740 (67%)     max: 191947 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 Total Score
min: 569595     avg: 677749     median: 703138 (68%)     max: 740847 Points
min: 695964     avg: 711522     median: 712952 (69%)     max: 725649 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile CPU Tests
4771 Points (1%)
min: 28905     avg: 32530     median: 31947 (87%)     max: 36738 Points
min: 13127     avg: 15894     median: 16592 (89%)     max: 18567 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Computer Vision
min: 6823     avg: 9333     median: 9478.5 (50%)     max: 11551 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage
0 Points (0%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score 2.0
min: 10231     avg: 12376     median: 12822.5 (84%)     max: 15027 Points
12692 Points (83%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score
min: 11823     avg: 14555     median: 14328 (72%)     max: 18942 Points
916 Points (40%)
Power Consumption - Geekbench 5.4 Power Consumption 150cd *
min: 5.04     avg: 6     median: 6 (27%)     max: 7.8 Watt
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min: 4.68     avg: 5.5     median: 5.5 (24%)     max: 6.41 Watt
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Power Consumption - Idle Power Consumption 150cd *
min: 0.644     avg: 1.4     median: 1.3 (5%)     max: 2.59 Watt
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min: 0.943     avg: 1.1     median: 1 (4%)     max: 1.244 Watt
00.10.20.30.30.40.50.60.70.80.80.911.11.21.31.31.41.51.6Tooltip

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G → 100% n=23

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G → 100% n=23

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