Qualcomm recently launched the Snapdragon 730 processor, which comes as an upgrade over the existing Snapdragon 710 SoC. However, a couple of months ago, the company had also launched the Snapdragon 712 SoC, touted as 710’s successor. So, what’s new with the Snapdragon 730 chipset, and how does it fare against the existing members of the 7xx family? Let’s find out as we put the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 v Snapdragon 730 v Snapdragon 712.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 v Snapdragon 730 v Snapdragon 712: Quick Comparison
|Snapdragon 730||Snapdragon 712||Snapdragon 710|
|CPU||8x Qualcomm Kryo 470 @ 2.2GHz||8x Qualcomm Kryo 360 CPU @ 2.3GHz||8x Qualcomm Kryo 360 CPU @ 2.2GHz|
|GPU||Qualcomm Adreno 618||Qualcomm Adreno 616||Qualcomm Adreno 616|
|Single Camera||Up to 48MP||Up to 32 MP||Up to 32 MP|
|Dual Camera||Up to 22MP||Up to 20 MP||Up to 20 MP|
|Fast Charge Support||Quick Charge 4+||Quick Charge 4+||Quick Charge 4|
|Smartphones||TBD||Mi 9 SE||Nokia 8.1|
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 v Snapdragon 730 v Snapdragon 712: Which one is better?
As you can see, the latest Snapdragon 730 is based on the newer 8nm architecture, with better CPU and GPU. The Kryo 470 on the Snapdragon 730 absolutely floors the Kryo 360 on the 712 and 710. Moreover, the Adreno 618 should offer additional improvements over the Adreno 616. Even the camera capabilities are improved, with the latest Snapdragon 730 supporting up to 48MP and 22MP on a single lens and dual lens respectively. All in all, the Snapdragon 730 comes out as a true winner, and a worthy successor to the Snapdragon 710, unlike the Snapdragon 712.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 v Snapdragon 730 v Snapdragon 712: Availability
Devices with Snapdragon 710 are already in the market, with the most famous one being the Nokia 8.1. As for the Snapdragon 712, no other device apart from the Mi 9 SE is currently making use of it. However, judging by its demand and improvements over the 710, one can expect many OEMs to make use of the newer Snapdragon 730 SoC. The devices should be here by mid-2019, so stay tuned for their launches. Also, keep tabs on Mr. Phone to stay up to date with all the buzz in the smartphone world.