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Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G Complete review with benchmarks

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In today’s article, I am going to review Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G. I’m going to review its AnTuTu 9, CPU, Graphics, Memory, Multimedia, Connectivity, and gaming experience.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G


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Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G:

Over the last few years, Qualcomm Snapdragon is leading in the mobile chip market, but in 2022 the company has gone so far with the record-breaking new chipsets. We’ve seen some amazing chipsets like Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, Qualcomm Snapdragon  8 Gen 1 that made into top 5 the antutu 9 benchmarks, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 that was launched in Honor P50 Pro and many more smartphones. Now we have the full specs and full complete details of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G, let’s start off with the benchmarks.

AnTuTu 9:

CPU 102803
GPU 87461
Memory 54955
UX 87841
Total score 331265

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G shows best Antutu 9 scores. We can see the big jump in the GPU performance. The total performance of the GPU is 87461), which is a bit faster than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720. The CPU also shows one of the best scores. It is (102803) which is a bit faster than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720. The memory scores also shows a significant boost. Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G memory is faster than Snapdragon 662, Qualcomm Snapdragon 665. The Ux is also showing one of the best performances. It is (87841), which is faster than Snapdragon 662, Qualcomm Snapdragon 665. Total scores are above 331265. It will depend on which smartphone manufacturers using this chipset with which type of ram. Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G is considerably gaining a performance boost and beating every processor in the flagship category. This processor can be seen on a lot of devices. In the midrange segment, it’s the best processor for gaming, camera, battery, display, and everything.



Geekbench 5:

Single-Core Score 535
Multi-Core Score 1713

The single core scores show the best performance in this smartphone mid-range category lineup. The single-core scores are 535. And the multi-core scores are 1713 which is also good at this point.

CPU:

Architecture 2x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 470 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 470 Silver (Cortex-A55)
Cores 8
Frequency 2300 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A
L3 cache 1 MB
Process 8 nanometers
TDP 5 W

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G launched with the two big cores of Cortex-A76 which is ultra-high performance cores that are clocked on 2.2 GHz. The other 6 cores are based on Cortex-A55 which is a power efficiency core. The Cortex-A76 also has the best speeds and good set instruction architecture. There are a total of 8 cores with a boost clock of 2.2 GHz. Snapdragon 730G has the latest set instruction architecture. It is considerably fast and strong enough to beat some of the latest and most powerful Chipsets. Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G is fabricated on 8Nm. This means Snapdragon 730G will be power efficient and will consume less battery and will produce less heat. it is fast with the big two A76 cores. It is also L3 cache is also 1MB which is a lot better than other processors in this midrange segment.


Graphics:

GPU name Adreno 618
Architecture Adreno 600
GPU frequency 825 MHz
Execution units 2
Shading units 128
FLOPS 422 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0
DirectX version 12

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G has a new architecture-based GPU. Adreno 600 is the new architecture that they are using in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G. The GPU is also manufactured using the 7Nm technology. Which means it will also be power efficient. The name of the GPU is Adreno 618. This is the fastest GPU in this lineup. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G is fast enough to handle games like FREEFIRE, and PUBG MOBILE. The GPU score is faster than the Snapdragon 730G which means there will be a smooth gaming experience on this chipset. The GPU is clocked on 825MHz. The shading units are also 128 which will help in rendering the graphics in gaming. There is also DirectX support of 12 which means this processor will support the latest games without any bugs and delays.


Memory:

Memory type LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1866 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 14.9 Gbit/s
Max size 8 GB

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G uses the new LPDDR4x ram with the memory frequency of 1866MHz and uses the bus of 2×16. The ram may be changed according to the smartphones. The memory frequency is also going to be changed according to smartphones. The max memory bandwidth is 14.9Gbit/s which is also faster than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 which was used in Realme 5i.

Support:

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 688
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 3360 x 1440
Max camera resolution 1x 192MP, 2x 22MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 60FPS

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G uses the hexagon 688 which is fast with the AI calculations. Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G uses the UFS 2.1 which is fast. This gives you fast read and writes speeds.


Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G has the maximum display support of QuadHD+ and can support the 90Hz refresh rate with the super Amoled. Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G is going to be very aggressive when it comes to a camera support. It supports a camera up to 192MP. The video capture is kept on 4k at 30FPS and the video playback is also 4k at 60FPS. There is no 8k support on this Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G. It is a bit of a shame to see there is no 8k support on a 2021 Midrange processor.

Connectivity:

Modem X15
5G support No
Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.1

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G has no 5G support. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G also comes with the wi-fi 6 and the Bluetooth version of 5.1. This will give you better signals and better speeds. Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G uses the Snapdragon X15 modem. It is not fast as the X65 but it gives you good speeds.



Phones with Snapdragon 730G

Phones with Snapdragon 730G AnTuTu v9
1. Oppo Realme X2 344702
2. Xiaomi Redmi K30 336243
3. Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro 336242
4. Xiaomi Poco X2 330914
5. Google Pixel 4a 319755
6. Motorola Moto G9 Plus 319315
7. Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite 317224
8. Oppo K5 311481
9. Xiaomi Mi Note 10 306122
10. Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro 298677

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G is launched in these 10 smartphones. As you can see these 10 smartphone scores are different. Oppo Realme X2 is at the top. Which is a considerably great phone with this chipset.


Gaming Experience:

PUBG Mobile 47 FPS
[High]
Call of Duty: Mobile 38 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite 27 FPS
[Medium]
World of Tanks Blitz 51 FPS
[Ultra]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 54 FPS
[Ultra]
Device Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite
1080 x 2340

The gaming experience on this chipset is going to be a little faster than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G. This chipset is combined with the 2 Big Cortex A76 cores and which boosts the performance. With 2 Big Cortex A76, there are also going to be a few issues with heating. The frequency of this chipset is 2.2GHz, which is good for long-term gaming. This chipset also support the LPDDR4x ram. This means there will be no issues with using this chipset in a long-term gaming session. This chipset also supports a 90Hz refresh rate. This will help in smooth performance with low latency. This chipset is can support PUBG MOBILE at 50FPS, this is because of the scores of the GPU.


So, this was my full review of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G if you want to check out more articles like this then check the reviews in the menu. Also, do check out my youtube channel. Thanks.

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