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Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 Review, Specs & Phones

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 mobile platform was introduced in 2019 as an Industry-leading chipset with advanced AI. It was created in the wake of the fast growing mobile gaming community. The chip currently bridges the gap between the 800 & 700 series, and is fueled by the AIE technology.

Mobile gamers who really needs an efficient and powerful chipset just like the 800 flagship series without breaking the bank, can opt for phones powered by this chipset. It’s an upgrade to the Snapdragon 712, bringing more intuitive image capture, enhanced gaming, and better optimized performance.

Process Technology (nm)

The chip is fueled by a newer and efficient 8nm manufacturing process, this is basically the same process on the 855 and even more power-efficient than the 845.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 Processor

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730

As expected, it’s equipped with an octa-core processor, just like the Snapdragon 660, 710 and 675. It clocks up to 2.2GHz, while utilizing the Kryo 470 cores on a 64-bit architecture. It’s also worthy to note that the Kryo 470 cores are built on a latest Arm Cortex Technology. As such, it’s expected to bring up to 35% increase in performance its 2 performance and 6 efficiency cores compared to the previous generation.


The Adreno 618 GPU takes control in the graphics department, bringing its Artificial Intelligence Engine (AIE) capability to the table.


In terms of DSP, Qualcomm integrates lots of its new tech including the Hexagon Vector eXtensions (HVX), Hexagon Tensor Accelerator, Hexagon 688 Processor, Hexagon Voice Assistant and the All-Ways Aware technology.

Lets not forget the Neural Processing SDK and the Spectra 350 image signal processor, which 2x the image processor with 14-bit. It can support up to 22MP in dual camera and up to 48MP if single camera, with 192MP interpolated resolution.

Support for capturing slow motion video of 720p at 240fps has been confirmed, as well as 4K Ultra HD video capture at 30fps & up to 1080p video capture at 120 fps. However, the maximum display support is still 2520×1080 FHD+.


It comes with Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 4+ technology support, Fingerprint, Iris, Voice, Face and other advanced security feature. The new TrueWireless Stereo Plus is on-board with the USB 3.1 type-C, Bluetooth 5.0, GLONASS, SBAS, Beidou, Galileo and Snapdragon X15 LTE modem.

The peak download speed is now 800 Mbps, while the upload speed is 150 Mbps. It uses the Snapdragon All Mode whch supports Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) with all LTE support, HD Voice over 3G, Dual SIM VoLTE and Upload+ technology.

Benchmarks (AnTuTu)

Over at AnTuTu, specifically on the version 6, the chip reaches a low of 224662, avg of 269054, median of 270800 and max points of 288229.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 Phones

Xiaomi Redmi K20
Xiaomi Mi 9T
Samsung Galaxy A80

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 Full Specifications

Chipset Details

Series SDM730
Codenames Kryo 470
Announced 2019
Released 2019
Number Of Cores 8-Cores
Clock Speed 2200MHz
Process Technology 8nm
CPU Octa-core 2.2GHz
Cores 8-Cores
Bit Architecture 64-bit
GPU (Graphics) Adreno 618
GPU (Cores) 2-Cores
GPU (Frequency) 770MHz
Memory Speed 1866MHz
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