Qualcomm has just unveiled its new state-of-the-art Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip which is the new top processor for the Android universe.
In September, Apple revealed its A16 Bionic chip that integrates the most advanced iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max models. But can Qualcomm surpass Apple? Geekbench responds with benchmarking tests.
Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 e A16 Bionic: resultados Geekbench
The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 was presented this week by Qualcomm [email protected]
Qualcomm unveiled this week the new top processor for the Android universe. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 arrives with promises of increased performance and, above all, energy efficiency.
The new Qualcomm chip also arrives to compete directly with a processor already well known in the high-tech world: Apple’s A16 Bionic.
And the Geekbench platform has already put both processors in benchmarking tests. Will Qualcomm be able to overcome Apple with the new chip?
In single core tests the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 scored 1483 points while in multi core it recorded 4709 points. In exactly the same tests, the A16 Bionic achieved 1874 points in single core and 5372 points in multi core. Result: the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 not only fails to outperform the Apple chip, but in the multi-core tests it falls a significant distance from the A16 Bionic.
Since the iPhone 14 and 14 Plus are equipped with the older A15 Bionic chip, experts decided to see if the new Snapdragon surpassed this Apple processor. But not. In single core tests the A15 scored 1738 and in multi core it scored 4766 points.
Once again, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 lags behind not one, but two chips present in the 14th generation of the iPhone.
Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 with improvements over the previous chip
Remember that both Apple’s chips and the new Qualcomm processor are based on TSMC’s 4nm process. The latter integrates a Cortex-X3 core with a speed of 3.2 GHz, four Cortex-A715 cores with a speed of 2.8 GHz and even three Cortex-A510 cores with a speed of 2.0 GHz.
According to Qualcomm itself, the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 provides a 35% performance increase compared to the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip. energetic level.
In the coming weeks and months, we will see a wave of launches of new high-end Android smartphones equipped with the new processor. Xiaomi, Vivo, Motorola and OnePlus are among the brands already confirmed.
And some rumors advance that the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra that will come to the European market will integrate an exclusive high-frequency version of the new Qualcomm chip.
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