alarm for Apple; Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 beat the A16 processor by 11%
If all goes according to plan, Qualcomm will unveil the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 later this year as its latest flagship processor for Android phones. Some time ago, it was claimed that the new generation of Snapdragon was able to appear in the Geekbench 5 single-core and multi-core test more powerful A16 Bionic.
Geekbench 6 has stricter tests than the previous version and tries to simulate real-world processing more. as Wccftech He writes, Qualcomm’s new processor was able to beat Apple’s high-end processor even in Geekbench 6. The score of this processor was registered in an unknown Xiaomi device.
A Twitter leaker says the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 has managed to achieve a single-core score of 2,563 and a multi-core score of 7,256 on Geekbench 6. A16 Bionic was able to register a single-core score of 2,528 and a multi-core score of 6,502 in the same test.
The comparison of scores shows that the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 is 11% better than the A16 Bionic in processing that relies on multiple cores. Apple processors have always been powerful in single-core processing so that the quality of the company’s processing cores is prominent, but this time Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 has appeared even stronger in single-core processing.
Qualcomm is said to be looking to use more powerful cores in the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor. This processor will probably use a main Cortex-X4 core in the CPU unit, along with five other high-power cores and only two low-power cores. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 will be based on TSMC’s N4P lithography to not generate much heat.
The Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor managed to achieve a score of 1.7 million in the Entoto benchmark. A significant part of this score is recorded by the GPU unit.
The main competitor of Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 is the A17 Bionic processor, which will be introduced in iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max at the end of September. Rumors say that the A17 Bionic will be based on 3nm lithography.