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Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 Plus vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 Plus vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3

Comparisons   03-12-2021
   Comprehensive compare data of Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 Plus vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3, examination of graphics chips (GPU). A thorough review of all the specifications of the chips, so that it can be easier to understand, is presented in the form of the table. From the comparison video, you can get the results of joint testing in software tests like Quadrant, Geekbench, Vellamo, Neocore, 3DMark, GFXBench, PCMark, AnTuTu, PassMark, even the gaming performance of chips in PUBG, Fortnite, Call of Duty, GTA, Madout2, Asphalt 9, Minecraft etc.
   After reading the results of joint tests and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which processors is better to buy Snapdragon 480 Plus or Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3

Summary benchmark results

As a percentage of the maximum value based on a sample from the entire base of all processors

CPU Benchmark
Based on Antutu and Geekbench score
Snapdragon 480 Plus55% Snapdragon 8cx Gen 361%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 480 Plus81% Snapdragon 8cx Gen 381%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 480 Plus50% Snapdragon 8cx Gen 356%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 480 Plus Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
Total score310204491882
CPU8056089076
GPU100564111104
MEM4612150888
UX4224446486

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 480 Plus Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
Single-Core4861027
Multi-Core17044002

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 480 Plus Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
Frequency2200 MHz3050 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography8 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration8x2.2 GHz Kryo 4604x3.05 GHz Cortex-A76
4x2.64 GHz Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)6 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR4x (Quad Channel)LPDDR5 (Quad Channel)
Max. Memory8 Gb32 Gb
Memory Frequency21333200
Memory bandwidth1496
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache16 KB384 KB
L2 cache256 KB768 KB
L3 cache1 MB2 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8-AARMv8.1-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is 27% better than Snapdragon 480 Plus in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUAdreno 620Adreno 730
GPU Frequency750 MHz970 MHz
GFloPS8961800
# of Cores
# of Shader Units3841024
Display2840 x 2160 pixels3840 x 2400 pixels
The frequency of the GPU does not always directly indicate its performance. To fully evaluate all the capabilities of a graphics chip, you should take into account the number of Shader Units and Cores, as well as how many GFlops it has.

Gaming benchmark
Fortnite Mobile
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra
Call of Duty: Mobile
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)
Minecraft: Pocket Edition
Real Racing 3
Sniper 3D
Need for Speed No Limits
Mortal Kombat X
CSR Racing 2
The numbers in this table indicate the maximum FPS that was received on the device with the corresponding processor. Depending on the configuration of the gadget and graphics quality settings (Ultra, Medium, Normal), the results may differ quite significantly. We recommend that you better study the results of the Antutu 8 and GeekBench 5.2 becnmarks.

Cameras
Camera resolution64 MP32 MP
Dual Camera resolution25 MP16 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 355LQualcomm Spectra 395
Video Encoding FPS240120
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, VP8, VP9H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC


Networks and Navigation
ModemSnapdragon X51 5G Modem-RF SystemQualcomm Snapdragon X50 LTE modem
Download speed2500 MBit/s.9000 MBit/s.
Upload speed800 MBit/s.4500 MBit/s.
NavigationGLONASS, SBAS, Sensor Assi, GNSS, GPS, Galileo, QZSS, NavIC, Beidou, Dual frequency GNSS (L1 and L5)GPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou, QZSS, SBAS
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 Plus is better: 4
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is better: 24
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the automatic comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full video of parallel comparison and hear what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both SoCs, as well as read the test results at the links below.
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• Antutu 8
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• Antutu 8
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CPU Versus Battle
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