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Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3

Comparisons   24-08-2021
   Comprehensive testing data of Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3, comparison of graphics processors (GPU). A step-by-step analysis of all the specifications of the chips, so that it can be easier to read, is summarized in the table. From the comparison video, you can get the results of parallel examination in software tests like AnTuTu, Neocore, GFXBench, Geekbench, PassMark, Quadrant, PCMark, Vellamo, 3DMark, even the gaming performance of CPUs in Fortnite, PUBG, Madout2, Minecraft, GTA, Asphalt 9, Call of Duty etc.
   After reading the results these tests and videos, you already be able to understand which processors is better to buy Snapdragon 888 Plus or Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3.


 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 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 888 Plus99% Snapdragon 8cx Gen 361%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 888 Plus87% Snapdragon 8cx Gen 381%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 888 Plus98% Snapdragon 8cx Gen 356%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 888 Plus Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
Total score897046491882
CPU251179137723
GPU340878186921
MEM14353278707
UX16147688528

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 888 Plus Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
Single-Core12501027
Multi-Core39454002

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 888 Plus Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
Frequency3000 MHz3050 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration1x3.0 GHz Kryo 680 Prime
3x2.4 GHz Kryo 680 Gold
4x1.8 GHz Kryo 680 Silver
4x3.05 GHz Cortex-A76
4x2.64 GHz Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)10 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)LPDDR5 (Quad Channel)
Max. Memory32 Gb32 Gb
Memory Frequency32003200
Memory bandwidth6496
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache512 KB384 KB
L2 cache1 MB768 KB
L3 cache4 MB2 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.2-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 1% better than Snapdragon 888 Plus in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUAdreno 660Adreno 730
GPU Frequency700 MHz970 MHz
GFloPS14861800
# of Cores
# of Shader Units5121024
Display3840 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 Mobile33.929.9
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)106.244.5
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra62.457.8
Call of Duty: Mobile58.754.6
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)90.735.8
Minecraft: Pocket Edition131.156.6
Real Racing 3127.2113.7
Sniper 3D140.4106.7
Need for Speed No Limits89.778.8
Mortal Kombat X91.891.2
CSR Racing 277.167.3
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 resolution200 MP32 MP
Dual Camera resolution64 MP16 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 580Qualcomm Spectra 395
Video Encoding FPS60120
Video Encoding resolution8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportDolby Vision, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC


Networks and Navigation
ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X60 Modem-RF System 5GQualcomm Snapdragon X50 LTE modem
Download speed7500 MBit/s.9000 MBit/s.
Upload speed3000 MBit/s.4500 MBit/s.
NavigationGNSS, NavIC enabled, Dual frequency GNSS, Galileo, NavIC, SBAS, GLONASS, Beidou, GPS, QZSSGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou, QZSS, SBAS
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus is better: 23
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is better: 11
   You need to understand that you should not sightlessly trust the software comparison of the table. You can watch video from beginning to end of parallel testing and listen to what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both chips, as well as read the test results at the links below.
• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile


CPU Versus Battle
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• Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Apple A16 Bionic Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Samsung Exynos 2200 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 895 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile


CPU Versus Battle
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 895 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• MediaTek Dimensity 1300 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• MediaTek Dimensity 8100 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• MediaTek Dimensity 8000 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
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