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Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus

Comparisons   02-08-2021
   Comprehensive comparison data of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus, testing of graphics chips (GPU). A careful review of all the technical characteristics of the SoCs, so that it can be easier to understand, is summarized in the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of parallel examination in software tests like AnTuTu, GFXBench, 3DMark, Vellamo, PassMark, Quadrant, Neocore, Geekbench, PCMark, even the gaming performance of SoCs in GTA, Minecraft, Call of Duty, Madout2, PUBG, Asphalt 9, Fortnite etc.
   After looking at the data these tests and videos, you already be able to know which CPU is better to buy Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 or Snapdragon 855 Plus.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus

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 8cx Gen 361% Snapdragon 855 Plus67%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 381% Snapdragon 855 Plus80%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 356% Snapdragon 855 Plus61%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Snapdragon 855 Plus
Total score491882336359
CPU89076100501
GPU111104125460
MEM5088857676
UX4648652377

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Snapdragon 855 Plus
Single-Core1027753
Multi-Core40022561

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Snapdragon 855 Plus
Frequency3050 MHz2960 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration4x3.05 GHz Cortex-A76
4x2.64 GHz Cortex-A55
8x2.96 GHz Kryo 485
Power consumption (TDP)10 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)LPDDR4x (Quad Channel)
Max. Memory32 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency32002133
Memory bandwidth9634.1
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache384 KB512 KB
L2 cache768 KB1 MB
L3 cache2 MB2 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.1-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 2% better than Snapdragon 855 Plus in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUAdreno 730Adreno 640
GPU Frequency970 MHz750 MHz
GFloPS1800986
# of Cores
# of Shader Units1024384
Display3840 x 2400 pixels2840 x 2160 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 Mobile30.7
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)41.6
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra61.7
Call of Duty: Mobile60.5
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)32.9
Minecraft: Pocket Edition51.7
Real Racing 377.1
Sniper 3D135.7
Need for Speed No Limits111.1
Mortal Kombat X80.2
CSR Racing 280.2
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 resolution32 MP192 MP
Dual Camera resolution16 MP22 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 395Qualcomm Spectra 380
Video Encoding FPS12060
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264/AVC, H.265/HEVCH.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10


Networks and Navigation
ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X50 LTE modemQualcomm Snapdragon X24 LTE modem
Download speed9000 MBit/s.2048 MBit/s.
Upload speed4500 MBit/s.316 MBit/s.
NavigationGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou, QZSS, SBASBeidou, SBAS, GLONASS, Galileo, GNSS, NavIC enabled, Dual frequency GNSS, GPS, QZSS
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is better: 17
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus is better: 18
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the software comparison on the table. You can watch video from beginning to end of joint comparison and listen to what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both SoCs think, 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
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic

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


CPU Versus Battle
• Snapdragon 875 Vs Snapdragon 855 Plus
• Apple A12Z Bionic Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
• HiSilicon Kirin 9000 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
• HiSilicon Kirin 9000E Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
• Samsung Exynos 1080 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
• Apple A12X Bionic Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
• Samsung Exynos 2100 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
• Samsung Exynos 2000 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
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