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

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Comparisons   02-08-2021
   Detailed comparison data of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, examination of graphics chips (GPU). A step-by-step analysis of all the technical characteristics, to make it easier to read, is made by the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of parallel examination in synthetic type tests like Quadrant, 3DMark, GFXBench, Geekbench, Vellamo, Neocore, PassMark, PCMark, AnTuTu, even the gaming performance of processors in GTA, Fortnite, PUBG, Madout2, Asphalt 9, Call of Duty, Minecraft etc.
   After reading the results of parallel tests and videos, you can already make an briefed decision about which chipset is better to buy Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 or Snapdragon 888.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

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 88899%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 381% Snapdragon 88884%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 356% Snapdragon 88894%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Snapdragon 888
Total score491882863876
CPU89076258506
GPU111104322301
MEM50888148078
UX46486135025

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Snapdragon 888
Single-Core10271169
Multi-Core40023687

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Snapdragon 888
Frequency3050 MHz2840 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm5 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration4x3.05 GHz Cortex-A76
4x2.64 GHz Cortex-A55
1x2.84 GHz Cortex-X1 3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A78
4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)10 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)LPDDR5 (Quad Channel)
Max. Memory32 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency32002750
Memory bandwidth9644
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache384 KB512 KB
L2 cache768 KB1 MB
L3 cache2 MB4 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.1-AARMv8.2-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 6% better than Snapdragon 888 in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUAdreno 730Adreno 660
GPU Frequency970 MHz700 MHz
GFloPS18001486
# of Cores
# of Shader Units1024512
Display3840 x 2400 pixels3840 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 Mobile27.5
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)84.8
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra51.9
Call of Duty: Mobile47.3
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)72.2
Minecraft: Pocket Edition105.5
Real Racing 364.9
Sniper 3D67.5
Need for Speed No Limits72.7
Mortal Kombat X75.3
CSR Racing 272.7
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 MP200 MP
Dual Camera resolution16 MP64 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 395Qualcomm Spectra 580
Video Encoding FPS12060
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264/AVC, H.265/HEVCDolby Vision, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10


Networks and Navigation
ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X50 LTE modemQualcomm Snapdragon X60 Modem-RF System 5G
Download speed9000 MBit/s.7500 MBit/s.
Upload speed4500 MBit/s.3000 MBit/s.
NavigationGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou, QZSS, SBASGNSS, QZSS, GLONASS, SBAS, GPS, NavIC, NavIC enabled, Beidou, Galileo, Dual frequency GNSS
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is better: 13
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is better: 23
   You need to understand that you should not sightlessly 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, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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CPU Versus Battle
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• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
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• Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
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