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

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro

Comparisons   02-08-2021
   Detailed compare data of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro, examination of graphics processors (GPU). A thorough review of all the specifications 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 special testing software like Neocore, PassMark, AnTuTu, Quadrant, PCMark, Vellamo, 3DMark, Geekbench, GFXBench, even the gaming performance of SoCs in Call of Duty, Madout2, GTA, Minecraft, Asphalt 9, Fortnite, PUBG etc.
   After reading the results these tests and videos, you already be able to understand which SoCs is better to buy Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 or Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro

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 888 Pro99%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 381% Snapdragon 888 Pro84%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 356% Snapdragon 888 Pro94%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Snapdragon 888 Pro
Total score491882897135
CPU89076268491
GPU111104334895
MEM50888153388
UX46486139755

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Snapdragon 888 Pro
Single-Core10271251
Multi-Core40023945

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Snapdragon 888 Pro
Frequency3050 MHz3000 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm5 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration4x3.05 GHz Cortex-A76
4x2.64 GHz Cortex-A55
1x3.0 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 1% better than Snapdragon 888 Pro 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 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 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, SBASSBAS, Galileo, Beidou, GNSS, GLONASS, GPS, Dual frequency GNSS, NavIC, QZSS, NavIC enabled
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 Pro is better: 12
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the software comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full video of parallel comparison and listen to what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both processors, as well as read the test results at the links below.
• Devices lists
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• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile


CPU Versus Battle
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• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
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• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
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• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile


CPU Versus Battle
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• Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
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• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
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