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Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

Qualcomm SD 8 Gen 2

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform is a high-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in late 2022 and manufactured in 4 nm at TSMC (N4P). It integrates four different CPU clusters. A fast and big prime core based on the ARM Cortex-X3 architecture and clocked at up to 3.2 GHz for 64 bit applications. Two more ARM Cortex-A715 based performance cores clocked at up to 2.8 GHz (also only for 64 bit apps). Two more Cortex-A710 performance cores at up to 2.8 GHz that can also be used for older apps and three efficiency cores (ARM Cortex-A510 with up to 2 GHz). All cores can use the shared 8 MB level 3 cache.

Thanks to the new architecture and high clock rates, the SD 8 Gen 2 is the fastest mobile CPU for Android based devices and is only topped by current Apple SoCs like the Apple A16 (see benchmarks below).

The chip also integrates a Hexagon accelerator for AI workloads (tensor, scalar and vector). Qualcomm states that its one of the first chips with INT4 support and up to 4.35x performance compared to the previous generation. 

The 18-Bit-Spectra ISP is able to process photos with up to 200 MP and work with videos up to 8k30 (including 10-bit, HDR10+, HLG and Dolby Vision).

A big improvement of the Snapdragon 8 G2 is the integrated Adreno 740 GPU, that now supports Hardware Raytracing and tops even the iGPU in the Apple A16.

The integrated AI Engine can offer up to 4x faster AI performance thanks to the bigger Tensor engine. The 18-Bit-Spectra-ISP also saw some big improvements and is now called Snapdragon Sight.

The integrated Adreno 730 offers a 30% graphics boost compared to the previous Adreno 660.

The integrated Snapdragon X70 5G modem is also new as is the FastConnect 7800 modem with Wi-Fi 7 and Bluetooth 5.3 support.

SeriesQualcomm Snapdragon
CodenameCortex-X3 / A715 / A710 / A510 (Kryo)

Series: Snapdragon Cortex-X3 / A715 / A710 / A510 (Kryo)

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy compare2 - 3.36 GHz8 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 « 2 - 3.2 GHz8 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Clock Rate2000 - 3200 MHz
Level 3 Cache8 MB
Number of Cores / Threads8 / 8
1 x 3.2 GHz ARM Cortex-X3
2 x 2.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A715
2 x 2.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A710
3 x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A510
Manufacturing Technology4 nm
FeaturesAdreno GPU, Spectra ISP, Hexagon, X70 5G Modem, FastConnect 7800 Wi-Fi 7, LPDDR5x 4200 MHz Memory Controller
GPUQualcomm Adreno 740
64 Bit64 Bit support
ArchitectureARM v9
Announcement Date11/16/2022
Product Link (external)www.qualcomm.com

Benchmarks

Geekbench 5.5 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 1048     avg: 1452     median: 1491 (63%)     max: 1574 points
Geekbench 5.5 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 4192     avg: 4945     median: 4999.5 (9%)     max: 5243 points
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 19069     avg: 20636     median: 21122 (24%)     max: 21505 points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 18584     avg: 18885     median: 18884.5 (30%)     max: 19185 points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 6449     avg: 6564     median: 6563.5 (98%)     max: 6678 points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 653.8     avg: 1049     median: 918.6 (1%)     max: 1837.3 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 19870     avg: 44774     median: 44087 (40%)     max: 65418 Points
WebXPRT 4 - WebXPRT 4 Score
min: 28     avg: 125.5     median: 136 (39%)     max: 183 Points
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
min: 115     avg: 199.8     median: 211 (44%)     max: 238 Points
Antutu v9 - AnTuTu v9 Total Score
min: 1111520     avg: 1263750     median: 1276070 (77%)     max: 1322450 Points
Antutu v9 - AnTuTu v9 CPU
min: 203006     avg: 263618     median: 269534 (74%)     max: 281195 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage 2.0 random write internal
min: 27.9     avg: 68.1     median: 75.8 (56%)     max: 119.5 MB/s
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage 2.0 seq write internal
min: 1636     avg: 2323     median: 2284.8 (71%)     max: 3009 MB/s
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage 2.0 random read internal
min: 23.2     avg: 44.9     median: 46.4 (57%)     max: 61.7 MB/s
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage 2.0 seq read internal
min: 2425     avg: 2702     median: 2714 (75%)     max: 2926.49 MB/s
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage 2.0 score
min: 30673     avg: 45264     median: 47525 (83%)     max: 54839 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score 3.0
min: 11562     avg: 15689     median: 15550 (72%)     max: 19783 Points
CrossMark - CrossMark Overall
min: 778     avg: 1154     median: 1221 (47%)     max: 1356 Points
Power Consumption - Geekbench 5.5 Power Consumption 150cd *
min: 3.97     avg: 5.4     median: 5.6 (2%)     max: 6.31 Watt
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Power Consumption - Idle Power Consumption 150cd 1min *
min: 0.725     avg: 1.1     median: 1 (1%)     max: 1.764 Watt
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