Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 4: New Apple M series competitor surfaces in leaked benchmark listing
Gustave Monce has discovered a Geekbench listing for the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 4, details of which Kuba Wojciechowski revealed in two leaks earlier this year. While the new Geekbench listing does not outline performance, the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 4 is rumoured to rival Apple's M series SoCs, it confirms a few aspects of Wojciechowski's earlier leaks. For reference, the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 4 is not expected to ship until next year at the earliest.
As the images below show, Geekbench reports that 'Snapdragon 8cx Next Gen' is 'HAMOA', which Wojciechowski claimed is the codename for the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 4. Additionally, the listing reveals that the SoC has two CPU clusters totalling 12 cores. Moreover, the cluster arrangement, 8+4, matches Wojciechowski's earliest report on the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 4. Furthermore, Geekbench reports that the second cluster operates at 2.38 GHz, with the first cluster capable of reaching 3.0 GHz. However, final CPU clock speeds are anticipated to be 2.5 GHz and 3.4 GHz, respectively, with the former clock speeds representative of an engineering prototype.
Unsurprisingly, the second cluster is thought to contain efficiency cores. In comparison, the 8 other cores are rumoured to be the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 4's performance cores. The Snapdragon 8cx Gen 4 should also feature the Adreno 740, the same GPU found in the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. Currently, the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 4 is only expected to be available in future laptops, with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 and Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 serving flagship smartphones.