- Qualcomm has released the benchmarks of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3.
- The chipset has scored higher than its MediaTek counterpart, the Dimensity 9300.
- The Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 has also scored the highest rating in AI Mark, showcasing its AI-processing capabilities.
Qualcomm recently announced the much-awaited Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. The latest flagship processor comes with next-gen AI capabilities with an upgraded Hexagon NPU and supports one-device stable diffusion. It has also improved ray tracing performance in gaming by 40% compared to its predecessor.
AnTuTu benchmarks for the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 are now available. Qualcomm’s latest chipset has scored a record-breaking 2,139,281 points, beating the Dimensity 9300 and Apple’s A 17 Pro chipset.
Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 AnTuTu and Geekbench Scores Revealed
Qualcomm has officially released the benchmarks of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3. The company has announced the AnTuTu, Geekbench, 3DMark, and AI Mark scores of its latest flagship chipset.
The Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 is the first chipset from Qualcomm to cross the 2 million mark. The chipset has also scored 30% higher than its predecessor, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2.
Recently, the MediaTek Dimensity 9300 chipset was spotted on AnTuTu, which became the first chipset on the AnTuTu platform to score 2 million points. However, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 has managed to beat the Dimensity 9300 with a 5% higher score.
Tipster Digital Chat Station had previously mentioned that the Immortalis-G720 GPU on the Dimensity 9300 is expected to beat the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3’s gaming performance. The Dimensity 9300 will be unveiled by MediaTek on November 7.
The Geekbench scores released by Qualcomm reveal that the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 has scored 2329 points in single-core, and 7501 points in multi-core performance. As per these cores, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 has managed to match the multi-core performance of Apple’s A17 Pro chipset. However, it still lags behind its Apple counterpart in single-core performance by 25%.
Here are the 3D Mark scores of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3.
The biggest highlight of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 can be seen in its AI performance. The processor has scored 2,40,147 points in AI Mark benchmarks, making it the fastest chipset for AI processing.
It is important to note that these benchmark results are released by Qualcomm on a prototype smartphone. The scores should be considered indicative, as the real-life performance of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 will depend on the smartphone and the optimization done by the phone manufacturer.
The Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 is an octa-core chipset, fabricated on TSMC’s 4nm architecture. It features one Cortex X4 Prime core, 5 Cortex A720 cores, and two Cortex A520 cores. The chipset has a maximum clock speed of 3.3GHz.
Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 Devices to Soon Hit the Markets
Xiaomi has scheduled the launch event of its Xiaomi 14 Series in China on October 26. It will be the first device in the world to launch with the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. The iQOO 12 will soon follow the Xiaomi 14 with a launch date scheduled for November 7.
During the Snapdragon Summit 2023, Qualcomm said that the company has already partnered with over 15 Android OEMs to launch devices with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3. While most of those brands are exclusive to China, companies like OnePlus, ASUS, and Realme are soon expected to launch their flagships in global markets with the latest Qualcomm chip.