Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Benchmark Test: Antutu and Geekbench Scores

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 flagship chipset has finally been revealed. It’s the Snapdragon’s most powerful chipset to date. There are a lot of exciting changes in it. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 has reportedly addressed the issues present in Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset. Not only is it Qualcomm, but it’s also the most powerful Android chipset we’ve seen so far. Many smartphones from OEMs such as Xiaomi and realme are about to be released with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor. We have talked about the benchmark scores of this flagship chipset in this post.

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 features

Regarding specifications and features, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 has the ARM Cortex X2 primary core, the most powerful in the ARM Cortex family. Qualcomm’s most powerful Adreno GPU is also included. When compared to the previous generation Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G chipset, Qualcomm claims that Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 offers up to a 20% increase in performance and up to a 30% increase in power efficiency. Not only that, but it also includes Qualcomm’s 7th generation AI Engine, which is said to have two times the shared memory and a two-times faster tensor accelerator than the Snapdragon 888’s 6th generation AI Engine, resulting in better per-watt performance.

The chipset is manufactured using Samsung’s 4nm fabrication process, which uses less energy than 5nm chipsets. Compared to its predecessor, the new Adreno GPU is expected to deliver a 30% increase in graphics rendering and a 25% reduction in power consumption. That concludes the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset’s features and specifications. Let’s talk about the chipset’s benchmark score now.

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip

What is the Antutu score of Snapdragon 8 Gen 1?

  • Snapdragon 8 Gen 1-powered Moto Edge X30 has achieved 1,061,361 points on the AnTuTu benchmark test.

The benchmark scores have never been consistent, and there can be a significant difference between the chipset’s real-world and benchmark performance. The Benchmark scores, on the other hand, give us an idea of the chipset’s performance and power.

Motorola has announced its first Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 powered smartphone called Moto Edge X30. At the launch event, Motorola said the handset’s performance and mentioned that the smartphone hit 1 million scores on Antutu.

Motorola Edge X30 antutu

Regarding Antutu scores, the realme GT 2 Pro, the upcoming smartphone powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, is said to have a score of over one million. Yes, you read that correctly. The device received a total score of 1,025,215 on the Antutu benchmark test. So far, the device’s Antutu score has been impressive. It’s also worth noting that the score may differ from one OEM to the next. However, you should expect a score of around 9,00,000 to a million.

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 antutu
Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Early Antutu Score (Realme GT 2 Pro)

What is the Geekbench score of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1?

  • Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 powered Moto Edge X30 has shown up on Geekbench with single and multi-core scores of 1240 and 3850, respectively.

The Moto Edge X30 smartphone with model number XT2201-2 has been listed on the Geekbench v5 certification. Talking about the scores, it achieved a single-core score of 1240 and a multi-core score of 3850. Just like in Antutu, the chipset scored an impressive score on the Geekbench as well. Let’s wait for a few more weeks to know about the real-life performance of this Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset.

Motorola Edge X30 geekbench

Snapdragon 8 series benchmark test result

Chipsets Antutu Scores Geekbench Scores
Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 1,061,361 Single: 1240, Multi: 3850
Snapdragon 888 8,14,203 Single: 1126, Multi: 3725
Snapdragon 870 7,05,309 Single: 1026, Multi: 3434
Snapdragon 865 6,53,267 Single: 907, Multi: 3391
Snapdragon 860 (or 855+) 5,77,775 Single: 784, Multi: 2765
Snapdragon 855 5,13,725 Single: 710, Multi: 2536

Note: These scores are collected from our previous Snapdragon 8 series benchmark article.

Having that said, what do you think about the benchmark scores of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset? Was it able to exceed your expectations or not? Do let us know by dropping a comment in your words down below.

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