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Early Snapdragon 8150 results appear in Geekbench

Out of the blue, the first phone with Snapdragon 8150 was announced (the first foldable phone to boot), but weve seen little of the chipset so far. Benchmark runs from it started appearing in Geekbench, giving us an early peek at the performance to come (the results appear to be from a reference device rather than the FlexPai).

The 8150 chip should be based on a new generation Kryo cores. Qualcomm is mum on the setup, but rumor has it that its a 2+2+4 instead of the usual 4+4. The Kirin 980, a competing 7nm chipset thats already on the market, has a similar three tier design and divides the responsibilities like so: two cores for burst performance, two for sustained speed and four little cores to handle the lighter tasks.

GeekBench 4.1 (multi-core)

Higher is better


Apple iPhone XS Max
11432



Snapdragon 8150
10084



Huawei Mate 20 Pro
9712


Samsung Galaxy Note9
9026


Google Pixel 3 XL
8088

GeekBench 4.1 (single-core)

Higher is better


Apple iPhone XS Max
4777


Samsung Galaxy Note9
3642


Huawei Mate 20 Pro
3291



Snapdragon 8150
3181



Google Pixel 3 XL
2363

Anyway, the results show a solid incremental improvement over the predecessor, the Snapdragon 845. However, they dont leapfrog Huaweis score and certainly dont topple Apple. The single core performance of the A12 is out of reach.

Again, these are early results and we dont even know if the chipset was running at the final clock speeds. And the best part of a Snapdragon chipset has always been the Adreno GPU, but well need scores from a different benchmark to see how that does.

Source | Via