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Snapdragon 845 Geekbench Benchmark Leaked – Still Behind Apple A11

Although Snapdragon 835 beat Apple A10 SoC this year but it failed to compete with Apple’s latest A11 Bionic SoC. The performance gap between SD 835 and Apple A11 is way more than you think. Qualcomm needs a complete year to follow up with Apple’s previous year SoC. But it looks like Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 might not stand toe to toe with Apple A11 SoC in 2018 because we have Snapdragon 845 Geekbench benchmark leaked.

We found two unknown models (Sony and Samsung) incorporating the Snapdragon 845 SoC. As we can see in the picture below, Sony’s upcoming flagship is equipped with a Snapdragon 845 SoC running at 1.77GHz which is the low-core frequency meanwhile the high-core frequency is 2.8GHz. The SoC is accompanied by a built-in 4GB memory and runs on Android 8.0 system. The model name is Sony H8266.

Snapdragon 845 Geekbench Benchmark Leaked Sony

As we can see in the Snapdragon 845 Geekbench benchmark, Sony mysterious flagship scored:

  • Single-core performance of 2393 points
  • Multi-core performance of 8300 points

The other device found with SD 845 SoC on Geekbench is Samsung SM-G965U1 with 6GB RAM scoring:

  • Single-core performance of 2422 points
  • Multi-core performance of 8351 points

Snapdragon 845 Geekbench Benchmark Leaked Samsung

We can see that the gap between both flagships is negligible. Samsung is slightly in the lead because of that 6GB RAM.

Snapdragon 845 Vs. Apple A11 – Why Apple A11 Will Still Lead in Performance?

In the ranking of the top 10 SoCs, Apple A11 SoC will still be at the top, scoring 4229 points in single-core which is twice of SD 845 leaked score, and 10269 points in multi-core performance. So, early this year, Qualcomm might not be able to beat Apple in performance. And in late 2018, Apple might release A12 as well.

Snapdragon 845 Geekbench Benchmark Leaked top 10 Geekbench

Reason # 1

Snapdragon 845 compared to Snapdragon 835 has some obvious advantages. The single-core performance has been upgraded to 20% and multi-core to 27%. If less than 30% of the performance increase is not satisfactory, then the Snapdragon 845 performance regarding energy consumption may be satisfactory. From Qualcomm’s official demonstration point of view, Snapdragon 845 energy consumption and power load will be less than that of Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 835.

Also Read: Apple A11 SoC AnTuTu Benchmark Result – Breaking the limits

Reason # 2

Another reason for not beating Apple A11 SoC is Qualcomm’s deciding to stay on 10nm process and progressing in the field of Artificial intelligence.

SoCApple A11Snapdragon 845
Total Cores6 (hexa-core)8 (octa-core)
High Core24
Low Core44
Process10nm10nm
Frequency2.45GHz (max)2.8GHz max (max)
Benchmark4229 points (Single core)
10269 points (multi-core)
2422 points (Single core)
8351 points (multi-core)

If the leaked Snapdragon 845 Geekbench Benchmark results turn out to be true, than the SoC will be a disappointment. What do you think?

Source (Chinese)

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2 Comments

  1. The A11 Chip only gets a better score because of its higher level 1 cache which makes it EXTREMELY expensive to make. Snapdragon’s 845 is doing just fine if you ask me. And who knows how awesome the Exynos variant of the S9 will be?

    1. Hi, there!
      Thanks for reading. Yes, you are correct. But don’t you think that Qualcomm SoCs advancement is way slower than Apple A-chips. It takes more than a year for Qualcomm recent SoC to compete with Apple last year’s SoC. The expense is another thing but Qualcomm simply goes slow with the improvements in SoCs over the year.
      If Apple is providing better SoC (though expensive) a year before Qualcomm does with the same process, then I guess Apple SoCs are good to the value.

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