Snapdragon 8 gen 1 Smartphone list, Benchmarks, and Comparison

Snapdragon 8 gen 1 is the latest and most advanced chipset from Qualcomm. It’s a 4nm chipset with a new ARMv9-A Instruction set and Adreno 730 GPU. It gives about 30% better Antutu scores in CPU performance and about 50% better 3D mark scores in GPU performance compared to snapdragon 888. This is the most powerful chipset of Qualcomm at the moment.

Below, there is a full list of Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 smartphones, a comparison with some similar chipsets and benchmarks like AnTuTu and Geekbench.

List of Snapdragon 8 gen 1 smartphones in India

  • Asus Zenfone 9(upcoming)
  • iQOO 9 Pro
  • Motorola Moto Edge 30 Pro
  • OnePlus 10 Pro
  • OPPO Find X5 Pro(upcoming)
  • Realme GT 2 Pro
  • Redmi K50 Gaming(upcoming)
  • Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
  • Vivo X80 Pro+(upcoming)
  • Xiaomi 12(upcoming)
  • Xiaomi 12 Pro(upcoming)

List of Snapdragon 8 gen 1 smartphones in UK

  • Black Shark 5 Pro
  • Motorola Moto Edge 30 Pro
  • Nubia Red Magic 7
  • OnePlus 10 Pro
  • OPPO Find X5 Pro
  • Redmi K50 Gaming(upcoming)
  • Xiaomi 12
  • Xiaomi 12 Pro

Some smartphones are already available in the market and some will be coming to India and UK market very soon. Out of the ones that are available right now, Mi 12 Pro currently has the most powerful performance. It’s leading the Antutu leaderboard with a 9,81,496 points score.

Aside from the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, Mi 12 Pro features 6.73 inches AMOLED display, a 50-megapixel triple camera setup with a Sony IMX707 sensor, and a 4,600mAh battery with a super fast120W charger.

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Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Specs comparison against other chipsets

Here is the full specification of snapdragon 8 gen 1 compared with some similar chipsets, snapdragon 888, Exynos 2200, and Dimensity 9000.

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1Snapdragon 888Exynos 2200Dimensity 9000
Size4 nm7nm7nm6nm
1x 3 GHz – Cortex-X2

3x 2.5 GHz – Cortex-A710

4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A510
1x 2.84 GHz – Kryo 680 Prime (Cortex-X1)
3x 2.42 GHz – Kryo 680 Gold (Cortex-A78)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 680 Silver (Cortex-A55)
1x 2.84 GHz – Cortex-X2

3x 2.52 GHz – Cortex-A710
4x 1.82 GHz – Cortex-A510
1x 3.05 GHz – Cortex-X2

3x 2.85 GHz – Cortex-A710
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A510
Clock speed3GHz2.84GHz2.84GHz3.05GHz
GPUAdreno 730Adreno 660Samsung Xclipse 920Mali-G710
Memory Speed3.2GHz3.2GHz3.2GHz3.75GHz
AI(NPU)Hexagon 770Hexagon 7th Gen(Name unknown)Samsung’s Custom AI engineMediaTek APU 590
StorageUFS 3.1UFS 3.1UFS 3.1UFS 3.1
ModemX65X605G(Name unknown)5G(Name unknown)
ReleaseDecember 2021December
January 2022November 2021

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Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 has an octa-core CPU, First one is Cortex-X2 running at 3GHz. Additional three performance cores are Cortex-A710 at 2.5Ghz clock speed. The remaining four Cortex-A510 runs at 1.8GHz.


Adreno 730 is an integrated GPU in Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, which runs at 818MHz. It gives about 34% better graphical performance than Adreno 660.


Speaking of AI, It has a 7th-gen neural engine and a 3rd Gen Qualcomm sensing hub. In comparison, the 7th gen neural engine provides 4X AI performance compared to the predecessor.

Memory and Storage

Snapdragon 8 Gen1 supports up to 24GB LPDDR5 RAM at 3200MHz memory frequency. The storage type is UFS 3.1


The max display resolution is 3840×2160 pixels on this chipset. It supports up to 200-megapixel resolution on a single camera and up to 108-megapixels with MFNR and ZSL features. For a dual-camera max resolution is 64-megapixel and for a triple camera, it supports up to 36-megapixel.


Snapdragon 8 Gen has an X65 5G modem with 2500mbps download and 316mbps upload speed. It also supports Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2

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AnTuTu score

  • Overall: 10,35,918
  • CPU: 2,49,276
  • GPU: 4,48,256
  • Memory: 1,72,430
  • UX: 1,65,956

Geekbench 5

  • Single-core: 1,201
  • Multi-core: 3,776


  • Call of Duty Mobile(Ultra) – 58 fps
  • PUBG Mobile(Ultra) – 63 fps
  • Fortnite(Ultra) – 29 fps
  • Genshin Impact(Ultra) – 36 fps
  • League of Legends: Wild Rift(Ultra) – 60 fps

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