Google Tensor G2 vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

We compared two 8-core processors: Google Tensor G2 vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs, and comprehensive tests in benchmarks, like AnTuTu and Geekbench.

Google Tensor G2 vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

Pros & Cons Of Google Tensor G2 vs Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

  • Performs 3x better in floating-point computations
  • Has 4 MB larger L3 cache size than the Tensor G2
  • Shows significantly better (up to 88%) AnTuTu 10 score – 1525K vs 813K
  • Has a smaller size transistor (4 versus 5 nm)
  • Supports 25% higher memory bandwidth (64 against 51.2 GB/s)
  • 12% higher CPU clock speed (3200 vs 2850 MHz)
  • Better instruction set architecture

Pros of Google Tensor G2

  • Higher GPU frequency (~25%)

Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 vs Google Tensor G2 Benchmarks

AnTuTu 10

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios.

Snapdragon 8 Gen 2Google Tensor G2
CPU382143233976
GPU618652245339
Memory278662132266
UX247648205897
Total score1525955813727

GeekBench 6

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance.

NameSnapdragon 8 Gen 2Google Tensor G2
Single-Core19821435
Multi-Core52923764
Asset compression210 MB/sec166.4 MB/sec
HTML 5 Browser153.9 pages/sec107.3 pages/sec
PDF Renderer153.3 Mpixels/sec117.5 Mpixels/sec
Image detection128.6 images/sec87.4 images/sec
HDR159.7 Mpixels/sec122.1 Mpixels/sec
Background blur17.1 images/sec14.4 images/sec
Photo processing51.9 images/sec37.4 images/sec
Ray tracing5.92 Mpixels/sec4.52 Mpixels/sec

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance.

8 Gen 2Tensor G2
Stability64%65%
Graphics test72 FPS37 FPS
Score121526343

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games

PUBG Mobile90 FPS
[Ultra]
Call of Duty: Mobile60 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite56 FPS
[Ultra]
Shadowgun Legends118 FPS
[Ultra]
World of Tanks Blitz120 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact59 FPS
[Ultra]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang59 FPS
[Ultra]
DeviceZTE Nubia Red Magic 8 Pro
1116 x 2480

Specifications

Full list of specifications of Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 and Tensor G2

CPU

Architecture1x 3.2 GHz – Cortex-X3
2x 2.8 GHz – Cortex-A715
2x 2.8 GHz – Cortex-A710
3x 2 GHz – Cortex-A510
2x 2.85 GHz – Cortex-X1
2x 2.35 GHz – Cortex-A78
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores88
Frequency3200 MHz2850 MHz
Instruction setARMv9-AARMv8.4-A
L2 cache1 MB
L3 cache8 MB4 MB
Process4 nanometers5 nanometers
TDP6.3 W7 W
ManufacturingTSMCSamsung

Graphics

GPU nameAdreno 740Mali-G710 MP7
ArchitectureAdreno 700Valhall 3rd gen
GPU frequency680 MHz850 MHz
Execution units27
Shading units128096
Total shaders2560672
FLOPS3481.6 Gigaflops1142.4 Gigaflops
Vulkan version1.31.3
OpenCL version2.02.0
DirectX version12.1

Memory

Memory typeLPDDR5XLPDDR5
Memory frequency4200 MHz3200 MHz
Bus4x 16 Bit4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth64 Gbit/s51.2 Gbit/s
Max size24 GB16 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU)HexagonNext-gen Tensor Processing Unit
Storage typeUFS 3.1, UFS 4.0UFS 3.1
Max display resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
Max camera resolution1x 200MP1x 200MP, 2x 32MP
Video capture8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS4K at 60FPS
Video playback8K at 60FPS, 4K at 120FPS4K at 60FPS
Video codecsH.264, H.265, AV1, VP8, VP9H.264, H.265, AV1, VP9
Audio codecsAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAVAAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

ModemSnapdragon X70Exynos 5300g
4G supportLTE Cat. 24LTE Cat. 24
5G supportYesYes
Download speedUp to 10000 MbpsUp to 7350 Mbps
Upload speedUp to 3500 MbpsUp to 3670 Mbps
Wi-Fi76
Bluetooth5.35.2
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVICGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, NAVIC

Info

AnnouncedNovember 2022October 2022
ClassFlagshipFlagship
Model numberSM8550-AB
Official pageQualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 official site

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