Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 has appeared on Geekbench for the first time, revealing the high-end SoC’s Geekbench test scores. It is the next flagship chipset from Qualcomm and will be powering up several upcoming premium devices. The Snapdragon 888 (SM8450) delivered a strong performance.
The flagship chipset is going to be manufactured using Samsung’s 4nm process and will have a 20% increment in performance. Well, to confirm the previous claims, its first Geekbench scores is out and it runs on an imminent flagship from vivo with model name, Vivo V2102A.
With a score of 720 for single-core and 1919 for multi-core, Snapdragon 898 appears to be on top of the realm in this fierce competition. Going by Geekbench benchmarks for multi-core, Snapdragon 898 will have a comfortable win over the others. Among other specifications are a dual Part 3400 architecture, and an Adreno 730 GPU. The current run-point version, though, is the same as the original SM8350.
Additionally, Snapdragon 898 chipset has a total of 8 cores, and for now, the main frequency appears to be just 1.78Ghz, the renowned leakster Digital Chat Station is hopeful that these numbers will certainly rise as soon as the mass production kicks off. And with improvements this radical, expect power consumption to be on the higher side, too.
As earlier learned, the production will be split between Samsung and TSMC, and it appears that the Plus variant of the Snapdragon 898 processor may hit the market as early as the second quarter of 2022. Interestingly, Vivo will be among the first few brands to launch a smartphone powered by Snapdragon 898. We will have more information in this regard when the processor gets officially unveiled in December Qualcomm Summit.