Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 has been officially launched. It is the latest one brought by chipset maker Qualcomm The most powerful and powerful mobile chipset is With its arrival, a race started between smartphone brands to be the first to launch their mobile on this processor. Its competition is in terms of strength Apple A17 Pro from the chipset. Recently iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max were launched with this chipset. More we Comparison of Android phone with Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 and iPhone with Apple A17 Pro which has been done Mentioning the key points of both the processors You can read.
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Apple A17 Pro vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen
Features and specifications
|Specifications||Apple A17 Pro||Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3|
|CPU||Hexa-core (6 cores)||Octa-core (8 cores)|
|processor||TSMC 3nm (N3B)||TSMC 4nm|
|CPU speed||2x 3.78GHz (high-performance)
4x 2.11GHz (power-efficient)
|1x 3.3GHz (Prime-Core)
2x 2.3GHz (Efficiency-Core)
5x 3.2GHz (Performance-Core)
|A.I||16-core Apple Neural Engine||Hexagon DSP|
|5G modem support||X70 LTE/5G
|Wireless connection||Wi-Fi 6E
|Wi-Fi 7 is ready
|Video recording||4K60 capture, HEVC, AV1 decode||8K30, 4K120, HEVC, AV1 decode|
If we look at the processing power, Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset is launched on an octa-core processor with 4 nanometer fabrication. This processor uses ARM Koryo cores with clock speeds ranging from 2.3 GHz to 3.3 GHz.
The Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 CPU has Cortex-X4 prime cores. It has a total of 5 Cortex-A720 cores and 2 Cortex-A520 cores. Qualcomm claims that their new CPU is 30% faster and 20% more efficient than the previous Snapdragon 8 Gen 2.
Talking about the Apple A17 Pro, this chipset is launched on a hexa-core processor with 3 nanometer fabrication, manufactured by TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company). In this 6-core processor, 2 cores run at 3.78 GHz clock speed and 4 cores run at 2.11 GHz clock speed.
Although the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 has more cores, in terms of CPU, the processor used in the Apple iPhone is faster and processes at a higher frequency than Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 8 Gen 3.
The graphics available on any smartphone depends on its GPU. Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 uses the new Adreno GPU. The company says it is 25% more powerful and efficient than the Adreno 740 GPU. We tell you that the new Qualcomm chipset comes with the ability to support 240Hz screen refresh rate.
Global Illumination Unreal Engine 5 Lumen System is also offered in Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 for better output during gaming. It can provide graphics similar to any gaming console. Along with this, the Adreno Frame Motion Engine (AFME 2.0) incorporated in the GPU is capable of providing 120FPS real-time graphics to the mobile user.
If we look at the Apple A17 Pro, it has a new and improved 6-core GPU. This GPU supports ray tracing. This lighting technology enhances and enhances the phone’s graphics with hardware. The new A17 Pro chipset is equipped with MetalFX Upscaling to boost frame rates during gaming. It offers console level graphics and visuals for gameplay in heavy games.
Talking about the overall GPU specifications, Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset seems better than Apple A17 Pro.
If we look at the connectivity angle, the brand’s Snapdragon X75 5G modem is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3. It is capable of providing download speeds of up to 10Gbps and upload speeds of up to 3.5Gbps. The big feature of the new Snapdragon chipset is that it is Wi-Fi 7 ready. This chipset also supports features like Bluetooth 5.4 and LE
Talking about Apple A17 Pro, it has Qualcomm X70 5G modem. This 5G modem is a downgraded version of the modem present in Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, but there is not much difference in terms of internet speed. In terms of Wi-Fi too, the iPhone’s chipset lags behind with Wi-Fi 6E. Bluetooth 5.3 support is available on the Apple A17 Pro chipset.