Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2


Frequency 3000 MHz
Process 4 nanometers
GPU Adreno 740
Memory type LPDDR5
Storage type UFS 3.1
Class Flagship

CPU Performance 96
Gaming Performance 99

Battery life 95
Nano Review Score 97

Antutu Score

Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 1123459
CPU 228047
GPU 428067
Memory 175864
UX 171611
Total Score 1123459

Geekbench Score

Single-Core Score 1373

Multi-Core Score 3962


See all the smartphones built with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
Phones with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 AnTuTu v9
1. Samsung Galaxy S23
1. Xiaomi 13


Detailed specifications of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC with Adreno 740 GPU
Architecture 1x 3 GHz – Cortex-X3
3x 2.5 GHz – Cortex-A720
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A510
Cores 8
Frequency 3000 MHz
Instruction set ARMv9-A
L3 cache
Process 4 nanometers
Transistor count
GPU name Adreno 740
Architecture Adreno 700
Vulkan version 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0
DirectX version 12
Memory type LPDDR5
Memory frequency 3200 MHz
Bus Speed 4 x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 51 Gbit/s
Max size 24 GB
Multimedia (ISP)
Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon
Storage type UFS 3.1
Max display resolution 3840 x 2160
Max camera resolution 1x 200MP, 2x 64MP
Video capture 8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV
Modem Snapdragon X75
4G support LTE Cat. 24
5G support Yes
Download speed
Upload speed
Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.2
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, NAVIC
Announced June 2022
Class Flagship
Model number SM8550
Official page See the official page

Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Chip Specs in Details

The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset was released in December 2021. This chipset is similar to the previous version of the chipset. However, changes have been made in several places. As a result of this change, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset has become much more powerful and energy-efficient than before.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 is an Octa-core processor. Octa-core processor is much more powerful and energy-efficient. There are a total of 8 cores as architecture. 1 core of this processor is the 3 GHz Cortex-X3 model and the remaining 3 cores are the 2.5 GHz Cortex-A720 model and the other 4 cores are the 1.8 GHz Cortex-A510 model. Its CPU frequency is 3000 and the L3 cache is 4 MB.

Being a recent processor, this processor has been made in only 4-nanometer fabrication. We know that a small processor is much more energy-efficient. Since this chipset is too smaller it is much more energy-efficient. This processor’s TDP (Thermal Design Power) is 6W.

The graphics processing unit of this chipset contains Adreno 740. Which is more capable and faster. Its performance is ready good. This will allow you to play all kinds of games very well. This GPU is very good considering all aspects.

This chipset supports LPDDR5 RAM in terms of memory. Which does everything very quickly. The memory frequency of this chipset is 3200 MHz. Its maximum bandwidth is 51 Gbit / s. This chipset supports RAM up to a maximum of 24 GB.

In the case of multimedia, this chipset supports the UFS 3.1 storage types. It can record video at a maximum of 4K at 60FPS. Its video codes are H.264, H.265 and VP9. Its audio codes are AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV.

In the connectivity section, it comes with 4G LTE Cat 24 support. Besides, there is support for 5G. It supports WiFi 6 and supports Bluetooth version up to a maximum of 5.2. Features include GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, NAVIC. All the features here are very important.

Our final verdict, it is a flagship category chipset made in December 2021. Which is much faster and saves energy. Its performance is remarkable in one word. The mobile phone with this chipset will never disappoint you in terms of performance. Thanks for all staying well and stay safe.

1 review for Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

  1. Admin

    Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 is really better option to grow “Snapdragon” chipset market. I hope they will grow their popularity with this most powerful chipset.

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