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UPDATED: Qualcomm Snapdragon earns top marks in major AI benchmarks

Apr 6, 2020

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The verdict is in:  Snapdragon is all over the top 10 rankings across key AI benchmarks. In particular, Snapdragon 865 took an amazing 10 out of 10 spots on Antutu’s top 10 best performing flagship phones for March 2020. It also clinched the top 3 spots on both AIMark and Ludashi’s benchmark chart, thanks to the Qualcomm AI Engine and all the performances we enabled in our processors.

Antutu, AIMark, and Ludashi are world-leading professional benchmark applications that let you check the performance of your device. You can download both benchmarks on Google Play Store. Antutu and Ludashi “stress test” your device’s CPU, GPU, memory, and AI capabilities and then come up with an overall score, so you can see how your device compares with others around the world.

The three applications test your device by running a multitude of modern neural network models, like RESNET34 and INCPETION v3, which are trained to identify objects and scenes within an image. The benchmarks then analyze a series of images to see how fast a device can inference them. In other words, it analyzes what objects are within these images, measured in frames per second (fps).

How is Snapdragon earning these high marks? It’s hard work from our talented AI engineers that results in cutting-edge technologies within the Snapdragon mobile platform. The result is high scores across key benchmarks. But the real benefit is how these scores translate to incredible user experiences, whether it’s using our AI Engine to perform real-time translation, improve camera image quality, or game smarter on a smartphone. You deserve breakthrough AI performance, you deserve Snapdragon.


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