In recent days Xiaomi unveiled their new laptop. It’s a Windows laptop made by Xiaomi. It’s a 2 in 1 laptop supporting touch screen. Read our post here to learn more about new Xiaomi Book S 12.4″. Apple got a success with ARM based M1 CPU on their laptops. And now Qualcomm also manufactures ARM based CPUs for laptops/tablets.
Xiaomi Book S Geekbench score
Xiaomi Book S 12.4″ uses Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 processor. It’s a CPU manufactured with 7 nm process. Xiaomi Book S 12.4 has got 760 on single core score and 3072 on multi core score.
Other devices using Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2
As seen on other laptop/tablet devices with Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 results, all the devices got a very similar scores. Except some devices all of them got around 3K multi score.
Can Xiaomi Book S catch up M1 in terms of performance?
Absolutely a big no. There’s a catch though that Xiaomi didn’t use the newer CPU made by Qualcomm. Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is being actively used by many devices but Xiaomi chose to go with Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 this time.
Apple M1 got 1730 in single core and Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 got 1730. In terms of single core performance Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 is two times slower than Apple M1. In multi core score this doesn’t change as well and the difference is huge. The gap between multi and single core score is actually more than two times. Qualcomm has a long way to achieve giving a good performance on ARM laptops compared to Apple.
Median of the multiple results have been given on the results. Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 vs Apple M1 comparison via notebookcheck.net
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 has been released in 2021 and slighlty faster than Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2. Xiaomi Book S is released couple days ago this year and even so Xiaomi prefered to use Snapdragon Gen 2 on this laptop. Xiaomi Book S priced at €699 and yet using a 2 years old CPU.