The Ultimate Guide to the Best Mobile Processor: Ranking List 2024

Written by: Kaushik Jethva

Last Updated: November 10, 2023

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Welcome to “The Ultimate Guide to Mobile Processor Ranking List,” your definitive resource for staying on the cutting edge of smartphone technology.

Our comprehensive guide is a continuously updated , offering insights into the top 100 mobile processors as compared with the latest smartphone devices.

We delve deep into the world of mobile processors, providing benchmark scores sourced from a variety of reputable companies.

With our guide, you can make informed decisions about the heart of your smartphone‘s performance, ensuring you stay ahead in the ever-evolving landscape of mobile technology.

Explore the rankings, compare scores, and discover the powerhouses driving your favorite devices.

last update: November 10, 2023

We have updated our rankings to reflect the release of the new iPhone, equipped with the innovative A17 Bionic Chip, setting new standards in mobile technology.

1 List of Best Smartphones Processors for Mobile phones in 2023

#
Processor Rating Smartphone Device AnTuTu V10 Geekbench 6 Cores Clock GPU
Apple
99
A+
iPhone 15 Pro
1653671
2881 / 7131
6
(2+4)
3700 MHz
Apple GPU 6 Cores
Adreno
98
A+
Red Magic 8 Pro+
1607837
1625 / 5104
8
(1+2+2+3)
3200 MHz
Adreno 740
Adreno
96
A+
Legion Y70
1339770
1789 / 4640
8
(1+3+4)
3000 MHz
Adreno 730
Xiaomi
96
A+
Xiaomi Poco F5
1311889
1701 / 4176
8
(1+3+4)
2910 MHz
Adreno 725
Apple
95
A+
Apple iPhone 14 Pro
948258
2514 / 6362
6
(2+4)
3460 MHz
Apple A16 GPU
OnePlus
95
A+
OnePlus Nord 3 5G
932839
1011 / 3254
8
(1+3+4)
3050 MHz
Mali-G710 MP10
Mi
94
A+
Xiaomi Mi 11i
863489
1114 / 3676
8
(1+3+4)
2840 MHz
Adreno 660
iPhone
94
A+
iPhone 13 Pro Max
840483
2262 / 5438
6
(2+4)
3230 MHz
Apple A15 Bionic
94
A+
Oppo Find N2 Flip
887738
870 / 2017
8
(1+3+4)
3050 MHz
Mali-G710 MP10
Mi
93
A+
Mi 12T
835913
1146 / 3798
8
(4+4)
2850 MHz
Mali-G610 MC6
Samsung
93
A+
Samsung Galaxy S22
835672
1390 / 3375
8
(1+3+4)
2800 MHz
Samsung Xclipse 920
Android
93
A+
Poco X4 GT
820061
1073 / 3364
8
(4+4)
2850 MHz
Mali-G610 MC6
Google
92
A+
Google Pixel 7
789983
1380 / 3701
8
(2+2+4)
2850 MHz
Mali-G610 MC6
Galaxy
91
A+
Xiaomi Mi 10T
721040
924 / 2611
8
(1+3+4)
2840 MHz
Adreno 650
Google
90
A+
Google Pixel 6 Pro
719833
1039 / 3726
8
(2+2+4)
2800 MHz
Mali-G78 MP20
Motorola
90
A+
Motorola Edge 40
718721
1105 / 3542
8
(4+4)
2600 MHz
Mali-G77 MC9
iPhone
89
A+
iPhone 12 Pro
713198
2043 / 4644
6
(2+4)
3100 MHz
Apple A14 Bionic
Vivo
89
A+
Vivo x70 Pro 5G
710054
948 / 3294
8
(1+3+4)
3000 MHz
Mali-G77 MC9
Vivo
88
A+
Realme Q3 Pro
697833
881 / 3601
8
(4+4)
2600 MHz
Mali-G77 MC9
Huawei
87
A+
Huawei P40 Pro
691535
1042 / 3785
8
(1+3+4)
3130 MHz
Mali-G78 MP24
Huawei
86
A+
Huawei Mate 40
654778
982 / 3606
8
(1+3+4)
3130 MHz
Mali-G78 MP22
Asus
85
A+
Asus ROG Phone 3
647884
980 / 3675
8
(1+3+4)
3100 MHz
Adreno 650
Samsung
85
A+
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
647553
1096 / 3723
8
(1+3+4)
2900 MHz
Mali-G78 MP14
iPhone
85
A+
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
636060
1704 / 3725
6
(2+4)
2650 MHz
Apple A13 Bionic GPU
Samsung
84
A
Honor 90
628622
839 / 3102
8
(1+3+4)
2400 MHz
Adreno 644
Poco
84
A
Poco X3 Pro
627870
969 / 2435
8
(1+3+4)
2960 MHz
Adreno 640
Huawei
84
A
Huawei Honor Play 4 Pro
585388
778 / 3190
8
(2+2+4)
2860 MHz
ARM Mali-G76 MP16
Samsung
83
A
Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus (Snapdragon)
1114156
1664 / 4030
8
(1+3+4)
3000 MHz MHz
Adreno 730
Vivo
82
A
Motorola Edge (2022)
574234
2144 / 748
8
(2+6)
2500 MHz
Mali-G610 MC3
Xiaomi
82
A
Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G
567442
920 / 2903
8
(1+3+4)
2400 MHz
Adreno 642
Android
82
A
Honor 70
551266
878 / 2926
8
(1+3+4)
2500 MHz
Adreno 642L
Honor
81
A
Honor 80
565255
893 / 3004
8
(1+3+4)
2700 MHz
Adreno 642L
Vivo
80
A
Motorola Moto G73
544730
807 / 2776
8
(2+6)
2200 MHz
IMG BXM-8-256
Xiaomi
79
A
Xiaomi Redmi K30 Ultra
533627
808 / 3147
8
(4+4)
2600 MHz
Mali-G77 MP9
realme
79
A
Realme 11 pro 5G
529557
946 / 2403
8
(2+6)
2600 MHz
Mali-G68 MC4
Realme
78
A
Realme GT Master Edition
529557
873 / 2875
8
(1+3+4)
2400 MHz
Adreno 642L
iPhone
78
A
iPhone XS
524463
1269 / 2538
6
(2+4)
2490 MHz
Apple A12 GPU
Xiaomi
77
A
Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G
518799
820 / 2922
8
(2+6)
2600 MHz
Mali-G68 MC4
Samsung
77
A
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
517699
944 / 3128
8
(2+2+4)
2730 MHz
Mali-G77 MP11
realme
76
A
Realme Narzo 50 Pro
508711
876 / 3287
8
(2+6)
2500 MHz
Mali-G68 MC4
Samsung
76
A
Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
498711
748 / 2188
8
(2+6)
2400 MHz
Mali-G68 MP4
OnePlus
75
A
OnePlus Nord CE 2 5G
489663
778 / 2844
8
(2+6)
2400 MHz
Mali-G68 MC4
Vivo
75
A
Vivo V20 Pro
481227
675 / 2529
8
(1+1+6)
2400 MHz
Adreno 620
Realme
74
A
Realme X3
478212
767 / 2697
8
(1+3+4)
2960 MHz
Adreno 640
Samsung
74
A
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+
466272
782 / 2418
8
(2+2+4)
2730 MHz
Mali-G76 MP12
OnePlus
73
A
OnePlus 7 Pro
452117
765 / 2856
8
(1+3+4)
2840 MHz
Adreno 640
Huawei
73
A
Huawei Nova 5T Pro
431556
688 / 2434
8
(2+2+4)
2600 MHz
Mali-G76 MP10
Huawei
72
A
Honor 30
426155
988 / 2697
8
(1+3+4)
2300 MHz
Mali-G77
Redmi
71
A
Redmi 10X Pro 5G
415488
656 / 2529
8
(4+4)
2000 MHz
Mali-G57 MC5
Samsung
71
A
Samsung Galaxy M14
412188
761 / 2384
8
(2+6)
2400 MHz
Mali G68 MP2
OnePlus
70
A
OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G
411374
679 / 2002
8
(2+6)
2200 MHz
Adreno 619
Samsung
70
A
Samsung Galaxy S10
409547
825 / 2468
8
(2+2+4)
2700 MHz
Mali-G76 MP12
Samsung
69
B
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
400883
681 / 2033
8
(4+4)
2700 MHz
Mali-G72 MP18
POCO
69
B
Xiaomi Poco M4 Pro 5G
396277
658 / 2579
8
(2+6)
2400 MHz
Mali-G57 MC2
Motorola
69
B
Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 5G
390874
725 / 2117
8
(2+6)
2000 MHz
Adreno 619
Redmi
68
B
Vivo iQOO Z3
390115
711 / 2003
8
(1+1+6)
2400 MHz
Adreno 620
Motorola
67
B
Motorola Moto G 5G
381733
665 / 2016
8
(2+6)
2200 MHz
Adreno 619
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67
B
Xiaomi Poco F4
805474
1148 / 3336
8
(1+3+4)
3200 MHz
Adreno 650
Honor
67
B
Huawei Honor X10 Max
378111
622 / 2435
8
(4+4)
2000 MHz
Mali-G57 MP4
iPhone
66
B
iPhone 8 Plus
378012
1048 / 2128
6
(2+4)
2390 MHz
Apple A11 GPU
Huawei
66
B
Honor 30S
374177
634 / 2424
8
(1+3+4)
2300 MHz
Mali-G57
Realme
66
B
Realme 8 5G
369885
656 / 1981
8
(2+6)
2200 MHz
Mali-G57 MC2
POCO
65
B
POCO M5
358794
565 / 1875
8
(2+6.)
2200 MHz
Mali-G57 MC2
Vivo
65
B
Xiaomi Redmi Note 12S
356994
559 / 1871
8
(2+6)
2050 MHz
Mali-G57 MC2
Vivo
64
B
Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
341883
594 / 1862
8
(2+6)
2200 MHz
Mali-G76 MP5
Oppo
64
B
Realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G
337553
612 / 1911
8
(2+6)
2400 MHz
Mali-G57 MP3
Realme
63
B
Realme 7
334737
551/1832 / 1832
8
(2+6)
2400 MHz
Mali-G76 MC4
OnePlus
63
B
OnePlus 6T
333155
520 / 2370
8
(4+4)
2900 MHz
Adreno 630
Realme
62
B
Realme v3
318373
583 / 1775
8
(2+6)
2000 MHz
Mali-G57 MC3
Redmi
61
B
Redmi Note 8 Pro
310850
545 / 1715
8
(2+6)
2100 MHz
Mali-G76 MC3
Poco
61
B
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro Max
302177
583 / 1783
8
(2+6)
2300 MHz
Adreno 618
OPPO
60
B
Motorola Moto G62 5G
300982
589 / 1793
8
(2+6)
2300 MHz
Adreno 618
Vivo
60
B
OnePlus Nord N200 5G
289177
574 / 1754
8
(2+6)
2200 MHz
Adreno 619
Huawei
60
B
Huawei Nova 6 SE
287558
601 / 1944
8
(2+6)
2100 MHz
Mali-G52 MP6
Xiaomi
58
B
Xiaomi Mi 8 SE
281933
400 / 1511
8
(2+6)
2200 MHz
Adreno 616
Realme
58
B
Realme 6 Pro
281927
579 / 1773
8
(2+6)
2300 MHz
Adreno 618
OnePlus
58
B
OnePlus Nord N10 5G
279844
613 / 1744
8
(2+6)
2000 MHz
Adreno 619L
Google
57
B
OnePlus 5T
278436
390 / 1711
8
(4+4)
2450 MHz
Adreno 540
Oppo
57
B
Oppo K5
277685
549 / 1771
8
(2+6)
2200 MHz
Adreno 618
Redmi
57
B
Redmi K20
266581
548 / 1707
8
(2+6)
2200 MHz
Adreno 618
Xiaomi
56
B
Vivo Y35
257833
413 / 1539
8
(4+4)
2400 MHz
Adreno 610
Apple
55
B
iPhone 7 Plus
247633
764 / 1370
4
(2+2)
2340 MHz
Apple A10 GPU
Android
55
B
Vivo Y33s
228337
389 / 1402
8
(2+6)
2000 MHz
Mali-G52 MP2
Android
54
B
Infinix HOT 12 Pro
227499
381 / 1397
8
(2+6)
2000 MHz
Mali-G52 MP2
Android
54
B
Oppo Reno Z
227266
417 / 1534
8
(2+6)
2200 MHz
PowerVR GM9446
Android
53
B
Huawei nova 4
223225
349 / 1434
8
(4+4)
2360 MHz
Mali-G72 MP12
Android
53
B
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10
220477
502 / 1611
8
(2+6)
2200 MHz
Adreno 612
Android
52
B
Motorola Moto G20
219855
377 / 1367
8
(2+6)
1820 MHz
Mali-G52 MC2
Android
52
B
Realme 5 Pro
215622
417 / 1547
8
(2+6)
2300 MHz
Adreno 616
Samsung
52
B
Samsung Galaxy A54 5G
585272
996 / 2733
8
(4+4)
2400 MHz MHz
Mali-G68 MP5
51
C
Oppo F19
205045
315 / 1399
8
(4+4)
2000 MHz MHz
Adreno 610
Samsung
51
C
Samsung Galaxy A41
198098
400 / 1235
8
(-)
2000 MHz
Mali-G52 MP2
samsung
51
C
samsung galaxy M13
145506
192 / 1070
8
(4+4)
2000 MHz
Mali-G52 MP1
MediaTek
23
D
Samsung Galaxy A04
174767
258 / 808
8
(4+4)
2300 MHz MHz
PowerVR GE8320

2 Mobile Processor Brands: Pioneers in Smartphone Power

Leading the Way in Mobile Processing

In the world of smartphones, the processor is the beating heart of every device. Mobile processors dictate performance, efficiency, and the overall user experience. Several prominent brands have risen to prominence in the mobile processor industry, each with its unique contributions and innovations.

1. Qualcomm Snapdragon: Powering Innovation

Qualcomm Snapdragon: Setting the Pace in Mobile Technology

Founded in 1985, Qualcomm has been at the forefront of mobile processor development. The Snapdragon series, introduced in 2007, has become synonymous with cutting-edge technology. These processors are celebrated for their exceptional CPU and GPU performance, energy efficiency, and support for advanced features like 5G connectivity and AI enhancements.

2. Apple A-Series: Precision and Performance

Apple A-Series: Elevating iOS Devices to New Heights

Apple, a tech industry pioneer since its founding in 1976, has consistently pushed the envelope. Their A-series processors, exclusively designed for iPhones and iPads, are renowned for their unmatched performance and seamless integration with iOS. Custom-designed by Apple, these processors continually set new benchmarks in processing power and efficiency.

3. MediaTek Dimensity: A Game Changer

MediaTek Dimensity: Expanding High-Performance Access

Established in 1997, MediaTek introduced its Dimensity series to democratize high-performance processors. These chips offer competitive pricing and feature-packed designs, making them a popular choice for mid-range and budget smartphones that deliver exceptional value for money.

4. Samsung Exynos: Innovation at Its Core

Samsung Exynos: Where Innovation Meets Versatility

Samsung, a company with a history dating back to 1938, is known for its innovation. The Exynos processors have earned their place among the top-tier mobile chips. With a focus on innovation and versatility, Exynos processors power a range of Samsung devices and are recognized for their robust performance, efficient power management, and support for advanced camera technologies.

5. Huawei Kirin: A Commitment to Excellence

Huawei Kirin: Excellence in Innovation

Founded in 1987, Huawei is renowned for its unwavering commitment to innovation. The Kirin processors, introduced in 2012, are known for their advanced AI capabilities and support for high-end photography and gaming experiences. Huawei’s unique vision for mobile devices is complemented by Kirin processors, making them an integral part of Huawei’s success.

6. Intel: Evolving for Mobile

Intel: Shaping the Future of Mobile Processing

Founded in 1968, Intel is synonymous with computing innovation. Although not as dominant in the smartphone market, Intel processors bring a legacy of reliability and innovation. They are primarily found in a niche segment of smartphones, often associated with specific features like enhanced security and connectivity.

7. Unisoc (Spreadtrum): Catering to Diverse Markets

Unisoc (Spreadtrum): Meeting Diverse Market Needs

Formerly known as Spreadtrum and founded in 2001, Unisoc focuses on providing processors for diverse markets, including emerging regions. Their chips are often found in entry-level and feature phones, delivering affordable and functional solutions to a broad spectrum of users.

8. Google Tensor: Powering Pixel Perfection

Google Tensor: Elevating the Pixel Experience

Introduced in 2021, Google’s Tensor processors are at the heart of Pixel smartphones, delivering a seamless and integrated experience within the Android ecosystem. These processors are optimized for Google’s software, ensuring a smooth and responsive user experience.

9. HiSilicon Kirin: Driving Huawei’s Vision

HiSilicon Kirin: Fusing Technology and Vision

Founded in 2004, HiSilicon Kirin processors are an integral part of Huawei’s smartphones, combining cutting-edge technology with Huawei’s unique vision for mobile devices. These processors are designed to provide exceptional performance and efficiency, complementing Huawei’s innovative hardware.

3 What is AnTuTu Benchmark?

Antutu Benchmark is a popular mobile benchmarking tool that evaluates the performance of smartphones and tablets. It is developed by a Chinese company called AnTuTu and is available for Android and iOS devices.

The benchmark test consists of several tests that measure the device’s performance in various areas, including CPU, GPU, RAM, storage, and UX (user experience). The overall score is a combination of the scores from each test and provides an indication of the device’s overall performance.

Here’s a brief explanation of each of the tests that Antutu Benchmark runs:

CPU Benchmarks: This test evaluates the processor’s performance by running several CPU-intensive tasks.

GPU test: This test measures the graphics performance of the device by running a set of 3D graphics tests.

RAM test: This test measures the device’s memory performance by evaluating the read and write speeds of the RAM.

Storage test: This test evaluates the device’s storage performance by measuring the read and write speeds of the internal storage.

UX test: This test evaluates the overall user experience by measuring the device’s responsiveness, smoothness, and multi-tasking capabilities.

After running all the tests, Antutu Benchmark assigns a score to the device based on its performance. The higher the score, the better the performance.

Antutu Benchmark is widely used by users and manufacturers to compare the performance of different devices. However, it’s worth noting that the benchmark results don’t always translate to real-world usage. The benchmark measures the device’s performance in a controlled environment, and actual usage may vary depending on several factors, including the software, apps, and user behavior.

4 What is Geekbench Benchmark?

Geekbench is a cross-platform benchmarking tool developed by Primate Labs that measures the performance of CPUs, GPUs, and memory in a variety of devices, including desktops, laptops, smartphones, and tablets. It’s available for Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, and Android platforms. Geekbench uses a set of synthetic tests to measure the performance of a device’s processor, memory, and graphics card.

Here’s a brief explanation of the types of tests that Geekbench runs:

CPU Tests: Geekbench uses a set of tests that measure the performance of a device’s processor. The tests simulate real-world scenarios such as image and video processing, encryption, and compression. The results are provided in single-core and multi-core scores.

GPU Tests: Geekbench’s GPU tests measure the performance of the device’s graphics card by running a set of tests that simulate real-world graphics workloads such as rendering, image manipulation, and game physics.

Memory Tests: Geekbench’s memory tests evaluate the performance of a device’s RAM by measuring the read and write speeds of the memory.

After running the tests, Geekbench provides a single-core and multi-core score for the device. The scores are used to compare the performance of different devices, and the higher the score, the better the performance.

Geekbench is widely used by individuals and manufacturers to evaluate the performance of devices. The tool is particularly useful in comparing the performance of different processors and graphics cards. However, like other synthetic benchmarks, it’s worth noting that the scores don’t always translate to real-world performance, as actual usage may vary depending on several factors, including the software, apps, and user behavior.

5 7 Important Facts about Smartphone Processors You should be Aware of

  1. The processor is a crucial component of a smartphone, as it can significantly impact the user experience and is often one of the most expensive parts of the device.
  2. There are two primary types of processors: CPUs and GPUs, with CPUs typically handling app and non-graphic related tasks while GPUs focus on rendering graphics on the screen.
  3. While a larger processor can suggest a more powerful device, the number of cores is not as important as the speed of each core.
  4. Clock speed, measured in GHz, indicates how quickly the CPU can perform calculations, and a higher clock speed means faster performance.
  5. Other factors, such as battery life, camera quality, display size and resolution, and operating system preferences, can also impact the smartphone selection process.
  6. Upgrading to a newer device with a more powerful processor can improve device performance, particularly if your current phone is an older model.
  7. It’s worth noting that smartphone processors can be more powerful than laptop processors, and choosing the right processor is a critical factor in finding the ideal smartphone.

6 Wrapping Up

The above mobile processor ranking list provides valuable insights for consumers seeking to purchase a smartphone. By understanding the capabilities and features of different processors, consumers can make informed decisions about which device is best suited to their needs. The ranking list is constantly evolving, with manufacturers consistently releasing new and updated processors. However, the current list provides a comprehensive overview of the most powerful and efficient processors available on the market today. Whether you are seeking a high-performing gaming device or a phone with exceptional battery life, the mobile processor ranking list is an essential resource for anyone looking to purchase a new smartphone.

FAQ's about Mobile Processor Ranking List

What exactly is a mobile processor ranking list, and why is it significant?

A mobile processor ranking list is a curated compilation of mobile processors, systematically ordered based on various performance metrics, features, and specifications. It holds immense importance because it empowers consumers to make well-informed decisions when choosing a smartphone. The mobile processor profoundly influences a device’s performance, making the ranking list an essential resource.

The rankings of mobile processors are meticulously determined through a comprehensive evaluation process. We consider an array of factors, including benchmark scores, CPU and GPU performance, power efficiency, thermal management, and real-world usage scenarios. These criteria are assessed to provide consumers with a clear and objective perspective on how different processors compare.

You can reliably access up-to-date mobile processor ranking lists from various sources, but one of the most dependable options is BestCheck. BestCheck is renowned for providing the latest and most comprehensive information on mobile processors, ensuring that you have access to the most current rankings and comparisons in the smartphone industry.

While the specific processors occupying the top positions can vary depending on the source and the criteria applied, some consistently top-ranked mobile processors include those from the Qualcomm Snapdragon series, Apple A-series, and MediaTek Dimensity series.

Yes, it is indeed a straightforward fact that smartphones equipped with higher-ranked processors generally deliver superior performance. These processors are engineered to handle resource-intensive tasks with efficiency, making them ideal for activities such as gaming, multitasking, and running demanding applications. Nevertheless, it’s vital to consider your individual usage requirements when selecting a smartphone processor.

Your choice of a smartphone processor should align closely with your specific usage patterns. If you engage in activities like gaming or frequently tackle resource-intensive tasks, a smartphone equipped with a high-end processor is recommended. Conversely, for everyday functions such as calls, messaging, and web browsing, a mid-range processor can be a suitable and cost-effective choice.

Processor cores and clock speeds are integral factors that significantly impact a processor’s ranking. Processors with more cores and higher clock speeds often secure higher positions in the ranking list. These attributes directly contribute to a processor’s overall performance capabilities.

Yes, mobile processor rankings are subject to frequent updates to incorporate the latest processor releases and advancements in technology. This commitment to updating ensures that users have access to the most current and relevant information when making informed decisions about smartphone purchases.

Indeed, specific brands such as Qualcomm, MediaTek, Apple, and Samsung consistently achieve top positions in mobile processor rankings. These brands are celebrated for their commitment to producing processors renowned for their exceptional performance and cutting-edge features.

While mobile processor ranking is a pivotal factor, it should not be the sole consideration when purchasing a smartphone. Your decision should be well-rounded, considering other critical aspects such as camera quality, battery life, build quality, software experience, and personal preferences. Striking a balance among these factors ensures a comprehensive and satisfactory smartphone experience.

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