Qualcomm’s newly-announced Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip will beat at the heart of the very best Android phones that 2023 will have to offer. But it’s already been outperformed by 2022’s iPhone 14 Pro and the A16 Bionic.

The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 is expected to ship inside a number of flagship Android devices next year, with Samsung’s very best Galaxy S offerings likely to attach globs of RAM and huge camera sensors to it. But in terms of raw performance, Apple already has it beat according to new benchmark numbers.

Not-so-fast, Qualcomm