Sony’s Xperia 1 V is the first smartphone to be released with the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, and it’s clear that Sony has made the most of the new chip. In early benchmarks, the Xperia 1 V has outperformed all other Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 smartphones released so far, including the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra and the OnePlus 11.

In Geekbench 6, the Xperia 1 V scored 1962 points in the single-core test and 5087 points in the multi-core test. These are the highest scores we’ve seen from a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 smartphone so far, and they’re even higher than the scores of some of the best Android phones like the Samsung S23 Ultra.

In real-world use, the Sony Xperia 1 V feels incredibly fast and responsive. Apps launch instantly, and multitasking is a breeze. The phone can also handle even the most demanding games with ease.

Overall, the Sony Xperia 1 V is the fastest and most powerful Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 smartphone on the market. If you’re looking for the best possible performance from your next Android phone, the Xperia 1 V is the one to get.

Get it from Amazon at USD 1398