The Qualcomm® APQ8016E application processor is an ideal solution for IoT applications requiring computing horsepower and integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, such as connected homes, building automation, industrial control, digital signage, smart surveillance and other IoT devices.

Qualcomm APQ8016E is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

Integrated solution for smaller designs

Integrated CPU, GPU, Wi-Fi/WLAN, Bluetooth, DSP and memory integrated into a single SoC helps reduce system complexity while supporting small form factor designs.

Powerful processing for industrial and home automation

Superior CPU architecture is capable of both 32-bit and 64-bit processing—designed for an improved user experience.

HD video encode and decode for smart surveillance cameras

The video core of Qualcomm APQ8016E supports popular codecs including H.264, MPEG4, MPEG2 and VC1 for better software compatibility.

3D graphics and multimedia for digital media and TV dongles

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 306 GPU supports OpenGL ES 3.0, and DirectX 9.3 for next-generation media players.


  • Quad-core Arm Cortex A53 up to 1.2GHz with both 32-bit and 64-bit support — commercialized in millions of mobile devices worldwide

  • Arm v8-A ISA offers an efficient instruction set

  • Adreno A306 3D GPU (up to 400MHz) with support for multiple APIs including: OpenGL ES 3.0, OpenCL, DirectX, content security, and decreased power consumption

  • Qualcomm® Hexagon™ QDSP6 V5 (up to 691MHz) for differentiated signal processing

  • 13MP camera support with Wavelet Noise Reduction and JPEG Decoder done in hardware

  • Worldwide ecosystem of vendors, customers, developers and embedded device OEMs



CPU Clock Speed: Up to 1.2 GHz

CPU Cores: 4x ARM Cortex A53, Quad-core CPU

CPU Architecture: 64-bit, 32-bit


DSP Technology: Qualcomm® Hexagon™ QDSP6 V5

DSP Clock Speed: Up to 691 MHz


Wi-Fi Standards: 802.11a/b/g, 802.11n


Bluetooth Version: Bluetooth 4.1

Bluetooth Technology: Bluetooth Low Energy


Satellite Systems Support: GPS


USB Version: USB 2.0


Image Signal Processor: Image Signal Processor (ISP)

Single Camera: Up to 13 MP

Video Capture (30 FPS): 1080p video capture


Video Playback: Up to 1080p video playback

Codec Support: H.264 (AVC)


Max External Display: Up to 1080p

Display Pixels: 1920x1200


GPU Name: Qualcomm® Adreno™ 306 GPU

API Support: OpenGL ES 3.0

Security Support

Security Features: Secure Boot, Secure code signing service


Memory speed: 533MHz

Memory Type: LPDDR2, LPDDR3


eMMC: eMMC 4.5

SD: SD 3.0 (UHS-I)


Supported Interfaces: LVDS, HSIC, HDMI, MIPI-CSI, MIPI-DSI, SDIO, USB 2.0


Package Type: NSP

Pitch: 0.4mm Pitch

Package Size: 12 x 14 mm

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