APQ8053 Processor

The APQ8053 processor combines octa-core processing power with a Qualcomm® Hexagon™ 546 DSP and a Qualcomm® Adreno™ 506 GPU, alongside integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, to help support platforms for the IoT and other applications.

The Qualcomm Smart Display 200 Platform and APQ8053 are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

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Product Brief



CPU Clock Speed: Up to 1.8 GHz

CPU Cores: 8x ARM Cortex A53, Octa-core CPU

CPU Architecture: 64-bit


Process Technology: 14 nm LPP


DSP Technology: Qualcomm® Hexagon™ 546 DSP


Wi-Fi Standards: 802.11ac with MU-MIMO, 802.11a/b/g, 802.11n

Wi-Fi Spectral Bands: 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz

Peak Speed: 364 Mbps

MIMO Configuration: 2x2 (2-stream)

Wi-Fi Features: MU-MIMO


Bluetooth Version: Bluetooth 4.1

Bluetooth Technology: Bluetooth Low Energy


Satellite Systems Support: Beidou, Galileo, GLONASS, GPS


RFFE: Qualcomm® RF Front-End (RFFE) solution


Image Signal Processor: 2x Image Signal Processor (ISP)

Dual Camera: Up to 13 MP

Single Camera: Up to 24 MP

Camera Features: Enhanced autofocus

Video Capture (30 FPS): 4K Ultra HD video capture


Video Playback: Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback

Codec Support: H.265 (HEVC), H.264 (AVC)


Max On-Device Display: FHD+, WUXGA

General Audio

Audio Technology: Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology


GPU Name: Qualcomm® Adreno™ 506 GPU

Contributing Chipsets

PMICs: PM8652, PM8953

Security Support

Security Features: Qualcomm® Content Protection, Qualcomm® Device Lock Authentication, Qualcomm® Processor Security

    Qualcomm Processor Security, Qualcomm Content Protection, Qualcomm Device Lock Authentication, Qualcomm RF Front-End, Qualcomm Aqstic, Qualcomm Hexagon, and Qualcomm Adreno are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries. SOMs and development kits are made available through approved third-party distributors.