Snapdragon mobile platforms power next-generation mobile experiences.

Gain a competitive advantage with our comprehensive solutions that allow you to offer the cutting-edge features your customers need. Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ mobile platforms include some of our fastest processors and are designed to provide numerous benefits including fast charging and long battery life, immersive AR and VR experiences, enhanced camera functionality, superior connectivity, and the latest security solutions.

Qualcomm Snapdragon and Qualcomm mobile processor are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

Our best mobile processor and platform technologies empower users to do more.

Snapdragon mobile platforms support next-level user experiences via numerous technologies, including:

Quick Charge

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ technology is designed to recharge devices up to 5X* faster than conventional charging when using a device equipped with Quick Charge technology paired with a certified power adapter.

Signal Boost antenna boost technology

Using Qualcomm® Signal Boost antenna boost technology, Snapdragon LTE modems are engineered to enhance radio performance for superior network reliability, data speeds and call coverage.

Qualcomm Mobile Security

Part of Qualcomm Technologies’ comprehensive security solution, Qualcomm® Mobile Security utilizes a hardware-based foundation to focus on malware detection and biometric authentication.

Qualcomm Spectra Camera ISP

The Qualcomm Spectra™ ISP Image Signal Processor (ISP) can support the capture of up to 32 megapixels (MP) with zero shutter lag.

Compare Mobile Processor Families

Modem NameLTE CategoryDownlink FeaturesUplink FeaturesPeak Download SpeedPeak Upload SpeedRFFEMegapixel SupportImage Sensor ProcessorVideo CaptureCodec SupportAudio TechnologyCPU Clock SpeedCPU CoresCPU Bit ArchitectureGPU NameQualcomm® Quick Charge™ Support
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X20 LTE modem
LTE Category 18 (downlink)
LTE Category 13 (uplink)
5x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Up to 256-QAM
Up to 4x4 MIMO on three carriers
Maximum 12 spatial streams
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+
2x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Up to 64-QAM
Uplink data compression
1.2 Gbps
150 Mbps
Qualcomm® RF Front-End solution
Up to 16 MP dual camera
Up to 32 MP single camera
Dual 14-bit ISPs
Qualcomm Spectra™ 280 image signal processor
Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 60 FPS
H.265 (HEVC)
Support for HDR10, HLG, and H.265 (HEVC) video capture
Qualcomm TrueWireless™ Technology
Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology
Qualcomm® Broadcast Audio technology
Qualcomm® aptX™ audio technology
Up to 2.8 GHz
8x Qualcomm® Kryo™ 385 CPU
64-bit
Qualcomm® Adreno™ 630 GPU
Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4 technology
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X15 LTE modem
LTE Category 13 (uplink)
LTE Category 15 (downlink)
3x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Up to 256-QAM
Up to 4x4 MIMO on two carriers
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+
2x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Up to 64-QAM
800 Mbps
150 Mbps
High-power transmit (HPUE)
Qualcomm® Adaptive Antenna Tuning
Up to 20 MP dual camera
Up to 32 MP single camera
Qualcomm Spectra™ 250 image sensor processor
2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)
14-bit
Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS
Up to 1080p video capture @120 FPS
H.265 (HEVC)
H.264 (AVC)
VP8
VP9
Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology
Qualcomm® aptX™ audio technology
Up to 2.2 GHz
8x Qualcomm® Kryo™ 360 CPU
64-bit
Qualcomm® Adreno™ 616 GPU
Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4 technology
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X12 LTE modem
LTE Category 13 (uplink)
LTE Category 12 (downlink)
3x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Up to 256-QAM
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+
2x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Up to 64-QAM
600 Mbps
150 Mbps
High-power transmit (HPUE)
Qualcomm® Adaptive Antenna Tuning
Up to 25 MP single camera
Up to 16 MP dual camera
Qualcomm Spectra™ 250L image sensor processor
2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)
14-bit
Up to 4K video capture @ 30 FPS
Up to 1080p video capture @120 FPS
H.265 (HEVC)
H.264 (AVC)
VP8
VP9
Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology
Qualcomm TrueWireless™ Stereo Plus technology
Qualcomm® aptX™ audio technology
Up to 2.0 GHz
8x Qualcomm® Kryo™ 460 CPU
64-bit
Qualcomm® Adreno™ 612 GPU
Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4+ technology
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X9 LTE modem
LTE Category 13 (uplink)
LTE Category 7 (downlink)
2x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Up to 64-QAM
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+
2x20 MHz carrier aggregation
Up to 64-QAM
300 Mbps
150 Mbps
Qualcomm® RF Front-End solution
Dual camera up to 13 MP
Single Camera up to 21MP @ 30fps, 24MP @ 24fps
2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)
Qualcomm® Clear Sight™ camera features
Real time Bokeh during camera preview
Up to 1080p video capture @60 FPS
H.265 (HEVC)
H.264 (AVC)
Qualcomm® Fluence™ HD noise cancellation technology
Up to 1.8 GHz
Octa-core CPU
8x ARM Cortex A53
64-bit
Qualcomm® Adreno™ 506 GPU
Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X5 LTE modem
LTE Category 4 (downlink)
2x10 MHz carrier aggregation
Up to 64-QAM
1x20 MHz
Up to 16-QAM
150 Mbps
50 Mbps
Qualcomm® RF Front-End solution
Up to 8 MP camera
Up to 720p video capture
H.265 (HEVC)
H.264 (AVC)
Up to 1.3 GHz
Quad-core CPU
4x ARM Cortex A7
32-bit
Qualcomm® Adreno™ 304 GPU
Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 2.0 technology

* Based on internal tests charging a 2750mAh fast charge battery and using the maximum power for a thermal limit of 40C for all charging implementations. Charge time based on 0% to 50% utilizing 2017 charging Implementations (September 2016). Actual results may vary depending on device design.

Qualcomm Artificial Intelligence Engine, Qualcomm Quick Charge, Qualcomm Signal Boost, Qualcomm Mobile Security and Qualcomm Spectra are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.