MSM8940

MSM8940 is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

MSM8940 Processor

The MSM8940 processor integrates X9 LTE with support for Cat 7 downlink speeds, up to 300 Mbps, and Cat 13 uplink speeds, up to 150 Mbps. With dual ISP and Qualcomm® Adreno™ 505 GPU integration, the Snapdragon 435 supports rich, high-quality camera images and stunning graphics with optimum speed and power efficiency.

Purpose-built platforms using the MSM8940 processor.

MSM8940 Specs

Cellular Modem

Modem Name

  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X9 LTE modem

LTE Category

  • LTE Category 13 (uplink)
  • LTE Category 7 (downlink)

Downlink Features

  • 2x20 MHz carrier aggregation
  • Up to 64-QAM

Uplink Features

  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+
  • 2x20 MHz carrier aggregation
  • Up to 16-QAM

Peak Download Speed

  • 300 Mbps

Peak Upload Speed

  • 100 Mbps

Supported Cellular Technologies

  • LTE FDD
  • LTE TDD
  • LTE Broadcast
  • WCDMA (DB-DC-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA)
  • TD-SCDMA
  • CDMA 1x
  • EV-DO
  • GSM/EDGE

Multi SIM

  • LTE Dual SIM

Next-generation Calling Services

  • VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G
  • Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) with LTE call continuity
  • HD and Ultra HD Voice (EVS)

NFC

Near Field Communications

  • Supported

Camera

Megapixel Support

  • Up to 21 MP camera

Image Sensor Processor

  • 2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

Video

Video Capture

  • Up to 1080p video capture @30 FPS

Video Playback

  • Up to 1080p video playback

Codec Support

  • H.265 (HEVC)
  • H.264 (AVC)

Display

Maximum On-Device Display Support

  • 1080p Full HD
  • 1920x1200
  • WUXGA

Maximum External Display Support

  • Up to 1080p

UI FPS

  • Up to 60 FPS

CPU

CPU Clock Speed

  • Up to 1.4 GHz

CPU Cores

  • Octa-core CPU
  • 8x ARM Cortex A53

CPU Bit Architecture

  • 64-bit

Process

Process Technology

  • 28 nm LP

DSP

DSP Technology

  • Qualcomm® Hexagon™ DSP
  • Qualcomm All-Ways Aware™ technology

GPU

GPU Name

  • Qualcomm® Adreno™ 505 GPU

API Support

  • OpenGL ES 3.1+

Security Support

Security Features

  • Qualcomm® Processor Security
  • Qualcomm® Content Protection
  • Qualcomm® Device Lock Authentication

Storage

eMMC

  • eMMC 5.1

SD

  • SD 3.0 (UHS-I)

Part

Part Numbers

  • 8940

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