MSM8953

MSM8953 processors are a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

MSM8953 Processor

The MSM8953 processor uses leading-edge 14 nm technology to power premium experiences in high-tier smartphones without draining the battery. With features like support for full HD+ (1080p), integrated X9 LTE, and Qualcomm® Adreno™ 506 PC-class graphics, the MSM8953 is designed to provide fast connectivity, vibrant displays, and performance that's both powerful and efficient.

Purpose-built platform using the MSM8953 processor.

MSM8953 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 64-QAM

Peak Download Speed

  • 300 Mbps

Peak Upload Speed

  • 150 Mbps

Supported Cellular Technologies

  • Snapdragon All Mode
  • 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)

Camera

Megapixel Support

  • Up to 24 MP camera

Image Sensor Processor

  • 2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

Video

Video Capture

  • Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS

Video Playback

  • Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback

Codec Support

  • H.264 (AVC)
  • H.265 (HEVC)

Display

Maximum On-Device Display Support

  • Full HD+ (Full Display)
  • WUXGA

UI FPS

  • Up to 60 FPS

CPU

CPU Clock Speed

  • Up to 2.0 GHz

CPU Cores

  • Octa-core CPU
  • 8x ARM Cortex A53

CPU Bit Architecture

  • 64-bit

DSP

DSP Technology

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

Process

Process Technology

  • 14 nm LPP

Part

Part Numbers

  • 8953

GPU

GPU Name

  • Qualcomm® Adreno™ 506 GPU

API Support

  • OpenGL ES 3.1+

Security Support

Security Features

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

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