MSM8996

MSM8996 is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

MSM8996 Processor

As one of the most cutting-edge mobile processors ever created, the MSM8996 processor with X12 LTE supports the ultimate in connectivity, graphics, photography, power and battery efficiency. 

Purpose-built platform using the MSM8996 processor.

MSM8996 Processor Specs

Cellular Modem

Modem Name

  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X12 LTE modem

LTE Category

  • LTE Category 13 (uplink)
  • LTE Category 12 (downlink)

Downlink Features

  • 3x20 MHz carrier aggregation
  • Up to 256-QAM

Uplink Features

  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+
  • 2x20 MHz carrier aggregation
  • Up to 64-QAM

Peak Download Speed

  • 600 Mbps

Peak Upload Speed

  • 150 Mbps

Supported Cellular Technologies

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

Multi SIM

  • LTE Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS)

Next-generation Calling Services

  • Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) with LTE call continuity
  • HD Voice over 3G and VoLTE

Camera

Megapixel Support

  • Up to 28 MP camera

Image Sensor Processor

  • Qualcomm Spectra™ image sensor processor
  • 2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)
  • 14-bit
  • Qualcomm® Clear Sight™ camera features

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

  • 4K Ultra HD
  • 3840x2160

Maximum External Display Support

  • Up to 4K

CPU

CPU Clock Speed

  • Up to 2.2 GHz

CPU Cores

  • Quad-core CPU
  • 4x Qualcomm® Kryo™ CPU

CPU Bit Architecture

  • 64-bit

DSP

DSP Technology

  • Qualcomm® Hexagon™ 680 DSP
  • Qualcomm All-Ways Aware™ technology

Process

Process Technology

  • 14 nm

GPU

GPU Name

  • Qualcomm® Adreno™ 530 GPU

API Support

  • OpenGL ES 3.2
  • OpenCL 2.0 full
  • Vulkan 1.0
  • DX11.2

Security Support

Security Features

  • Qualcomm® Content Protection
  • Qualcomm® Device Lock Authentication
  • Qualcomm® Fingerprint Sensors
  • Qualcomm® Mobile Security
  • Qualcomm® Processor Security
  • Malware Protection

Storage

eMMC

  • eMMC 5.1

Part

Part Numbers

  • 8996

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