Snapdragon 800 Series Mobile Platform Comparison

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800 Series

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Modem Name

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X20 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X16 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X12 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X12 LTE modem

LTE Category

LTE Category 18 (downlink)

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 16 (downlink)

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 12 (downlink)

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 12 (downlink)

Downlink Features

5x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 256-QAM

Up to 4x4 MIMO on three carriers

Maximum 12 spatial streams

4x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 256-QAM

3x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 256-QAM

3x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 256-QAM

Uplink Features

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

Uplink data compression

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

Peak Download Speed

1.2 Gbps

1 Gbps

600 Mbps

600 Mbps

Peak Upload Speed

150 Mbps

150 Mbps

150 Mbps

150 Mbps

RFFE

Qualcomm® RF360™ front-end solution

Qualcomm® RF360™ front-end solution

Qualcomm® RF360™ front-end solution

Qualcomm® RF360™ front-end solution

Megapixel Support

Up to 16 MP dual camera

Up to 32 MP single camera

Up to 16 MP dual camera

Up to 32 MP single camera

Up to 28 MP camera

Up to 28 MP camera

Image Sensor Processor

Dual 14-bit ISPs

Qualcomm Spectra™ 280 image signal processor

Qualcomm Spectra™ 180 image sensor processor

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

14-bit

Qualcomm® Clear Sight™ camera features

Qualcomm Spectra™ image sensor processor

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

14-bit

Dual Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF)

Qualcomm® Clear Sight™ camera features

Qualcomm Spectra™ image sensor processor

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

14-bit

Qualcomm® Clear Sight™ camera features

Video Capture

Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 60 FPS

Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS

Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS

Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS

Video PlaybackN/A

Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback @ 60 fps

Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback

Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback

Codec Support

H.265 (HEVC)

Support for HDR10, HLG, and H.265 (HEVC) video capture

H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

VP9

H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

Audio Technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

Qualcomm® aptX™ codec technology

Qualcomm® aptX™ codec technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

CPU Clock Speed

Up to 2.8 GHz

Up to 2.45 GHz

Up to 2.4 GHz

Up to 2.2 GHz

CPU Cores

8x Qualcomm® Kryo™ 385 CPU

8x Qualcomm® Kryo™ 280 CPU

Quad-core CPU

4x Qualcomm® Kryo™ CPU

Quad-core CPU

4x Qualcomm® Kryo™ CPU

CPU Bit Architecture

64-bit

64-bit

64-bit

64-bit

GPU Name

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 630 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 540 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 530 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 530 GPU

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ Support

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4 technology

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4 technology

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology

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  1. via WCD9341/9340
  2. Via WCD9335
  3. Via WCD9335

Qualcomm Kryo is built on ARM Cortex Technology.