Snapdragon 660

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Mobile Platform

High-end features in the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 660 mobile platform make it our most powerful 600-tier platform to date, with Qualcomm Spectra™ ISP, Qualcomm® Kryo™ CPU built on ARM Cortex Technology, and Qualcomm® Hexagon™ DSP with Hexagon Vector eXtensions (HVX) supported for the first time in the 600 tier. Designed to support a leap in performance supporting advanced photography and enhanced gaming, in addition to long battery life and fast LTE speeds for top-tier smartphones and tablet, Snapdragon 660 offers up to 30% higher graphics performance and twice the LTE and Wi-Fi downlink speed compared to the prior generation.

Qualcomm Spectra ISP

The 14-bit Qualcomm Spectra 160 ISP is engineered to support capture of up to 24 megapixels with zero shutter lag, and offer smooth zoom, fast autofocus and true-to-life colors for improved image quality.

Kryo CPU

The Kryo 260 CPU has up to 20% higher performance than the prior generation—with independent efficiency and power clusters, each designed to optimize for a unique user experience.

Hexagon DSP

The Hexagon 680 DSP is designed to significantly improve performance and battery life, and includes the Qualcomm All-Ways Aware™ sensor hub and HVX for optimal efficiency.

Meet the Snapdragon 660 mobile platform

May 9, 2017


Snapdragon 660 Mobile Platform 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

  • Snapdragon All Mode
  • LTE Broadcast
  • CDMA 1x
  • EV-DO

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)


Wi-Fi Standards

  • 802.11ac Wave 2
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11a/b/g

Wi-Fi Spectral Bands

  • 2.4 GHz
  • 5 GHz

Peak Speed

  • 867 Mbps

Channel Utilization

  • 20/40/80/160 MHz

MIMO Configuration

  • 2x2 (2-stream)

Peak QAM

  • 256 QAM

Wi-Fi Features

  • Dual-band simultaneous (DBS)
  • LTE/Wi-Fi antenna sharing
  • Integrated baseband


Bluetooth Version

  • Bluetooth 5.0


Satellite Systems Support

  • GPS
  • Beidou
  • Galileo
  • QZSS
  • SBAS

Global Emergency Services Support

  • Assisted GPS
  • OTDOA (LTE-based positioning)

Advanced Location Features

  • Low Power Geofencing and Tracking
  • Sensor-assisted Navigation


Near Field Communications

  • Supported



  • Qualcomm® TruSignal™ adaptive antenna tuning
  • High-power transmit (HPUE)


USB Version

  • USB 3.1


Megapixel Support

  • Up to 16 MP camera
  • Up to 24 MP camera

Image Sensor Processor

  • 2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)
  • Qualcomm Spectra™ 160 image sensor processor
  • 14-bit
  • Qualcomm® Clear Sight™ camera features

Camera Features

  • Zero Shutter Lag
  • Hybrid Autofocus
  • Optical Zoom


Video Capture

  • Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS
  • Up to 1080p video capture @120 FPS

Video Playback

  • Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback

Codec Support

  • H.264 (AVC)
  • H.265 (HEVC)
  • VP9
  • VP8


Maximum On-Device Display Support

  • 2560x1600
  • Quad HD

Maximum External Display Support

  • Up to 4K


Audio Technology

  • Qualcomm® aptX™ codec technology
  • Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio codec playback support

  • Dynamic range: 130dB
  • THD+N: -109dB
  • PCM up to 192kHz/24bit
  • Dual oscillator support (44.1kHz/48kHz)

Qualcomm Aqstic™ power consumption

  • Playback: 26mW for high performance mode, 6.6mW for low power mode
  • Low power voice activation: 0.65mA

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio codec recording support

  • Dynamic range: 109dB
  • THD+N: -103dB
  • Sampling: Up to 192kHz/24bit

Qualcomm Aqstic™ speaker amplifier output power

  • Up to 4W output power
  • Speaker Protection

Qualcomm® aptX™ playback support

  • aptX Classic
  • aptX HD


CPU Clock Speed

  • Up to 2.2 GHz

CPU Cores

  • 8x Qualcomm® Kryo™ 260 CPU

CPU Bit Architecture

  • 64-bit


DSP Technology

  • Qualcomm® Hexagon™ 680 DSP
  • Qualcomm® Hexagon™ Vector eXtensions (HVX)
  • Qualcomm All-Ways Aware™ technology


Process Technology

  • 14 nm


GPU Name

  • Qualcomm® Adreno™ 512 GPU


Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ Support

  • Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4 technology

Security Support

Security Features

  • Qualcomm® Processor Security
  • Application Security
  • Hardware Token
  • Smart Camera


Memory Speed

  • 1866MHz


  • 8 GB RAM

Memory Type

  • LPDDR4/4x
  • Dual-Channel
  1. Via WCD9335/WSA881x

Qualcomm Spectra, Qualcomm Kryo, Qualcomm Hexagon, Qualcomm All-Ways Aware, Qualcomm TruSignal, Qualcomm Clear Sight, Qualcomm Aqstic, Qualcomm Adreno, Qualcomm Quick Charge, Qualcomm Mobile Security and Qualcomm Processor Security are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. Qualcomm aptX is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.