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Snapdragon 636 Mobile Platform

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Product Brief

Spectra ISP

The 14-bit 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 40% higher performance than Snapdragon 630—with independent efficiency and power clusters, each designed to optimize for a unique user experience.

X12 LTE modem

With LTE downlink speeds up to 2X faster than the prior generation, the Snapdragon X12 modem is designed to quickly download a favorite TV show or an entire album worth of songs in many locations with great consistency.

Features

  • Qualcomm Spectra™ 160 Camera ISP: Dual 14-bit ISPs support up to 24MP single or dual 16MP cameras for the ultimate photography and videography experience

  • Qualcomm® Adreno™ 509 GPU: Better graphics and enhanced gaming performance1 for lifelike visuals and more efficient rendering of advanced 3D graphics

  • Qualcomm® Hexagon™ DSP designed to provide battery-efficient enhancements to audio and video use cases, and more

  • Snapdragon X12 LTE modem: Industry leading connectivity with LTE download speeds up to 600 Mbps and integrated 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MU-MIMO

  • Qualcomm® Kryo™ 260 CPU: Up to 40% higher CPU performance* optimized across 4 performance and 4 efficiency cores

  • Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4 technology: 20% faster, 30% more efficient than previous generation, charge from zero to 50% in 15 minutes3

  • Pin and software compatible with Snapdragon 660 and 630

  • Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine (NPE) helps developers determine where best to run their deep neural networks on device for optimal performance and power consumption

Specifications

CPU

CPU Clock Speed: Up to 1.8 GHz

CPU Cores: Qualcomm® Kryo™ 260 CPU, Octa-core CPU

CPU Architecture: 64-bit

Process

Process Technology: 14 nm

DSP

DSP Technology: Qualcomm® Hexagon™ 680 DSP, Qualcomm All-Ways Aware™ technology

Cellular Modem

Modem Name: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X12 LTE modem

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)

LTE Category

Downlink LTE Category: LTE Category 12 (downlink)

Uplink LTE Category: LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Downlink Features

Downlink Carrier Aggregation: 3x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Downlink QAM: Up to 256-QAM

LTE Uplink Features

Uplink Technology: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

Uplink Carrier Aggregation: 2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Uplink QAM: Up to 64-QAM

LTE Speed

LTE Peak Download Speed: 600 Mbps

LTE Peak Upload Speed: 150 Mbps

Cellular Technology

Cellular Technology: WCDMA (DB-DC-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA), TD-SCDMA, CDMA 1x, EV-DO, GSM/EDGE

LTE Technology: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ All Mode, LTE FDD, LTE TDD, LTE Broadcast

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi Standards: 802.11ac Wave 2, 802.11a/b/g, 802.11n

Wi-Fi Spectral Bands: 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz

Peak speed: 433 Mbps

Channel Utilization: 20/40/80 MHz

MIMO Configuration: 1x1 (1-stream)

Peak QAM: 256 QAM

Wi-Fi Features: MU-MIMO, Integrated baseband

Bluetooth

Bluetooth Version: Bluetooth 5.0

Location

Advanced Location Features: Low Power Geofencing and Tracking, Sensor-assisted Navigation

Global Emergency Services Support: Assisted GPS, OTDOA (LTE-based positioning)

Satellite Systems Support: GPS, QZSS, GLONASS, SBAS, Beidou, Galileo

NFC

Near Field Communications: Supported

RF

RFFE: Qualcomm® Adaptive Antenna Tuning, High-power transmit (HPUE)

USB

USB Version: USB 3.1

Camera

Image Signal Processor: Qualcomm Spectra™ 160 image signal processor, 2x Image Signal Processor (ISP), 14-bit, Qualcomm® Clear Sight™ camera features

Megapixel Support: Up to 16 MP camera, Up to 24 MP camera

Camera Features: Zero Shutter Lag, Hybrid Autofocus, Optical Zoom

Video

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

Display

Maximum On-Device Display Support: FHD+ (18:9)

Maximum External Display Support: Up to 1080p

General Audio

Audio Technology: Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology, Qualcomm® aptX™ audio technology

Qualcomm® aptX™ audio playback support: aptX Classic, aptX HD

Audio Playback

Playback Dynamic Range: 130dB

Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise (THD+N), Playback: -109dB

Dual Oscillator Support, Playback: 44.1kHz

PCM, Playback: Up to 192kHz/24bit

Amplifier output power: Up to 4W

Speaker protection: Speaker protection

Audio Recording

Recording Dynamic range: 109dB

Sampling, Record: Up to 192kHz/24bit

Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise (THD+N), Record: -103dB

GPU

GPU Name: Qualcomm® Adreno™ 509 GPU

Power Consumption

Audio playback: 26mW for high performance mode

Low power voice activation: 0.65mA

Charging

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ Support: Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4 technology

Security Support

Security Features: Qualcomm® Processor Security, Application Security, Smart Camera

Memory

Memory speed: 1333MHz

Memory Type: LPDDR4, Dual-Channel

RAM: 8 GB RAM

  1. Via WCD9335/WSA881x

Qualcomm Snapdragon, Qualcomm Spectra, Qualcomm Adreno, Qualcomm Hexagon, Qualcomm TruSignal, Qualcomm Artificial Intelligence platform, Qualcomm Aqstic, Qualcomm All-ways Aware, Qualcomm TruPalette, Qualcomm Mobile Security, Qualcomm Low-Power Picture Enhancement, Qualcomm Clear Sight, Qualcomm Signal Boost and Qualcomm Processor Security, and Qualcomm Quick Charge are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. Qualcomm aptX is a product of Qualcomm Technologies International, Ltd.

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CPU Clock SpeedCPU CoresCPU ArchitectureModem NamePeak Download SpeedPeak Upload SpeedUSB SupportImage Signal ProcessorMegapixel SupportVideo CaptureVideo PlaybackCodec SupportAudio TechnologyGPU NameQualcomm® Quick Charge™ Support
Up to 1.8 GHz
Qualcomm® Kryo™ 260 CPU
Octa-core CPU
64-bit
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X12 LTE modem
Qualcomm Spectra™ 160 image signal processor
2x Image Signal Processor (ISP)
14-bit
Qualcomm® Clear Sight™ camera features
Up to 16 MP camera
Up to 24 MP camera
Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS
Up to 1080p video capture @120 FPS
Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback
H.265 (HEVC)
H.264 (AVC)
VP8
VP9
Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology 1
Qualcomm® aptX™ audio technology 1
Qualcomm® Adreno™ 509 GPU
Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4 technology
From 1.95 GHz to 2.2 GHz
Qualcomm® Kryo™ 260 CPU
Octa-core CPU
64-bit
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X12 LTE modem
Qualcomm Spectra™ 160 image signal processor
2x Image Signal Processor (ISP)
14-bit
Qualcomm® Clear Sight™ camera features
Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS
Up to 1080p video capture @120 FPS
Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback
H.265 (HEVC)
H.264 (AVC)
VP8
VP9
Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology 1
Qualcomm® aptX™ audio technology 1
Qualcomm® Adreno™ 512 GPU
Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4 technology
From 1.8 to 1.95 GHz
4x ARM Cortex A72
4x ARM Cortex A53
Octa-core CPU
64-bit
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X9 LTE modem
2x Image Signal Processor (ISP)
Up to 21 MP camera
Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS
Up to 1080p video capture @120 FPS
Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback
H.265 (HEVC)
H.264 (AVC)
Qualcomm® Immersive Audio
Qualcomm® Voice Activation
Qualcomm® Adreno™ 510 GPU
Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology
Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 2.0 technology
Up to 1.8 GHz
4x ARM Cortex A72
4x ARM Cortex A53
Octa-core CPU
64-bit
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X8 LTE modem
2x Image Signal Processor (ISP)
Up to 21 MP camera
Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS
Up to 1080p video capture @120 FPS
Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback
H.265 (HEVC)
H.264 (AVC)
Qualcomm® Immersive Audio
Qualcomm® Voice Activation
Qualcomm® Adreno™ 510 GPU
Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology
Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 2.0 technology
Up to 1.8 GHz
2x ARM Cortex A72
4x ARM Cortex A53
Hexa-core CPU
64-bit
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X8 LTE modem
2x Image Signal Processor (ISP)
Up to 21 MP camera
Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS
Up to 1080p video capture @120 FPS
Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback
H.265 (HEVC)
H.264 (AVC)
Qualcomm® Immersive Audio
Qualcomm® Voice Activation
Qualcomm® Adreno™ 510 GPU
Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology
Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 2.0 technology
  1. Via WCD9335/WSA881x