Snapdragon 835 Mobile PC Platform

Bringing the Best of the Smartphone to the PC


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Virtually Always on, Always Connected*

The Snapdragon 835 mobile PC platform features our industry leading Snapdragon X16 LTE modem that is designed to support an always connected internet experience that’s faster than most Wi-Fi networks in homes and offices. With Gigabit LTE, the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X16 LTE modem supports download speeds up to 1 Gbps (1000 Mbps). That’s 3 – 7x faster than the average U.S. broadband speed1. Users can be always on and in the know as the display instantly turns on just like a smartphone and with connected standby, apps, email and  data are always synced and up-to-date.

Beyond All-day Battery Life

The Snapdragon 835 mobile PC platform is designed to optimize power consumption and performance across our octa-core architecture, so consumers benefit from beyond-all day battery life of up to 20+ hours.  By integrating the core technologies onto a single 10nm chip (CPU, GPU, DSP, Modem, and more), OEMs can deliver up to 2X longer battery life and 4-5x longer battery life in connected standby than with competing solutions. The Snapdragon 835 mobile PC platform puts mobile users ahead and OEMs out in front. 

Sleek Designs

Our small, but mighty platform packs a powerful punch giving OEMs up to 30% more room on the board and greater flexibility to build sleek, modern, portable devices that consumers want loaded with the cutting-edge capabilities users need. Snapdragon mobile platform generates very little heat so OEMs can build PCs without complex and noisy cooling fans which leads to quiet, thin designs with beyond all-day battery life.

Gigabit Class connectivity

The Snapdragon X16 LTE modem is designed to deliver peak download speeds up to one Gigabit per second. That’s 10X as fast as first-generation 4G LTE, along with integrated 2x2 11ac MU-MIMO Wi-Fi—giving you wireless Internet access at fiber optic speeds

Advanced Qualcomm Spectra camera ISP

The 14-bit Qualcomm Spectra™ 180 ISP supports capture of up to 32 megapixels with zero shutter lag, and offers smooth zoom, fast autofocus and true-to-life colors for improved image quality.

Qualcomm Security Suite

Get comprehensive user and device authentication with the Qualcomm Security Suite, which includes a full biometric suite for fingerprint scanning, voice, iris and facial recognition.

Powerful Kryo CPU

The Qualcomm® Kryo™ 280 64-bit CPU built on ARM Cortex Technology has our most power-efficient architecture to date—with independent efficiency and power clusters, each designed to optimize for a unique user experience.

Efficient Hexagon 682 DSP

The Qualcomm® Hexagon™ 682 DSP is designed to significantly improve performance and battery life, and includes the Qualcomm All-Ways Aware™ sensor hub.

Immersive visual graphics

The Qualcomm® Adreno™ 540 GPU supports real-life-quality visuals for exciting immersive experiences with an optimized balance of power and performance.



CPU Clock Speed: Up to 2.6 GHz

CPU Cores: 8x Qualcomm® Kryo™ 280 CPU

CPU Bit Architecture: 64-bit


Process Technology: 10 nm


DSP Technology: Qualcomm® Hexagon™ 682 DSP, Qualcomm All-Ways Aware™ technology

Cellular Modem

Modem Name: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X16 LTE modem

LTE Category: LTE Category 16 (downlink), LTE Category 13 (uplink)

Downlink Features: 4x20 MHz carrier aggregation, Up to 256-QAM

Uplink Features: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+, 2x20 MHz carrier aggregation, Up to 64-QAM

Peak Download Speed: 1 Gbps

Peak Upload Speed: 150 Mbps

Supported Cellular Technologies: LTE FDD, LTE TDD, LTE-U, LAA, 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: VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G, HD and Ultra HD Voice (EVS), CSFB to 3G and 2G


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

Wi-Fi Spectral Bands: 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, 60 GHz

Peak speed: 867 Mbps

Channel Utilization: 20/40/80 MHz

MIMO Configuration: 2x2 (2-stream)

Peak QAM: 256 QAM

Wi-Fi Features: MU-MIMO, Multi-gigabit Wi-Fi, Dual-band simultaneous (DBS), Integrated baseband


Bluetooth Version: Bluetooth 5.0


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

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

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


Near Field Communications: Supported


RFFE: Qualcomm® RF Front-End solution


USB Version: USB 3.1


Megapixel Support: Up to 16 MP dual camera, Up to 32 MP single camera

Image Sensor Processor: Qualcomm Spectra™ 180 image sensor processor, 2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP), 14-bit, Qualcomm® Clear Sight™ camera features

Camera Features: Hybrid Autofocus, Optical Zoom, Hardware Accelerated Face Detection, HDR Video Recording


Video Capture: Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS

Video Playback: Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback @ 60 fps

Codec Support: H.265 (HEVC), H.264 (AVC), VP9


Maximum On-Device Display Support: 4K Ultra HD, Up to 4K

Maximum External Display Support: 4K Ultra HD, Up to 4K

UI FPS: Up to 60 FPS

Color Depth: Up to 10-bit

Color Gamut: Rec2020

Standards: ULTRA HD PREMIUM-ready

General Audio

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

Qualcomm® aptX™ 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 384kHz/32bit

Additional Playback Features: Native DSD support (DSD64/DSD128), DoP (DSD over PCM)

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 Name: Qualcomm® Adreno™ 540 GPU

API Support: OpenGL ES 3.2, OpenCL 2.0 full, Vulkan, DX12

Power Consumption

Audio playback: 34mW for high performance mode

Low power voice activation: 0.65mA

Security Support

Security Features: Qualcomm® Mobile Security, Key Provisioning Security, Qualcomm® Processor Security, Qualcomm® Content Protection, Qualcomm® Device Lock Authentication, Qualcomm® Trusted Execution Environment, Camera Security, Crypto Engine, Malware Protection, Secure Boot, Secure Token


Memory speed: 1866MHz

Memory Type: Dual-Channel, LPDDR4x


UFS: UFS2.1 Gear3 2L

SD: SD 3.0 (UHS-I)


Part Numbers: 8998

  1. via WCD9341/9340

1 FCC Dec. 2016, 55 Mbps

*Requires network connection.

** Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors.

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CPU Clock SpeedCPU core countModem NamePeak Download SpeedPeak Upload SpeedMegapixel SupportGPU Name
Up to 2.6 GHz
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X16 LTE modem
1 Gbps
150 Mbps
Up to 16 MP dual camera
Up to 32 MP single camera
Qualcomm® Adreno™ 540 GPU
Up to 2.96 GHz
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X20 LTE modem
1.2 Gbps
150 Mbps
Up to 16 MP dual camera
Up to 32 MP single camera
Qualcomm® Adreno™ 630 GPU

Always Connected PCs are here.

Make your computer your new take-everywhere, stay-connected-to-everything mobile device. An an Always Connected PC* powered by a Snapdragon Mobile PC platform combines smartphone-like features with a PC, so you can experience constant connectivity, beyond all-day battery life**, innovative designs and the familiarity of the Windows 10 operating system in a single device.