Snapdragon Modem Comparison

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Compare Snapdragon 4G LTE Modems

Snapdragon LTE Modems

SpecsSnapdragon X24 LTE ModemSnapdragon X20 LTE ModemSnapdragon X16 LTE ModemSnapdragon X12 LTE Modem
Chipset

Snapdragon X24 LTE Modem

Snapdragon X20 LTE Modem

Snapdragon X16 LTE Modem

Snapdragon X12 LTE Modem

LTE Category

LTE Category 20

LTE Category 18 (downlink)

LTE Category 16 (downlink)

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

Downlink Features

7x20 MHz carrier aggregation

5x20 MHz carrier aggregation

4x20 MHz carrier aggregation

3x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Uplink Features

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

Peak Download Speed

2 Gbps

1.2 Gbps

1 Gbps

600 Mbps

Peak Upload Speed

100+ Mbps

150 Mbps

150 Mbps

150 Mbps

Supported Cellular Technologies

LTE FDD

LTE FDD

LTE FDD

LTE FDD

Multi SIM

Dual SIM Dual VoLTE (DSDV)

Dual SIM Dual VoLTE (DSDV)

LTE Dual SIM Dual Active (DSDA)

LTE Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS)

Next-generation Calling Services

VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G

VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G

VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G

VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G

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SpecsSnapdragon X7 LTE ModemSnapdragon X5 LTE Modem
Chipset

Snapdragon X7 LTE Modem

Snapdragon X5 LTE Modem

LTE Category

LTE Category 6

LTE Category 4 (downlink)

Downlink Features

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

2x10 MHz carrier aggregation

Uplink Features

1x20 MHz

1x20 MHz

Peak Download Speed

300 Mbps

150 Mbps

Peak Upload Speed

50 Mbps

50 Mbps

Supported Cellular Technologies

LTE FDD

LTE FDD

Multi SIM

LTE Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS)

LTE Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS)

Next-generation Calling Services

VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G

VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G

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X6

X8

X9

X10

Chipsets

Snapdragon 430 processor

Snapdragon 652 processor

Snapdragon 650 processor

Snapdragon 617 processor

Snapdragon 653 processor

Snapdragon 626 processor

Snapdragon 625 processor

Snapdragon 435 processor

Snapdragon 427 processor

Snapdragon 810 processor

Snapdragon 808 processor

Downlink Features

2x10MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

2x 75Mbps LTE streams (without carrier aggregation) or 4x 37.5Mbps LTE streams (with 2x10 MHz carrier aggregation)

2x20Mz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

Up to 4x 75Mbps LTE streams

2x20Mz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

Up to 4x 75Mbps LTE streams

3x20MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

Up to 6x 75Mbps LTE streams

Uplink Features

1x20MHz

Up to 64-QAM

Uplink data compression

1x 75Mbps LTE stream

2x20MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 16-QAM

Uplink data compression

Up to 2x 50Mbps LTE streams

Snapdragon Upload+

  • 2x20MHz carrier aggregation
  • Up to 64-QAM
  • Uplink data compression
  • Up to 2x 75Mbps LTE streams

1x20MHz

Up to 16-QAM

1x 50Mbps LTE stream

LTE Category

4 (Downlink)

5 (Uplink)

7

7 (Downlink)

13 (Uplink)

9
Peak Download Speed

150 Mbps

300 Mbps 300 Mbps 450 Mbps
Peak Upload Speed

75 Mbps

100 Mbps 150 Mbps 50 Mbps
Global Mode

Snapdragon All Mode

Snapdragon All Mode

Snapdragon All Mode

Snapdragon All Mode

Supported Cellular Technologies

LTE FDD

LTE TDD

WCDMA (DC-HSDPA, HSUPA)

TD-SCDMA

EV-DO

CDMA 1x

GSM/EDGE

LTE FDD

LTE TDD

WCDMA (DB-DC-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA)

TD-SCDMA

EV-DO

CDMA 1x

GSM/EDGE

LTE FDD

LTE TDD

WCDMA (DB-DC-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA)

TD-SCDMA

EV-DO

CDMA 1x

GSM/EDGE

LTE FDD

LTE TDD

WCDMA (DB-DC-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA)

TD-SCDMA

EV-DO

CDMA 1x

GSM/EDGE

LTE Broadcast Yes Yes Yes Yes
Multi SIM

LTE Dual SIM Dual Standby

LTE Dual SIM Dual Standby

LTE Dual SIM Dual Standby

LTE Dual SIM Dual Active

LTE Dual SIM Dual Standby

Next-generation Calling Services

VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G

HD Voice over 3G and VoLTE

Ultra HD Voice (EVS) over VoLTE

Native HD video calling

CSFB to 3G and 2G voice

Wi-Fi calling with call continuity between LTE and Wi-Fi

VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G

HD Voice over 3G and VoLTE

Native HD video calling

CSFB to 3G and 2G voice

Smart Wi-Fi calling with call continuity between LTE and Wi-Fi, and real-time Wi-Fi quality monitoring

VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G

HD Voice over 3G and VoLTE

Ultra HD Voice (EVS) over VoLTE

Native HD video calling

CSFB to 3G and 2G voice

Smart Wi-Fi calling with call continuity between LTE and Wi-Fi, and real-time Wi-Fi quality monitoring

VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G

HD Voice over 3G and VoLTE

Native HD video calling

CSFB to 3G and 2G voice

Wi-Fi calling with call continuity between LTE and Wi-Fi