Snapdragon Modem Comparison

Compare Snapdragon 4G LTE Modems

Snapdragon LTE Modems

SpecsSnapdragon X20 LTE ModemSnapdragon X16 LTE ModemSnapdragon X12 LTE Modem
Chipset

Snapdragon X20 LTE Modem

Snapdragon X16 LTE Modem

Snapdragon X12 LTE Modem

Snapdragon 821 processor

Snapdragon 820 processor

Snapdragon 660 Mobile Platform

Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platform

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)

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

Up to 4x4 MIMO on two carriers

Maximum 10 spatial streams

3x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 256-QAM

Up to 4x4 MIMO on one carrier

Uplink Features

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 2x 75Mbps LTE streams

Up to 64-QAM

Uplink data compression

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 2x 75Mbps LTE streams

Up to 64-QAM

Uplink data compression

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 2x 75Mbps LTE streams

Up to 64-QAM

Uplink data compression

Peak Download Speed

1.2 Gbps

1 Gbps

600 Mbps

Peak Upload Speed

150 Mbps

150 Mbps

150 Mbps

Supported Cellular Technologies

LTE FDD

LTE TDD including CBRS support

LTE-U

LAA

LTE Broadcast

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

TD-SCDMA

CDMA 1x

EV-DO

GSM/EDGE

LTE FDD

LTE TDD

LTE-U

LAA

LTE Broadcast

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

TD-SCDMA

CDMA 1x

EV-DO

GSM/EDGE

LTE FDD

LTE TDD

LTE-U

LWA

LTE Broadcast

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

TD-SCDMA

CDMA 1x

EV-DO

GSM/EDGE

Multi SIM

Dual SIM Dual VoLTE (DSDV)

LTE Dual SIM Dual Active (DSDA)

LTE Dual SIM Dual Standby (DSDS)

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

VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G

HD and Ultra HD Voice (EVS)

CSFB to 3G and 2G

VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G

Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) with LTE call continuity

Native HD video calling

HD Voice over 3G and VoLTE

CSFB to 3G and 2G

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  1. Not supported in Snapdragon 660/630
  2. Not supported in Snapdragon 660/630
SpecsSnapdragon X7 LTE ModemSnapdragon X5 LTE Modem
Chipset

Snapdragon X7 LTE Modem

Snapdragon X5 LTE Modem

Snapdragon 616 processor

Snapdragon 415 processor

Snapdragon 412 processor

Snapdragon 212 processor

Snapdragon 210 processor

LTE Category

LTE Category 6

LTE Category 4 (downlink)

Downlink Features

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

2x10 MHz carrier aggregation

1x20 MHz downlink

Up to 64-QAM

2x 75Mbps LTE streams

4x 37.5Mbps LTE streams

Uplink Features

1x20 MHz

Up to 16-QAM

1x20 MHz

Uplink data compression

Up to 16-QAM

Peak Download Speed

300 Mbps

150 Mbps

Peak Upload Speed

50 Mbps

50 Mbps

Supported Cellular Technologies

LTE FDD

LTE TDD

LTE Broadcast

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

TD-SCDMA

CDMA 1x

EV-DO

GSM/EDGE

LTE FDD

LTE TDD

LTE Broadcast

WCDMA (3C-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA)

WCDMA (DC-HSDPA, HSUPA)

WCDMA (DC-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA)

TD-SCDMA

CDMA 1x

EV-DO

GSM/EDGE

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

Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) with LTE call continuity

Native HD video calling

HD Voice over 3G and VoLTE

CSFB to 3G and 2G

VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G

Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) with LTE call continuity

Native HD video calling

HD Voice over 3G and VoLTE

CSFB to 3G and 2G

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  1. MDM9x25/20, Snapdragon 210/212/X5 LTE modem only
  2. All others
  3. Without carrier aggregation
  4. With 2x10 carrier aggregation
  5. Snapdragon 210/212, Snapdragon X5 LTE Modem (9x28/9x07)
  6. Snapdragon X5 LTE modem (9x25/20)
  7. Snapdragon 210/212/X5 LTE modem (9x28/9x07)
  8. Snapdragon 412/415/616
 

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

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