Snapdragon Modem Comparison

Snapdragon LTE modem classes

 

X5

X6

X7

X8

X9

X10

X12

X16

Chipsets

Snapdragon X5 LTE modem

Snapdragon 616 processor

Snapdragon 415 processor

Snapdragon 412 processor

Snapdragon 212 processor

Snapdragon 210 processor

Snapdragon 430 processor

Snapdragon X7 LTE modem

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

Snapdragon X12 LTE modem

Snapdragon 821 processor

Snapdragon 820 processor

Snapdragon X16 LTE modem

Downlink Features

2x10MHz carrier aggregation (Snapdragon 210/212/X5 LTE Modem (9x25/20))

1x20MHz DL (all others)

Up to 64-QAM

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

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

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

3x20MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 256-QAM

Up to 4x4 MIMO on one carrier

Up to 6x 100Mbps LTE streams

4x20MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 256-QAM

Up to 4x4 MIMO on two aggregated carriers

Up to 10x 100Mbps LTE streams

Uplink Features

1x20MHz

Up to 16-QAM

Uplink data compression (Snapdragon 210/212, Snapdragon X5 LTE Modem (9x28/9x07))

1x 50Mbps LTE stream

1x20MHz

Up to 64-QAM

Uplink data compression

1x 75Mbps LTE stream

1x20MHz

Up to 16-QAM

1x 50Mbps 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

Snapdragon Upload+

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

Snapdragon Upload+

  • 2x20MHz carrier aggregation
  • Up to 64-QAM
  • Uplink data compression
  • Up to 2x 75Mbps LTE streams
LTE Category 4

4 (Downlink)

5 (Uplink)

6 7

7 (Downlink)

13 (Uplink)

9

12 (Downlink)

13 (Uplink)

16 (Downlink)

13 (Uplink)

Peak Download Speed 150 Mbps

150 Mbps

300 Mbps 300 Mbps 300 Mbps 450 Mbps 600 Mbps

1 Gbps

Peak Upload Speed 50 Mbps

75 Mbps

50 Mbps 100 Mbps 150 Mbps 50 Mbps 150 Mbps

150 Mbps

Global Mode Snapdragon All Mode

Snapdragon All Mode

Snapdragon All Mode

Snapdragon All Mode

Snapdragon All Mode

Snapdragon All Mode

Snapdragon All Mode

Snapdragon All Mode

Supported Cellular Technologies

LTE FDD

LTE TDD

WCDMA

  • Snapdragon X5 LTE modem (9x25/20): 3C-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA
  • Snapdragon 210/212/X5 LTE modem (9x28/9x07): DC-HSDPA, HSUPA
  • Snapdragon 412/415/616: DC-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA

TD-SCDMA

EV-DO

CDMA 1x

GSM/EDGE

LTE FDD

LTE TDD

WCDMA (DC-HSDPA, HSUPA)

TD-SCDMA

EV-DO

CDMA 1x

GSM/EDGE

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 FDD

LTE TDD

LTE-U (with WTR3950)

LWA (with QCA6174A)

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

TD-SCDMA

EV-DO

CDMA 1x

GSM/EDGE

LTE FDD

LTE TDD

LTE-U and Licensed Assisted Access (LAA)

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

TD-SCDMA

EV-DO

CDMA 1x

GSM/EDGE

LTE Broadcast Yes Yes Yes Yes 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 Standby

LTE Dual SIM Dual Standby

LTE Dual SIM Dual Active

LTE Dual SIM Dual Standby

LTE Dual SIM Dual Standby

LTE Dual SIM Dual Standby

Next-generation Calling Services

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

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

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

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

Ultra HD Voice (EVS) over VoLTE

CSFB to 3G and 2G voice

Snapdragon X12 LTE Modems include the following part numbers: 9x40, 9x45
Snapdragon X7 LTE Modems include the following part numbers: 9x30, 9x35
Snapdragon X5 LTE Modems include the following part numbers: 9x20, 9x25, 9x28

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