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Snapdragon 835 mobile platform

With an advanced 10-nanometer design, the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 mobile platform can support phenomenal mobile performance. It is 35% smaller and uses 25% less power than previous designs, and is engineered to deliver exceptionally long battery life, lifelike VR and AR experiences, cutting-edge camera capabilities and Gigabit Class download speeds.

Incredible mobile experiences.

The Snapdragon 835 mobile platform is designed to support experiences you have to see to believe. From the lightning-fast streaming of video and audio, to alternate reality exploration, to machine learning capabilities that can personalize your experience—the robust processing strength, groundbreaking battery efficiency and superior connectivity of our mobile platform help bring innovative user experiences to life.

Small in size, big on features.

The Snapdragon 835 mobile platform is designed to quickly and efficiently support extraordinary experiences on your mobile device, integrating cutting edge technologies—all on a single 10 nm chip.

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 multi-Gigabit 802.11ad and integrated 2x2 11ac MU-MIMO Wi-Fi—giving you wireless Internet access at fiber optic speeds.

Qualcomm Spectra 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.

Hexagon DSP

The Qualcomm® Hexagon™ 682 DSP is designed to significantly improve performance and battery life, and includes the Qualcomm All-Ways Aware™ sensor hub and Hexagon Vector eXtensions (HVX) for optimal efficiency.

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.

Adreno GPU

Delivering up to 25% faster graphics rendering and 60x more display colors compared to previous designs, the Qualcomm® Adreno™ 540 GPU supports real-life-quality visuals for exciting immersive experiences.

Qualcomm Haven Security Suite

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

Snapdragon 835 mobile platform specs

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-U
  • LAA
  • LTE Broadcast
  • CDMA 1x
  • EV-DO

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
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11a/b/g

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

  • Multi-gigabit Wi-Fi
  • Dual-band simultaneous (DBS)
  • Integrated baseband


Bluetooth Version

  • Bluetooth 5.0


Satellite Systems Support

  • GPS
  • Beidou
  • Galileo
  • QZSS
  • SBAS

Global Emergency Services Support

  • Assisted GPS
  • OTDOA (LTE-based positioning)

Advanced Location Features

  • Low Power Geofencing and Tracking
  • Sensor-assisted Navigation
  • Pedestrian Navigation


Near Field Communications

  • Supported



  • Qualcomm® RF360™ 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.264 (AVC)
  • H.265 (HEVC)
  • VP9


Maximum On-Device Display Support

  • 4K Ultra HD
  • Up to 4K

Maximum External Display Support

  • 4K Ultra HD
  • Up to 4K


  • Up to 60 FPS

Color Depth

  • Up to 10-bit

Color Gamut

  • Rec2020




Audio Technology

  • Qualcomm® aptX™ codec technology
  • Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio codec playback support

  • Dynamic range: 130dB
  • THD+N: -109dB
  • Native DSD support (DSD64/DSD128), DoP (DSD over PCM)
  • PCM up to 384kHz/32bit, DXD support
  • Dual oscillator support (44.1kHz/48kHz)

Qualcomm Aqstic™ power consumption

  • Playback: 34mW for high performance mode, 6mW for low power mode
  • Low power voice activation: 0.65mA

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio codec recording support

  • Dynamic range: 109dB
  • THD+N: -103dB
  • Sampling: Up to 192kHz/24bit

Qualcomm Aqstic™ speaker amplifier output power

  • Up to 4W output power
  • Speaker Protection

Qualcomm® aptX™ playback support

  • aptX Classic
  • aptX HD


CPU Clock Speed

  • Up to 2.45 GHz

CPU Cores

  • 8x Qualcomm® Kryo™ 280 CPU

CPU Bit Architecture

  • 64-bit


DSP Technology

  • Qualcomm® Hexagon™ 682 DSP
  • Qualcomm All-Ways Aware™ technology


Process Technology

  • 10 nm


GPU Name

  • Qualcomm® Adreno™ 540 GPU

API Support

  • OpenGL ES 3.2
  • OpenCL 2.0 full
  • Vulkan
  • DX12


Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ Support

  • Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4 technology

Qualcomm® WiPower™ Support

  • Qualcomm® WiPower™ wireless charging

Security Support

Security Features

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


Memory Speed

  • 1866MHz

Memory Type

  • Dual-Channel
  • LPDDR4x



  • UFS2.1 Gear3 2L


  • SD 3.0 (UHS-I)


Part Numbers

  • 8998
  1. via WCD9341/9340

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