Snapdragon Platform Comparison

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800 Series

SpecsSnapdragon 835 Mobile PlatformSnapdragon 821 PlatformSnapdragon 820 Mobile Platform
Modem Name

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X16 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X12 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X12 LTE modem

LTE Category

LTE Category 16 (downlink)

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 12 (downlink)

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 12 (downlink)

Downlink Features

4x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 256-QAM

3x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 256-QAM

3x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 256-QAM

Uplink Features

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

Peak Download Speed

1 Gbps

600 Mbps

600 Mbps

Peak Upload Speed

150 Mbps

150 Mbps

150 Mbps

RFFE

Qualcomm® RF360™ front-end solution

Qualcomm® RF360™ front-end solution

Qualcomm® RF360™ front-end solution

Megapixel Support

Up to 16 MP dual camera

Up to 32 MP single camera

Up to 28 MP camera

Up to 28 MP camera

Image Sensor Processor

Qualcomm Spectra™ 180 image sensor processor

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

14-bit

Qualcomm® Clear Sight™ camera features

Qualcomm Spectra™ image sensor processor

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

14-bit

Dual Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF)

Qualcomm® Clear Sight™ camera features

Qualcomm Spectra™ image sensor processor

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

14-bit

Qualcomm® Clear Sight™ camera features

Video Capture

Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS

Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS

Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS

Video Playback

Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback @ 60 fps

Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback

Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback

Codec Support

H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

VP9

H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

Audio Technology

Qualcomm® aptX™ codec technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

CPU Clock Speed

Up to 2.45 GHz

Up to 2.4 GHz

Up to 2.2 GHz

CPU Cores

8x Qualcomm® Kryo™ 280 CPU

Quad-core CPU

4x Qualcomm® Kryo™ CPU

Quad-core CPU

4x Qualcomm® Kryo™ CPU

CPU Bit Architecture

64-bit

64-bit

64-bit

GPU Name

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 540 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 530 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 530 GPU

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ Support

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4 technology

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology

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  1. via WCD9341/9340
  2. Via WCD9335
  3. Via WCD9335

Qualcomm Kryo is built on ARM Cortex Technology.

 

600 Series

SpecsSnapdragon 660 Mobile PlatformQualcomm Snapdragon 653 Mobile PlatformSnapdragon 652 PlatformSnapdragon 650 Platform
Modem Name

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X12 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X9 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X8 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X8 LTE modem

LTE Category

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 12 (downlink)

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 7 (downlink)

LTE Category 7 (downlink)

LTE Category 7 (downlink)

Downlink Features

3x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 256-QAM

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

Uplink Features

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 16-QAM

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 16-QAM

Peak Download Speed

600 Mbps

100-999 Mbps

600 Mbps

300 Mbps

300 Mbps

300 Mbps

Peak Upload Speed

100+ Mbps

150 Mbps

150 Mbps

100 Mbps

100 Mbps

RFFE

Qualcomm® TruSignal™ adaptive antenna tuning

High-power transmit (HPUE)

Qualcomm® RF360™ front-end solution

Qualcomm® RF360™ front-end solution

Qualcomm® RF360™ front-end solution

Megapixel Support

Up to 16 MP camera

Up to 24 MP camera

Up to 21 MP camera

Up to 21 MP camera

Up to 21 MP camera

Image Sensor Processor

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

Qualcomm Spectra™ 160 image sensor processor

14-bit

Qualcomm® Clear Sight™ camera features

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

Video Capture

Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS

Up to 1080p video capture @120 FPS

Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS

Up to 1080p video capture @120 FPS

Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS

Up to 1080p video capture @120 FPS

Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS

Up to 1080p video capture @120 FPS

Video Playback

Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback

Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback

Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback

Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback

Codec Support

H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

VP9

VP8

H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

Audio Technology

Qualcomm® aptX™ codec technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

Qualcomm® Immersive Audio

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Voice Activation

Qualcomm® Immersive Audio

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Voice Activation

Qualcomm® Immersive Audio

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Voice Activation

CPU Clock Speed

Up to 2.2 GHz

From 1.8 to 1.95 GHz

Up to 1.8 GHz

Up to 1.8 GHz

CPU Cores

8x Qualcomm® Kryo™ 260 CPU

Octa-core CPU

4x ARM Cortex A72

4x ARM Cortex A53

Octa-core CPU

4x ARM Cortex A72

4x ARM Cortex A53

Hexa-core CPU

2x ARM Cortex A72

4x ARM Cortex A53

CPU Bit Architecture

64-bit

64-bit

64-bit

64-bit

GPU Name

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 512 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 510 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 510 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 510 GPU

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ Support

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4 technology

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 2.0 technology

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 2.0 technology

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 2.0 technology

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  1. Via WCD9335/WSA881x
SpecsQualcomm Snapdragon 636 Mobile PlatformSnapdragon 630 Mobile PlatformSnapdragon™ 626 Mobile PlatformSnapdragon 625 Platform
Modem Name

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X12 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X12 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X9 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X9 LTE modem

LTE Category

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 12 (downlink)

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 12 (downlink)

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 7 (downlink)

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 7 (downlink)

Downlink Features

3x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 256-QAM

3x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 256-QAM

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

Uplink Features

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

Peak Download Speed

600 Mbps

100-999 Mbps

600 Mbps

100-999 Mbps

300 Mbps

300 Mbps

Peak Upload Speed

100+ Mbps

150 Mbps

100+ Mbps

150 Mbps

150 Mbps

150 Mbps

RFFE

Qualcomm® TruSignal™ adaptive antenna tuning

High-power transmit (HPUE)

Qualcomm® TruSignal™ adaptive antenna tuning

High-power transmit (HPUE)

Qualcomm® RF360™ front-end solution

Qualcomm® TruSignal™ Antenna Boost

Qualcomm® RF360™ front-end solution

Megapixel Support

Up to 16 MP camera

Up to 24 MP camera

Up to 13 MP camera

Up to 24 MP camera

Up to 24 MP camera

Up to 24 MP camera

Image Sensor Processor

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

Qualcomm Spectra™ 160 image sensor processor

14-bit

Qualcomm® Clear Sight™ camera features

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

Qualcomm Spectra™ 160 image sensor processor

14-bit

Qualcomm® Clear Sight™ camera features

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

Video Capture

Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS

Up to 1080p video capture @120 FPS

Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS

Up to 1080p video capture @120 FPS

Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS

Up to 4K Ultra HD video capture @ 30FPS

Video Playback

Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback

Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback

Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback

Up to 4K Ultra HD video playback

Codec Support

H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

VP9

VP8

H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

VP9

VP8

H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

Audio Technology

Qualcomm® aptX™ codec technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

Qualcomm® aptX™ codec technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

Qualcomm® Fluence™ HD noise cancellation technology

Qualcomm® Fluence™ HD noise cancellation technology

CPU Clock Speed

Up to 1.8 GHz

Up to 2.2 GHz

Up to 2.2 GHz

Up to 2.0 GHz

CPU Cores

8x Qualcomm® Kryo™ 260 CPU

8x ARM Cortex A53

Octa-core CPU

8x ARM Cortex A53

Octa-core CPU

8x ARM Cortex A53

CPU Bit Architecture

64-bit

64-bit

64-bit

64-bit

GPU Name

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 509 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 508 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 506 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 506 GPU

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ Support

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4 technology

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4 technology

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology

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  1. Via WCD9335/WSA881x
  2. Via WCD9335/WSA881x

400 Series

SpecsSnapdragon 450 Mobile PlatformSnapdragon 435 PlatformSnapdragon 430 PlatformSnapdragon 427 Platform
Modem Name

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X9 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X9 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X6 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X9 LTE modem

LTE Category

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 7 (downlink)

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 7 (downlink)

LTE Category 4 (downlink)

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 7 (downlink)

Downlink Features

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

2x10 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

Uplink Features

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 16-QAM

1x20 MHz

Up to 64-QAM

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

Peak Download Speed

300 Mbps

300 Mbps

150 Mbps

300 Mbps

Peak Upload Speed

150 Mbps

100 Mbps

75 Mbps

150 Mbps

RFFE

Qualcomm® RF360™ front-end solution

Qualcomm® RF360™ front-end solution

Qualcomm® RF360™ front-end solution

Qualcomm® RF360™ front-end solution

Qualcomm® TruSignal™ Antenna Boost

Megapixel Support

Single Camera up to 21MP @ 30fps, 24MP @ 24fps

Dual camera up to 13 MP

Up to 21 MP camera

Up to 21 MP camera

Up to 16 MP camera

Image Sensor Processor

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

Real time Bokeh during camera preview

Qualcomm® Clear Sight™ camera features

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

Video Capture

Up to 1080p video capture @60 FPS

Up to 1080p video capture @30 FPS

Up to 1080p video capture @30 FPS

Up to 1080p video capture @30 FPS

Video Playback

Up to 1080p video playback @ 60 fps

Up to 1080p video playback

Up to 1080p video playback

Up to 1080p video playback

Codec Support

H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

Audio Technology

Qualcomm® Fluence™ HD noise cancellation technology

Qualcomm® Fluence™ noise cancellation technology

Qualcomm® Fluence™ HD noise cancellation technology

Qualcomm® Fluence™ noise cancellation technology

CPU Clock Speed

Up to 1.8 GHz

Up to 1.4 GHz

Up to 1.4 GHz

Up to 1.4 GHz

CPU Cores

Octa-core CPU

8x ARM Cortex A53

Octa-core CPU

8x ARM Cortex A53

Octa-core CPU

8x ARM Cortex A53

Quad-core CPU

4x ARM Cortex A53

CPU Bit Architecture

64-bit

64-bit

64-bit

64-bit

GPU Name

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 506 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 505 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 505 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 308 GPU

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ Support

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology

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200 Series

SpecsQualcomm 205 Mobile Platform
Modem Name

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X5 LTE modem

LTE Category

LTE Category 4 (downlink)

Downlink FeaturesN/A
Uplink FeaturesN/A
Peak Download Speed

150 Mbps

100-999 Mbps

Peak Upload Speed

50-99 Mbps

50 Mbps

RFFEN/A
Megapixel Support

Up to 3 MP camera

Image Sensor ProcessorN/A
Video Capture

Up to 480p video capture @30 FPS

Video Playback

Up to 720p video playback

Codec Support

H.264 (AVC)

MP4

VP8

Audio TechnologyN/A
CPU Clock Speed

Up to 1.1 GHz

CPU Cores

Dual-core CPU

CPU Bit ArchitectureN/A
GPU Name

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 304 GPU

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ SupportN/A
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