Snapdragon Platform Comparison

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SpecsSnapdragon 845 Mobile PlatformSnapdragon 835 Mobile PlatformSnapdragon 821 PlatformSnapdragon 820 Mobile Platform
Modem Name

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X20 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X16 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X12 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X12 LTE modem

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)

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

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

Uplink data compression

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

1.2 Gbps

1 Gbps

600 Mbps

600 Mbps

Peak Upload Speed

150 Mbps

150 Mbps

150 Mbps

150 Mbps

RFFE

Qualcomm® RF™ Front-End solution

Qualcomm® RF™ Front-End solution

Qualcomm® RF™ Front-End solution

Qualcomm® RF™ Front-End solution

Megapixel Support

Up to 16 MP dual camera

Up to 32 MP single camera

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

Dual 14-bit ISPs

Qualcomm Spectra™ 280 image signal 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 @ 60 FPS

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 PlaybackN/A

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.265 (HEVC)

Support for HDR10, HLG, and H.265 (HEVC) video capture

H.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

VP9

H.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

Audio Technology

Qualcomm TrueWireless™ Technology

Qualcomm® Broadcast Audio technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

Qualcomm® aptX™ audio technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

Qualcomm® aptX™ audio technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

CPU Clock Speed

Up to 2.8 GHz

Up to 2.45 GHz

Up to 2.4 GHz

Up to 2.2 GHz

CPU Cores

8x Qualcomm® Kryo™ 385 CPU

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

64-bit

GPU Name

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 630 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 540 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 530 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 530 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. WCD9335, WCD9341
  2. WCD9335, WCD9341
  3. Via WCD9335
  4. Via WCD9335

Qualcomm Kryo is built on ARM Cortex Technology.

 

SpecsSnapdragon 710 Mobile PlatformSnapdragon 660 Mobile PlatformSnapdragon 653 Mobile PlatformSnapdragon 652 Platform
Modem Name

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X15 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X12 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X9 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X8 LTE modem

LTE Category

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 15 (downlink)

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 12 (downlink)

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 7 (downlink)

LTE Category 7 (downlink)

Downlink Features

3x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 256-QAM

Up to 4x4 MIMO on two carriers

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

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 16-QAM

Peak Download Speed

800 Mbps

600 Mbps

600 Mbps

300 Mbps

300 Mbps

Peak Upload Speed

150 Mbps

150 Mbps

150 Mbps

100 Mbps

RFFE

Qualcomm® adaptive antenna tuning

High-power transmit (HPUE)

Qualcomm® adaptive antenna tuning

High-power transmit (HPUE)

Qualcomm® RF™ Front-End solution

Qualcomm® RF™ Front-End solution

Megapixel Support

Up to 20 MP dual camera

Up to 32 MP single camera

Up to 25 MP single camera

Up to 16 MP camera

Up to 21 MP camera

Up to 21 MP camera

Image Sensor Processor

Qualcomm Spectra™ 250 image sensor processor

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

14-bit

Qualcomm Spectra™ 160 image sensor processor

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

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 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 Premium 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.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

VP8

VP9

H.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

VP8

VP9

H.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

Audio Technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

Qualcomm® aptX™ audio technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

Qualcomm® aptX™ audio technology

Qualcomm® Immersive Audio

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Voice Activation

Qualcomm® Immersive Audio

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Voice Activation

CPU Clock Speed

Up to 2.2 GHz

Up to 2.2 GHz

From 1.8 to 1.95 GHz

Up to 1.8 GHz

CPU Cores

8x Qualcomm® Kryo™ 360 CPU

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

CPU Bit Architecture

64-bit

64-bit

64-bit

64-bit

GPU Name

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 616 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 512 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 510 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 510 GPU

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ Support

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4 technology

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

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  1. WCD9335, WCD9341
  2. Via WCD9335/WSA881x
SpecsSnapdragon 636 Mobile PlatformSnapdragon 632 Mobile PlatformSnapdragon 630 Mobile PlatformSnapdragon 626 Mobile Platform
Modem Name

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X12 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X9 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X12 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X9 LTE modem

LTE Category

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 12 (downlink)

LTE Category 12 (downlink)

LTE Category 5 (uplink)

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 12 (downlink)

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 7 (downlink)

Downlink Features

3x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 256-QAM

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

3x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 256-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

300 Mbps

600 Mbps

300 Mbps

Peak Upload Speed

150 Mbps

150 Mbps

150 Mbps

150 Mbps

RFFE

Qualcomm® adaptive antenna tuning

High-power transmit (HPUE)

Qualcomm® adaptive antenna tuning

High-power transmit (HPUE)

Qualcomm® adaptive antenna tuning

High-power transmit (HPUE)

Qualcomm® RF™ Front-End solution

Qualcomm® antenna boost

Megapixel Support

Up to 16 MP camera

Up to 24 MP camera

Up to 13 MP dual camera

Up to 24 MP single camera

Up to 13 MP camera

Up to 24 MP camera

Up to 24 MP single camera

Dual camera support

Image Sensor Processor

Qualcomm Spectra™ 160 image sensor processor

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

14-bit

Qualcomm® Clear Sight™ camera features

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

14-bit

Qualcomm Spectra™ 160 image sensor processor

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

14-bit

Qualcomm® Clear Sight™ camera features

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

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.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

VP8

VP9

H.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

VP8

VP9

H.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

VP8

VP9

H.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

Audio Technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

Qualcomm® aptX™ audio technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

Qualcomm® aptX™ audio technology

Qualcomm® Fluence™ HD noise cancellation technology

CPU Clock Speed

Up to 1.8 GHz

Up to 1.8 GHz

Up to 2.2 GHz

Up to 2.2 GHz

CPU Cores

8x Qualcomm® Kryo™ 260 CPU

8x Qualcomm® Kryo™ 250 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™ 506 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 508 GPU

Qualcomm® Adreno™ 506 GPU

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ Support

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4 technology

N/A

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 4 technology

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 3.0 technology

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  1. Via WCD9335/WSA881x
  2. Via WCD9335/WSA881x
  3. Via WCD9335/WSA881x
SpecsSnapdragon 450 Mobile PlatformSnapdragon 439 Mobile PlatformSnapdragon 435 PlatformSnapdragon 429 Mobile Platform
Modem Name

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X9 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X6 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X9 LTE modem

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X6 LTE modem

LTE Category

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 7 (downlink)

LTE Category 5 (uplink)

LTE Category 4 (downlink)

LTE Category 13 (uplink)

LTE Category 7 (downlink)

LTE Category 5 (uplink)

LTE Category 4 (downlink)

Downlink Features

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

2x10 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

2x10 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

Uplink Features

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 64-QAM

1x20 MHz

Up to 64-QAM

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Upload+

2x20 MHz carrier aggregation

Up to 16-QAM

1x20 MHz

Up to 64-QAM

Peak Download Speed

300 Mbps

150 Mbps

300 Mbps

150 Mbps

Peak Upload Speed

150 Mbps

75 Mbps

100 Mbps

75 Mbps

RFFE

Qualcomm® RF™ Front-End solution

Qualcomm® RF™ Front-End solution

Qualcomm® RF™ Front-End solution

Qualcomm® RF™ Front-End solution

Megapixel Support

Dual camera up to 13 MP

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

Up to 8 MP dual camera

Up to 21 MP single camera

Up to 21 MP camera

Up to 16 MP single camera

Up to 8 MP dual camera

Image Sensor Processor

2x Image Sensor Processor (ISP)

Qualcomm® Clear Sight™ camera features

Real time Bokeh during camera preview

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.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

VP8

H.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

H.265 (HEVC)

H.264 (AVC)

VP8

Audio Technology

Qualcomm® Fluence™ HD noise cancellation technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

Qualcomm® Fluence™ noise cancellation technology

Qualcomm Aqstic™ audio technology

CPU Clock Speed

Up to 1.8 GHz

Up to 1.95 GHz

Up to 1.4 GHz

Up to 1.95 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™ 504 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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    SpecsSnapdragon 212 Mobile PlatformQualcomm 205 Mobile Platform
    Modem Name

    Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X5 LTE modem

    Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X5 LTE modem

    LTE Category

    LTE Category 4 (downlink)

    LTE Category 4 (downlink)

    Downlink Features

    2x10 MHz carrier aggregation

    Up to 64-QAM

    N/A
    Uplink Features

    1x20 MHz

    Up to 16-QAM

    N/A
    Peak Download Speed

    150 Mbps

    150 Mbps

    Peak Upload Speed

    50 Mbps

    50 Mbps

    RFFE

    Qualcomm® RF™ Front-End solution

    N/A
    Megapixel Support

    Up to 8 MP camera

    Up to 3 MP camera

    Image Sensor ProcessorN/AN/A
    Video Capture

    Up to 720p video capture

    Up to 480p video capture @30 FPS

    Video Playback

    Up to 1080p video playback

    Up to 720p video playback

    Codec Support

    H.265 (HEVC)

    H.264 (AVC)

    MP4

    H.264 (AVC)

    VP8

    Audio TechnologyN/AN/A
    CPU Clock Speed

    Up to 1.3 GHz

    Up to 1.1 GHz

    CPU Cores

    Quad-core CPU

    4x ARM Cortex A7

    Dual-core CPU

    CPU Bit Architecture

    32-bit

    N/A
    GPU Name

    Qualcomm® Adreno™ 304 GPU

    Qualcomm® Adreno™ 304 GPU

    Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ Support

    Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 2.0 technology

    N/A
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