Qualcomm Adreno 203

The Qualcomm Adreno 203 is an integrated graphics card in ARM based SoCs (e.g. MSM8225Q or 8625Q). It is mostly used for Android based smartphones and tablets and is situated in the entry-level. The GPU supports OpenGL ES 2.0 and OpenVG 1.1. Compared to the Adreno 200, the 203 offers twice the amount of shaders (4x ALU).

ManufacturerQualcomm
Adreno 200 Series

Adreno 225

8 @ 400MHz

Adreno 220

8 @ 266MHz

Adreno 205

4 @ 245MHz
Adreno 203 4 @ 245MHz

Adreno 200

2 @ 128MHz
Pipelines4 - unified
Core Speed *245 MHz
Shader Speed *245 MHz
Shared Memoryyes
technology45 nm
Date of Announcement26.09.2012
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttps://developer.qualcomm.com/discover/...
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.

Benchmarks

GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16
0% 100%
min: 3.5      avg: 3.9 (6%)     median: 3.8 (6%)     max: 4.4 fps
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 1.5      avg: 1.7 (0%)     median: 1.7 (0%)     max: 1.9 fps
3DMark (2013) - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
0% 100%
min: 2073      avg: 2073 (1%)     median: 2073 (1%)     max: 2073 Points
3DMark (2013) - Ice Storm Extreme Graphics 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 1131      avg: 1348 (1%)     median: 1342.5 (1%)     max: 1576 Points
3DMark (2013) - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 2269      avg: 2584.8 (0%)     median: 2333 (0%)     max: 3029 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - 3D Graphics Tests
0% 100%
min: 451      avg: 550.5 (25%)     median: 563.5 (26%)     max: 624 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - 2D Graphics Tests
0% 100%
min: 1516      avg: 1720.3 (35%)     median: 1764.5 (36%)     max: 1836 Points
Antutu 3DRating - Off-screen 1024x2048
0% 100%
min: 1184      avg: 1235.2 (43%)     median: 1194 (41%)     max: 1329 Points
Antutu 3DRating -
0% 100%
min: 1976      avg: 2097.4 (18%)     median: 2125 (19%)     max: 2144 Points
GLBenchmark 2.5 - Egypt HD Offscreen Fixed Time 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 3.7      avg: 4.4 (1%)     median: 3.8 (1%)     max: 5.6 fps
GLBenchmark 2.5 - Egypt HD Fixed Time
0% 100%
min: 6.9      avg: 8.8 (15%)     median: 7.4 (12%)     max: 12 fps
AnTuTu Benchmark v3 - GPU
0% 100%
min: 2365      avg: 2499.8 (26%)     median: 2416 (25%)     max: 2792 points
NenaMark2 -
0% 100%
min: 28.5      avg: 32.9 (49%)     median: 31.9 (47%)     max: 40.2 fps
Basemark ES 2.0 - Taiji Free
0% 100%
min: 14.44      avg: 18.9 (31%)     median: 18.5 (31%)     max: 24.84 fps
Smartbench 2012 - Gaming Index
0% 100%
min: 1725      avg: 1889.7 (42%)     median: 1858.5 (41%)     max: 2183 points
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card

For more games that might be playable and a list of all games and graphics cards visit our Gaming List

Notebook reviews with Qualcomm Adreno 203 graphics card

HTC Desire 500: Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 8225Q, 4.3", 0.1 kg
  Review » Review HTC Desire 500 Smartphone

Huawei Ascend G510: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225, 4.5", 0.2 kg
  Review » Review Huawei Ascend G510 Smartphone

Huawei Ascend G525: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q, 4.5", 0.2 kg
  Review » Review Huawei Ascend G525 Smartphone

Huawei Ascend G600: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225, 4.5", 0.1 kg
  Review » Review Huawei Ascend G600 Smartphone

Huawei Ascend Y300: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225, 4", 0.1 kg
  Review » Review Huawei Ascend Y300 Smartphone

LG P710 Optimus L7 II: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225, 4.3", 0.1 kg
  Review » Review LG P710 Optimus L7 II Smartphone

Nokia X: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8625Q, 4.0", 0.1 kg
  Review » Nokia X Smartphone Review

Archos 80 Xenon: unknown, 8.0", 0.5 kg
  External Review » Archos 80 Xenon

Archos Platinum 50: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225, 5.0", 0.2 kg
  External Review » Archos Platinum 50

HTC Desire 300: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225, 4.3", 0.1 kg
  External Review » HTC Desire 300

HTC Desire 500: Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 8225Q, 4.3", 0.1 kg
  External Review » HTC Desire 500

Huawei Ascend G525: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q, 4.5", 0.2 kg
  External Review » Huawei Ascend G525

Huawei Ascend Y300: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225, 4", 0.1 kg
  External Review » Huawei Ascend Y300

LG P710 Optimus L7 II: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225, 4.3", 0.1 kg
  External Review » LG P710 Optimus L7 II

Nokia X: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8625Q, 4.0", 0.1 kg
  External Review » Nokia X

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Author: Klaus Hinum (Update: 2014-02-18)