Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q

Qualcomm S4 Play MSM8225Q

The Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q is an entry level SoC for Android based tablets and smartphones. It contains four ARM Cortex-A5 CPU cores with a clock rate of up to 1.2 GHz, an Adreno 203 graphics card, an LPDDR2 memory controller, and a UMTS radio module.

The performance of the Cortex-A5 cores is rather low (per clock) and therefore the quad-core is only on par with dual-core Cortex-A9 SoCs. The single threaded performance is however much lower.

The integrated video engine allows the encoding and decoding of 720p videos.

SeriesQualcomm Snapdragon
CodenameCortex-A5
Clock Rate1200 MHz
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 4
Manufacturing Technology45 nm
FeaturesGSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSPA
64 Bitno 64 Bit support
Announcement Date09/26/2012
Product Link (external)Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q

CPU Benchmarks

Mozilla Kraken 1.1: Total Score
0% 100%
min: 36220.6     avg: 36220.6 (39.96%)     max: 36220.6 ms*
AndEBench: Java
0% 100%
min: 229     avg: 229 (17.69%)     max: 229 Iter./s
AndEBench: Native
0% 100%
min: 5544     avg: 5544 (22.6%)     max: 5544 Iter./s
3DMark (2013): Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 5648     avg: 5648 (11.85%)     max: 5648 Points
3DMark (2013): Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 3418     avg: 3418 (6.31%)     max: 3418 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1: CPU Tests
0% 100%
min: 6341     avg: 6341 (15.44%)     max: 6341 Points
AnTuTu Benchmark v4: Total Score
0% 100%
min: 11419     avg: 11419 (22.71%)     max: 11419 points
Sunspider:
0% 100%
min: 2379.4     avg: 2379.4 (40.9%)     max: 2379.4 ms*
Sunspider:
0% 100%
min: 2262.4     avg: 2262.4 (79.28%)     max: 2262.4 ms*
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0:
0% 100%
min: 4508     avg: 4508 (14.31%)     max: 4508 points
Linpack for Android: Multi Thread
0% 100%
min: 91.816     avg: 91.8 (7.86%)     max: 91.816 MFLOPS
Linpack for Android: Single Thread
0% 100%
min: 40.696     avg: 40.7 (4.94%)     max: 40.696 MFLOPS
- Range of benchmarks for this CPU
- Average benchmark score

Linpack for Android in comparison
Snapdragon S1 MSM7227 (min)
7.4 
...
WM8950
37.5 
Mediatek MT6577
38.5 
Mediatek MT8317T
38.5 
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q
40.7 
OMAP 4430
40.7 
Marvell Technology Group PXA986
41.6 
Mediatek MT8377
42.6 
...
NVIDIA Tegra K1 (max)
673 

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Other CPUs of the series Snapdragon

» Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
   2 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
   2 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
   2.7 GHz / 2 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
   2.45 GHz / 2 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 APQ8074AB
   2.36 GHz / 2 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB
   2.36 GHz / 2 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
   2.3 GHz / 2 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
   1.8 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM8936
   1.8 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T
   1.7 GHz / 2 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
   1.4 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928
   1.6 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8028
   1.6 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960T
   1.7 GHz / 1 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB
   1.7 GHz / 1 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8625Q
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 8225Q
   1.4 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660
   1.7 GHz / 1 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260
   1.5 GHz / 1 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 8210
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227A
   1 GHz / 0.3 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7225A
   1 GHz / 0.3 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD8250
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Snapdragon S1 MSM7227
   0.6 GHz / 0 MB

Surrounding CPUs

- OMAP 4470
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
- k3v2 Hi3620
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
- RK3066
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB
- Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8625Q
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 8225Q
   1.4 GHz / 0 MB
+ Mediatek MT8312
   1.3 GHz / KB
+ MP5232
   1.5 GHz / KB
+ Broadcom BCM21664T
   1.2 GHz / KB
+ AML8726-MX
   1.5 GHz / 512 KB
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Author: Klaus Hinum (Update: 2014-02-16)