Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 APQ8009 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212

Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 is an entry level SoC for Android based tablets and smartphones. It contains four ARM Cortex-A7 CPU cores (quad core) with a clock rate of up to 1.1 GHz, an Adreno 304 graphics card, an LPDDR2/LPDDR3 memory controller (max. 533 MHz), a eMMC 4.5 port, and a LTE Cat 4 radio module.

The performance of the Cortex-A7 cores is rather low and positioned in the entry level of 2015. In our tests of the CAT S40 smartphone, daily tasks and browsing however imposed no problem for the SoC. 

The integrated Adreno 304 graphics card is clocked at 400 MHz and also positioned in the entry level. Therefore, demanding games may not run smoothly in high settings.

The integrated video engine allows the encoding and decoding of 1080p H.264 videos and decoding of H.265 videos. The main display can be driven with up to 1280x720 Pixels.

The SoC integrates Bluetooth 4.1 + BLE, 802.11n (2.4 GHz) WiFi, and a Cat 4 4G-LTE-Modem (LTE FDD, LTE TDD, WCDMA (DC-HSDPA, HSUPA), CDMA1x, EV-DO Rev. B, TD-SCDMA and GSM/EDGE) with a max. speed of 150 Mbps.

The SoC is manufactured in a 28 nm LP process (at TSMC most likely). Due to the low energy consumption of the SoC it is also suited for small smartphones.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 APQ8009

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 APQ8009 is an entry level SoC for Android based tablets and smartphones. It contains four ARM Cortex-A7 CPU cores (quad core) with a clock rate of up to 1.3 GHz, an Adreno 304 graphics card, an LPDDR2/LPDDR3 memory controller (max. 533 MHz), a eMMC 4.5 port, but no 3G/LTE radio module.

The performance of the Cortex-A7 cores is rather low and positioned in the entry level of 2015. In our tests of the CAT S40 smartphone, daily tasks and browsing however imposed no problem for the SoC. 

The integrated Adreno 304 graphics card is clocked at 400 MHz and also positioned in the entry level. Therefore, demanding games may not run smoothly in high settings.

The integrated video engine allows the encoding and decoding of 1080p H.264 videos and decoding of H.265 videos. The main display can be driven with up to 1280x720 Pixels.

The SoC integrates Bluetooth 4.1 + BLE and 802.11n (2.4 GHz) WiFi.

The SoC is manufactured in a 28 nm LP process (at TSMC most likely). Due to the low energy consumption of the SoC it is also suited for small smartphones.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212 is an entry level SoC for Android based tablets and smartphones. It contains four ARM Cortex-A7 CPU cores (quad core) with a clock rate of up to 1.2 GHz, an Adreno 302 graphics card, an LPDDR2 memory controller (max. 333 MHz single channel) and a 3G radio module.

The performance of the Cortex-A7 cores is rather low and positioned in the entry level of 2014. Non demanding tasks and browsing however should impose no problem for the SoC. 

The integrated Adreno 302 graphics card is clocked at around 400 MHz and also positioned in the entry level. Therefore, demanding games may not run smoothly in high settings.

The integrated video engine allows the encoding and decoding of 720p H.264 videos and decoding of H.265 videos. The main display can be driven with up to 1280x720 Pixels.

The SoC integrates Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11n (2.4 GHz) WiFi, and a 3G-Modem (UMTS/HSPA+/WCDMA, max. 42 Mbit/s, dual and triple SIM support).

The SoC is manufactured in a 28 nm LP process (at TSMC most likely). Due to the low energy consumption of the SoC it is also suited for small smartphones.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 APQ8009Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212
Qualcomm Snapdragon 200Qualcomm Snapdragon 200Qualcomm Snapdragon 200
Cortex-A7Cortex-A7Cortex-A7
: Snapdragon 200 Cortex-A7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 APQ80091.3 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM82121.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM89091.1 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 82101.2 GHz2 / 2 Cortex-A7
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 APQ80091.3 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM82121.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM89091.1 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 82101.2 GHz2 / 2 Cortex-A7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 APQ80091.3 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM82121.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM89091.1 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 82101.2 GHz2 / 2 Cortex-A7
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USB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.1, 802.11n (2.4 GHz) WLAN, 4G Modem (LTE Cat 4 up to 150 Mbps, WCDMA, EV-DO, GSM/EDGE), GPS IZat Gen8CBluetooth 4.1, 802.11n (2.4 GHz) WLANUSB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11n WLAN, 3G Modem (max. 42 Mbit/s), 1x 16 Bit Single-Channel Memory Controller
iGPUQualcomm Adreno 304 (400 MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 304 (400 MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 302
ArchitectureARMARMARM
Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 210 MSM8909Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 212 APQ8009Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 200 MSM8212

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 5756     avg: 6081     median: 6198 (4%)     max: 6288 Points
7183 Points (5%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
min: 5766     avg: 6037     median: 6168 (7%)     max: 6176 Points
7156 Points (8%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
min: 735     avg: 5479     median: 6583 (7%)     max: 6892 Points
min: 6786     avg: 6968     median: 6968 (7%)     max: 7150 Points
7961 Points (8%)
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics
0 Points (0%)
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Physics
565 Points (10%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
min: 1007     avg: 1016     median: 1019 (2%)     max: 1021
1113 (2%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
min: 298     avg: 304     median: 302 (6%)     max: 313
329 (7%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 424     avg: 431     median: 430.5 (6%)     max: 437
423 (6%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 1099     avg: 1117     median: 1117 (2%)     max: 1135
1118 (2%)
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Multi Thread
185 MFLOPS (6%)
224 MFLOPS (8%)
min: 233.9     avg: 236     median: 234.4 (8%)     max: 238.276 MFLOPS
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Single Thread
70.4 MFLOPS (7%)
55.9 MFLOPS (5%)
min: 58.5     avg: 58.9     median: 58.6 (6%)     max: 59.569 MFLOPS
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 16784     avg: 20523     median: 17827.9 (30%)     max: 33490.8 ms
min: 15228.5     avg: 17580     median: 18237.4 (31%)     max: 19274.5 ms
min: 15615.8     avg: 25149     median: 27131.9 (46%)     max: 30715.7 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
min: 2196     avg: 2255     median: 2255.2 (25%)     max: 2314.3 ms
min: 1254.1     avg: 1360     median: 1331 (15%)     max: 1525.9 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 1796     avg: 1970     median: 1949 (3%)     max: 2170 Points
min: 1948     avg: 2225     median: 2152 (4%)     max: 2574 Points
min: 1122     avg: 1431     median: 1233 (2%)     max: 1938 Points
AnTuTu v5 - AnTuTu v5 Total Score
18064 Points (18%)
AnTuTu v6 - AnTuTu v6 Total Score
min: 20892     avg: 24058     median: 24865 (8%)     max: 25825 Points
min: 22422     avg: 26397     median: 24924 (8%)     max: 31844 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 MEM
2797 Points (9%)
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 UX
8481 Points (10%)
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 GPU
702 Points (0%)
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 CPU
13712 Points (8%)
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 Total Score
25692 Points (5%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Computer Vision
1305 Points (7%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage
2277 Points (8%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score 2.0
min: 2300     avg: 2350     median: 2349.5 (15%)     max: 2399 Points
2304 Points (15%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score
min: 2882     avg: 3029     median: 2927 (15%)     max: 3333 Points
min: 2720     avg: 2915     median: 2914.5 (15%)     max: 3109 Points

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 → 100% n=9

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 APQ8009 → 105% n=9

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212 → 102% n=9

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Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)