Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 is an entry-level ARM-SoC for Android smartphones. It integrates four Cortex-A7 cores at up to 1.2 GHz (Quad-Core) and a Adreno 305 graphics card at 450 MHz. Furthermore, a HSPA+ radio, WLAN (b,g,n) and Bluetooth 4.0 are integrated in the SoC.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T

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The Qualcomm MSM8960T (Snapdragon S4 Pro) is a fast ARM SoC, which is mainly used in smartphones. It integrates a Krait-based dual-core processor and an Adreno 320 graphics card. Furthermore it features an integrated LPDDR2 memory controller (dual channel, max. 500 MHz) as well as various radio standards including LTE. The chip is fabricated at TSMC in a 28nm LP process.

Unlike older Qualcomm SoCs, which are still based on slower Scorpion cores, the MSM8960T uses the modern Krait architecture. The Krait design is significantly faster than the Cortex-A5, Cortex-A7 and Cortex-A9 architecture from ARM and just behind the high-end Cortex-A15. The two cores are clocked at 1.7 GHz and offer a performance, which is even above some older quad-cores like Nvidia's Tegra 3 or the Samsung Exynos 4412.

The Adreno 320 graphics card is the same as found in the Snapdragon 600 and one of the fastest mobile GPUs in mid-2013. The GPU is clocked at 400 MHz and offers enough performance for demanding games and high resolution screens.

Since the MSM8960T only has two CPU cores, the power consumption should be somewhat below quad-cores like the Snapdragon 600. The chip can therefore be used in compact smartphones with a smaller battery.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T
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: Snapdragon ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A compare1.5 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928 compare1.6 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8028 compare1.6 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T1.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB compare1.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus APQ8060A compare1.5 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 compare1.5 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A compare1.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 compare1.2 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM82261.2 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8026 compare1.2 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930 compare1.2 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230 compare1.2 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230 compare1.2 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227 compare1 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660 compare1.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260 compare1.5 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD8250 compare1 GHz1 / 1 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A compare1.5 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928 compare1.6 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8028 compare1.6 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T1.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB compare1.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus APQ8060A compare1.5 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 compare1.5 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A compare1.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 compare1.2 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM82261.2 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8026 compare1.2 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930 compare1.2 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230 compare1.2 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230 compare1.2 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227 compare1 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660 compare1.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260 compare1.5 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD8250 compare1 GHz1 / 1 ARMv7
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HSPA+, EDGE, GSM, GPRS, WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0LTE, HSPA+, EDGE, GSM, GPRS, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, FM
iGPUQualcomm Adreno 305 (450 MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 320 (400 MHz)
ArchitectureARMARM
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226
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3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 6279     avg: 7206     median: 7273 (5%)     max: 7619 Points
7305 Points (5%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
min: 6229     avg: 7302     median: 7454.5 (8%)     max: 7768 Points
min: 7074     avg: 7129     median: 7129 (8%)     max: 7184 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
min: 6150     avg: 7381     median: 7724 (8%)     max: 7983 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
min: 268     avg: 284     median: 286 (2%)     max: 295 Points
min: 632     avg: 668     median: 668 (5%)     max: 704 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
min: 1078     avg: 1205     median: 1225 (11%)     max: 1290 Points
min: 2453     avg: 2630     median: 2630 (24%)     max: 2807 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
min: 1782     avg: 1807     median: 1788 (4%)     max: 1870 Points
min: 2057     avg: 2521     median: 2520.5 (5%)     max: 2984 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
min: 1019     avg: 1057     median: 1065.5 (2%)     max: 1077 Points
min: 871     avg: 1068     median: 1068 (2%)     max: 1265 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
min: 1244     avg: 1271     median: 1279 (3%)     max: 1282 Points
min: 1578     avg: 1848     median: 1848 (5%)     max: 2118 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
min: 1027     avg: 1123     median: 1147 (2%)     max: 1169
min: 963     avg: 1098     median: 1098 (2%)     max: 1233
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
min: 326     avg: 338     median: 341 (7%)     max: 347
min: 531     avg: 584     median: 583.5 (12%)     max: 636
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
435 (7%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
1109 (3%)
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Multi Thread
min: 190     avg: 223     median: 225.4 (8%)     max: 248.771 MFLOPS
min: 225.792     avg: 246     median: 246.3 (8%)     max: 266.878 MFLOPS
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Single Thread
min: 52.7     avg: 76.1     median: 81.5 (8%)     max: 89.661 MFLOPS
min: 166.007     avg: 169     median: 169.4 (17%)     max: 172.852 MFLOPS
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 14907.4     avg: 19470     median: 17404.8 (29%)     max: 26891 ms
min: 10212.9     avg: 13834     median: 13834.5 (23%)     max: 17456 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
min: 983.4     avg: 1374     median: 1243 (14%)     max: 2244 ms
min: 1159.3     avg: 1421     median: 1421.5 (16%)     max: 1683.6 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 0.9.1 Total Score *
min: 1067.2     avg: 1204     median: 1132.5 (11%)     max: 1413 ms
min: 1202.3     avg: 1329     median: 1250.1 (12%)     max: 1534.4 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 1085     avg: 1594     median: 1449 (2%)     max: 2217 Points
min: 1466     avg: 2018     median: 2018 (3%)     max: 2570 Points
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Metal
min: 623     avg: 760     median: 800 (21%)     max: 858 Points
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Multicore Beta
min: 1222     avg: 1331     median: 1376 (31%)     max: 1394 Points
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Browser
min: 1644     avg: 1670     median: 1672 (22%)     max: 1693 Points
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0 - Quadrant Standard 2.0 Total Score
min: 8832     avg: 9189     median: 9018 (21%)     max: 9886 points
7510 points (17%)
AnTuTu v3 - AnTuTu v3 CPU
5727 Points (37%)
AnTuTu v4 - AnTuTu v4 Total Score
min: 15351     avg: 16709     median: 16962.5 (39%)     max: 17360 Points
17699 Points (41%)
AnTuTu v5 - AnTuTu v5 Total Score
min: 17280     avg: 17980     median: 17949 (18%)     max: 18711 Points
AnTuTu v6 - AnTuTu v6 Total Score
23500 Points (8%)
AndEBench - AndEBench Java
min: 291     avg: 331     median: 337 (10%)     max: 343 Iter./s
min: 327     avg: 350     median: 350 (11%)     max: 373 Iter./s
AndEBench - AndEBench Native
min: 6050     avg: 6377     median: 6412 (21%)     max: 6487 Iter./s
min: 6665     avg: 6716     median: 6715.5 (22%)     max: 6766 Iter./s
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile CPU Tests
min: 6912     avg: 7247     median: 7300.5 (1%)     max: 7468 Points
7065 Points (1%)

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 → 100% n=20

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T → 128% n=20

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