Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928 is an entry-level ARM-SoC for Android smartphones and tablets. It offers four Cortex-A7 cores clocked at up to 1.6 GHz (Quad-Core) as well as an Adreno 305 graphics card. Furthermore, a HSPA+/LTE radio is integrated in the SoC, which is manufactured in a 28-nanometer LP process.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960

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The Qualcomm MSM8960 (Snapdragon S4 series) is a ARM based high-end smartphone SoC in 2012. It contains two Krait (ARMv7) CPU cores at 1.5 - 1.7 GHz, a Adreno 225 GPU (400 MHz), a LPDDR2 memory controller (up to 500 MHz) and radio elements including LTE. The chip is produced in 28nm LP (low power process) at TSMC.

The Krait cores offer a slightly better performance as the standard Cortex-A9 cores and are compatible to the NEON SIMD extensions.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A

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The Qualcomm MSM8260A (Snapdragon S4 series) is a ARM based high-end smartphone SoC in 2012. It contains two Krait (ARMv7) CPU cores at 1.5 - 1.7 GHz, a Adreno 225 GPU (400 MHz), a LPDDR2 memory controller (up to 500 MHz) and radio elements.  The chip is produced in 28nm LP (low power process) at TSMC. Compared to the MSM8960, the 8260A does not support LTE.

The Krait cores offer a slightly better performance as the standard Cortex-A9 cores and are compatible to the NEON SIMD extensions.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A
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ARMv7ARMv7ARMv7
: Snapdragon ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A1500 - 1700 MHz4 / 4
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM89281600 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ80281600 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T1700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB1700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus APQ8060A1500 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM89601500 - 1700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A1700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM89261200 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM82261200 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ80261200 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM89301200 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82301200 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82301200 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82271000 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM86601700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM82601500 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD82501000 MHz1 / 1
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A1500 - 1700 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM89281600 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ80281600 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T1700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB1700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus APQ8060A1500 MHz2 / 2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM89601500 - 1700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A1700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM89261200 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM82261200 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ80261200 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM89301200 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82301200 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82301200 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82271000 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM86601700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM82601500 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD82501000 MHz1 / 1
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A1500 - 1700 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM89281600 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ80281600 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T1700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB1700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus APQ8060A1500 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM89601500 - 1700 MHz2 / 2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A1700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM89261200 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM82261200 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ80261200 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM89301200 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82301200 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82301200 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82271000 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM86601700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM82601500 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD82501000 MHz1 / 1
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Adreno 305 GPU, LPDDR2/3 Memory Controller, GSM/UMTS/WCDMA/LTELTE, HSPA+, EDGE, GSM, GPRS, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, FMHSPA+, EDGE, GSM, GPRS, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, FM
iGPUQualcomm Adreno 305Qualcomm Adreno 225 (400 MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 225 (400 MHz)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928
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3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 7756     avg: 8177     median: 8177 (5%)     max: 8598 Points
4439 Points (3%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
min: 7704     avg: 8386     median: 8696 (10%)     max: 8759 Points
4363 Points (5%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
min: 7913     avg: 8927     median: 9016 (10%)     max: 9761 Points
3DMark - Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited Physics 2560x1440
785 Points (14%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
min: 555     avg: 629     median: 639.5 (5%)     max: 681 Points
min: 323     avg: 514     median: 598 (5%)     max: 622 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
min: 1394     avg: 1626     median: 1631 (15%)     max: 1849 Points
min: 1655     avg: 1670     median: 1673 (15%)     max: 1681 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
min: 1882     avg: 2487     median: 2563.5 (5%)     max: 2940 Points
min: 259     avg: 1604     median: 2254 (4%)     max: 2298 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
min: 823     avg: 933     median: 922 (2%)     max: 1065 Points
min: 685     avg: 891     median: 970 (2%)     max: 1017 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
min: 1281     avg: 1585     median: 1626.5 (4%)     max: 1806 Points
min: 693     avg: 1258     median: 1525 (4%)     max: 1556 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 1109     avg: 1309     median: 1338 (2%)     max: 1451 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 338     avg: 393     median: 398.5 (8%)     max: 438 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
441 Points (7%)
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
1100 Points (3%)
Linpack Android / IOS - Multi Thread
min: 150.059     avg: 222     median: 249.9 (8%)     max: 265 MFLOPS
242 MFLOPS (8%)
min: 167.162     avg: 175     median: 172.5 (6%)     max: 186.372 MFLOPS
Linpack Android / IOS - Single Thread
min: 67.936     avg: 87.9     median: 97.7 (10%)     max: 98 MFLOPS
135 MFLOPS (13%)
min: 91.024     avg: 96.2     median: 95 (9%)     max: 102.486 MFLOPS
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
min: 12714     avg: 14099     median: 13858 (23%)     max: 15967.8 ms
45456 ms (76%)
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
min: 1207     avg: 1429     median: 1404.4 (15%)     max: 1701 ms
min: 891     avg: 1327     median: 1045.6 (11%)     max: 2038.2 ms
Sunspider - 0.9.1 Total Score *
1529 ms (14%)
min: 914.5     avg: 1502     median: 1737.4 (16%)     max: 2446.7 ms
min: 896     avg: 1487     median: 1624.3 (15%)     max: 1804.4 ms
Octane V2 - Total Score
min: 1894     avg: 2330     median: 2335 (4%)     max: 2755 Points
Vellamo 3.x - Metal
771 Points (21%)
Vellamo 3.x - Multicore Beta
1248 Points (28%)
Vellamo 3.x - Browser
1881 Points (25%)
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0
min: 9699     avg: 9949     median: 9948.5 (23%)     max: 10198 points
4527 points (10%)
AnTuTu v3 - CPU
3130 (20%)
AnTuTu v4 - Total Score
17354 (40%)
AnTuTu v5 - Total Score
19444 Points (20%)
AnTuTu v6 - Total Score
24799 Points (8%)
AndEBench - Java
min: 290     avg: 341     median: 341 (10%)     max: 392 Iter./s
261 Iter./s (8%)
AndEBench - Native
min: 5540     avg: 6590     median: 6590 (22%)     max: 7640 Iter./s
5886 Iter./s (19%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - CPU Tests
min: 7044     avg: 7929     median: 7929 (1%)     max: 8814 Points
5589 Points (1%)
PCMark for Android - Work performance score
2383 Points (12%)

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928 → 100%

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 → 88%

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A → 88%

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