Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ8016 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v2 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917)

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ8016

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (APQ8016) is a ARM based mid-range SoC for tablets and smartphones (mostly Android based). It was announced in Dec. 2013 and was the first 64-Bit SoC by Qualcomm. It integrates four ARM Cortex-A53 (quad-core) processor cores, a Adreno 306 graphics card, a 64 Bit LPDDR2/3 memory controller and WLAN, Bluetooth, and UMTS/LTE radio. Compared to the MSM8916, the APQ8016 lacks the integrated cellular radio (3G, 4G, LTE) and is usually clocked lower (1.2 vs 1.4 GHz).

Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v2

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v2 is a mid-range ARMv8-based SoC largely for Android tablets and smartphones. Announced in February 2014, the S616 is one of the first 64-bit capable SoCs from Qualcomm. In addition to 8 Cortex-A53 CPU cores at up to 1.7 GHz (power saving cluster max. 1.2 GHz), the SoC integrates an Adreno 405 GPU with a 2x 32-bit memory controller (LPDDR3-1600, 12.8 GB/s) and supports Wi-Fi (802.11ac), Bluetooth 4.0, UMTS, and LTE.

CPU

The Cortex-A53 is the successor to the very popular Cortex-A7 design. In addition to the new 64-bit capable ARMv8 ISA, the cores offer a variety of other improvements such as better branch prediction. This leads to a significantly higher performance per clock, which is even above the older Cortex-A9.

The eight cores of the Snapdragon 616 are divided into two quad-core clusters, each optimized for a different operating point. While one cluster can clock up to 1.7 GHz to handle more demanding applications, the other cluster is limited to a maximum of 1.2 GHz for energy-saving purposes. All eight cores can be active at the same time, although most applications aren't parallelized to support 8 cores efficiently.

Overall, the Snapdragon 615 offers a performance similar to that of the older Snapdragon 600 (Krait architecture).

GPU

Another new feature is the integrated graphics unit named Adreno 405 (550 MHz most likely). The Adreno 400 series has been substantially redesigned and supports DirectX 11.2 (FL 11_1) including hardware tessellation, OpenGL ES 3.1, and OpenCL 1.2. Furthermore, the performance has been significantly improved, which is now similar to the Adreno 320 and PowerVR G6200.

Features

The Snapdragon 616 offers numerous wireless technologies such as Bluetooth 4.0 and WLAN 802.11a/b/g/n/ac as well as a Multi-SIM cellular modem supporting LTE cat. 4 (up to 150 Mbps), WCDMA, CDMA, EV-DO, TD-SCDMA and GSM/EDGE.

The SoC can encode and decode 1080p videos using dedicated hardware and stream content to displays with up to 2560 x 2048 pixels. A large number of video codecs including H.265 (playback only) will be supported. The camera ISP can handle sensors with up to 21 MP.

Power Consumption

The Snapdragon 616 is manufactured by TSMC in a 28 nm LP process. According to the specifications, we expect a medium or medium-high power consumption for use in medium-sized or larger smartphones and tablets.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917)

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (8917) is an ARM-based entry level SoC for tablets and smartphones (mostly Android based). It was announced in February 2016 and integrates four 64-Bit Cortex-A53 CPU cores (quad-core) that clock with up to 1.4 GHz. Furthermore, there is a Adreno 308 graphics card, a LPDDR3 memory controller (max. 667 MHz) and wireless radios for WiFi and 4G/LTE included in the chip.

The Cortex-A53 is the successor of the entry level Cortex-A7 CPU cores. The A53 is now capable of 64 Bit (ARMv8-ISA) and adressing more than 4 GB RAM. According to ARM the performance per MHz is a lot better and even surpasses a Cortex-A9 core.

The integrated Adreno 308 ist the integrated graphics card that supports OpenGL ES 3.0.

The integrated wireless radios support WiFi 802.11ac Wave 2, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/GLONASS/Baidou, 2G, 3G and 4G (LTE Cat.4) standards. Futhermore, the SoC is able to decode 1080p videos in H.265 (encode only in H.264) and cameras with up to 13 MP.

The power consumption of the chip is ranging in the lower range, and therefore it is also suited for smaller smartphones. It is manufactured in 28 nm LP at TSMC.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ8016Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v2Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917)
Qualcomm SnapdragonQualcomm SnapdragonQualcomm Snapdragon
Cortex-A53Cortex-A53Cortex-A53
Series: Snapdragon Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6302.2 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6262.2 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6252 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4392 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4501.8 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4292 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM89521.5 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v21.7 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM89391.7 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM89361.7 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4351.4 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)1.4 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 MSM89291.4 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917)1.4 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM89161.4 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ80161.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6302.2 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6262.2 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6252 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4392 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4501.8 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4292 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM89521.5 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v21.7 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM89391.7 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM89361.7 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4351.4 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)1.4 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 MSM89291.4 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917)1.4 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM89161.4 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ80161.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6302.2 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6262.2 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6252 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4392 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4501.8 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4292 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM89521.5 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v21.7 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM89391.7 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM89361.7 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4351.4 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)1.4 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 MSM89291.4 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917)1.4 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM89161.4 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ80161.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
1200 MHz1700 MHz1400 MHz
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28 28 28
Adreno 306 GPU, WLAN, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS/GLOSNASS/BeiDou, 32/64 Bit LPDDR2/3 Memory ControllerAdreno 405 GPU, WLAN 802.11ac (1x1), Bluetooth 4.0, LTE Cat. 4, FM, GNSS, 1x 32 Bit LPDDR3-1600 Memory ControllerWLAN 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1, GSM/EDGE, WCDMA, UMTS/HSPA, LTE Cat. 7 (max. 300 Mbps), GPS (Qualcomm IZat Gen8C Lite), LPDDR3-1866 Memory Controller, eMMC 5.1
iGPUQualcomm Adreno 306Qualcomm Adreno 405 ( - 550 MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 308
ArchitectureARMARMARM
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ8016Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v2Qualcomm Snapdragon 425

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 8548     avg: 8759     median: 8758.5 (6%)     max: 8969 Points
min: 7582     avg: 8157     median: 8343 (5%)     max: 8520 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
8667 Points (9%)
min: 7654     avg: 8193     median: 8445 (9%)     max: 8548 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
min: 9168     avg: 9212     median: 9212 (10%)     max: 9256 Points
min: 7550     avg: 8116     median: 8174 (8%)     max: 8764 Points
113%
425 +
min: 3958     avg: 9933     median: 10421.5 (11%)     max: 11927 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics
0 Points (0%)
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Physics
724 Points (13%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
min: 1442     avg: 1459     median: 1443 (3%)     max: 1492
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
min: 465     avg: 484     median: 482 (10%)     max: 504
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 2792     avg: 2934     median: 2938 (5%)     max: 3047
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 613     avg: 672     median: 688 (14%)     max: 698
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 425 +
min: 541     avg: 654     median: 660.5 (9%)     max: 692
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 425 +
min: 883     avg: 1761     median: 1849 (3%)     max: 1939
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Multi Thread
0 MFLOPS (0%)
min: 289.805     avg: 306     median: 313.5 (11%)     max: 314.091 MFLOPS
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Single Thread
0 MFLOPS (0%)
min: 185.883     avg: 215     median: 221.2 (22%)     max: 236.817 MFLOPS
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 12952.9     avg: 13717     median: 13618.5 (23%)     max: 14680 ms
min: 12076.8     avg: 13354     median: 12510 (21%)     max: 15263 ms
101%
425 +
min: 10742     avg: 13125     median: 13191 (22%)     max: 16192.4 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
min: 1414.4     avg: 1471     median: 1415.4 (16%)     max: 1584.3 ms
min: 1258     avg: 1579     median: 1298.9 (14%)     max: 2180.2 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 0.9.1 Total Score *
1218 ms (12%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 2773     avg: 2935     median: 2968.5 (5%)     max: 3028 Points
min: 2950     avg: 3283     median: 3155 (5%)     max: 3647 Points
103%
425 +
min: 2411     avg: 2952     median: 3052 (5%)     max: 3374 Points
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Metal
1130 Points (30%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Multicore Beta
1816 Points (40%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Browser
2620 Points (35%)
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0 - Quadrant Standard 2.0 Total Score
22393 points (52%)
AnTuTu v5 - AnTuTu v5 Total Score
20887 Points (21%)
36520 Points (37%)
AnTuTu v6 - AnTuTu v6 Total Score
28399 Points (10%)
min: 33335     avg: 35036     median: 35102 (12%)     max: 37152 Points
130%
425 +
min: 29054     avg: 36278     median: 36883 (13%)     max: 39106 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 MEM
100%
1 425 +
min: 4077     avg: 4924     median: 4503 (14%)     max: 7325 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 UX
100%
1 425 +
min: 11600     avg: 14212     median: 14071.5 (17%)     max: 16206 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 GPU
100%
1 425 +
min: 1132     avg: 1684     median: 1713 (1%)     max: 2126 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 CPU
100%
1 425 +
min: 15748     avg: 22159     median: 23055.5 (14%)     max: 23413 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 Total Score
100%
1 425 +
min: 32557     avg: 42979     median: 43584 (8%)     max: 46710 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile CPU Tests
96167 Points (13%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score
min: 3803     avg: 4043     median: 4043 (20%)     max: 4283 Points
min: 3425     avg: 3584     median: 3558.5 (18%)     max: 3794 Points
111%
425 +
min: 3681     avg: 4389     median: 4491 (22%)     max: 5253 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work 2.0 Battery Life
100%
1 425 +
5253 min (100%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Computer Vision
100%
1 425 +
1999 Points (11%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage
100%
1 425 +
2799 Points (9%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score 2.0
100%
1 425 +
min: 2829     avg: 3299     median: 3294 (22%)     max: 3831 Points

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ8016 → 100% n=5

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v2 → 102% n=5

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917) → 112% n=5

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- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

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