Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937) vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM8936 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 630

Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (SD430) is a lower mainstream SoC for (Android based) smartphones and tablets. Contrary to the Snapdragon 630, it is still manufactured in a 28-nm process and also consists of an octa-core CPU part with ARM Cortex-A53 cores. However, they are only clocked at up to 1.4 GHz. The integrated X6 LTE modem supports Cat. 4 with maximum transfer rates of 150 Mbps (downstream) and 75 Mbps (upstream). The SoC also includes an Adreno 505 GPU with support for Vulkan and OpenGL ES 3.1. WiFi 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.1 are supported as well. The memory controller supports LPDDR3 clocked at 800 MHz (so probably dual-channel DDRL-1600). 

Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM8936

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM8936 is a mid-range ARMv8-based SoC largely for Android tablets and smartphones. Announced in February 2014, the S610 is one of the first 64-bit capable SoCs from Qualcomm. In addition to 4 Cortex-A53 CPU cores at up to 1.7 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 four cores of the Snapdragon 610 are clocked at up to 1.7 GHz, offering 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). 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 610 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 1600 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 610 is manufactured by TSMC in a 28 nm LP process. According to the specifications, we expect a medium power consumption for use in medium-sized smartphones and tablets.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 630

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 (SDM630) is a mid-range octa-core SoC with eight ARM Cortex-A53 CPU cores at up to 2.2 GHz, an Adreno 508 GPU, a LPDDR4-2666 memory controller (1333 MHz) and a X12 LTE (Cat 12/13, 300 Mbps down, 150 Mbps up) modem. Furthermore, the chip supports 802.11ac WiFi and Bluetooth 5.0. It is manufactured in 14nm FinFet. The processor performance should similar to the older Snapdragon 626 which offers similar clock speeds. Compared to the 626, the 630 however supports faster memory and offers faster LTE, Wifi and Bluetooth standards.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM8936Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
Qualcomm SnapdragonQualcomm SnapdragonQualcomm Snapdragon
Cortex-A53Cortex-A53Cortex-A53
: 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
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28 28 14
Adreno 505 GPU, 802.11ac WLAN, Bluetooth 4.1, LTE Cat. 4, Dual-Channel LPDDR3-1600 Memory ControllerAdreno 405 GPU, 802.11ac WLAN, Bluetooth 4.0, LTE Cat. 4, NFC, GPS/GLOSNASS/BeiDou, 2x 32 Bit LPDDR2/3 Memory ControllerAdreno 508 GPU, 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, LTE Cat. 13 (uplink) Cat. 12 (downlink), Dual-Channel LPDDR4 1333 MHz Memory Controller
iGPUQualcomm Adreno 505Qualcomm Adreno 405 ( - 550 MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 508
ArchitectureARMARMARM
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM8936Qualcomm Snapdragon SD 630

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
100%
1 430 +
min: 8253     avg: 9093     median: 9045 (9%)     max: 10364 Points
144%
1 SD 630 +
min: 12437     avg: 12963     median: 13014 (13%)     max: 13217 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics
100%
1 430 +
min: 1064     avg: 1195     median: 1193.5 (15%)     max: 1338 Points
142%
1 SD 630 +
min: 1664     avg: 1710     median: 1697 (21%)     max: 1778 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Physics
100%
1 430 +
min: 1072     avg: 1195     median: 1200.5 (21%)     max: 1333 Points
144%
1 SD 630 +
min: 1657     avg: 1731     median: 1723 (30%)     max: 1819 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 SD 630 +
883 Points (7%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 SD 630 +
2179 Points (20%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 SD 630 +
6766 Points (13%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 SD 630 +
3897 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 SD 630 +
4256 Points (11%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 SD 630 +
3810 (6%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 SD 630 +
809 (16%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 430 +
min: 613     avg: 629     median: 628.5 (10%)     max: 644
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 430 +
min: 1706     avg: 1896     median: 1895.5 (5%)     max: 2085
211%
1 SD 630 +
4007 (10%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 430 +
min: 619     avg: 657     median: 658.5 (9%)     max: 685
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 430 +
min: 2222     avg: 2553     median: 2552.5 (4%)     max: 2889
163%
1 SD 630 +
min: 2246     avg: 4009     median: 4172 (7%)     max: 4234
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 430 +
min: 10396     avg: 12677     median: 13194 (22%)     max: 14709 ms
107%
1 SD 630 +
min: 8396     avg: 9702     median: 9796.9 (16%)     max: 10256.9 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
1 430 +
min: 2604     avg: 3194     median: 3293.5 (6%)     max: 3438 Points
152%
1 SD 630 +
min: 4398     avg: 4963     median: 5011 (8%)     max: 5202 Points
AnTuTu v6 - AnTuTu v6 Total Score
100%
1 430 +
min: 42798     avg: 45027     median: 44963.5 (15%)     max: 47066 Points
158%
1 SD 630 +
min: 44128     avg: 68642     median: 70988 (24%)     max: 73617 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 MEM
100%
1 430 +
min: 3999     avg: 4992     median: 4792 (15%)     max: 6830 Points
124%
1 SD 630 +
min: 4871     avg: 5925     median: 5940 (18%)     max: 6574 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 UX
100%
1 430 +
min: 14313     avg: 16454     median: 16194 (20%)     max: 17949 Points
147%
1 SD 630 +
min: 22684     avg: 24023     median: 23814 (29%)     max: 25223 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 GPU
100%
1 430 +
min: 8556     avg: 9082     median: 9083 (3%)     max: 9583 Points
218%
1 SD 630 +
min: 19664     avg: 19797     median: 19792 (6%)     max: 19927 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 CPU
100%
1 430 +
min: 14989     avg: 26579     median: 27811 (17%)     max: 28218 Points
143%
1 SD 630 +
min: 38598     avg: 39650     median: 39811 (24%)     max: 40000 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 Total Score
100%
1 430 +
min: 44992     avg: 56835     median: 58282 (10%)     max: 59990 Points
153%
1 SD 630 +
min: 87300     avg: 89396     median: 89349 (16%)     max: 90674 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work 2.0 Battery Life
100%
1 430 +
917 min (17%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Computer Vision
100%
1 430 +
1783 Points (9%)
137%
1 SD 630 +
min: 2368     avg: 2429     median: 2451 (13%)     max: 2467 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage
100%
1 430 +
3256 Points (11%)
123%
1 SD 630 +
min: 3524     avg: 4200     median: 3989 (14%)     max: 5087 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score 2.0
100%
1 430 +
min: 3408     avg: 3668     median: 3636 (24%)     max: 3892 Points
134%
1 SD 630 +
min: 4636     avg: 4968     median: 4881 (32%)     max: 5987 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score
100%
1 430 +
min: 3347     avg: 4577     median: 4689 (23%)     max: 5290 Points
122%
1 SD 630 +
min: 4948     avg: 5632     median: 5712 (29%)     max: 6264 Points

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