Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v2

Qualcomm Snapdragon 435

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 (SD435) 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 X9 LTE modem supports Cat. 4 with maximum transfer rates of 300 Mbps (downstream) and 100 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). The main difference to the Snapdragon 430 is the faster LTE modem.

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 435Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v2
Qualcomm SnapdragonQualcomm Snapdragon
Cortex-A53Cortex-A53
Series: Snapdragon Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 compare2.2 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 compare2.2 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 compare2 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 compare2 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 compare1.8 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 compare2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 compare1.5 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v21.7 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 compare1.7 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM8936 compare1.7 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 4351.4 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937) compare1.4 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 MSM8929 compare1.4 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917) compare1.4 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 compare1.4 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ8016 compare1.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 compare2.2 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 compare2.2 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 compare2 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 compare2 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 compare1.8 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 compare2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 compare1.5 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v21.7 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 compare1.7 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM8936 compare1.7 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4351.4 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937) compare1.4 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 MSM8929 compare1.4 GHz8 / 8 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917) compare1.4 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 compare1.4 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ8016 compare1.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A53
1400 MHz1700 MHz
8 / 88 / 8
28 28
Adreno 505 GPU, 802.11ac WLAN, Bluetooth 4.1, LTE Cat. 7, Dual-Channel LPDDR3-1600 Memory ControllerAdreno 405 GPU, WLAN 802.11ac (1x1), Bluetooth 4.0, LTE Cat. 4, FM, GNSS, 1x 32 Bit LPDDR3-1600 Memory Controller
iGPUQualcomm Adreno 505Qualcomm Adreno 405 ( - 550 MHz)
ArchitectureARMARM
Qualcomm Snapdragon 435Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v2

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
100%
435 +
7935 Points (5%)
min: 7582     avg: 8157     median: 8343 (5%)     max: 8520 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
100%
435 +
7745 Points (8%)
min: 7654     avg: 8193     median: 8445 (9%)     max: 8548 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
100%
435 +
min: 7095     avg: 8887     median: 9015.5 (9%)     max: 9345 Points
min: 7550     avg: 8116     median: 8174 (8%)     max: 8764 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics
100%
1 435 +
min: 1028     avg: 1199     median: 1167.5 (15%)     max: 1352 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Physics
100%
1 435 +
min: 1002     avg: 1182     median: 1152 (20%)     max: 1382 Points
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 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 435 +
577 (9%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 435 +
2308 (6%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 435 +
min: 637     avg: 663     median: 666 (9%)     max: 691
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 435 +
min: 2210     avg: 2610     median: 2582 (4%)     max: 2889
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Multi Thread
min: 289.805     avg: 306     median: 313.5 (11%)     max: 314.091 MFLOPS
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Single Thread
min: 185.883     avg: 215     median: 221.2 (22%)     max: 236.817 MFLOPS
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
435 +
min: 11007     avg: 12667     median: 12750 (21%)     max: 13586.4 ms
min: 12076.8     avg: 13354     median: 12510 (21%)     max: 15263 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
435 +
1979 ms (22%)
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
100%
435 +
min: 2689     avg: 3112     median: 3209 (5%)     max: 3314 Points
min: 2950     avg: 3283     median: 3155 (5%)     max: 3647 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
36520 Points (37%)
AnTuTu v6 - AnTuTu v6 Total Score
100%
435 +
min: 42643     avg: 44884     median: 45572 (16%)     max: 46814 Points
min: 33335     avg: 35036     median: 35102 (12%)     max: 37152 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 MEM
100%
1 435 +
min: 4213     avg: 4532     median: 4581.5 (14%)     max: 4750 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 UX
100%
1 435 +
min: 14261     avg: 15880     median: 16055.5 (20%)     max: 17146 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 GPU
100%
1 435 +
min: 9541     avg: 9568     median: 9563 (3%)     max: 9605 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 CPU
100%
1 435 +
min: 27075     avg: 27665     median: 27740 (17%)     max: 28105 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 Total Score
100%
1 435 +
min: 56672     avg: 57644     median: 57289 (10%)     max: 59326 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile CPU Tests
100%
435 +
81667 Points (11%)
96167 Points (13%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Computer Vision
100%
1 435 +
min: 1646     avg: 1876     median: 1875.5 (10%)     max: 2105 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage
100%
1 435 +
min: 4303     avg: 6883     median: 6882.5 (22%)     max: 9462 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score 2.0
100%
1 435 +
min: 3538     avg: 3737     median: 3710 (24%)     max: 3928 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score
100%
435 +
min: 4316     avg: 4876     median: 4814.5 (24%)     max: 5438 Points
min: 3425     avg: 3584     median: 3558.5 (18%)     max: 3794 Points

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 → 100% n=9

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v2 → 98% n=9

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