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Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937) vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 625

Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 is a mid-range ARMv8-based SoC largely for Android tablets and smartphones. Announced in February 2014, the S615 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, 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 615 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 1.0 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). 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 615 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 615 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 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 625

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 (SD625) is a mid-range octa-core SoC with eight ARM Cortex-A53 cpu cores at up to 2 GHz, an Adreno 506 GPU, a DDR3L-1866 memory controller and a X9 LTE (Cat 7, 4G+, 300 Mbps down, 150 Mbps up) modem. Furthermore, the chip supports 802.11ac WiFi and Bluetooth 4.1. It is manufactured in 14nm FinFet. The processor performance should be similar to a HiSilicon Kirin 650, which also offers 8 Cortex A53 cores at up to 2 GHz. However, due to the modern manufacturing process, power consumption and throttling should be better with the Snapdragon 625.

ModelQualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
SeriesQualcomm SnapdragonQualcomm SnapdragonQualcomm Snapdragon
CodenameCortex-A53Cortex-A53Cortex-A53
Series: Snapdragon Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6302.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6262.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6252 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4392 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4501.8 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4292 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM89521.5 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v21.7 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 « 1.7 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM89361.7 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4351.4 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)1.4 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 MSM89291.4 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917)1.4 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM89161.4 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ80161.2 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6302.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6262.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6252 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4392 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4501.8 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4292 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM89521.5 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v21.7 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM89391.7 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM89361.7 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4351.4 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937) « 1.4 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 MSM89291.4 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917)1.4 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM89161.4 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ80161.2 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6302.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6262.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 « 2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4392 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4501.8 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4292 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM89521.5 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v21.7 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM89391.7 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM89361.7 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4351.4 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)1.4 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 MSM89291.4 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917)1.4 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM89161.4 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ80161.2 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Clock1700 MHz1400 MHz2000 MHz
Cores / Threads8 / 88 / 88 / 8
Technology28 nm28 nm14 nm
FeaturesAdreno 405 GPU, 802.11ac WLAN, Bluetooth, LTE, NFC, GPS/GLOSNASS/BeiDou, 32/64 Bit LPDDR3 Memory ControllerAdreno 505 GPU, 802.11ac WLAN, Bluetooth 4.1, LTE Cat. 4, Dual-Channel LPDDR3-1600 Memory ControllerAdreno 506 GPU, 802.11ac WLAN, Bluetooth 4.1, LTE Cat. 7, Dual-Channel LPDDR3-1866 Memory Controller
iGPUQualcomm Adreno 405 ( - 550 MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 505Qualcomm Adreno 506
ArchitectureARMARMARM
Announced
Manufacturerwww.qualcomm.comwww.qualcomm.comwww.qualcomm.com

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 5569     avg: 7208     median: 7132.5 (6%)     max: 8902 Points
191%
1 625 +
13607 Points (11%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
min: 5564     avg: 6969     median: 7003 (6%)     max: 9155 Points
195%
1 625 +
min: 13538     avg: 13679     median: 13678.5 (11%)     max: 13819 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
min: 5758     avg: 8220     median: 7460.5 (6%)     max: 15857 Points
212%
625 +
min: 14195     avg: 15727     median: 15836.5 (13%)     max: 16267 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics
100%
1 430 +
min: 1064     avg: 1195     median: 1193.5 (14%)     max: 1338 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Physics
991 Points (11%)
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 625 +
171 Points (1%)
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 625 +
1023 Points (3%)
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 430 +
min: 619     avg: 657     median: 658.5 (7%)     max: 685 Points
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 430 +
min: 2222     avg: 2553     median: 2552.5 (3%)     max: 2889 Points
169%
1 625 +
min: 3148     avg: 4171     median: 4319.5 (5%)     max: 4396 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
626 Points (9%)
100%
430 +
min: 613     avg: 629     median: 628.5 (9%)     max: 644 Points
131%
625 +
min: 795     avg: 824     median: 820 (11%)     max: 845 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
1561 Points (4%)
121%
430 +
min: 1706     avg: 1896     median: 1895.5 (5%)     max: 2085 Points
191%
625 +
min: 2525     avg: 3116     median: 2984 (7%)     max: 4042 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
min: 2103     avg: 2483     median: 2370 (4%)     max: 3202 Points
202%
1 625 +
4792 Points (9%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
min: 539     avg: 674     median: 638 (12%)     max: 940 Points
145%
1 625 +
925 Points (18%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 2291     avg: 2667     median: 2720 (4%)     max: 3046 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 676     avg: 689     median: 681 (10%)     max: 717 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
523 Points (4%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
1615 Points (15%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
4043 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
2255 Points (5%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
2579 Points (7%)
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Multi Thread
min: 257.9     avg: 317.6     median: 280.6 (9%)     max: 490 MFLOPS
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Single Thread
min: 116.6     avg: 212.9     median: 218.3 (21%)     max: 420 MFLOPS
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 5061     avg: 13398     median: 13126 (15%)     max: 20190 ms
100%
430 +
min: 10396     avg: 12677     median: 13194 (15%)     max: 14709 ms
105%
625 +
min: 8028     avg: 9289     median: 9316 (11%)     max: 12194 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
min: 793     avg: 1235     median: 1213 (13%)     max: 1688 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 0.9.1 Total Score *
1178 ms (11%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 2672     avg: 3696     median: 3411 (3%)     max: 6999 Points
97%
430 +
min: 2604     avg: 3194     median: 3293.5 (3%)     max: 3438 Points
132%
625 +
min: 3781     avg: 4524     median: 4502 (4%)     max: 4979 Points
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
100%
1 430 +
min: 24     avg: 41.7     median: 29 (6%)     max: 72 Points
126%
1 625 +
min: 35     avg: 36.5     median: 36.5 (8%)     max: 38 Points
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Metal
min: 924     avg: 1197     median: 1184.5 (32%)     max: 1493 Points
133%
1 625 +
1578 Points (42%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Multicore Beta
min: 817     avg: 1275     median: 1238.5 (28%)     max: 1805 Points
194%
1 625 +
2404 Points (54%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Browser
min: 1849     avg: 2628     median: 2521.5 (33%)     max: 3619 Points
138%
1 625 +
3475 Points (46%)
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0 - Quadrant Standard 2.0 Total Score
min: 17712     avg: 20407     median: 19790 (46%)     max: 23719 points
187%
1 625 +
37065 points (86%)
AnTuTu v5 - AnTuTu v5 Total Score
min: 27825     avg: 33966     median: 32024 (32%)     max: 49293 Points
AnTuTu v6 - AnTuTu v6 Total Score
min: 29823     avg: 33247     median: 33119 (11%)     max: 36800 Points
136%
430 +
min: 42798     avg: 45027     median: 44963.5 (15%)     max: 47066 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 MEM
4376 Points (13%)
110%
430 +
min: 3999     avg: 4992     median: 4792 (15%)     max: 6830 Points
135%
625 +
min: 4570     avg: 5923     median: 5907.5 (18%)     max: 7431 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 UX
14864 Points (18%)
109%
430 +
min: 14313     avg: 16454     median: 16194 (20%)     max: 17949 Points
141%
625 +
min: 19447     avg: 20817     median: 20902.5 (26%)     max: 21974 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 GPU
8960 Points (3%)
101%
430 +
min: 8556     avg: 9082     median: 9083 (3%)     max: 9583 Points
143%
625 +
min: 12718     avg: 12942     median: 12832.5 (4%)     max: 13599 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 CPU
26765 Points (16%)
104%
430 +
min: 14989     avg: 26579     median: 27811 (17%)     max: 28218 Points
143%
625 +
min: 25992     avg: 36737     median: 38406.5 (24%)     max: 40836 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 Total Score
54965 Points (10%)
106%
430 +
min: 44992     avg: 56835     median: 58282 (10%)     max: 59990 Points
142%
625 +
min: 65759     avg: 76418     median: 77841.5 (14%)     max: 81789 Points
AndEBench - AndEBench Java
min: 260     avg: 453.3     median: 417 (13%)     max: 683 Iter./s
582%
1 625 +
2429 Iter./s (75%)
AndEBench - AndEBench Native
min: 6830     avg: 12463     median: 12017 (39%)     max: 18542 Iter./s
207%
1 625 +
24869 Iter./s (82%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile V1 CPU Tests
min: 10592     avg: 12997     median: 12996.5 (2%)     max: 15401 Points
1202%
1 625 +
156240 Points (21%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Computer Vision
1756 Points (9%)
102%
430 +
1783 Points (9%)
138%
625 +
min: 2400     avg: 2450     median: 2424 (13%)     max: 2520 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage
3900 Points (8%)
83%
430 +
3256 Points (7%)
109%
625 +
min: 2335     avg: 4177     median: 4267 (9%)     max: 5580 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score 2.0
3293 Points (22%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score
min: 3045     avg: 3504     median: 3536 (18%)     max: 3959 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work 2.0 Battery Life
100%
1 430 +
917 min (17%)

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 → 100% n=16

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937) → 110% n=16

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 → 152% n=16

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