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Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937) vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 439

Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939

► remove from comparison Qualcomm 615 MSM8939

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)

► remove from comparison Qualcomm 430

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 439

► remove from comparison Qualcomm SD 439

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 (SD439) is a lower mainstream SoC for (Android based) smartphones and tablets. Compared to the older Snapdragon 435, the 439 is now manufactured in the current 12nm FinFET process and offers higher clock speeds of 2 GHz of the eight ARM Cortex-A53 cores (compared to 1.4 GHz). Wifi (now ac Wave 2 / Wifi 5) and Bluetooth (v5) were also updated, however the GPU still is the rather slow Adreno 505 and the LTE modem was even downgraded to a X6 with only Cat. 4/5 (max. 150 Mbps download, 75 Mbps upload).

Thanks to the higher maximum clock speed, the performance of the Snapdragon 439 mobile platform can reach the old Snapdragon 625 (also 2 GHz with 8x Cortex-A53). However, there is still a big gap to the SoCs with bigger performance cores.

ModelQualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
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 6252 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 « 2 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 nm12 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 505 GPU, 802.11ac Wave 2WLAN, Bluetooth 5.0, X6 LTE Cat 4/5 (150 / 75 Mbps),
iGPUQualcomm Adreno 405 ( - 550 MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 505Qualcomm Adreno 505
ArchitectureARMARMARM
Announced
Manufacturerwww.qualcomm.comwww.qualcomm.comwww.qualcomm.com

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - Geekbench 5.5, PCM Work, Sling Shot Physics, Antutu v8 CPU - SD 439
0.3 pt (23%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 5569     avg: 7208     median: 7132.5 (6%)     max: 8902 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
min: 5564     avg: 6969     median: 7003 (6%)     max: 9155 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
min: 5758     avg: 8220     median: 7460.5 (6%)     max: 15857 Points
min: 12096     avg: 12492     median: 12492.5 (11%)     max: 12809 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
135%
1 SD 439 +
min: 1500     avg: 1597     median: 1608 (19%)     max: 1657 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Physics
991 Points (11%)
min: 1516     avg: 1588     median: 1598 (18%)     max: 1618 Points
Geekbench 5.5 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 SD 439 +
176 Points (7%)
Geekbench 5.5 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 SD 439 +
823 Points (1%)
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 SD 439 +
min: 176     avg: 176.7     median: 177 (1%)     max: 177 Points
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 SD 439 +
min: 809     avg: 819     median: 812 (3%)     max: 836 Points
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
133%
1 SD 439 +
min: 863     avg: 880     median: 877.5 (9%)     max: 903 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
124%
1 SD 439 +
min: 2987     avg: 3141     median: 3154 (3%)     max: 3267 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
863 Points (12%)
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
3218 Points (8%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
min: 2103     avg: 2483     median: 2370 (4%)     max: 3202 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
min: 539     avg: 674     median: 638 (12%)     max: 940 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 2291     avg: 2667     median: 2720 (4%)     max: 3046 Points
134%
1 SD 439 +
3636 Points (6%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 676     avg: 689     median: 681 (10%)     max: 717 Points
116%
1 SD 439 +
792 Points (12%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
523 Points (4%)
136%
1 SD 439 +
712 Points (6%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
1615 Points (15%)
97%
1 SD 439 +
1563 Points (14%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
4043 Points (8%)
148%
1 SD 439 +
5986 Points (12%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
2255 Points (5%)
153%
1 SD 439 +
3444 Points (7%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
2579 Points (7%)
143%
1 SD 439 +
3684 Points (10%)
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
min: 9768     avg: 9963     median: 9952.5 (12%)     max: 10143 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
min: 4512     avg: 4731     median: 4755.5 (4%)     max: 4958 Points
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
100%
1 430 +
min: 24     avg: 41.7     median: 29 (6%)     max: 72 Points
122%
1 SD 439 +
min: 32     avg: 35.2     median: 35.5 (7%)     max: 38 Points
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Metal
min: 924     avg: 1197     median: 1184.5 (32%)     max: 1493 Points
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Multicore Beta
min: 817     avg: 1275     median: 1238.5 (28%)     max: 1805 Points
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Browser
min: 1849     avg: 2628     median: 2521.5 (33%)     max: 3619 Points
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0 - Quadrant Standard 2.0 Total Score
min: 17712     avg: 20407     median: 19790 (46%)     max: 23719 points
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
min: 59539     avg: 60585     median: 60585 (21%)     max: 61631 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 MEM
4376 Points (13%)
110%
430 +
min: 3999     avg: 4992     median: 4792 (15%)     max: 6830 Points
min: 4849     avg: 5390     median: 5051 (16%)     max: 6271 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 UX
14864 Points (18%)
109%
430 +
min: 14313     avg: 16454     median: 16194 (20%)     max: 17949 Points
min: 19841     avg: 21900     median: 22846 (28%)     max: 23014 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 GPU
8960 Points (3%)
101%
430 +
min: 8556     avg: 9082     median: 9083 (3%)     max: 9583 Points
min: 12224     avg: 12439     median: 12514 (4%)     max: 12579 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 CPU
26765 Points (16%)
104%
430 +
min: 14989     avg: 26579     median: 27811 (17%)     max: 28218 Points
min: 37733     avg: 37810     median: 37769 (23%)     max: 37928 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 Total Score
54965 Points (10%)
106%
430 +
min: 44992     avg: 56835     median: 58282 (10%)     max: 59990 Points
min: 75175     avg: 77540     median: 77652 (14%)     max: 79792 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 UX
100%
1 SD 439 +
min: 6969     avg: 12860     median: 13894 (12%)     max: 16684 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 MEM
100%
1 SD 439 +
min: 27672     avg: 29440     median: 29676.5 (24%)     max: 30734 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 GPU
100%
1 SD 439 +
min: 9258     avg: 10049     median: 10067 (2%)     max: 10803 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 CPU
100%
1 SD 439 +
min: 40746     avg: 41220     median: 41221.5 (15%)     max: 41690 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 Total Score
100%
1 SD 439 +
min: 84645     avg: 93569     median: 95218 (9%)     max: 99193 Points
AndEBench - AndEBench Java
min: 260     avg: 453.3     median: 417 (13%)     max: 683 Iter./s
AndEBench - AndEBench Native
min: 6830     avg: 12463     median: 12017 (39%)     max: 18542 Iter./s
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile V1 CPU Tests
min: 10592     avg: 12997     median: 12996.5 (2%)     max: 15401 Points
812%
1 SD 439 +
105520 Points (14%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Computer Vision
1756 Points (9%)
102%
430 +
1783 Points (9%)
min: 2490     avg: 2557     median: 2556.5 (14%)     max: 2623 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage
3900 Points (8%)
83%
430 +
3256 Points (7%)
min: 4775     avg: 5213     median: 5212.5 (11%)     max: 5650 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score 2.0
3293 Points (22%)
min: 4412     avg: 4632     median: 4643.5 (30%)     max: 4791 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score
min: 3045     avg: 3504     median: 3536 (18%)     max: 3959 Points
min: 5880     avg: 6095     median: 6115 (31%)     max: 6228 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 439 → 149% n=16

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