Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 429

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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 626

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 (SD626) is a mid-range octa-core SoC with eight ARM Cortex-A53 cpu cores at up to 2.2 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 a bit higher than the average Snapdragon 625, due to the 200 MHz higher maximum clock speed.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 429

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 is an ARM-based entry level SoC for tablets and smartphones (mostly Android based). It was announced in mid 2018 and integrates four 64-Bit Cortex-A53 CPU cores (quad-core) that clock with up to 2 GHz. Furthermore, there is a Adreno 504 graphics card, a LPDDR3 memory controller (max. 933 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 addressing 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 504 ist the integrated graphics card that supports OpenGL ES 3.1 / 3.2 and Vulkan 1.0. According to Qualcomm, the GPU is 50% faster than the previous Adreno 308 in the Snapdragon 425.

The integrated wireless radios support WiFi 802.11ac Wave 2, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/GLONASS/Baidou, 2G, 3G and 4G (LTE Cat.4 / Cat.5 - 150 Mbits download, 75 Mbits upload) 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 the modern 12nm process.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625Qualcomm Snapdragon 626Qualcomm Snapdragon 429
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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Adreno 506 GPU, 802.11ac WLAN, Bluetooth 4.1, LTE Cat. 7, Dual-Channel LPDDR3-1866 Memory ControllerAdreno 506 GPU, 802.11ac WLAN, Bluetooth 4.1, LTE Cat. 7, Dual-Channel LPDDR3-1866 Memory ControllerWLAN 802.11ac Wave 2 (WiFi 5), Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, X6 LTE (Cat 4 150 MBps Down, Cat 5 75 MBps Up), Hexagon 536 DSP, GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, USB 2.0, H.265 (HEVC), H.264 (AVC), VP8, LPDDR3 933 MHz Memory Controller, eMMC 5.1 Quick Charge 3.0
iGPUQualcomm Adreno 506Qualcomm Adreno 506Qualcomm Adreno 504
ArchitectureARMARMARM
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625Qualcomm Snapdragon 626Qualcomm Snapdragon SD 429

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
100%
1 625 +
13607 Points (9%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
100%
1 625 +
min: 13538     avg: 13679     median: 13678.5 (15%)     max: 13819 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
100%
625 +
min: 14195     avg: 15727     median: 15836.5 (16%)     max: 16267 Points
108%
626 +
min: 16939     avg: 17078     median: 17084 (18%)     max: 17204 Points
min: 15709     avg: 16114     median: 16113.5 (17%)     max: 16518 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics
100%
625 +
min: 1638     avg: 1936     median: 1992 (25%)     max: 2119 Points
105%
626 +
min: 2045     avg: 2079     median: 2083.5 (26%)     max: 2105 Points
min: 1155     avg: 1194     median: 1194 (15%)     max: 1233 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Physics
100%
625 +
min: 1638     avg: 1962     median: 2003 (35%)     max: 2452 Points
104%
626 +
min: 2065     avg: 2086     median: 2085.5 (36%)     max: 2107 Points
min: 1145     avg: 1170     median: 1170 (20%)     max: 1195 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 626 +
868 Points (7%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 626 +
1883 Points (17%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 626 +
7485 Points (15%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 626 +
4212 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 626 +
4557 Points (12%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 625 +
4792 (9%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 625 +
925 (19%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 626 +
4804 (8%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 626 +
837 (17%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 625 +
min: 795     avg: 824     median: 820 (13%)     max: 845
108%
1 626 +
889 (14%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 625 +
min: 2525     avg: 3116     median: 2984 (7%)     max: 4042
146%
1 626 +
4362 (11%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
625 +
min: 841     avg: 866     median: 872.5 (12%)     max: 881
106%
626 +
min: 907     avg: 926     median: 928.5 (13%)     max: 939
860 (12%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
625 +
min: 3148     avg: 4171     median: 4319.5 (7%)     max: 4396
104%
626 +
min: 4369     avg: 4481     median: 4496.5 (7%)     max: 4562
2485 (4%)
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
625 +
171 (10%)
109%
626 +
187 (11%)
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
625 +
1023 (6%)
107%
626 +
1098 (7%)
Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 SD 429 +
168 (10%)
Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 SD 429 +
566 (3%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
625 +
min: 8027.7     avg: 9289     median: 9316.4 (16%)     max: 12194 ms
101%
626 +
min: 7667     avg: 8504     median: 8761.4 (15%)     max: 8825.1 ms
min: 10433     avg: 10544     median: 10543.8 (18%)     max: 10654.6 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
625 +
min: 3781     avg: 4524     median: 4502 (7%)     max: 4979 Points
105%
626 +
min: 4424     avg: 4760     median: 4705.5 (8%)     max: 5204 Points
min: 4297     avg: 4345     median: 4344.5 (7%)     max: 4392 Points
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Metal
100%
1 625 +
1578 Points (42%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Multicore Beta
100%
1 625 +
2404 Points (54%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Browser
100%
1 625 +
3475 Points (46%)
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0 - Quadrant Standard 2.0 Total Score
100%
1 625 +
37065 points (86%)
AnTuTu v6 - AnTuTu v6 Total Score
100%
625 +
min: 59867     avg: 63396     median: 63206 (22%)     max: 68348 Points
105%
626 +
min: 63428     avg: 66058     median: 66613 (23%)     max: 67578 Points
51274 Points (17%)
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 MEM
100%
625 +
min: 4570     avg: 5923     median: 5907.5 (18%)     max: 7431 Points
92%
626 +
5406 Points (17%)
5470 Points (17%)
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 UX
100%
625 +
min: 19447     avg: 20817     median: 20902.5 (26%)     max: 21974 Points
103%
626 +
21477 Points (26%)
20878 Points (26%)
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 GPU
100%
625 +
min: 12718     avg: 12942     median: 12832.5 (4%)     max: 13599 Points
107%
626 +
13693 Points (4%)
6252 Points (2%)
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 CPU
100%
625 +
min: 25992     avg: 36737     median: 38406.5 (24%)     max: 40836 Points
109%
626 +
41767 Points (26%)
30859 Points (19%)
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 Total Score
100%
625 +
min: 65759     avg: 76418     median: 77841.5 (14%)     max: 81789 Points
106%
626 +
82343 Points (15%)
63459 Points (11%)
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 UX
100%
1 SD 429 +
10934 Points (10%)
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 MEM
100%
1 SD 429 +
27445 Points (22%)
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 GPU
100%
1 SD 429 +
4783 Points (1%)
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 CPU
100%
1 SD 429 +
35288 Points (19%)
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 Total Score
100%
1 SD 429 +
78450 Points (10%)
AndEBench - AndEBench Java
100%
1 625 +
2429 Iter./s (75%)
AndEBench - AndEBench Native
100%
1 625 +
24869 Iter./s (82%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile CPU Tests
100%
1 625 +
156240 Points (21%)
45%
1 SD 429 +
70208 Points (9%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Computer Vision
100%
1 625 +
min: 2400     avg: 2450     median: 2424 (13%)     max: 2520 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage
100%
1 625 +
min: 2335     avg: 4177     median: 4267 (15%)     max: 5580 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score 2.0
100%
625 +
min: 4626     avg: 4894     median: 4850.5 (32%)     max: 5558 Points
101%
626 +
min: 4660     avg: 4848     median: 4903 (32%)     max: 4924 Points
min: 4267     avg: 4449     median: 4449 (29%)     max: 4631 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score
100%
625 +
min: 4596     avg: 5855     median: 5718.5 (29%)     max: 7846 Points
102%
626 +
min: 5621     avg: 5849     median: 5839 (29%)     max: 6096 Points
min: 5986     avg: 6107     median: 6106.5 (31%)     max: 6227 Points

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 → 100% n=17

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 → 104% n=17

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 → 83% n=17

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Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)