Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 439

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 439

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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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
Qualcomm SnapdragonQualcomm Snapdragon
Cortex-A53Cortex-A53
: Snapdragon Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 compare2200 MHz8 / 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 compare2200 MHz8 / 8
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 6252000 MHz8 / 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4392000 MHz8 / 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 compare1800 MHz8 / 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 compare2000 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 compare1500 MHz8 / 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v2 compare1700 MHz8 / 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 compare1700 MHz8 / 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM8936 compare1700 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 compare1400 MHz8 / 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937) compare1400 MHz8 / 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 MSM8929 compare1400 MHz8 / 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917) compare1400 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 compare1400 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ8016 compare1200 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 compare2200 MHz8 / 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 compare2200 MHz8 / 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6252000 MHz8 / 8
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 4392000 MHz8 / 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 compare1800 MHz8 / 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 compare2000 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 compare1500 MHz8 / 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v2 compare1700 MHz8 / 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 compare1700 MHz8 / 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM8936 compare1700 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 compare1400 MHz8 / 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937) compare1400 MHz8 / 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 MSM8929 compare1400 MHz8 / 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917) compare1400 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 compare1400 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ8016 compare1200 MHz4 / 4
2000 MHz2000 MHz
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Adreno 506 GPU, 802.11ac WLAN, Bluetooth 4.1, LTE Cat. 7, Dual-Channel LPDDR3-1866 Memory ControllerAdreno 505 GPU, 802.11ac Wave 2WLAN, Bluetooth 5.0, X6 LTE Cat 4/5 (150 / 75 Mbps),
iGPUQualcomm Adreno 506Qualcomm Adreno 505
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625Qualcomm Snapdragon SD 439

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
100%
625 +
13607 Points (9%)
13607 Points (9%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
100%
625 +
min: 13538     avg: 13679     median: 13678.5 (16%)     max: 13819 Points
min: 13538     avg: 13678.5     median: 13678.5 (16%)     max: 13819 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
100%
625 +
min: 14195     avg: 15727     median: 15836.5 (18%)     max: 16267 Points
min: 12096     avg: 12492     median: 12492.5 (14%)     max: 12809 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics
100%
625 +
min: 1638     avg: 1936     median: 1992 (25%)     max: 2119 Points
min: 1500     avg: 1597     median: 1608 (20%)     max: 1657 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Physics
100%
625 +
min: 1638     avg: 1962     median: 2003 (35%)     max: 2452 Points
min: 1516     avg: 1588     median: 1598 (28%)     max: 1618 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
100%
625 +
4792 (9%)
4792 (9%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
100%
625 +
925 (19%)
925 (19%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
625 +
min: 795     avg: 824     median: 820 (13%)     max: 845
863 (13%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
625 +
min: 2525     avg: 3116     median: 2984 (7%)     max: 4042
3218 (8%)
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1+ 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
625 +
min: 841     avg: 866     median: 872.5 (13%)     max: 881
min: 863     avg: 880     median: 877.5 (13%)     max: 903
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1+ 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
625 +
min: 3148     avg: 4171     median: 4319.5 (7%)     max: 4396
min: 2987     avg: 3141     median: 3154 (5%)     max: 3267
Geekbench 5 - Geekbench 5 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
625 +
171 (11%)
min: 176     avg: 177     median: 177 (12%)     max: 177
Geekbench 5 - Geekbench 5 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
625 +
1023 (6%)
min: 809     avg: 819     median: 812 (5%)     max: 836
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
625 +
min: 8027.7     avg: 9289     median: 9316.4 (16%)     max: 12194 ms
min: 9768.3     avg: 9963     median: 9952.6 (17%)     max: 10142.7 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
625 +
min: 3781     avg: 4524     median: 4502 (8%)     max: 4979 Points
min: 4512     avg: 4731     median: 4755.5 (8%)     max: 4958 Points
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Metal
100%
625 +
1578 Points (42%)
1578 Points (42%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Multicore Beta
100%
625 +
2404 Points (54%)
2404 Points (54%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Browser
100%
625 +
3475 Points (46%)
3475 Points (46%)
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0 - Quadrant Standard 2.0 Total Score
100%
625 +
37065 points (86%)
37065 points (86%)
AnTuTu v6 - AnTuTu v6 Total Score
100%
625 +
min: 59867     avg: 63396     median: 63206 (22%)     max: 68348 Points
min: 59539     avg: 60585     median: 60585 (21%)     max: 61631 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 MEM
100%
625 +
min: 4570     avg: 5923     median: 5907.5 (18%)     max: 7431 Points
min: 4849     avg: 5390     median: 5051 (16%)     max: 6271 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 UX
100%
625 +
min: 19447     avg: 20817     median: 20902.5 (26%)     max: 21974 Points
min: 19841     avg: 21900     median: 22846 (28%)     max: 23014 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 GPU
100%
625 +
min: 12718     avg: 12942     median: 12832.5 (4%)     max: 13599 Points
min: 12224     avg: 12439     median: 12514 (4%)     max: 12579 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 CPU
100%
625 +
min: 25992     avg: 36737     median: 38406.5 (24%)     max: 40836 Points
min: 37733     avg: 37810     median: 37769 (23%)     max: 37928 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 Total Score
100%
625 +
min: 65759     avg: 76418     median: 77841.5 (14%)     max: 81789 Points
min: 75175     avg: 77540     median: 77652 (14%)     max: 79792 Points
AndEBench - AndEBench Java
100%
625 +
2429 Iter./s (75%)
2429 Iter./s (75%)
AndEBench - AndEBench Native
100%
625 +
24869 Iter./s (82%)
24869 Iter./s (82%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile CPU Tests
100%
625 +
156240 Points (21%)
105520 Points (14%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Computer Vision
100%
625 +
min: 2400     avg: 2450     median: 2424 (13%)     max: 2520 Points
min: 2490     avg: 2557     median: 2556.5 (14%)     max: 2623 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage
100%
625 +
min: 2335     avg: 4177     median: 4267 (15%)     max: 5580 Points
min: 4775     avg: 5213     median: 5212.5 (18%)     max: 5650 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score 2.0
100%
625 +
min: 4626     avg: 4894     median: 4850.5 (32%)     max: 5558 Points
min: 4412     avg: 4632     median: 4643.5 (30%)     max: 4791 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score
100%
625 +
min: 4596     avg: 5855     median: 5718.5 (29%)     max: 7846 Points
min: 5880     avg: 6095     median: 6115 (31%)     max: 6228 Points

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 → 100% n=32

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 → 97% n=32

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