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Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T vs Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T

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The Qualcomm MSM8960T (Snapdragon S4 Pro) is a fast ARM SoC, which is mainly used in smartphones. It integrates a Krait-based dual-core processor and an Adreno 320 graphics card. Furthermore it features an integrated LPDDR2 memory controller (dual channel, max. 500 MHz) as well as various radio standards including LTE. The chip is fabricated at TSMC in a 28nm LP process.

Unlike older Qualcomm SoCs, which are still based on slower Scorpion cores, the MSM8960T uses the modern Krait architecture. The Krait design is significantly faster than the Cortex-A5, Cortex-A7 and Cortex-A9 architecture from ARM and just behind the high-end Cortex-A15. The two cores are clocked at 1.7 GHz and offer a performance, which is even above some older quad-cores like Nvidia's Tegra 3 or the Samsung Exynos 4412.

The Adreno 320 graphics card is the same as found in the Snapdragon 600 and one of the fastest mobile GPUs in mid-2013. The GPU is clocked at 400 MHz and offers enough performance for demanding games and high resolution screens.

Since the MSM8960T only has two CPU cores, the power consumption should be somewhat below quad-cores like the Snapdragon 600. The chip can therefore be used in compact smartphones with a smaller battery.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660

► remove from comparison Qualcomm S3 MSM8660

The Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660 is an entry level SoC for smartphones and tablets (mostly Android based). It contains two Scorpion cores (enhanced ARM Cortex-A8) clocked at up to 1.7 GHz, a Adreno 220 graphics card and radio elements (including CDMA2000, which is the difference to the MSM8260).

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A

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The Qualcomm MSM8260A (Snapdragon S4 series) is a ARM based high-end smartphone SoC in 2012. It contains two Krait (ARMv7) CPU cores at 1.5 - 1.7 GHz, a Adreno 225 GPU (400 MHz), a LPDDR2 memory controller (up to 500 MHz) and radio elements.  The chip is produced in 28nm LP (low power process) at TSMC. Compared to the MSM8960, the 8260A does not support LTE.

The Krait cores offer a slightly better performance as the standard Cortex-A9 cores and are compatible to the NEON SIMD extensions.

ModelQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960TQualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A
SeriesQualcomm SnapdragonQualcomm SnapdragonQualcomm Snapdragon
CodenameARMv7ARMv7ARMv7
Series: Snapdragon ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A1.5 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM89281.6 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ80281.6 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T1.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB1.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus APQ8060A1.5 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM89601.5 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A1.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM89261.2 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM82261.2 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ80261.2 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM89301.2 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82301.2 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82301.2 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82271 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM86601.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM82601.5 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD82501 GHz1 / 1 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A1.5 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM89281.6 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ80281.6 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T1.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB1.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus APQ8060A1.5 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM89601.5 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A1.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM89261.2 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM82261.2 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ80261.2 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM89301.2 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82301.2 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82301.2 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82271 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM86601.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM82601.5 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD82501 GHz1 / 1 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A1.5 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM89281.6 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ80281.6 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T1.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB1.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus APQ8060A1.5 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM89601.5 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A1.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM89261.2 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM82261.2 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ80261.2 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM89301.2 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82301.2 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82301.2 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM82271 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM86601.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM82601.5 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD82501 GHz1 / 1 ARMv7
Clock1700 MHz1700 MHz1700 MHz
L1 Cache64 KB64 KB64 KB
L2 Cache1 MB1 MB1 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 22 / 22 / 2
Technology28 nm45 nm28 nm
FeaturesLTE, HSPA+, EDGE, GSM, GPRS, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, FMHSPA+, EDGE, GSM, GPRS, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, FMHSPA+, EDGE, GSM, GPRS, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, FM
iGPUQualcomm Adreno 320 (400 MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 220Qualcomm Adreno 225 (400 MHz)
ArchitectureARMARMARM
Announced

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
7305 Points (5%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
min: 7074     avg: 7129     median: 7129 (6%)     max: 7184 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
min: 963     avg: 1098     median: 1098 (2%)     max: 1233 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
min: 531     avg: 584     median: 583.5 (11%)     max: 636 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
min: 632     avg: 668     median: 668 (5%)     max: 704 Points
min: 323     avg: 514     median: 598 (5%)     max: 622 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
min: 2453     avg: 2630     median: 2630 (24%)     max: 2807 Points
min: 1655     avg: 1670     median: 1673 (15%)     max: 1681 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
min: 2057     avg: 2521     median: 2520.5 (5%)     max: 2984 Points
min: 259     avg: 1604     median: 2254 (4%)     max: 2298 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
min: 871     avg: 1068     median: 1068 (2%)     max: 1265 Points
min: 685     avg: 891     median: 970 (2%)     max: 1017 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
min: 1578     avg: 1848     median: 1848 (5%)     max: 2118 Points
min: 693     avg: 1258     median: 1525 (4%)     max: 1556 Points
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Multi Thread
min: 225.8     avg: 246.4     median: 246.4 (8%)     max: 266.9 MFLOPS
min: 167.2     avg: 175.4     median: 172.5 (6%)     max: 186.4 MFLOPS
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Single Thread
min: 166     avg: 169.5     median: 169.5 (17%)     max: 172.9 MFLOPS
min: 91     avg: 96.2     median: 95 (9%)     max: 102.5 MFLOPS
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 10213     avg: 13835     median: 13834.5 (16%)     max: 17456 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
min: 1159     avg: 1422     median: 1421.5 (16%)     max: 1684 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 0.9.1 Total Score *
min: 1202     avg: 1329     median: 1250 (12%)     max: 1534 ms
min: 896     avg: 1487     median: 1624 (15%)     max: 1804 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 1466     avg: 2018     median: 2018 (2%)     max: 2570 Points
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0 - Quadrant Standard 2.0 Total Score
7510 points (17%)
4527 points (10%)
AnTuTu v3 - AnTuTu v3 CPU
5727 Points (37%)
AnTuTu v4 - AnTuTu v4 Total Score
17699 Points (41%)
AndEBench - AndEBench Java
min: 327     avg: 350     median: 350 (11%)     max: 373 Iter./s
AndEBench - AndEBench Native
min: 6665     avg: 6716     median: 6715.5 (22%)     max: 6766 Iter./s
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile CPU Tests
7065 Points (1%)

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