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Qualcomm Adreno 203

The Qualcomm Adreno 203 is an integrated graphics card in ARM based SoCs (e.g. MSM8225Q or 8625Q). It is mostly used for Android based smartphones and tablets and is situated in the entry-level. The GPU supports OpenGL ES 2.0 and OpenVG 1.1. Compared to the Adreno 200, the 203 offers twice the amount of shaders (4x ALU).

Adreno 200 Series

Adreno 225 compare 8 @ 0.4 GHz
Adreno 220 compare 8 @ 0.27 GHz
Adreno 205 compare 4 @ 0.25 GHz
Adreno 203 4 @ 0.25 GHz
Adreno 200 compare 2 @ 0.13 GHz
Pipelines4 - unified
Core Speed245 MHz
Shared Memoryyes
APIOpenGL ES 2.0
technology45 nm
Date of Announcement26.09.2012
Link to Manufacturer Pagedeveloper.qualcomm.com
CPU in Adreno 203GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8625Q4 x 1200 MHz? MHz? MHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 8225Q4 x 1400 MHz? MHz? MHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q4 x 1200 MHz? MHz? MHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM82252 x 1500 MHz? MHz? MHz
min. - max.? MHz? MHz

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Graphics
min: 1131     avg: 1348     median: 1342.5 (0%)     max: 1576 Points
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 +
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16
min: 1.5     avg: 1.7     median: 1.7 (0%)     max: 1.9 fps
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile V1 2D Graphics Tests
min: 1516     avg: 1720     median: 1764.5 (2%)     max: 1836 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile V1 3D Graphics Tests
min: 451     avg: 551     median: 563.5 (1%)     max: 624 Points
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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Notebook reviews with Qualcomm Adreno 203 graphics card

Nokia X Smartphone Review

Nokia X Smartphone Review

Android at last? The Nokia X marks Microsoft Mobile's entry into the Android market. What looks like a turnaround, is not really one at all: with the inexpensiv...
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8625Q | Qualcomm Adreno 203 | 4.00" | 129 g
 

Review Huawei Ascend G525 Smartphone

More horsepower. An entry-level smartphone with a quad-core processor - Huawei combines these apparent contradictions in the 4.5-inch Ascend G525. We checked th...
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q | Qualcomm Adreno 203 | 4.50" | 155 g
 

Review HTC Desire 500 Smartphone

Plastic version. The Desire 500 has a 4.3-inch display, just like the HTC One Mini. However, both devices could not be more different. The mainstream device has...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 8225Q | Qualcomm Adreno 203 | 4.30" | 123 g
 

Review Huawei Ascend G510 Smartphone

High performance for little money? Affordable yet powerful - this pretty well summarizes Huawei's promise for the Ascend G510. We tested whether the 4.5 inch-en...
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225 | Qualcomm Adreno 203 | 4.50" | 150 g
 

Review LG P710 Optimus L7 II Smartphone

Big "L". This time around, we are testing the Optimus L7 II, the larger of LG's two new mid-range second-generation Optimus L models. Its smaller sibling was a ...
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225 | Qualcomm Adreno 203 | 4.30" | 118 g

Huawei Ascend Y300: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225, 4.00", 0.1 kg
  Review » Review Huawei Ascend Y300 Smartphone

Huawei Ascend G600: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225, 4.50", 0.1 kg
  Review » Review Huawei Ascend G600 Smartphone

Nokia X: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8625Q, 4.00", 0.1 kg
  External Review » Nokia X

HTC Desire 300: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225, 4.30", 0.1 kg
  External Review » HTC Desire 300

Archos 80 Xenon: unknown, 8.00", 0.5 kg
  External Review » Archos 80 Xenon

Huawei Ascend G525: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q, 4.50", 0.2 kg
  External Review » Huawei Ascend G525

HTC Desire 500: Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 8225Q, 4.30", 0.1 kg
  External Review » HTC Desire 500

Archos Platinum 50: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225, 5.00", 0.2 kg
  External Review » Archos Platinum 50

Huawei Ascend Y300: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225, 4.00", 0.1 kg
  External Review » Huawei Ascend Y300

LG P710 Optimus L7 II: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225, 4.30", 0.1 kg
  External Review » LG P710 Optimus L7 II

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