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Qualcomm Snapdragon 660

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 (SD660) is a fast mid-range ARM-based SoC largely found on Android tablets and smartphones. Announced in mid 2017, the SD660 is the successor to the Snapdragon 625. It features 8 Kryo 260 cores (custom design, 64-Bit capable) that are divided in two clusters. A fast cluster of four cores with up to 2.2 GHz and a power saving efficiency cluster with up to 1.8 GHz. Both clusters can also used together.

In addition to the 8 CPU cores, the SoC integrates a mid range Adreno 512 GPU with a LPDDR4 memory controller (dual-channel 1866 MHz)  and supports Wi-Fi (802.11ac + MIMO, max. 867 Mbps), Bluetooth 5, and LTE (X12 LTE modem with up to 600 Mbps download and 150 Mbps upload).

Performance

In Benchmarks of the Oppo R11, the CPU part of the Snapdragon SD660 performs between former high end Socs like the Snapdragon 821 in the Pixel XL and the Snapdragon 835. The graphics performance is however much lower, as the Adreno 512 is only a slight upgrade of the older Adreno 510 (due to the higher clock speed).

CPU

The Snapdragon 821 is based on a similar concept as ARM's big.LITTLE, which combines a low power CPU cluster (2x Kyro clocked at up to 1.6 GHz?) and a performance CPU cluster (2x Kyro clocked at up to 2.4 GHz). The clock speed of each cluster can be individually adjusted (but not per core) and the lowest clock speed is 310 MHz. The performance cluster features 1.5 MB L2 cache and the power saving one 512 KB. Both should be using the same architecture and fully support the ARMv8-ISA instruction set.

Although only four cores are used, the performance of the 821 is located in the high end of mobile CPUs for smartphones and tablets. The performance advantage of the 821 compared to the 820 depends on the used clock speed. E.g. in the Google Pixel, the SoC is only clocked at 2.15 GHz and therefore identical to many 820 SoCs.

Power Consumption

Thanks to the new 14 nm process, the energy efficiency has been improved noticeably compared to its 20 nm predecessors.

SeriesQualcomm Snapdragon
CodenameKryo 260
Series: Snapdragon Kryo 260
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 6602200 MHz8 / 8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 (compare)1800 MHz8 / 8
Clock Rate2200 MHz
Number of Cores / Threads8 / 8
Manufacturing Technology14 nm
FeaturesAdreno 512 GPU, X12 LTE Modem, Hexagon 680 DSP, Specra ISP
GPUQualcomm Adreno 512 ( - 850 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Announcement Date05/09/2017
Product Link (external)Qualcomm Snapdragon 660

Benchmarks

3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
min: 19050     avg: 20093.8     median: 20154.5 (26%)     max: 21016 Points
3DMark - Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics 2560x1440
min: 2431     avg: 2649.8     median: 2689.5 (75%)     max: 2789 Points
3DMark - Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited Physics 2560x1440
min: 2752     avg: 2772.8     median: 2762 (77%)     max: 2815 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
min: 1038     avg: 1079     median: 1079 (9%)     max: 1120 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
min: 2981     avg: 2995.5     median: 2995.5 (27%)     max: 3010 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
min: 9892     avg: 10223     median: 10223 (29%)     max: 10554 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
min: 5295     avg: 5301.5     median: 5301.5 (16%)     max: 5308 Points
Geekbench 4.1/4.2 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 1579     avg: 1614.4     median: 1617 (27%)     max: 1646 Points
Geekbench 4.1/4.2 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 5806     avg: 5844.4     median: 5850 (16%)     max: 5867 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
min: 3926.9     avg: 4181.7     median: 4015.4 (7%)     max: 4768.9 ms
Octane V2 - Total Score
min: 9582     avg: 10067.6     median: 9995 (21%)     max: 10945 Points
AnTuTu v6 - Total Score
min: 110680     avg: 115834     median: 116968 (51%)     max: 118525 Points
PCMark for Android - Computer Vision score
min: 3032     avg: 3304.7     median: 3396 (56%)     max: 3486 Points
PCMark for Android - Work 2.0 performance score
min: 5965     avg: 6040.3     median: 6036 (59%)     max: 6124 Points
PCMark for Android - Work performance score
min: 6332     avg: 6726.5     median: 6774 (66%)     max: 7026 Points
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Reviews for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor

BlackBerry Key2 (Qualcomm Adreno 512, 4.5")
» BlackBerry KEY2 Smartphone Review - Review
» BlackBerry Key2 - External Review

BQ Aquaris X2 Pro (Qualcomm Adreno 512, 5.65")
» BQ Aquaris X2 Pro Smartphone Review - Review
» BQ Aquaris X2 Pro - External Review

Nokia 7 Plus (Qualcomm Adreno 512, 6")
» Nokia 7 Plus Smartphone Review - Review
» Nokia 7 Plus - External Review

Oppo R15 Pro (Qualcomm Adreno 512, 6.28")
» Oppo R15 Pro - External Review

Vivo X20 (Qualcomm Adreno 512, 6")
» Vivo X20 - External Review

Vivo X21 (Qualcomm Adreno 512, 6.28")
» Vivo X21 - External Review

Xiaomi Mi 6X (Qualcomm Adreno 512, 5.99")
» Xiaomi Mi 6X (Mi A2) Smartphone Review - Review
» Xiaomi Mi 6X - External Review

Xiaomi Mi A2 (Qualcomm Adreno 512, 5.99")
» Xiaomi Mi A2 - External Review

Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 (Qualcomm Adreno 512, 8")
» Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 - External Review

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Other CPUs of the series Snapdragon

» Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
   2.8 GHz / 0 MB + 2 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
   2.45 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
   2.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
   2.4 GHz / 1.5 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
   2.2 GHz / 1.5 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
   2 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976
   1.8 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
   2 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 MSM8956
   1.8 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
   2.7 GHz / 2 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
   1.8 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
   2.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 626
   2.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
   2.45 GHz / 2 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 APQ8074AB
   2.36 GHz / 2 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB
   2.36 GHz / 2 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AA
   2.26 GHz / 2 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
   2 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
   2.3 GHz / 2 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
   1.8 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v2
   1.7 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
   1.7 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM8936
   1.7 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T
   1.7 GHz / 2 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
   1.4 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
   1.4 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 MSM8929
   1.4 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
   1.4 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
   1.4 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ8016
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928
   1.6 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8028
   1.6 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960T
   1.7 GHz / 1 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB
   1.7 GHz / 1 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 APQ8009
   1.3 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8026
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
   1.1 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
   1.2 GHz / 1 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 205
   1.1 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 8225Q
   1.4 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660
   1.7 GHz / 1 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260
   1.5 GHz / 1 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 8210
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227A
   1 GHz / 0.3 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7225A
   1 GHz / 0.3 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD8250
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Snapdragon S1 MSM7227
   0.6 GHz / 0 MB

Surrounding CPUs

- AMD A-Series A4-5150M
   2.7 GHz / 1 MB
- AMD A-Series A6-4400M
   2.7 GHz / 1 MB
- Intel Pentium J2900
   2.41 GHz / 2 MB
- AMD A-Series A4-4300M
   2.5 GHz / 1 MB
- Mediatek MT6797X
   2.6 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
   2.2 GHz / 0 MB
+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
   2.4 GHz / 1536 KB
+ Samsung Exynos 7885
   2.2 GHz / KB
+ Mediatek Mediatek Helio P60
   2 GHz / KB
+ Samsung Exynos 7420 Octa
   2.1 GHz / KB
+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
   2.2 GHz / 1536 KB
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2018-04-17)