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Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960

Qualcomm S4 Plus MSM8960

The Qualcomm MSM8960 (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 including LTE. The chip is produced in 28nm LP (low power process) at TSMC.

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

SeriesQualcomm Snapdragon
CodenameARMv7
Series: Snapdragon ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A compare1.5 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928 compare1.6 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8028 compare1.6 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T compare1.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB compare1.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus APQ8060A compare1.5 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM89601.5 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A compare1.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 compare1.2 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 compare1.2 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8026 compare1.2 GHz4 / 4 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930 compare1.2 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230 compare1.2 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230 compare1.2 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227 compare1 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660 compare1.7 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260 compare1.5 GHz2 / 2 ARMv7
Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD8250 compare1 GHz1 / 1 ARMv7
Clock Rate1500 - 1700 MHz
Level 1 Cache64 KB
Level 2 Cache1 MB
Number of Cores / Threads2 / 2
Manufacturing Technology28 nm
FeaturesLTE, HSPA+, EDGE, GSM, GPRS, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, FM
GPUQualcomm Adreno 225 (400 MHz)
ArchitectureARM
Announcement Date02/27/2012

Benchmarks

Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
min: 1882     avg: 2487     median: 2563.5 (5%)     max: 2940 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
min: 1281     avg: 1585     median: 1626.5 (4%)     max: 1806 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
45456 ms (76%)
- 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 S4 Plus MSM8960 processor

BlackBerry Classic (Qualcomm Adreno 225, 3.50")
» BlackBerry Blackberry Classic - External Review

BlackBerry Leap (Qualcomm Adreno 225, 5.00")
» BlackBerry Leap - External Review

BlackBerry Q10 (Qualcomm Adreno 225, 3.10")
» Review BlackBerry Q10 Smartphone - Review
» BlackBerry Q10 - External Review

BlackBerry Q5 (Qualcomm Adreno 225, 3.10")
» Review BlackBerry Q5 Smartphone - Review
» BlackBerry Q5 - External Review

BlackBerry Z10 (Qualcomm Adreno 225, 4.20")
» Review RIM BlackBerry Z10 Smartphone - Review
» BlackBerry Z10 - External Review

LG P875 Optimus F5 (Qualcomm Adreno 305, 4.30")
» Review LG P875 Optimus F5 Smartphone - Review

Nokia Lumia 1020 (Qualcomm Adreno 225, 4.50")
» Review Nokia Lumia 1020 Smartphone - Review
» Nokia Lumia 1020 - External Review

Nokia Lumia 820 (Qualcomm Adreno 225, 4.30")
» Review Nokia Lumia 820 Smartphone - Review
» Nokia Lumia 820 - External Review

Nokia Lumia 920 (Qualcomm Adreno 225, 4.50")
» Review Nokia Lumia 920 Smartphone - Review
» Nokia Lumia 920 - External Review

Nokia Lumia 925 (Qualcomm Adreno 225, 4.50")
» Review Nokia Lumia 925 Smartphone - Review
» Nokia Lumia 925 - External Review

Nokia Lumia 928 (Qualcomm Adreno 225, 4.50")
» Nokia Lumia 928 - External Review

Samsung ATIV S (Qualcomm Adreno 225, 4.80")
» Review Samsung ATIV S Smartphone - Review
» Samsung ATIV S - External Review

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Other CPUs of the series Snapdragon

» Microsoft SQ1
   8x 3 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
   8x 2.84 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ (Plus)
   8x 2.42 GHz - 3.1 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
   8x 2.42 GHz - 2.84 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
   8x 2.84 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 850
   8x 2.96 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
   8x 2.8 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
   8x 1.8 GHz - 2.4 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 765
   8x 1.8 GHz - 2.3 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G
   8x 2.3 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
   8x 2.3 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
   8x 2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (8998)
   8x 2.45 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 712
   8x 2.3 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 670
   8x 2.02 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
   8x 1.8 GHz - 2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
   8x 1.8 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
   8x 1.8 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 626
   8x 2.2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
   8x 2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
   8x 2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
   8x 1.8 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 429
   4x 2 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
   8x 1.4 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB
   2x 1.7 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
   2x 1.2 GHz
» Qualcomm 205
   2x 1.1 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660
   2x 1.7 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260
   2x 1.5 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255
   1x 1.5 GHz
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227
   1x 0.6 GHz

Surrounding CPUs

+ Intel Atom Z2580
   2x 1.3 GHz - 2 GHz
- Intel Atom Z2560
   2x 0.93 GHz - 1.6 GHz
- AMD Z-60
   2x 1 GHz
- AMD Z-01
   2x 1 GHz
- Intel Atom Z560
   1x 2.13 GHz
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2013-07-12)