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Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q vs Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8625Q

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q is an entry level SoC for Android based tablets and smartphones. It contains four ARM Cortex-A5 CPU cores with a clock rate of up to 1.2 GHz, an Adreno 203 graphics card, an LPDDR2 memory controller, and a UMTS radio module.

The performance of the Cortex-A5 cores is rather low (per clock) and therefore the quad-core is only on par with dual-core Cortex-A9 SoCs. The single threaded performance is however much lower.

The integrated video engine allows the encoding and decoding of 720p videos.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8625Q

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8625Q is an entry level ARM SoC for cheap Android based smartphones. It integrates four Cortex-A5 cores clocked at up to 1.2 GHz, a Adreno 203 graphics card, a LPDDR2 memory controller and a CDMA/UMTS, GSM, GPRS, EDGE, HSPA, EV-DO Rev. A/B modem.

The Corex-A5 cores offer a lower performance per MHz than the Cortex A7 and A9 cores and therefore the SoC suffers from a rather low single thread performance. 

The SoC is manufactured in 45nm at TSMC, but thanks to the small Cortex-A5 cores, the SoC can be used in small smartphones.

ModelQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225QQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8625Q
SeriesQualcomm SnapdragonQualcomm Snapdragon
CodenameCortex-A5Cortex-A5
Series: Snapdragon Cortex-A5
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8625Q1.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A5
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q1.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A5
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225 compare1.5 GHz2 / 2 Cortex-A5
» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8625Q1.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A5
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q1.2 GHz4 / 4 Cortex-A5
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225 compare1.5 GHz2 / 2 Cortex-A5
Clock1200 MHz1200 MHz
Cores / Threads4 / 44 / 4
Technology45 nm45 nm
FeaturesGSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSPACDMA/UMTS (GSM, GPRS, EDGE, HSPA, 1×Rev.A, 1×EV-DO Rev.A/B)
iGPUQualcomm Adreno 203Qualcomm Adreno 203
ArchitectureARMARM
Announced
ManufacturerQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225QQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8625Q

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
3418 Points (2%)
2907 Points (2%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
5648 Points (5%)
2902 Points (2%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
3003 Points (3%)
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Multi Thread
91.8 MFLOPS (3%)
75.9 MFLOPS (3%)
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Single Thread
40.7 MFLOPS (4%)
44.1 MFLOPS (4%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
36221 ms (42%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
2379 ms (26%)
2430 ms (27%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 0.9.1 Total Score *
2262 ms (21%)
2433 ms (23%)
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0 - Quadrant Standard 2.0 Total Score
4508 points (10%)
2130 points (5%)
AnTuTu v4 - AnTuTu v4 Total Score
11419 Points (27%)
7655 Points (18%)
AndEBench - AndEBench Java
229 Iter./s (7%)
93 Iter./s (3%)
AndEBench - AndEBench Native
5544 Iter./s (18%)
2387 Iter./s (8%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile CPU Tests
6341 Points (1%)
2697 Points (0%)

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q → 100% n=11

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8625Q → 70% n=11

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