Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A is a high-end SoC for Android smartphones and tablets, which was introduced in 2012. The chip integrates 4 CPU cores, which are based on the ARMv7-compatible, but by Qualcomm designed Krait architecture. This provides a much higher per-MHz performance than Cortex-A9 chips such as Nvidia's Tegra 3 or the Exynos 4412 from Samsung, but does not quite reach the performance of the Cortex-A15 (for example in the Tegra 4). The memory is accessed via 2 x 32 bit LPDDR2 at up to 533 MHz, which offers a bandwidth of 8.5 GB/s.

The APQ8064A integrates an Adreno 320 GPU by IMG, which clocks at 400 MHz and offers a performance of over 50 GFLOPS. Thus, the graphics unit is one of the fastest in the SoC market (early 2013) and is only surpassed by a few models such as the PowerVR SGX554MP4 in the iPad 4. Therefore, even the most demanding 3D games in high resolutions will run fluently (Sony Xperia Z with 1080p display).

Thanks to a dedicated decoder, the SoC can accelerate 1080p video playback up to a frame rate of 30 fps. 3D photos are possible up to a resolution of 20 megapixels. In addition, the chip also integrates a wireless module with Bluetooth 4.0 and WLAN 802.11ac/a/b/g/n. Produced by TSMC in 28 nm (LP), the power consumption should be around 4 watts (estimated, depending on the clock speed).

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB is a high clocked dual-core ARM based SoC for smartphones. It integrates two Krait 300 CPU cores clocked at max. 1.7 GHz (the MSM8930 offers only Krait 200 cores at 1.2 GHz) and an Adreno 305 GPU. The whole chip is produced in 28nm LP at TSMC.

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» Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A1500 - 1700 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928 (compare)1600 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8028 (compare)1600 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T (compare)1700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB1700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus APQ8060A (compare)1500 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 (compare)1500 - 1700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A (compare)1700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 (compare)1200 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 (compare)1200 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8026 (compare)1200 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930 (compare)1200 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230 (compare)1200 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230 (compare)1200 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227 (compare)1000 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660 (compare)1700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260 (compare)1500 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD8250 (compare)1000 MHz1 / 1
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A1500 - 1700 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928 (compare)1600 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8028 (compare)1600 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T (compare)1700 MHz2 / 2
» Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB1700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus APQ8060A (compare)1500 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 (compare)1500 - 1700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A (compare)1700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 (compare)1200 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 (compare)1200 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8026 (compare)1200 MHz4 / 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930 (compare)1200 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230 (compare)1200 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230 (compare)1200 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227 (compare)1000 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660 (compare)1700 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260 (compare)1500 MHz2 / 2
Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD8250 (compare)1000 MHz1 / 1
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iGPUQualcomm Adreno 320 (400 MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 305

3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 4672     avg: 8625.7     median: 9782 (6%)     max: 10777 Points
min: 5181     avg: 6301.7     median: 6860 (4%)     max: 6864 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
min: 5909     avg: 8379.2     median: 8764 (10%)     max: 10508 Points
min: 5397     avg: 6192.5     median: 6192 (7%)     max: 6988 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
11099 Points (13%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
min: 527     avg: 571.3     median: 563 (5%)     max: 644 Points
min: 593     avg: 680     median: 716 (6%)     max: 731 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
min: 1585     avg: 1744.9     median: 1725 (16%)     max: 2206 Points
min: 1527     avg: 1894     median: 2034 (18%)     max: 2121 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
min: 2810     avg: 3222     median: 3251 (6%)     max: 4057 Points
min: 244     avg: 1983.3     median: 2853 (5%)     max: 2853 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
min: 1367     avg: 1478.1     median: 1455 (3%)     max: 1731 Points
min: 898     avg: 1112.7     median: 1211 (2%)     max: 1229 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
min: 1831     avg: 2050.5     median: 2026 (5%)     max: 2531 Points
min: 1394     avg: 1740     median: 1907 (4%)     max: 1919 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 1304     avg: 1473     median: 1473 (2%)     max: 1642 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 485     avg: 498     median: 498 (10%)     max: 511 Points
Linpack Android / IOS - Multi Thread
min: 221     avg: 457.9     median: 530 (18%)     max: 587 MFLOPS
min: 241     avg: 296     median: 298 (10%)     max: 347 MFLOPS
Linpack Android / IOS - Single Thread
min: 76     avg: 194.7     median: 217 (21%)     max: 248 MFLOPS
min: 153     avg: 172.7     median: 171 (17%)     max: 193 MFLOPS
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
min: 14529     avg: 14854.7     median: 14854 (25%)     max: 15180 ms
34416.1 ms (58%)
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
min: 854     avg: 1377.6     median: 1336 (15%)     max: 2011 ms
min: 700     avg: 1047     median: 1117 (12%)     max: 1252 ms
Sunspider - 0.9.1 Total Score *
min: 1004     avg: 1528.1     median: 1407 (13%)     max: 1894 ms
min: 723     avg: 954.8     median: 954 (9%)     max: 1186 ms
Octane V2 - Total Score
2223 Points (4%)
0 Points (0%)
Vellamo 3.x - Metal
723 Points (19%)
Vellamo 3.x - Multicore Beta
1230 Points (27%)
Vellamo 3.x - Browser
1580 Points (21%)
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0
min: 4552     avg: 7054.8     median: 7541 (17%)     max: 8142 points
6958 points (16%)
AnTuTu v3 - CPU
min: 6086     avg: 7439.9     median: 7290 (47%)     max: 8596
min: 4032     avg: 5115     median: 5644 (37%)     max: 5669
AnTuTu v4 - Total Score
20270 (47%)
AnTuTu v5 - Total Score
25095 Points (25%)
AndEBench - Java
min: 144     avg: 321.5     median: 345 (11%)     max: 452 Iter./s
min: 186     avg: 266     median: 266 (8%)     max: 346 Iter./s
AndEBench - Native
min: 8393     avg: 9636     median: 9432 (31%)     max: 11286 Iter./s
min: 4389     avg: 4821.5     median: 4821 (16%)     max: 5254 Iter./s
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - CPU Tests
min: 8536     avg: 10282.2     median: 10517 (1%)     max: 11558 Points
min: 4329     avg: 6191.7     median: 7051 (1%)     max: 7195 Points
PCMark for Android - Work performance score
2735 Points (14%)

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A → 100%

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8930AB → 79%

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