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UNISOC SC9863A vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937) vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917)

UNISOC SC9863A

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The Unisoc SC9863A (formerly Spreadtrum) is an entry level octa core SoC with 8 ARM Cortex-A55 cores in two clusters. One performance cluster with up to 1.6 GHz and a efficiency cluster with up to 1.2 GHz. The SoC also integrates an LTE modem (TDD-LTE/FDD-LTE/TD-SCDMA/WCDMA/GGE), a PowerVR IMG8322 /GE8322 graphics card and 1080p video support.

Process

TSMC 28HPC+

CPU

8XA55

GPU

IMG 8322

Memory

eMMC 5.1, LPDDR3, LPDDR4/4X

Modem

LTE Cat7, L+L DSDS

Display

FHD+ 

Camera

16M @ 30fps, Dual ISP 16M + 5M

Camera Interface

MIPI CSI: 4+4+2/4+2+2+2

Video

Decode

1080p @ 30 fps, H.264/H.265

Encode

1080p @ 30 fps, H.264/H.265

WCN

11bgn BT4.2

integrated (BB&RF)

11AC BT5.0

Marilin3 (option)

Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (SD430) is a lower mainstream SoC for (Android based) smartphones and tablets. Contrary to the Snapdragon 630, it is still manufactured in a 28-nm process and also consists of an octa-core CPU part with ARM Cortex-A53 cores. However, they are only clocked at up to 1.4 GHz. The integrated X6 LTE modem supports Cat. 4 with maximum transfer rates of 150 Mbps (downstream) and 75 Mbps (upstream). The SoC also includes an Adreno 505 GPU with support for Vulkan and OpenGL ES 3.1. WiFi 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.1 are supported as well. The memory controller supports LPDDR3 clocked at 800 MHz (so probably dual-channel DDRL-1600). 

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917)

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (8917) is an ARM-based entry level SoC for tablets and smartphones (mostly Android based). It was announced in February 2016 and integrates four 64-Bit Cortex-A53 CPU cores (quad-core) that clock with up to 1.4 GHz. Furthermore, there is a Adreno 308 graphics card, a LPDDR3 memory controller (max. 667 MHz) and wireless radios for WiFi and 4G/LTE included in the chip.

The Cortex-A53 is the successor of the entry level Cortex-A7 CPU cores. The A53 is now capable of 64 Bit (ARMv8-ISA) and adressing more than 4 GB RAM. According to ARM the performance per MHz is a lot better and even surpasses a Cortex-A9 core.

The integrated Adreno 308 ist the integrated graphics card that supports OpenGL ES 3.0.

The integrated wireless radios support WiFi 802.11ac Wave 2, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/GLONASS/Baidou, 2G, 3G and 4G (LTE Cat.4) standards. Futhermore, the SoC is able to decode 1080p videos in H.265 (encode only in H.264) and cameras with up to 13 MP.

The power consumption of the chip is ranging in the lower range, and therefore it is also suited for smaller smartphones. It is manufactured in 28 nm LP at TSMC.

ModelUNISOC SC9863AQualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917)
Series Qualcomm SnapdragonQualcomm Snapdragon
CodenameCortex-A55Cortex-A53Cortex-A53
Series: Snapdragon Cortex-A53
Samsung Exynos 850 - 2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A55
Allwinner A5230.48 - 2 GHz8 / 8 cores1 MB L3 Cortex-A55
UNISOC SC9863A « 1.2 - 1.6 GHz8 / 8 cores512 KB L3 Cortex-A55
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6302.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6262.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6252 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4392 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4501.8 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4292 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM89521.5 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v21.7 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM89391.7 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM89361.7 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4351.4 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937) « 1.4 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 MSM89291.4 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917)1.4 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM89161.4 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ80161.2 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6302.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6262.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6252 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4392 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4501.8 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4292 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM89521.5 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v21.7 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM89391.7 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 610 MSM89361.7 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4351.4 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)1.4 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 MSM89291.4 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917) « 1.4 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM89161.4 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ80161.2 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Clock1200 - 1600 MHz1400 MHz1400 MHz
L3 Cache512 KB
Cores / Threads8 / 88 / 84 / 4
Technology28 nm28 nm28 nm
FeaturesTDD-LTE/FDD-LTE/TD-SCDMA/WCDMA/GGE Modem, IMG8322 GPU, 1080p video, FHD+ display supportAdreno 505 GPU, 802.11ac WLAN, Bluetooth 4.1, LTE Cat. 4, Dual-Channel LPDDR3-1600 Memory ControllerWLAN 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1, GSM/EDGE, WCDMA, UMTS/HSPA, LTE Cat. 7 (max. 300 Mbps), GPS (Qualcomm IZat Gen8C Lite), LPDDR3-1866 Memory Controller, eMMC 5.1
iGPUPowerVR GE8322 / IMG8322 (550 MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 505Qualcomm Adreno 308
ArchitectureARMARMARM
Announced
Manufacturerwww.unisoc.comwww.qualcomm.comwww.qualcomm.com

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
min: 12578     avg: 13955     median: 13954.5 (12%)     max: 15331 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics
min: 1136     avg: 1303     median: 1373 (16%)     max: 1401 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Physics
min: 1107     avg: 1257     median: 1250 (14%)     max: 1407 Points
Geekbench 5.5 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 SC9863A +
min: 126     avg: 138.5     median: 138 (6%)     max: 152 Points
Geekbench 5.5 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 SC9863A +
min: 472     avg: 640     median: 629 (1%)     max: 848 Points
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 SC9863A +
155 Points (1%)
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 SC9863A +
min: 785     avg: 809     median: 808.5 (3%)     max: 832 Points
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
827 Points (8%)
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
3526 Points (4%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 SC9863A +
809 Points (11%)
78%
1 430 +
min: 613     avg: 629     median: 628.5 (9%)     max: 644 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 SC9863A +
3372 Points (8%)
56%
1 430 +
min: 1706     avg: 1896     median: 1895.5 (5%)     max: 2085 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 SC9863A +
3235 Points (5%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 SC9863A +
759 Points (11%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 SC9863A +
805 Points (6%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 SC9863A +
1927 Points (17%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 SC9863A +
4869 Points (10%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 SC9863A +
2912 Points (6%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 SC9863A +
3189 Points (8%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 11698     avg: 11906     median: 11906 (14%)     max: 12114 ms
98%
430 +
min: 10396     avg: 12677     median: 13194 (15%)     max: 14709 ms
98%
425 +
min: 10742     avg: 13125     median: 13191 (15%)     max: 16192 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 3111     avg: 3940     median: 4018 (4%)     max: 4690 Points
82%
430 +
min: 2604     avg: 3194     median: 3293.5 (3%)     max: 3438 Points
76%
425 +
min: 2411     avg: 2952     median: 3052 (3%)     max: 3374 Points
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
min: 29     avg: 30.5     median: 30.5 (6%)     max: 32 Points
95%
430 +
min: 24     avg: 41.7     median: 29 (6%)     max: 72 Points
85%
425 +
min: 24     avg: 26     median: 26 (5%)     max: 28 Points
AnTuTu v6 - AnTuTu v6 Total Score
55423 Points (19%)
81%
430 +
min: 42798     avg: 45027     median: 44963.5 (15%)     max: 47066 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 MEM
7434 Points (23%)
64%
430 +
min: 3999     avg: 4992     median: 4792 (15%)     max: 6830 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 UX
20953 Points (26%)
77%
430 +
min: 14313     avg: 16454     median: 16194 (20%)     max: 17949 Points
67%
425 +
min: 11600     avg: 14212     median: 14071.5 (17%)     max: 16206 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 GPU
10973 Points (3%)
83%
430 +
min: 8556     avg: 9082     median: 9083 (3%)     max: 9583 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 CPU
33436 Points (20%)
83%
430 +
min: 14989     avg: 26579     median: 27811 (17%)     max: 28218 Points
69%
425 +
min: 15748     avg: 22159     median: 23055.5 (14%)     max: 23413 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 Total Score
72796 Points (13%)
80%
430 +
min: 44992     avg: 56835     median: 58282 (10%)     max: 59990 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 Total Score
100%
1 SC9863A +
98723 Points (10%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile V1 CPU Tests
100%
1 SC9863A +
92404 Points (12%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score 3.0
100%
1 SC9863A +
4436 Points (21%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Computer Vision
2660 Points (14%)
67%
430 +
1783 Points (9%)
75%
425 +
1999 Points (11%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage
15142 Points (32%)
22%
430 +
3256 Points (7%)
18%
425 +
2799 Points (6%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score 2.0
min: 4389     avg: 4560     median: 4601 (30%)     max: 4694 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score
min: 6601     avg: 6688     median: 6601 (33%)     max: 6861 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work 2.0 Battery Life
100%
1 430 +
917 min (17%)
573%
1 425 +
5253 min (100%)

Average Benchmarks UNISOC SC9863A → 100% n=18

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937) → 77% n=18

Average Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917) → 62% n=18

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

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